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Strictly Come Dancing 2015: week two – as it happened

Don’t cha-cha wish your judges were hot like Gleb? Join us as the voting opened for the first time, and we found out which couple was the first to leave the dancefloor.

7.58pm BST

So that’s it for Strictly Week 2! I’m quite excited about his series, it’s lining up to be a corker. Thank you all for joining in and being brilliant, I’m back in the liveblog chair for the Great British Bake Off grand final on Wednesday at 8pm, otherwise I’ll see you back here next Saturday. In the meantime keeeep dancing, etc. Cheers! Hx

7.57pm BST

Craig saves Jamelia and Tristan, as does Darcey. Bruno does likewise, so they’re back again next week. Len would have done likewise, which means Iwan and Ola are heading home. Iwan is gracious in defeat, then spins Ola wildly on the dancefloor. She looks terrified,
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Strictly Come Dancing Week 2: All the dances, scores and judges' comments

It's week two of Strictly Come Dancing, and all 15 contestants have taken to the dance floor before the first elimination tomorrow evening (October 4).

Digital Spy was of course watching, and has rounded up all the judges' scores and comments, along with videos of the dances.

1. Jamelia and Tristan MacManus dance the cha-cha to 'Don't Cha' by The Pussycat Dolls: 4-6-5-6 = 21

Darcey: "Very cheeky and very hot and you had that until the end. With performances like that, you will go places."

Bruno: "She's turned into a wild pussycat! A good attitude and you did it well. Len is right, you have to work on technique... I like to see the wild animal in you!"

2. Daniel O'Donnell and Kristina Rihanoff dance the Charleston to 'Let's Misbehave' by Cole Porter: 5-6-6-6 = 23

Craig: "You need to be a lot more higher up on toes, more swivel, make
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Strictly Come Dancing: Check out the full song and dance list for week 2

The Strictly Come Dancing couples are going to be two-stepping to Beyoncé, Billy Joel and more this weekend.

A list of week 2's songs has been revealed by the BBC - with all 15 couples taking to the dance floor ahead of the series's first elimination.

Strictly Come Dancing 2015 winner: We rank the celebrities' chances of topping BBC One's dance-off

Ainsley Harriott and Natalie Lowe will dance the salsa to 'Don't Touch My Tomatoes' by Joséphine BakerAnita Rani and Gleb Savchenko will dance the Charleston to 'Pencil Full Of Lead' by Paolo NutiniAnthony Ogogo and Oti Mabuse will dance the waltz to 'If You Don't Know Me by Now' by Simply Red.Carol Kirkwood and Pasha Kovalev will dance the American Smooth by 'Isn't This a Lovely Day?' by Irving Berlin.Daniel O'Donnell and Kristina Rihanoff will dance the Charleston to 'Let's Misbehave' by Cole Porter.Georgia May Foote
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The X Factor Live Show 2: 1980s Week - As it happened

It doesn't feel like a week has passed since One Direction Overload Generation and Blonde Electra said their goodbyes, but it's time for two more solid hours of Saturday night-in entertainment with The X Factor.

The remaining 14 acts will sing their hearts out to earn the praise of the judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Mel B and Louis Walsh, as well as the millions watching at home, complete with five free votes each should they wish.

Join Digital Spy from 8pm as we settle down for the night for the inevitable judge fisticuffs, impressive high notes and dodgy boyband hand movements.

22:20That's your lot, guys and girls! Thanks for joining along in the fun - hope you enjoyed it - see you back tomorrow night to find out who must leave the competiton.

22:19So tomorrow we have Jessie J and Maroon 5. Yay?

22:16Fleur also gave a great performance.
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Martine McCutcheon confirms Mick Hucknall vomit-in-hair story

Martine McCutcheon confirmed the story about her throwing up on Simply Red star Mick Hucknall during an appearance on ITV's new-look Through the Keyhole.

The former EastEnders actress was asked about the incident by Leigh Francis's comedy character Keith Lemon on the opening episode (August 31) of the entertainment show.

"You had a so very good time, you puked in his hair. In his dreadlocks," said Lemon.

Confessing all, McCutcheon said: "I was quite nervous to be on a date with him. I just kept drinking, and I wasn't really eating, and then the next thing we're getting in a car and as the engine went over, my mouth went 'Grrr'.

"He said, 'Sorry?', thinking I said something, and I just went 'Borrrrr'. All over him."

Through the Keyhole also featured an embarrassing moment for Olympic gymnast Louis Smith.

Keith Lemon showed on TV, for the first time ever,
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Stars Celebrating Birthdays This Week

Stars Celebrating Birthdays This Week
June 3: Game-show host Chuck Barris ("The Gong Show") is 83. Singer Ian Hunter is 73. Singer Eddie Holman is 66. Bassist Too Slim of Riders in the Sky is 64. Singer Suzi Quatro is 62. Singer Deniece Williams is 61. Singer Dan Hill is 58. Actor Scott Valentine ("Family Ties") is 54. Guitarist Kerry King of Slayer is 48. Singer Mike Gordon of Phish is 47. Newsman Anderson Cooper is 45. Country singer Jamie O'Neal is 44. Singers Ariel and Gabriel Hernandez of No Mercy are 41. Actor Vik Sahay ("Chuck") is 41. Actress Lalaine Dupree ("Lizzie McGuire") is 25.

June 4: Actor Bruce Dern is 76. Singer-actress Michelle Phillips (The Mamas and The Papas) is 68. Bassist Danny Brown of The Fixx is 61. Actor Parker Stevenson is 60. Singer El DeBarge is 51. Singer Al B. Sure! is 44. Actor Scott Wolf ("Party of Five") is 44. Ron Huebel ("What to Expect When You're Expecting") is 43. Comedian Horatio Sanz ("Saturday Night Live") is 43. Actor Noah Wyle ("ER") is 41. Bassist
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TV ratings - 25 September: The X Factor boot camp recruits more than 11m

First boot camp show attracts 2.5 million more viewers than equivalent episode last year and demolishes BBC opposition

The X Factor's first boot camp episode of 2010 attracted more than 11 million viewers, helping ITV1 to a strong peak-time performance on Saturday, 25 September.

Wembley Arena was the venue for the boot camp, which attracted an average of 11.283 million viewers and a 46.4% share across ITV1 and ITV1 HD from 7.30pm. ITV1 HD's share of this audience was 590,000.

The X Factor was 2.5 million up on the average audience for the first boot camp episode of the 2009 series.

BBC1's Saturday lineup was left trailing in The X Factor's wake: Merlin (7pm: 5.228 million/23.7%), The National Lottery: In It to Win It (7.45pm: 3.763 million/15.6%) and Casualty (8.35pm: 4.652 million/19.3%).

The X Factor also helped boosted the audience for the following ITV1/ITV1 HD show, Simply Red: for the Last Time (9pm: 5.04 million/22.6%).

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