14 million see Kara Tointon win Strictly Come Dancing
A peak of over 14 million viewers seen former EastEnders star Kara Tointon win Strictly Come Dancing on Saturday night.
Kara Tointon and her dance partner Artem Chigvintsev won series 8 of the dancing competition. They beat Countryfile presenter Matt Baker and wife of Billy Connolly, Pamela Stephenson. Matt Baker had been favourite to win the competition.
During the first show an average of nearly 13 million viewers tuned in to see the final three, then in the results show later in the evening 13. 1 million tuned in to see the winning moment. The final was up by nearly 3 million on last year’s Strictly Come Dancing in which sports presenter Chris Hollins won.