Strictly Come Dancing Beats X Factor Ratings!
Last night’s show, which saw the celebrity girls taking to the dancefloor, averaged 8.59 million viewers which was just over 40% of all UK viewers in the time slot 6.45pm to 8.05pm.
The X Factor’s first show from the boot camp stage began an hour later, at 7.45pm, and was on for 90 minutes. It averaged 8.18 million viewers – just over 36% – overall and peaked with over 9 million viewers at 8.10pm, immediately after Strictly finished.
In the twenty minutes that the two programmes were both on, Strictly managed 8.25 million viewers compared to X Factor’s 7.27 million.