Simon Cowell wants to buy Strictly Come Dancing

November 16th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI  

London, November 16 (ANI): X-Factor judge Simon Cowell wants to buy globally successful show Strictly Come Dancing, claims pal-judge Bruno Tonioli.

Both reality shows have had a cut-throat competition to top the ratings chart in the UK as they are screened every Saturday night.

Tonioli, a judge on BBC 1′’s Strictly that topped the ratings over Cowell’’s X Factor on ITV1, claimed Cowell was eyeing the rival show and would love to pocket it.

“Simon wants to buy it. He loves it,” the Telegraph quoted him as saying.

” You can”t knock the show that is the biggest seller and is actually beating his shows all over the world. It sells, you know. It’’s a fact.

“The show is a phenomenon worldwide so obviously he would like to have it in his stable, he added. (ANI)

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