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Strictly Come Dancing's launch this weekend in doubt after Queen's death

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The launch of Strictly Come Dancing is in doubt this weekend following the death of the Queen - with fans are still waiting to hear if the hit BBC show will kick off on Saturday.

As it stands, the BBC is only issuing its TV schedule a day in advance, with many changes being made following Her Majesty's death.There's said to be a "50/50" chance of the launch episode airing.

TV Zone's Twitter page said today: "For everybody asking: It's still 50/50 as to whether #Strictly will air next weekend. The question the BBC will be weighing up is whether it's appropriate to air it on the bank holiday weekend of the funeral and period of national mourning. "Two most likely scenarios if the launch show does NOT air next weekend: a) Launch show airs on Sat 24th Sept.

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