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Zoe Ball to host “Strictly Come Dancing” sister show

The British media personality and former Strictly contestant (pictured) has signed on to host Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two this fall on UK terrestrial BBC2.
July 6, 2011

British media personality Zoe Ball has been named the new presenter for Strictly Come Dancing – It Takes Two, UK terrestrial BBC2′s sister program to BBC1′s ratings winner Strictly Come Dancing.

The program, previously hosted by Claudia Winkleman, features interviews with Strictly contestants, as well as judges and celebrity fans of the show.

Radio and TV host Ball was a celebrity contestant on season three of Strictly Come Dancing in 2005.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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