America's Best Dance Crew is an American reality dance competition television series produced by Randy Jackson in which street dance crews from across the USA compete in a weekly elimination format to win $100,000 and the title of "America's Best Dance Crew".
The series aired in the USA on MTV from 7 February, 2008 to 13 June, 2012. There are 67 hour-long episodes in seven seasons.
America's Best Dance Crew aired in South Africa on DStv's GO channel (which became Vuzu on 1 July, 2009) from 17 September, 2008 to 18 September, 2012. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.
Season 7 - subtitled "Return of the Superstars" - premiered on Vuzu on Tuesday 17 July 2012, at 19h30. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 10 episodes in the seventh season.
From executive producer Randy Jackson and the creators of the World Hip Hop Championship comes a visual and captivating performance competition show.
Shot on location in Los Angeles, this is s show is the first dance competition series for dance crews rather than individual performers.
The top hip hop teams from around America battle it out on the stage floor for dance supremacy, a cash prize and an international touring contract.
Each crew of five to seven members rehearse and demonstrate their most innovative choreography and skills as their intimate life stories and personal dram unfold within the show.
Every performance-themed episode taps into the crew’s emotion, spirit and inspiration – from recreating popular dance music videos to using dance to tell the story of a favourite feature fill to paying homage to the classic grooves of the past.
A panel of celebrity judges critique the performances while viewers decide the ultimate outcome via text messaging, online and phone voting.
The series is exclusive to GO/Vuzu
Season 1 (9 episodes)
Channel: GO | Premiere: 17 Sep 2008 | Finale: 12 Nov 2008 | Wednesdays, 20h30
Season 2 (10 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 7 Jul 2009 | Finale: 8 Sep 2009 | Tuesdays, 19h30
Season 3 (8 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 27 Apr 2010 | Finale: 15 Jun 2010 | Tuesdays, 19h30
Season 4 (8 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 26 Oct 2010 | Finale: 14 Dec 2010 | Tuesdays, 19h30
Season 5 (12 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 22 Feb 2011 | Finale: 10 May 2011 | Tuesdays, 19h30
Season 6 (10 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 13 Sep 2011 | Finale: 15 Nov 2011 | Tuesdays, 19h30
Season 7 (10 episodes)
Channel: Vuzu | Premiere: 17 Jul 2012 | Finale: 18 Sep 2012 | Tuesdays, 19h30