Nowadays the basic-cable airwaves are bustling with all move-busting by lightfooted (and sometimes leftfooted) hopefuls on various dance-themed reality shows. So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, Step It Up And Dance, Dance Wars, Jennifer Lopez's DanceLife, Master Of Dance...the list is the long, like a chorus line that never ends.
SYTYCD is still the granddaddy of all televised dance competitions, of course--but close on that show's high-kicking heels is America's Next Dance Crew, the Randy Jackson-masterminded MTV show that stole Shane Sparks away from SYTYCD and in the process also stole the hearts (and ratings) of street-dance fans desperate for rougher, grittier TV fare.
Season 1 winners JabbaWockeeZ are still popping up on MTV alongside Shane Sparks, demonstrating various don't-try-this-at-home moves from hit music videos on the supposedly instructional special Walk It Out With JabbaWockeeZ. But Randy and MTV execs know when they've got a hit on their hands, soRead More »from Randy Jackson: The Reality Rocks “America’s Best Dance Crew” Interview