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    Fame Star and Superchoreographer Debbie Allen Scores Hellcats Directing Gig

    Hellcats, Aly Mischalka, Ashley Tisdale, Debbie Allen Sergei Bachlakov/The CW; Micahel Bezjian/WireImages.com

    The CW's latest insta-hit is keeping the goodness coming!

    Need proof? We can exclusively confirm that dancing legend Debbie Allen is coming to Hellcats (Gimme a hell-to-the-yes!) to whip those cheerleading fiends into fighting shape—behind the scenes anyway...

    The onetime Fame superstar and sometime So You Think You Can Dance choreographer is heading to Hellcats to work her magic behind the camera later this season, directing an upcoming episode with a huge, elaborate, kickass musical number—and honestly, would you expect anything less from this icon?

    "I'm a longtime fan of the original Fame, so having Debbie Allen join our team is a dream come true," Hellcats show runner Kevin Murphy tells us exclusively. "Our executive producer/director Allan Arkush worked alongside Debbie on the Fame television series, so we're all excited to witness this long overdue creative reunion."

    Adds a gushing Murphy: "Debbie Allen is the platinum standard when it comes to combining dance, drama and an energetic young cast. Best of all, we've arranged a special clause in her deal—we're paying her in sweat."

    No word yet on whether or not Allen will be choreographing the big number during her directing stint, but our money's on yes. And if not, we're not above begging...Debbie, can you hear us?!

    Tune into Hellcats tonight at 9 p.m. on the CW for loads more fun, including a drunken date night with Ashley Tisdale's cutesy Savannah!

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