Nigel Lythgoe

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Nigel Lythgoe (born July 9, 1949) is an English television and film director and producer. He is noted for being the producer of the shows Pop Idol and American Idol as well as creating, executive producing and being a regular judge for So You Think You Can Dance.

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  • The minute you take away somebody the public's voting for, you're screwing with the program. There's no logic to it.
    • On accusations that American Idol is rigged.
    • Keveney, Bill (June 18, 2002), "Viewers 'Idol'-ize this saucy search for a superstar". USA Today :Life,01d
  • Dance teachers should be certified in this country.
    • On why he is annoyed when mediocre dancers teach, and the damage they can do to their students
    • Rasminsky, Abigail (May/Jun2007), "Q & A with NIGEL & DAN". Dance Spirit. 11 (5):25
  • In my day everything wasn't so PC.
    • On his comments on overweight and effeminate dancers
    • Looseleaf, Victoria (August 2007), "A MAN, A PLAN, A WILDLY SUCCESSFUL TV SHOW". Dance Magazine. 81 (8):46
  • I would make a fool of myself...They are so much better than I was.
    • On why he never dances on So You Think You Can Dance
    • Looseleaf, Victoria (August 2007), "A MAN, A PLAN, A WILDLY SUCCESSFUL TV SHOW". Dance Magazine. 81 (8):46

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