Dance with myself walks over to NBC. The new dance challenge series will feature singer / songwriter Shakira as the host and one of the judges. Each week, people from different backgrounds will participate in energetic dance challenges in front of a jury and a live audience. The studio audience will decide who wins the best dancer of the night and a cash prize.
NBC revealed more about the upcoming series in a press release.
“Taking the dance craze on social media to a new level, NBC is teaming up with international superstar Shakira for the exciting series of dance challenges. Dance with myself.
With over 300 million followers, 80 million records sold worldwide, and multiple Grammy Awards, music and dance icon Shakira broke the internet in 2021 with her own viral dance, “Girl Like Me.” Motivated by her passion and love for dance and the proliferation of dance challenges that have taken the world by storm, Dance with myself, from Irwin Entertainment, is the ultimate family-friendly, bouncy competition that brings out the artist within all of us.
Each week, a fun new group of dancers from all walks of life and ages compete against each other in a series of high-energy dance challenges designed and demonstrated by the show’s famous creators, including Shakira. Isolated in their own pods, contestants have little time to learn new routines, add their unique twist, and then speak their hearts out in front of a live audience. As each round of the competition progresses, Shakira and her jury provide instant feedback and encouragement, but, in the end, it is the studio audience that decides who wins the award for best dancer in the series. night and wins the cash prize.
“I am thrilled to be a part of a dance competition that places such a high value on creative movement and how it translates into personal expression, not to mention how it contributes to a sense of community,” said Shakira said. “I have personally been blown away by some of the talent that I have seen thanks to the people having access to their own platforms through social media. Dance has been an incredibly powerful force throughout my life, and I can’t wait to show the world how transformative, empowering and fun it can be.
Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio, and Irwin Entertainment are on board to produce the series. For Irwin Entertainment, John Irwin, Dave Kuba, Eli Frankel and Ben Thursby-Palmer are the executive producers. Jaime Levine’s executive is producing the series alongside Shakira. Dance with myself is licensed by NBCUniversal Formats, a division of Universal Studio Group.
The release date for this new series has not yet been set.
What do you think? Do you intend to check Dance with myself when will he finally debut on NBC?