Banff TV festival to honor Nigel Lythgoe

'Dance' producer to be given Award of Excellence

The Banff World TV Festival, skedded for June 13-16 in Banff, Canada, will crown “So You Think You Can Dance?” exec producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe with its Award of Excellence for his work on the TV competition.

Show, unveiling it’s sixth season in May, received five Emmy noms in 2009.

Former Banff title holders are Dick Wolf, David Chase and David Shore.

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