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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Strictly Come Dancing beats X Factor in ratings

The launch episode of Strictly Come Dancing was the ratings victor on Saturday, with an average of 8.8 million people tuning in to watch. Over on ITV, 5.5 million saw The X Factor as it reached its second week. Strictly’s ratings were down on last year’s launch show, which drew a record audience of 9.3 million. The opening show, which had a tribute to former host Sir Bruce Forsyth, had a 44.7% share of the audience, while The X Factor had 27.3%. The two shows clashed at 20:00 BST, when…

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Nadal beats Del Potro to set up final against Anderson

US Open Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 28 Aug-10 Sept BBC coverage: Live radio and text commentary. Top seed Rafael Nadal swept past Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro in brilliant style to set up a US Open final against Kevin Anderson. The Spaniard won nine games in a row at one stage on his way to a 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 victory in the second semi-final. Nadal, 31, will try for a third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title on Sunday, against a surprise opponent. South Africa’s Anderson,…

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