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The Greatest Dancer

5 January, 2019
The Greatest Dancer

The Greatest Dancer is a British dance competition television series created by Simon Cowell and produced by Syco Entertainment. The first BBC programme created by Cowell, The Greatest Dancer sees previously undiscovered dance acts perform live weekly for Cheryl, Oti Mabuse, Matthew Morrison and Todrick Hall and a studio audience in a competition to win £50,000 and a chance to perform on Strictly Come Dancing. The first series aired on BBC One on Saturdays from 5 January to 23 February 2019, and was won by 14-year-old solo dancer Ellie Fergusson from Livingston, West Lothian, who was mentored by Oti Mabuse. A second series premiered on 4 January 2020, with the addition of Todrick Hall to the judging panel, and Curtis Pritchard replaced Amelia Wilson as the receptionist. The series ran until 7 March 2020, when it was won by Latin and ballroom dancers Michael and Jowita, also mentored by Mabuse.

Genre Dance competition
Created by Syco
Directed by Julia Knowles
Presented by Alesha Dixon, Jordan Banjo
Starring Amelia Wilson, Curtis Pritchard
Judges Matthew Morrison, Oti Mabuse, Cheryl, Todrick Hall
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 18
Executive producer(s) Amelia Brown, Nigel Hall, Louise Hutchinson
Producer(s) Iain Peckham, Clara Marshall
Location(s) ICC Birmingham (auditions), LH2 Studios (live shows)
Running time 60–70 minutes
Production company(s) Thames, Syco Entertainment
Distributor Fremantle
Original network BBC One
Picture format HDTV: 1080i
Related shows Rising Star

Over The Greatest Dancer

Simon Cowell-created dance competition series in which participants perform a range of styles including ballet, jazz, hip hop and Bollywood. The series is presented by Alesha Dixon and Jordan Banjo.

Prestaties van The Greatest Dancer

The champion of the series would earn £50,000 and a chance to perform on Strictly Come Dancing. Judges included Cheryl Ann TweedyMatthew MorrisonTodrick Hall and Oti Mabuse.

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