BBC director of content Charlotte now Moore stated: “This year’s number of Strictly Come Dancing has surpassed all expectations and it is on the right track to get the greatest within the show’s history, using the final reaching the very best place because the greatest rating overnight of 2017.
“I want to congratulate 2010 champions Joe and Katya (Johnson), and thank the cast of 2017 and also the entire Strictly family both on-and-off screen to make this this type of memorable and record-breaking series.”
“It’s introduced pleasure to millions of every age group and that i couldn’t become more happy with this distinctive show.
The complete shock Joe and Katya had on hearing they’d won #Strictly!?#StrictlyFinal pic.twitter.com/xKqmN4jk3j
— BBC Strictly✨ (@bbcstrictly) December 16, 2017
An enormous 11.six million viewers tuned directly into watch as Joe McFadden was topped the champion from the BBC dance competition.
The consolidated average audience for that series to date is 11.a million, meaning it’s on the right track to get the greatest and many popular year for Strictly up to now.
At 55.9%, the show had the greatest overnight audience share for any finale in the background and the greatest share to have an episode of Strictly this season.