Nigel Lythgoe Prods. has pacted with Shine America.
Lythgoe, the exec producer of “American Idol” and “So You Think You Can Dance,” will aim to develop and produce new series for his new TV partner.
Former Disney chief Rich Ross was recently named Shine America CEO. Shingle produces “MasterChef,” upcoming Oxygen series “The Face” and is venturing into scripted fare with FX on “The Bridge.”