X Factor 2012 ratings lose out to Strictly Come Dancing again

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X Factor 2012 was trounced by Strictly Come Dancing 2012 once again in last night's Saturday night TV ratings.

The seventh Strictly show was watched by an average audience of 10.3 million viewers between 6:30PM and 8:00PM, as the remaining celebs performed at Wembley.

It was marginally down on last week's series high of 10.4 million viewers, but still peaked with a whopping 11.4 million viewers.

The show had more than a two million lead over The X Factor, which stayed steady week-on-week.

The seventh live show didn't lose or gain viewers, with an average audience of 8.4 million watching and catching up on ITV1+1.

The Guilty Pleasures themed live show peaked with 9.4 million viewers, including those on ITV1+1.

Last night was the shortest show of The X Factor this year, with the remaining contestants singing two songs each from next week.

I'm A Celebrity 2012 meanwhile managed an impress average audience of 9 million between 9:20PM and 10:20PM.

Browse pictures of last night's X Factor below...

The X Factor live shows continue tonight on ITV1 with latest results show.

As well as another elimination, this evening's show will feature performances from Olly Murs and Alicia Keys.

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