X Factor to Begin with a Week of Specials

X Factor 2014 will begin with a week of specials on ITV prior to the show’s first segment. Because of the decline in viewership over the past several years, ITV is trying to build up the excitement and it’s fan base before the show actually starts. This, the 11th season, could be make-it-or-break-it year for the X Factor.  Bringing back power-personalities Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole should help recover lost ground and set X Factor back on target.


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ITV has announced a week of X Factor specials in the lead up to the new series’s launch.

Xtra Factor host Sarah-Jane Crawford will host five special programs on ITV2, which will look back at previous series and forward to this year’s competition.

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On Monday, August 25, Simon Cowell will reveal what he has in store for the show’s 11th series in The Boss Is Back. The special will chronicle Cowell’s return to the UK series after three years in the US.

On Tuesday, August 26, the focus will turn to returning judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini. Cheryl Looks Back will feature the singer discussing her return to The X Factor, as well as reminiscing on previous series.

Louis Walsh will reflect on his ten years on The X Factor‘s panel in Louis Looks Back on Wednesday, August 26.

On Thursday (August 28), ITV2 will air The Wonderful World of The X Factor, which will feature contributions from Dermot O’Leary.

The X Factor: Your Top Ten will round off the week’s programming on Friday, August 29, as Crawford counts down the public’s favorite moments from the last ten series.

All shows will air at 8pm on ITV2.


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With so much at stake, the X Factor executives want to re-establish the show as the best talent show in the world. They’ve brought back Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole to help bring in fans that previously left the competition’s audience. Louis Walsh and Simon Cowell are always fun to watch as they get into their petty arguments on the judge’s panel. I don’t konw about