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Dance TV shows are some of the most entertaining programs on the air right now. Recent years have brought in a crop of competitive dance shows, reality series that follow professional dancers in their daily lives. Want some drama and comedy mixed in with your dancers? The shows feature all kinds of different dance styles, including ballet, ballroom, and hip hop. For fans of dancing in all its many forms, dance competitions can be a great escape. This list of dancing TV show names includes many of the most well-known dance TV shows on the air, but it is by no means complete. Feel free to add any and all of your favorite dance-related shows, and vote for your favorites that are already listed.

What are the best dance TV shows? Television dance shows' popularity continues to soar. One great example: ABC's Dancing With the Stars, which pairs celebrities with professional dance partners, has consistently been among the highest rated network programs in recent years. The celebrity/professional pair competes for the coveted Mirror Ball trophy. The show is actually based on the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing. Other popular TV dance shows that feature competition include FOX's So You Think You Can Dance and Randy Jackson Presents: America's Best Dance Crew on MTV.

Dance reality TV shows include Lifetime's Dance Moms, which follows the lives of young dancers, and the mothers that push them (sometimes, too hard). The CW's Breaking Pointe follows members of Salt Lake City's Ballet West, as they endure the challenges of dancing for a professional company.

Which dance TV show is the best? That's up to you to decide, with your votes!

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Dance Academy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Dance Academy ZDF, ABC3, ABC1 Dance Academy is an Australian teen-oriented television drama produced by Werner Film Productions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and ZDF. Series one premiered on 31 ...more

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The Next Step is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
georgia.gribble added The Next Step The Next Step is a Canadian teen drama series shot in a reality television style. The show was created by Frank van Keeken. The series focuses on a group of dancers who attend The Next Step ...more

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So You Think You Can Dance is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
So You Think You Can Dance Fox Broadcasting Company So You Think You Can Dance is an American televised dance competition show that airs on Fox in the United States and is the flagship series of the international So You Think You Can Dance ...more

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Dance Moms is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Dance Moms Lifetime Television Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance ...more

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Dancing with the Stars is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Dancing with the Stars CTV Television Network, American Broadcasting Company Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition show airing since 2005 on ABC in the United States, and CTV/CTV Two in Canada. The show is the American version of the British television ...more

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Bring It! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
ArienneJay added Bring It! Bring It! (Lifetime, 2014) is an American dance reality television series. In Jackson, Mississippi, Coach Dianna "Miss D" Williams and her Dancing Dolls compete against other rival

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Bunheads is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Bunheads ABC Family Bunheads is an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino and Lamar Damon, that aired on ABC Family from June 11, 2012 to February 25, 2013. Starring Sutton Foster, ...more

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Hit the Floor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
inneedofaheroe added Hit the Floor Hit the Floor, originally titled Bounce, is an American drama television series on VH1 series, created by James LaRosa. The series follows Ahsha, a girl who joins the NBA Cheerleading team the ...more

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America's Best Dance Crew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
America's Best Dance Crew MTV, MuchMusic America's Best Dance Crew, often abbreviated as ABDC, is an American competitive dance reality television series that features both national and international dance crews. The show was produced ...more

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D 4 Dance is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
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Shake It Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
BrandonGarner added Shake It Up Disney Channel Shake It Up is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel in the United States from November 7, 2010 to November 10, 2013. Created by Chris Thompson and starring Bella Thorne and ...more

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Flesh and Bone is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
LanaYoshii added Flesh and Bone Starz Flesh and Bone is an upcoming American drama television miniseries created by Moira Walley-Beckett. After viewing the series Starz executives decided to make it a limited series and not ongoing. ...more

The Best Fantasy TV Shows

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Fame is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Fame NBC Fame is an American television series originally produced between 1982 and 1987. The show is based on the 1980 motion picture of the same name. Using a mixture of drama and music, it followed ...more

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Breaking Pointe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Breaking Pointe The CW Television Network Breaking Pointe is an American reality television series that premiered on May 31, 2012, on The CW. It goes behind the scenes at Ballet West, a ballet company based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ...more

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Dance Moms: Miami is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
JacklynBrown added Dance Moms: Miami Lifetime Television Dance Moms: Miami was an American reality television series on Lifetime that aired from April 3, 2012, to May 29, 2012. It is a spin-off of Dance Moms.

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Soul Train is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
slaft added Soul Train Centric Soul Train is an American musical variety television program, which aired in syndication from 1971 until 2006. In its 35-year history, the show primarily featured performances by R&B, soul, ...more

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Dance India Dance is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
suneeth-sanny added Dance India Dance Dance India Dance is an Indian dance competition show that airs on Zee TV in the India, produced by UTV Software Communications and has become India's largest dance-based reality show. The show ...more

The Best Single Season Canceled Shows

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American Bandstand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
slaft added American Bandstand USA Network, WPVI-TV, American Broadcasting Company American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989 and was hosted from 1956 until its final season by Dick Clark, who also served as ...more

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Dance Fever is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
slaft added Dance Fever Dance Fever is an American musical variety series that aired weekly in syndication from January 1979 to September 1987. The series was created and produced by Merv Griffin and written by Tony ...more

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Got to Dance is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
AngelicaPickles added Got to Dance Sky1 Got to Dance, originally titled Just Dance, is a British dance competition that was broadcast on Sky 1 in the United Kingdom and Ireland from 20 December 2009 to 28 December 2014. Auditions for ...more

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Strictly Come Dancing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Strictly Come Dancing BBC One, BBC HD Strictly Come Dancing is a British television show, featuring celebrities with professional dance partners competing in Ballroom and Latin dances. The title of the show suggests a continuation ...more

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Club Dance is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
lmaolol added Club Dance Club Dance was a TV show that aired on The Nashville Network from April 1, 1991 to February 5, 1999 for a total of 1,848 episodes, with re-runs until June 28, 1999 The show was filmed in ...more

TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time

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Test is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
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Adrenalina is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
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Eurovision Young Dancers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
dance29 added Eurovision Young Dancers

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Amici di Maria De Filippi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
ruth_psaila added Amici di Maria De Filippi Amici di Maria De Filippi is an Italian talent show hosted by Maria De Filippi. Amici is a singing and dancing school involving a class of about 20 students, specially chosen, with between 18 ...more

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Solid Gold is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
Solid Gold Solid Gold is an American syndicated music television series which debuted on September 13, 1980. Like many other shows of its genre, such as American Bandstand, Solid Gold featured musical ...more

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A Chance to Dance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows

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All The Right Moves is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows

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Step up: High Water is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
saucecat added Step up: High Water

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Eurovision Dance Contest 2008 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
dance29 added Eurovision Dance Contest 2008 BBC

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Manada Mayilda is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
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Super Dancer 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows
9to5Strength added Super Dancer 2 Sony TV

This is a show where kids dance with there choreographers to see who's India's biggest dancer... Judges are Shilpa Shetty (a Indian film actress), Geeta Kapur (a choreographer known for Geeta Ma), and Anurag Basu (a director known for Dada) The hosts are Paritosh Tripathi (known as Mama) and Rithvik Dhanjani (he's a back to entertain everyone on Sony TV)

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Your Chance to Dance is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Dance TV Shows