‘sheet commenter Ahjayziz awrites:
[Further to news of an Irish version ‘Dancing With The Stars’ coming soon] Did RTÉ buy the Dancing With The Stars’ format from ABC in the States?
Because ABC bought the ‘Strictly Come Dancing‘ format from the BBC and renamed it ‘Dancing With The Stars’. Did RTÉ really just buy ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?
So they’re replacing ‘The Voice’, a BBC format, with Strictly, a BBC format, but using the American name we’re less familiar with to downplay the fact they’re a bargain basement, awfully executed BBC rip-off?
Previously: Not Strictly Stars