STRICTLY Come Dancing bursts back on to our screens for the first live show of 2020 tonight (Saturday, October 24) – and it promises to be a glitzy, glamorous affair.
But is there a results show tonight and when do eliminations from the competition begin? Here’s what you need to know…
Traditionally, the first week does not see contestants dance for points and eliminations do not take place until Week 2
Is there a Strictly Come Dancing results show tonight?
No there is no results show taking place after the first of nine live episodes.
Traditionally, the first week does not see any results of eliminations take place
Strictly Come Dancing 2020 is no different, with the results show taking place the day after the live episode.
Then first results show will take place on Sunday November 1, 2020.
When will the first couple be eliminated?
Thr first couple will be eliminated in Week 2.
A live results show will take place on Sunday, November 1, the day after the contestants dance in front of the judges.
Bruno Tonioli will be absent from the live panel.
He currently resides in Los Angeles (where he appears on US version Dancing With The Stars) and travel restrictions mean he can’t commute to the UK each week.
However, he’ll be watching each Saturday’s action closely and appearing on the Sunday results show via video link.
How does Strictly voting work?
The scores from the judges on the first show and the public vote will be combined 50-50 and announced in the results show.
What is the Strictly dance off?
The two couples with the lowest number of points from a combination of judges’ scores and the results of the vote will go into a dance-off.
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