Natalie Bassingwaite to host Australia’s So You Think You Can Dance
In the worst kept secret in TV land, it was announced that Natalie Bassingwaite would host the Australia’s version of So You Think You Can Dance. Natalie a Neighbours success story, is also the lead singer of the Rogue Traders, a band which has some similarities to late ’80’s band Transvision Vamp.
Natalie was spotted doing the rehearsing for her new gig by doing the warm up for the Australian Idol acoustic night.
The judges are going to be Bonnie Lythgoe, Nigel Lythogoe’s ex-wife – was this part of the divorce settlement? Does this mean Nigel will now not be a guest judge on the series. Bonnie has previously been a judge on the first season of So You Think You Can Dance. However has not appeared since, maybe that was when the marriage started breaking down.
They seperated earlier this year after being together for over two decades, and Nigel Lythgoe is currently dating plastic surgery addict Priscilla Presley. Credit must be given for him dating someone of his generation rather then a 20 something blonde as some men do once they split with their first wives.
Jason Coleman and Matt Lee will also be judges on the show. Further details including copy of the Channel 10 press release are here
It is unclear whether the judges will rotate as they do in the American series.