Strictly Come Dancing and The X Factor went head-to-head for the first time last night (5th September). Who won the ratings?
Strictly Come Dancing came out on top in last night’s TV ratings against The X Factor.
Strictly’s launch show for the new series brought in an average of under 9 million.
An average of 8.7 million tuned in to BBC One to meet the celebrities get paired up.
Meanwhile, The X Factor brought in 7.5 million viewers.
Strictly had a 20 minute advantage airing first at 7:15PM, The X Factor kicked off an hour later while Strictly was still airing.