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ABC: November 23, 2009 (original premiere date)
FremantleMedia North America
Whizz Kid Productions

Let's Dance was a former up-and-coming reality dance competition series based on the British series of the same name where celebrities re-enacted iconic dance routines from classic films, musicals and pop music videos. the series was cancelled before it even made it to air.


As mentioned above, the show features stars competing for charity as they pay homage to some of the most famous movie, music and pop video dance routines of all time.

UK Version[]

The original version of Let's Dance airs on BBC One from 2009 until 2013. Then it will be rebooted again as Let's Sing and Dance in 2017. The hosts for the original version were Steve Jones (2009-2013) Claudia Winkleman (2009-2010) and Alex Jones (2011-2013). The hosts for the 2017 version will be Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins.


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Based on the UK show of the same name.


On November 10, 2009 ABC announced that the show was cancelled before it even started taping because it had a difficulty in casting celebrities who were willing to do the program.
The show was originally going to air each and every Monday night until December 14, 2009 while concluding the run on December 15, 2009.
The planned show was eventually replaced with the equally short-lived, reality-documentary series Find My Family.


ABC drops Kathy Griffin hosted Let's Dance because it couldn't find a good celebrity cast
Website for the show
Article of the original UK version (courtesy of