The Greatest Dancer Rep Denies Strictly Come Dancing Pros' Appearance Is A Deliberate Ratings Ploy

The Greatest Dancer bosses have dismissed the idea that an upcoming appearance from the professional stars of Strictly Come Dancing was specifically concocted as a ratings ploy.

On Monday, The Sun claimed that Greatest Dancer producers were hoping that getting the stars of Strictly to appear on their show might help drum up some interest from the public, after it only attracted an audience of just over 3 million on Saturday.

However, a rep for The Greatest Dancer has now insisted that it had always been the plan for the Strictly pros to put in an appearance on their fellow BBC dance show.


The three dance captains on the BBC’s The Greatest Dancer

A spokesperson for the show told Digital Spy: “It has always been the case that Strictly dancers would perform on one of our live shows, along with lots of other special guests, which we can’t wait for viewers to see.”

The BBC is yet to confirm exactly what the Strictly professionals’ appearance will entail, though The Sun has suggested they’ll be dancing alongside Cheryl Tweedy, one of the shows “dance captains”.

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The stars of Strictly Come Dancing

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