BBC ent boss defends Strictly strategy

Strictly Come Dancing

BROADCAST ENTERTAINMENT FORUM: BBC controller of entertainment commissioning Mark Linsey has defended the decision to pit Strictly Come Dancing directly against ITV1 juggernaut The X Factor, saying that it is a ‘longstanding tradition’ for the two main terrestrial broadcasters to compete on Saturday nights.

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