X Factor 2011: Audition Show 2

There seemed even less pretence than usual that the second audition show of 2011 was part of a singing competition. Many of those who were waved through to bootcamp got their yeses on the back of other stunts.

We had a marriage proposal, a family surprise and a love-in with one of the judges. These […]

X Factor 2011: Audition Show 1

We were promised a ‘new chapter’ in X Factor for the first of the 2011 audition shows, but much of it felt dreadfully familiar despite the changes to the judging panel.

As indicated in our preview article, Gary Barlow played the stern, authoritative, Cowell-esque role, and Tulisa is the new Cheryl – the sassy, pretty […]

X Factor 2011: What’s the plan?

We’re back! After a summer devoid of TV shows to bet on, X Factor returns to our screens on Saturday August 20th. With the help of your insights in the comments box, we hope to work towards some wisdom on the elimination and win markets as the series progresses.

To start with, the plan here […]