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Strictly Come Dancing final live blog: As it happened

20 December 2014 8:46 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

It started at the end of the summer, and now we're just days (you could even count in hours if you're really keen) away from Christmas Day. And like the arrival of Santa down the chimney, we couldn't be much more excited about the Strictly Come Dancing 2014 finale.

Caroline Flack, Simon Webbe, Frankie Bridge and Mark Wright are this year's Final 4 preparing to duke it out on the dancefloor and shake their tailfeathers until they won't shake no more for our votes.

Why Mark Wright should win Strictly

Why Frankie Bridge should win Strictly

Why Simon Webbe should win Strictly

Why Caroline Flack should win Strictly

Only one person can win and although Caroline and Frankie are the clear bookies' favourites, they are by no means home and dry. It will probably come down to those dreaded showdances, which can make or break a celebrities whole Strictly journey.

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Strictly Come Dancing final live blog: Who is going to win?

20 December 2014 8:46 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

It started at the end of the summer, and now we're just days (you could even count in hours if you're really keen) away from Christmas Day. And like the arrival of Santa down the chimney, we couldn't be much more excited about the Strictly Come Dancing 2014 finale.

Caroline Flack, Simon Webbe, Frankie Bridge and Mark Wright are this year's Final 4 preparing to duke it out on the dancefloor and shake their tailfeathers until they won't shake no more for our votes.

Why Mark Wright should win Strictly

Why Frankie Bridge should win Strictly

Why Simon Webbe should win Strictly

Why Caroline Flack should win Strictly

Only one person can win and although Caroline and Frankie are the clear bookies' favourites, they are by no means home and dry. It will probably come down to those dreaded showdances, which can make or break a celebrities whole Strictly journey.

Join us »

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Strictly Come Dancing's Karen Hauer on choreography criticism: 'It hurts'

19 December 2014 4:01 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Strictly Come Dancing professional Karen Hauer has said that receiving criticism about her choreography "hurt".

Hauer, who is partnered with Mark Wright on the BBC One show, broke down in tears last Saturday (December 13) when her routine was criticised by the judges.

Why Mark Wright should win Strictly Come Dancing

After performing a rumba to 'Fields of Gold', head judge Len Goodman suggested the pair's performance was let down by the choreography.

"As artists you try to push the boundaries and be as artistic as possible," she explained to Digital Spy and others.

"It does hurt, but I was inspired by the music and I was inspired by Mark and you just keep going with it.

"At the end of it all, we ended up still staying in the competition so I'm actually really proud that we did take that chance and that we didn't shy away from not doing »

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Tuesday 23 December's best TV

19 December 2014 7:04 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Alexandra Palace is filled with boozy Santas for the first round of the World Darts Championship, Len Goodman jives his way through the 50s big band scene and Gregg Wallace drools over the final three in MasterChef: The Professionals. Plus: Lottery winners’ downfalls, Greg Davies’s Man down Christmas special and a look at the highlights of Kylie’s recent tour in Kiss Me Once

There was something of an upset this time last year when the generally unconquerable Phil Taylor bowed out to Michael Smith in the second round of the Championship, enabling 24-year-old Dutch player Michael van Gerwen to take his first title and also Taylor’s world No 1 spot. Van Gerwen tops the Order of Merit this time round, with a field of 72 players taking part in the tournament. Today sees the last day of competition in the first round before the Christmas break. David Stubbs

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- Guardian Staff

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Alesha Dixon meeting with Us TV executives

16 December 2014 3:00 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Alesha Dixon wants to make it in the Us. The 36-year-old star has been meeting with TV executives in Los Angeles about a number of projects and could be set to follow in the footsteps of British presenters Piers Morgan, Simon Cowell, Cat Deeley and Len Goodman by becoming a household name in America. A source revealed to The Sun newspaper: ''Alesha is a major target among the Us TV networks. ''They think she's beautiful and articulate - and they love her work alongside Simon on the 'Britain's Got Talent' panel. ''She went over to Los Angeles not knowing if anything would come of »

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Jake Wood and Janette Manrara eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing

14 December 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Jake Wood and Janette Manrara have become the 11th couple to be eliminated from Strictly Come Dancing.

The EastEnders actor and his professional partner found themselves in the dance-off against reality star Mark Wright and his partner Karen Hauer, after the judges' scores were combined with viewer votes.

It was the first time that Wood and Manrara had been in the dance-off, while it was Wright and Hauer's third time in the bottom two.

Wood and Manrara reprised their cha-cha to Kc and the Sunshine Band's 'Boogie Shoes', while Wright and Hauer performed their rumba to Eva Cassidy's 'Fields of Gold'.

Craig Revel Horwood decided to save Wright and Hauer, but Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli opted to keep Wood and Manrara.

Head judge Len Goodman - left with the casting vote - sent Wood home, explaining: "This is very difficult. The cha-cha-cha had little cha-cha-cha content and the rumba had little rumba content, »

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Mel B returns to The X Factor

14 December 2014 12:00 PM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Alesha Dixon wants to make it in the Us. The 36-year-old star has been meeting with TV executives in Los Angeles about a number of projects and could be set to follow in the footsteps of British presenters Piers Morgan, Simon Cowell, Cat Deeley and Len Goodman by becoming a household name in America. A source revealed to The Sun newspaper: ''Alesha is a major target among the Us TV networks. ''They think she's beautiful and articulate - and they love her work alongside Simon on the 'Britain's Got Talent' panel. ''She went over to Los Angeles not knowing if anything would come of »

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Simon Webbe worries the public hate him

12 December 2014 1:15 AM, PST | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Simon Webbe was worried the public would ''hate'' him after he beat Pixie Lott in the 'Strictly Come Dancing' dance-off. The Blue singer and his professional dance partner Kristina Rihanoff found themselves in the bottom two during the quarter-finals on Sunday night's show (07.12.14) against the blonde pop star and her partner Trent Whiddon. 'Strictly' judge Craig Revel Horwood opted to save Pixie and Trent, as did Bruno Tonioli, while Darcey Bussell wanted to save Simon and Kristina. It was then left to head judge Len Goodman, who voted for the Blue singer, meaning he was through to the semi-finals alongside Caroline »

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BBC blue after spate of on-air swearing

10 December 2014 1:14 AM, PST | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

John Cleese latest to turn air blue on The One Show after corporation sidesteps Len Goodman’s ‘did-he, didn’t he?’ muttering during Strictly

Just when it thought it had dealt with one storm over colourful language on-air, the BBC is dragged effing and blinding into another one.

The corporation cleared Strictly judge Len Goodman last week, according to reports, after he appeared to swear under his breath during a spirited critique of a performance by Simon Webbe and his partner Kristina Rihanoff.

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Cheryl Burke Is Leaving Dancing with the Stars for Another TV Show—Find Out Where She's Going!

9 December 2014 12:49 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dancing with the Stars' ballroom is starting to look mighty different!  On the heels of Len Goodman's announcement that next season will be his last, Cheryl Burke is leaving the ABC series for a new variety show on NBC, sources confirm to E! News.  Reps for ABC, NBC and BBC Worldwide Productions had no comment.  The new NBC show is in its very early stages, but likely will be a competition reality series and Burke will perform. Watch: Cheryl Burke on whether she'd want to follow in Julianne Hough's footsteps This network-swapping move means that Cheryl is reuniting with the team who launcher her TV career— NBC's Paul Talegdy discovered her »

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Which Network Stole Cheryl Burke from ABC?

9 December 2014 11:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Hold on to your sequins, Dancing with the Stars fans: two-time mirror ball trophy winner Cheryl Burke is quick-stepping over to a new network! People has learned exclusively that Burke, whose contract just expired on the ABC show, will star in a new project for NBC in 2015. Burke, 30, will be one of several stars on a new variety show. The network isn't ready to reveal the title now, but insiders promise the show will have a competitive element and that Burke will perform. "I never thought I'd be able to walk away," Burke told People. "But after a decade of something, »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Why 'Dancing the the Stars' Will Never Be the Same Without Len Goodman

9 December 2014 5:00 AM, PST | buddytv.com | See recent BuddyTV news »

Len Goodman of Dancing with the Stars has announced that he will leave the show after the upcoming 20th season. While many of us have expected this decision, it still comes as a surprise. Len has been a fixture of the show since it premiered in 2005. He has been flying between the United States and Great Britain for years where he judges the original show, Strictly Come Dancing. Len, we understand, but don't leave us! Here's why: »

- editor@buddytv.com

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Len Goodman to Leave 'Dancing with the Stars'

8 December 2014 3:56 PM, PST | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Len Goodman will soon hang up his dancing shoes.

Pics: Past DWTS Winners

The longtime Dancing with the Stars judge expects to step down from his post on the ABC series.

"Next year, I'm not going to do the flying backwards and forwards--i'm not going to do the American show...I've got to have a bit of time off," Goodman said while doing press in the U.K. for Strictly Come Dancing via E! News.

"Dancing with the Stars -- next year is their 10th year, it's the 20th series of the show. So I think that's a nice place to stop," he added.

News: Alfonso Ribeiro Finally Does the Carlton on DWTS

Goodman, 70, has served as judge on the series since it launched in 2005 -- along with Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli. Julianne Hough, who competed on the show, joined the panel this year.

Goodman, a professional ballroom dancer, has also been »

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Amal Alamuddin Is Not Pregnant, ‘Dancing With the Stars’ Loses a Judge + More in Today’s Last Lap

8 December 2014 3:00 PM, PST | VH1.com | See recent VH1.com news »

Just because Amal Alamuddin wears loose clothing doesn’t mean she’s expecting, an original cast member is leaving Dancing with the Stars, Henry Cavill and his girlfriend go their separate ways, and more in Last Lap.

Despite reports, George Clooney‘s wife is not preggers. [Us Weekly] Len Goodman is leaving Dancing With the Stars after nearly 10 years. [E!] Henry Cavill and Gina Carano reportedly call it quits. [Gossip Cop] Quvenzhané Wallis posed with Jay Z and Beyoncé at the Annie premiere. [Miss Info] See a Ferguson-themed sketch that was cut from this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live. [Vulture] Sundance announces its lineup for the 2015 festival. [Variety] Sarah Silverman gets her “Drunk Kitchen” cooking on. SNL‘s Bobby Moynihan channels Princess Leia in a Star Wars spoof. [EW] Olympian skier Bode Miller and his wife are expecting their first child together. [Us Weekly] Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz keep their romance alive. [Perez Hilton] See what happens when your Backstage Bff »

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Len Goodman to Leave Dancing with the Stars

8 December 2014 1:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Say it ain't so, Len Goodman! The senior-most member of the Dancing with the Stars judging panel said he plans to leave the ABC series after the upcoming season. Goodman told reporters that traveling back and forth to England has become too overwhelming. Goodman is also the head judge on Strictly Come Dancing, the original, U.K. version of DWTS. "I've got my wife, I've got my son, my mother is still alive and she's in hospital - I've had virtually no time to go and visit her," Goodman said Monday. "So, I just need a bit of time off »

- Lynette Rice, @lynetterice

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Len Goodman Officially Leaving 'DWTS'?

8 December 2014 12:56 PM, PST | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

No more 10's from Len? "Dancing With the Stars" head judge Len Goodman has announced his departure after the next season.

Len's saving his last dance for spring -- he'll stick around to crown the show's 20th mirrorball champions before retiring his paddles, according to a new report out of the UK.

"'DWTS' next year is their tenth year, it's their 20th series of the show, so I think that's a nice place to stop. Ten years, 20 series, I'm going to stop doing 'DWTS' when it ends in May. I'll be finished," Len told Daily Star Sunday ...

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Len Goodman Leaving Dancing With The Stars After Next Season

8 December 2014 10:19 AM, PST | GossipCop | See recent GossipCop news »

Len Goodman, the tough but likable “Dancing With the Stars” judge, has announced he’s leaving the ABC dance competition show at the end of the upcoming season. Goodman, who lives in the U.K., said, “Next year, I'm not going to do the flying backwards and forward,” adding, “I'm not going to do the American show... I've got to have a bit of time off." »

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Which Judge Is Exiting Dancing with the Stars?

8 December 2014 10:07 AM, PST | TVGuide - Breaking News | See recent TVGuide - Breaking News news »

Len Goodman is retiring his paddle. The Dancing with the Stars judge has announced the upcoming 20th season will be his last.

"Next year, I'm not going to do the flying backwards and forwards—I'm not going to do the American show...I've got to have a bit of time off," Goodman told Digital Spy while promoting his U.K series Strictly Come Dancing. "Next year is their 10th year; it's the 20th series of the show. So, I think that's a nice place to stop."

Check out the sexiest Dancing with the Stars costumes

Goodman may not be the only veteran of the show to exit. Earlier this year, pro dancer Cheryl Burke told TVGuide.com it was likely her last season. 

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Dancing With the Stars Judge To Exit

8 December 2014 9:30 AM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Dancing With the Stars will step forward without a key player, should the ABC reality series make it to Season 21.

Len Goodman told reporters over the weekend that his days at the judges’ dais will end after Dancing‘s upcoming springtime run — and E News! has since confirmed the exit (though ABC and producers have yet to officially comment).

“Next year, I’m not going to do the flying backwards and forwards [from England to the United States] – I’m not going to do the American show,” the Brit told reporters. With a wife and son, as well as a hospitalized mother, across the pond, “I »

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Len Goodman Is Leaving Dancing With the Stars

8 December 2014 8:58 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Dancing With the Stars is losing an original member of its team. Judge Len Goodman will plans to leave the ABC reality competition series after this upcoming spring season, E! News has confirmed. "Next year, I'm not going to do the flying backwards and forwards—I'm not going to do the American show...I've got to have a bit of time off," Goodman told press for the UK series Strictly Come Dancing. Goodman has sat alongside Carrie Ann Inaba and Bruno Tonioli as a judge on the dancing series since it began in 2005. He's also been a judge on the UK version, Strictly Come Dancing, since it began in 2004. "Dancing with the Stars —next year is their 10th year, it's »

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