Strictly Come Dancing audience up as show returns
6 September 2015
From the section Entertainment & Arts
This year’s line-up includes Peter Andre, Carol Kirkwood, Daniel O’Donnell and Georgia May Foote
The opening episode of Strictly Come Dancing was watched by 8.7 million people on Saturday night, up from 8.4 million last year.
The most-watched launch in the show’s history, it beat ITV’s X Factor, which attracted an average audience of 7.5 million later in the evening.
The show paired 15 celebrities with the professional dancers who will train them for the next three weeks.
It also saw dancer Ola Jordan suffer an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction.
Source:: BBC Entertainment