‘So You Think You Can Dance’ Headed to South Africa

So You Think You Can Dance is headed for South Africa. Executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe tells Hollywood.com he’s headed there in the beginning of September to get the show underway.

The dance competition is already popular in countries like the U.S., Australia and Canada and Lythgoe hopes the South African show will have its own unique appeal. No word yet on who the judges but he hopes the show will be

“I think it is really important that your country makes a mark and does it for your territory you know,” says Lythgoe. “I don’t think you can just take a show and say it is going to work because it is successful in America it will work here. I think you have to caress it into shape.”