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The X Factor 2010 FULL commercial
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UPDATED with full version! The new X Factor era officially starts TONIGHT at 8:00pm ITV2 with the preshow along with a preview of the NEW SEASON. LOVING the Katy moment <3

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The Xtra Factor: Rewind tomorrow 8:00pm ITV2
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Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Tweedy and Simon Cowell

Just a quick reminder of the preshow that is airing tomorrow on ITV2: Konnie Huq presents a look back at all the highs and lows of the 2009 series of The X Factor, from the auditions – held in front of a live audience for the first time – through to the dramatic live final, in which Joe McElderry beat out Olly Murs to the title. The show features interviews with last year’s finalists in which they reveal how they felt about their experiences and what life has been like for them since the series ended. Konnie also talks to the judges and previews the new series.

The X Factor returns Saturday 21st August, that’s NEXT week, mark your calendars, cancel your sat night plans, stay in to begin your weekly dose of the Tweedy for 18 weeks straight!

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Cheryl to take Derek Hough and Nicole Scherzinger to X Factor...
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Cheryl Tweedy Cole

The details on this year’s X Factor judges’ houses have been revealed, according to show sources. This year the four judges will be joined by TWO helpers, as they jet off around the world to whittle down the 8 acts in their category to just three.

Simon Cowel will reportedly be joined in his L.A Mansion with US stars Clive Davis and Kelly Rowland.

Meanwhile Cheryl Cole has selected Dancer and boyfriend Derek Hough and Pussycat doll Nicole Scherzinger to aid in her choices. The trio are set to judge the 8 finalists in the groups later this month in Miami.

Louis will take Brian McFadden and Delta Goodrem with him to Nice, in the south of France.

Finally Dannii will be with sister Kylie and Rodney Jerkins in Australia.

The X Factor returns to ITV1 on August 21.


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No UK X factor next year?
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Simon Cowell, Cheryl Tweedy Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh

According to reports there will be no series of The X Factor in 2011 so Simon Cowell and production company Syco can focus on the launch of The X Factor in the USA. The Daily Star claims that no auditions will be held in the spring and the show will not start in the summer, instead a new series won’t air until 2012.

An ‘insider’ told the paper: “The plan is for Simon to oversee the US version of X Factor first and foremost.

“He will be based in the States for the auditions in the late spring, which will be broadcast in America in September.

“Simon will fly back to the UK and he will preside over the auditions here next autumn, but they probably won’t be screened for a while.

“The plan is to hold off and launch the British X Factor in 2012. If they do run any episodes in 2011 it will be to trail some auditions before Christmas as a teaser. It’s going to pose a major headache for ITV.”

The show launches in the US on the FOX network in the autumn next year, with Simon Cowell at the helm. A spokesperson commented: “We are currently focusing on this year’s series. Plans for next year are still being discussed.”

This BETTER not be true.


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Cheryl given the Groups category for X Factor 2010?
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Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Tweedy Cole

X Fctor boss Simon Cowell has formed TWO new groups from star solo acts at this year’s boot camp – to boost the category Cheryl Cole is tipped to mentor.

The music mogul, 50, has made four female soloists into a girl band and five single males into a boy band. He was helped by stand-in judge and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, 32, and long-time judge Louis Walsh, 57.

Their aim is to provide Geordie Cheryl, 27 – recovering from life-threatening malaria – a pool of talent with which to work if she’s up to taking on the bands.

Bosses on the ITV1 hit also want to see if Cheryl – who has won with the girls and boys categories – can work her magic on the groups. An insider said: “Nothing’s finalised about who gets which category but if Cheryl’s up to dealing with the groups they want to give her the best people to choose from.

“It’s a difficult category to get right, but not impossible as JLS showed two years ago.”

Cheryl could have her work cut out because the bands, with Louis as mentor, flopped badly last year.

She’ll have to mould the brand new boy band – Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Liam Payne, Niall Horan, and Harry Styles. The girls – Rebecca Creighton, Esther Campbell, Geneva Lane and Sophia Wardman – are also certain to need a lot of work.

Cheryl and new mum Dannii Minogue will be back for the judges’ houses stage. Eight acts will be entered, instead of the usual six, but only three in each category will go through to the live finals.

Cheryl’s illness has seen her miss boot camp and some auditions but she is expected to discuss this year’s hopefuls with the other judges soon.

Dannii, at home in Oz with baby Ethan, will also be briefed and sent DVDs of all her acts’ auditions before she meets them at the judges’ houses stage. The insider said: “The situation hasn’t been ideal this year, but both Cheryl and Dannii are dedicated to the show and their acts.

“There’s no way they’ll let things slide. Both hate the idea of Simon winning.”

X Factor returns later this month.


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