The Xtra Factor Live - Netflix

Fri 21 June 2019

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Thousands audition. Only one can win. The search is on for the next singing Superstar.

The Xtra Factor is a companion show to The X Factor that is broadcast on Saturday and Sunday nights after the main show. It features behind-the-scenes footage of The X Factor and shows the emotional responses of the contestants after the judges comment on their performances.

The Xtra Factor Live - Netflix

Type: Reality

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2004-09-04

The Xtra Factor Live - The X Factor (UK series 13) - Netflix

The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent. The thirteenth series began airing on ITV on Saturday 27 August 2016 and ended on Sunday 11 December 2016. Dermot O'Leary returned to present the main show on ITV for the ninth time, after having quit the previous year. Simon Cowell was the only judge from the 12th series to return; Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh all returned, replacing Rita Ora, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Nick Grimshaw. Matt Edmondson and Rylan Clark-Neal replaced Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom as hosts of The Xtra Factor, which was rebranded as The Xtra Factor Live and was broadcast live twice every week, with Roman Kemp making appearances as a digital presenter and social media reporter. Matt Terry was announced the winner on 11 December 2016, making Scherzinger the winning mentor for the second time. Saara Aalto came second. This series was sponsored by TalkTalk.

The Xtra Factor Live - Judges and presenters - Netflix

On 18 February 2016, series 12 judge Nick Grimshaw announced that he would not come back for another series on the judging panel. On 5 April 2016, it was confirmed that Cheryl would not return as a judge. Rita Ora confirmed she was leaving the judging panel on 10 May 2016. On the same day, it was reported that former judges Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh may return to join Simon Cowell on the judging panel. Walsh confirmed he had signed a contract on 15 May 2016. The judging line-up was officially confirmed as Cowell, Walsh, Osbourne and Scherzinger on 1 June 2016. In March 2016, it was confirmed that Dermot O'Leary would return to present The X Factor on ITV for the ninth time, after having quit the previous year, and said he was “very flattered to be asked back”. For series 12, O'Leary was replaced by Olly Murs and Caroline Flack, but the viewing numbers fell and O'Leary was asked back. Richard Holloway, boss of Thames, said he was “a much-loved part of The X Factor and one of the best presenters in the business”, while Kevin Lygo, ITV's Director of TV, said he was “an important part of the ITV family”. On 27 June 2016, it was confirmed that Matt Edmondson will be the new host of The Xtra Factor replacing Rochelle Humes and Melvin Odoom. On 1 July 2016, it was confirmed that Rylan Clark-Neal will co-host alongside Edmondson, and that Capital FM DJ Roman Kemp would be a digital presenter and social media reporter. Mel B joined the panel for one day of London auditions in lieu of Nicole Scherzinger.

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