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TV Tonight: our highlights for Saturday, September 18


On TV tonight, dust off your sequins and glitter to welcome the new bunch of nervous celebrities taking part in Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1, there’s drama thanks to conniving consultant Stevie in Casualty also on BBC1 and Paul O’Grady brings more laughter and mayhem on ITV as his game show Saturday Night Line Up continues. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss on TV tonight.

  • Our hand selected recommendations for what’s on TV tonight include three TV shows, a film, live sport and the latest trending need-to-binge-on-now box set 
  • Keep up to date with the latest soap spoiler storylines on TV tonight with our daily soap synopsis 
  • For more information about what’s on TV tonight see our TV Guide 

What’s on TV tonight

Our expert TV journalists have picked the best things on TV tonight… 

Best TV shows on TV tonight

Strictly Come Dancing 2021, 7.45pm, BBC1

TV tonight Strictly's new judge Anton Du Beke

Strictly’s longest serving pro and now new judge Anton Du Beke. (Image credit: BBC)

Our maths might be a little off, but we estimate that our weekends will get 130% sparklier from tonight as Strictly returns with its launch show! Tess and Claudia officiate as 15 celebrities – including Greg Wise, Dan Walker, Nina Wadia and Dragons’ Den’s Sara Davies – meet their professional dance partners. Plus, longest-serving pro Anton Du Beke joins the judging panel to fill in for Bruno Tonioli. There will also be a triumphant return for reigning champion Bill Bailey, and music from The Voice UK coach Anne-Marie. 


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