Catherine Elizabeth "Cat" Deeley (born 1976) is a British celebrity, TV presenter, actress and model. From 1998 until 2001, she co-hosted the children's series SMTV Live alongside Ant & Dec and continued alone until 2002. She also hosted Stars in Their Eyes from 2004 until 2006. Since 2006, Deeley has also been the host of So You Think You Can Dance in the United States, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program, As of 2008 She is also the Host of So You Think You Can Dance (UK) and she is the face of Pantene shampoo in the UK.
On 1 July 2007, Deeley was one of many speakers at the Concert For Diana. The event, watched by an estimated 500 million people, was at the new Wembley Stadium. In September 2007, Deeley presented Soundtrack To My Life, a music series produced by Hamma & Glamma Productions for ITV London that looks at the work and influences of an eclectic band of musicians. In January 2006, a new season of So You Think You Can Dance started its auditions, with Deeley in the role of host. She has been the host of the show ever since. In 2011, Deeley was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.
Other projects of Deeley's include presenting the third season of Soundtrack To My Life, playing herself as host of Peter Kay's Peter Kay's Britain's Got the Pop Factor... and Possibly a New Celebrity Jesus Christ Soapstar Superstar Strictly on Ice, guest hosting the United States syndicated version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (for Meredith Vieira), and appearing on BBC America's broadcast of Gordon Ramsay's F Word where she was served up to hungry customers. In 2009, Deeley added hosting duties for the television version of the electronic game 20Q for GSN. In January and February 2010, Deeley hosted So You Think You Can Dance in UK. Also, in February 2010, Cat filled in for a vacationing Meredith Viera as host on the morning TV show Today. On 31 March 2010, Deeley filled in for actress Kelly Ripa on the U.S. morning talk show Live with Regis and Kelly.
On 9 January 2011, Deeley made a small guest appearance in the Disney Channel sitcom, Shake It Up where she portrays a vice principal who is, in secret, a dancer.
In April 2011 Deeley appeared on CNN's Icon and spoke to Nancy Cartwright. Together they did The Bartman.
In June of 2011, Deeley launched her own "behind-the-scenes" web series, produced by Deeley, Yahoo! and Collective Digital Studio. A 20-episode twice-weekly short form series entitled "In the Dressing Room", the show follows Cat as she shares her inspiration for her "look" and gets ready before she goes live on So You Think You Can Dance. The show is promoted on OMG! and throughout the Yahoo! network.
On August 18 of 2011, Cat Deeley appeared on "Live with Regis and Kelly", as a fill in for Kelly.