NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hundreds of passionate, eager dancers from coast to coast will answer the call, but there can only be one! Premier celebrity choreographer and creative director to the stars Laurieann Gibson shares her expertise with many hopefuls as they embark on the moment of their lives in BORN TO DANCE: LAURIEANN GIBSON. The eight-episode series premieres Tuesday, August 2 at 10:00 PM*. With her successful career working with A-list performers from Sean "Diddy" Combs to Alicia Keys and currently the creative director behind megastar Lady Gaga, Laurieann joins forces with BET Networks to give the next generation of dancers a chance to realize their dreams.
BORN TO DANCE: LAURIEANN GIBSON chronicles the journey of 20 aspiring dancers in an intense chance of a lifetime dance competition. From week to week, Laurieann unleashes her hottest choreography and signature tough love to give these young dancers the tools they need to take their careers to the next level as they battle it out for the number one spot and the ultimate prize of $50,000.
BORN TO DANCE: LAURIEANN GIBSON is produced by BET with Executive Producers Laurieann Gibson and Ted & Perry Company.
For more information on BORN TO DANCE: LAURIEANN GIBSON, please visit www.bet.com.
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About BET Networks
BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), is the nation's leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 90 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions: BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks - BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.