Oxygen takes ‘Dance’ for soph season

Magical Elves to produce reality dance-off

Oxygen has picked up a second season of “Dance Your Ass Off,” with Magical Elves onboard to produce.

In its first year, the skein was the most watched freshman series in the cabler’s history, with an average of more than 1 million total viewers and 494,000 in the adults 18-49 demo.

Show pairs an overweight contestant with a dance partner, and the two earn a combined score. The team with the lowest score is eliminated each week.

New season will air next year.

Magical Elves partners Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz exec produce, along with Lisa Ann Walter and Kate Rigg. Magical Elves is the shingle behind Bravo’s culinary sensation “Top Chef” and previously produced “Project Runway” during its run on Bravo.

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