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Last Updated: Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 14:09 GMT 15:09 UK
Strictly results show shifts days
Strictly Come Dancing
The celebrity dance show is launching its fifth series
BBC One's celebrity dance competition, Strictly Come Dancing, is moving its results programme to Sundays.

The judges will now reveal their final decision on who will leave the contest in a new 45-minute Sunday show.

Viewers will continue to vote for their favourite dance pair for an hour after the main Saturday programme, hosted by Bruce Forsyth and Tess Daly.

Among the contestants this year are football hero John Barnes, model Kelly Brook and actress Stephanie Beacham.

A spokesperson for the show said the Sunday programme had been scheduled to meet "a strong appetite for good, entertaining family viewing on Sunday evenings".

It will be 15 minutes longer than the results show in previous series, featuring more behind-the-scenes footage, music performances and dancing.

According to producers, viewers alone will decide the winning contestants in the final week of the contest.

Proceeds from phone votes will go to Children In Need, which has already raised 4.7m from previous series.

Last year, former England cricketer Mark Ramprakash won the competition. Other winners include newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky, actress Jill Halfpenny and cricketer Darren Gough.




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