Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition

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  • 2012
  • 2 Seasons
  • 4.5  (805)

Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition was a reality dance competition show that aired on Lifetime from 2012 to 2013. The show was executive produced by Abby Lee Miller, who was also the head judge, and it also featured choreographer Richy Jackson and dancer JoJo Siwa as judges. The show followed a group of young dancers as they competed against each other in a variety of dance styles.

Each episode of Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition featured challenges and performances, with the dancers vying for the grand prize of $100,000 and a scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School in New York City. The challenges varied from week to week, but often involved the dancers working together in groups or pairs to create and perform routines based on a specific theme or style. The judges then critiqued the performances and gave scores, ultimately deciding which dancer would be eliminated from the competition.

Throughout the show, tensions ran high as the dancers faced intense pressure to perform their best and impress the judges. Abby Lee Miller was known for her tough love approach, pushing the dancers to work hard and improve their skills. Richy Jackson and JoJo Siwa provided additional feedback and guidance, with Richy bringing his expertise as a choreographer and JoJo drawing on her experience as a young dancer who had recently found success in the industry.

The show also gave viewers a glimpse into the personal lives of the dancers, including their training outside of the competition and the sacrifices they had to make in order to pursue their dreams. Some dancers came from difficult backgrounds or faced personal challenges, which added an emotional element to the competition.

Despite the intense pressure and drama, Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition was also known for its fun and energetic atmosphere, with lively dance routines and upbeat music. The show was a hit with fans of dance and reality TV, and it helped launch the careers of several young dancers who went on to work in the industry.

Overall, Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition was an exciting and engaging reality show that showcased the talent and dedication of young dancers. With its mix of drama, competition, and dance, the show was a must-watch for fans of the art form and for anyone who loves a good underdog story.

Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (23 episodes). The series first aired on October 9, 2012.

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Meet Abby's Newest Ultimate Dancer
12. Meet Abby's Newest Ultimate Dancer
November 19, 2013
In the second season finale, the winner is announced.
Down the Rabbit Hole
11. Down the Rabbit Hole
November 12, 2013
All of the dances are inspired by "Alice in Wonderland."
Divas In the House
10. Divas In the House
November 5, 2013
It's time for Diva week and the dancers get to choose their own dance styles in a spin on the classic game of kickball.
Your Worst Nightmare
9. Your Worst Nightmare
October 29, 2013
This week's theme is "Nightmares," and a few moms become monsters themselves.
Wild West Showdown
8. Wild West Showdown
October 22, 2013
The dancers compete in a "Wild West" theme.
Fairytales Come to Life
7. Fairytales Come to Life
October 15, 2013
The dancers compete for a private lesson with Abby.
Broadway Backstabbers
6. Broadway Backstabbers
October 8, 2013
This week's theme is "Broadway." The winner's mom earns bragging rights.
Anything Can Happen
5. Anything Can Happen
October 1, 2013
The week's theme is "Unconventional." The dancers compete with Abby in a martial arts challenge. The winner's mom gets to decides the bottom three.
Vegas Show Stoppers
4. Vegas Show Stoppers
September 24, 2013
This week's theme is "Las Vegas." A mom's claws come out after Abby criticizes her daughter.
Gods and Mortals
3. Gods and Mortals
September 17, 2013
This week's theme is "Gods and Mortals."
Dare to be You
2. Dare to be You
September 10, 2013
The dancers find inspiration from Lady Gaga as this week's theme is "Dare to Be You."
Make It Count!
1. Make It Count!
September 3, 2013
In the second season premiere, 11 dancers are tasked with their first live performance in front of judges. The week's theme is "Fame."
Where to Watch Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition
Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition is available for streaming on the Lifetime website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition on demand at Disney+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Lifetime, Apple TV and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 9, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    4.5  (805)