STRICTLY Come Dancing 2020 is back on our screens tonight (17 October) , and the full line-up has already been revealed.
The future of the fan-favourite ballroom show was in doubt, due to fears that social distancing rules may have prevented the series running as normal.
When will Strictly Come Dancing 2020 start?
Strictly is back on our screens tonight (17 October) with a launch show starting at 7.50pm on BBC One.
The show will then run until 19 December, 2020.
This means it will run for 10 weeks compared to 13 in 2019.
The show is starting later this series as BBC bosses felt a delay was the only way to safely shoot their 2020 edition and leave enough gaps for social distancing.
Who are the Strictly judges?
His replacement is yet to be announced.
To aid social distancing, the judges’ table will also be made bigger.
Who are the Strictly hosts?
Fear not, your usual Strictly hosts will be back to present the show.
They will present the show at a safe distance from each other.
Who’s in the Strictly line up?
How will Strictly be different in 2020?
As soon as training kicks off all participants will be given coronavirus tests and will have their temperatures checked daily.
A source said: ”We could start with one scenario and then change it in line with restrictions being eased.
“All these plans are subject to change. It only takes one spike, and we’re back at square one.”
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That way they could still practice all day and go home to their families in the evenings.
Audience members will sit at cabaret style tables and will have to be from the same household.