ITV's The Voice 'to go head-to-head with BBC's Strictly Come Dancing in ratings war' – Daily Mail

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ITV‘s The Voice and The Masked Dancer are set to go head-to-head with BBC‘s Strictly Come Dancing in a fierce rankings battle, it has been reported.
ITV is reportedly bringing out its hottest reveals in an try to steal some viewers from the much-loved dancing present which attracts followers each autumn.
The Mirror claims that ITV ‘rolled over’ final yr within the face of Strictly’s recognition, selecting to air recreation reveals and quizzes to win over viewers as an alternative.
Battle: ITV’s The Voice and The Masked Dancer are set to go head-to-head with BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing (pictured) in a fierce rankings battle it has been reported
However now when Strictly airs on Saturday nights it should face The Masked Dancer at 6.30pm adopted by The Voice UK – which initially aired on BBC earlier than transferring to ITV in 2017.  
The Voice – which stars judges Tom Jones and Anne-Marie – pulls in round 4 million viewers. 
ITV introduced their ‘jam-packed’ autumn TV schedule earlier this week because the busy interval looms.  
ITV and BBC have been contacted by MailOnline for remark. 
Rankings: ITV is reportedly bringing out its hottest reveals in an try to steal some viewers from the much-loved dancing present which attracts followers each autumn (The Voice is pictured)
Strictly Come Dancing will strut its stuff again onto screens September 17. 
However BBC bosses are reportedly frightened the upcoming twentieth sequence’ remaining episodes can be pressured off the Saturday night time schedule on account of The World Cup.
Based on The Daily Star tickets to the stay reveals are at present solely being provided till November 26, as a result of uncertainty of the soccer’s interference.
A supply informed the publication: ‘It’s a main headache and die-hard followers can be fuming if Strictly will get taken off air due to the soccer’.
TV: Now when Strictly airs on Saturday nights it should face The Masked Dancer (pictured) at 6.30pm adopted by The Voice UK – which initially aired on BBC earlier than transferring to ITV in 2017
The present is transmitted Saturday evenings on BBC One with the pre-recorded outcomes present aired on a Sunday, nevertheless the sports activities event which can be held in Qatar might change the schedule. 
Whereas The BBC and ITV have agreed what video games will air in the course of the first weeks of November, the semi remaining and remaining matches on December 3 and 10 will seemingly conflict with the beloved dancing present. 
The BBC declined to remark when contacted by MailOnline.  
Coming quickly: Strictly Come Dancing will see its skilled stars have fun 100 years of the BBC with a particular themed week this yr
 The information comes after it was revealed Strictly would see its stars have fun 100 years of the BBC with a particular themed week this yr.
To mark the centenary, the Strictly {couples} will both dance ‘to a theme tune from an iconic BBC programme or in tribute to one of many BBC’s most-loved providers’. 
The anniversary present can be set to characteristic two particular routines by the professionals – one will honour the BBC’s Pure Historical past Programming unit, whereas the opposite will see the dancers ‘crashing’ some flagship reveals.
Oh no! BBC bosses are reportedly frightened the upcoming twentieth sequence’ remaining episodes can be pressured off the Saturday night time schedule on account of The World Cup (United States participant Matthew Hoppe pictured)
Strictly’s govt producer Sarah James stated: ‘We all know how a lot viewers love the Strictly themed weeks so it’s implausible to have the ability to announce a brand new one, celebrating the BBC’s centenary.’
In a current assertion, Strictly bosses stated followers can enter a draw to look at a recording of the particular centenary efficiency happen on August 24.
They stated: ‘Strictly Come Dancing is celebrating 100 years of the BBC! The skilled dancers can be throwing a celebration like solely they understand how, with a bunch quantity filled with all the standard sparkle and glamour.
Success: Final yr’s sequence was received by deaf EastEnders actress Rose Ayling-Ellis who was watched a number of occasions per week by a minimum of two million viewers
‘There might be a shock or two as effectively, with particular visitors and enjoyable tributes to a few of your favorite BBC reveals.’
The 15 contestants participating within the forthcoming sequence of Strictly have already been confirmed. 
These participating embrace presenter Helen Skelton, former Bros singer Matt Goss, actress Kym Marsh and retired Arsenal and England footballer Tony Adams. 
KYM MARSH

Age: 46
Career: Coronation Road star and presenter
Kym says: ‘I am so delighted that this yr they’ve! I am an enormous fan of the present and may’t consider I’ll go from watching at residence in my pyjamas to really dancing in entrance of the judges in a glittery gown.’
RICHIE ANDERSON 

Age: 34
Career: Radio presenter 
Richie says: ‘This can be a dream come true! I can not wait to get in these sparkles and sequins and shimmy throughout essentially the most well-known dance ground on the planet!’
ELLIE SIMMONDS 

Age: 27
Career: Former athlete 
Ellie says: ‘To be requested to be a part of the Strictly household is simply so thrilling and I can not wait, it’ll a lot enjoyable.’
TYLER WEST 

Age: 26
Career: Radio DJ
Tyler says: ‘It is a present meaning a lot to me and my household and I can not wait to noticeably shake a leg on that shiny dance ground… with a facet of sequins.’
ELLIE TAYLOR
 
Age: 38
Career: Comic
Ellie says: ‘Nicely, cowl me in pretend tan and roll me in sequins! I am completely over the moon to be part of Strictly 2022!’
TONY ADAMS MBE 
Age: 55 
Career: Retired footballer and supervisor
Tony says:  ‘To say I’m excited is an understatement – the lure of the sequins and the decision of the salsa has me swapping my battered outdated soccer boots for a set of Strictly smooth footwear’

  
JAMES BYE

Age: 38
Career: EastEnders actor
James says ‘I am not recognized for my shimmy or my twinkle toes – in truth my children recurrently chuckle at my dad dancing nevertheless it’s an honour to be requested and I’ll give it my greatest shot.’
HELEN SKELTON

 Age: 39
Career: TV and radio broadcaster
Helen says: ‘I am actually excited to get caught right into a enjoyable journey. My household and buddies have all the time cherished the present and may’t look ahead to me to get began’
WILL MELLOR

Age: 46
Career: Actor
Will says: ‘I do know it is going to be an enormous problem however that is what life is all about. That is additionally my Mum’s favorite present and he or she’s had a very powerful few years so I am doing that is for her as effectively. Convey it on!’
 KAYE ADAMS 

 Age: 59 
Career: Tv presenter 
Kaye says: ‘I stated I wished to make the final yr of my fifties memorable and i am unable to consider a greater approach of doing it than displaying the world my two left ft. Pray for me!’ 
 JAYDE ADAMS

Age: 37
Career: Comic
Jayde says: ‘I have been a large fan of the present for years. I really feel like I am watching myself in a dream and I can not consider I’ve manifested this.’
MATT GOSS

Age: 53
Career: Singer
Matt says: ‘I have been reclusive, I come and work after which return to America. I believed, it is time for me to return residence and get out of my very own approach’
 MOLLY RAINFORD

 Age: 21
Career: Singer 
Molly says: ‘I already know it is gonna be an expertise of a lifetime and I can not wait to satisfy the remainder of the Strictly household I will be sharing it with.’
FLEUR EAST

Age: 34 
Career: Singer
Fleur says: ‘I am equally nervous and thrilled to be a part of this yr’s Strictly line up. I am excited to study new expertise and I wish to take in each second of this magical expertise.’
 HAMZA YASSIN

Age: 35
Profession: Wildlife cameraman and presenter
Hamza says: ‘I’m completely over the moon to be becoming a member of Strictly 2022. By no means in one million years did I feel I’d be on such a cool present.’
 
 
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