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Entertainment ITV and Simon Cowell have "no current plans" for another series of X Factor

10:00  30 july  2021
10:00  30 july  2021 Source:   prima.co.uk

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ITV and Simon Cowell have "no plans" for another series of The X Factor.

Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Dermot O'Leary, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Cowell sitting at a table with wine glasses: ITV has confirmed that there are no current plans for more of Simon Cowell's X Factor, but Simon will be back with a new musical talent show © ITV ITV has confirmed that there are no current plans for more of Simon Cowell's X Factor, but Simon will be back with a new musical talent show

A statement was released today (Thursday, July 28) following reports in The Sun that music mogul Simon was axing the show after 17 years.

The newspaper claimed the talent show will be rested for at least five years.

"There are no current plans for the next series of The X Factor at this stage," an ITV spokesperson said.

The X Factor was last aired in 2018, with Dalton Harris winning the competition and a recording contract with Simon's label Syco.

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a group of people standing on a stage: X Factor 2018 final © ITV X Factor 2018 final

The series began in 2004, which Steve Brookstein won, and over the years it has launched the careers of Leona Lewis, Little Mix, Olly Murs and One Direction.


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Judges on the show have included Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh, Rita Ora, and most recently, Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Field.

However, Simon will be returning to ITV with a new talent competition Walk The Line. The series will feature Simon heading up a judging panel, and the two top performers of the night facing a decision in their bid to be crowned champion - to either go home with a cash prize, or walk the line and play on. If they stay in and top the leaderboard, they will then progress to the next show, and face a different cast of singers.

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Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Cowell posing for the camera: X Factor Judges 2018, Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Cowell © ITV X Factor Judges 2018, Robbie Williams, Ayda Field, Louis Tomlinson, Simon Cowell

Each night, the reigning champion will be offered an even higher cash-out prize.

Simon said in a statement: "I am thrilled to be working with Lifted Entertainment and ITV on this new project. We wanted to develop a show which will give the contestants a life-changing cash prize if they win. Each show there will be a champion who must make a vital decision: either cash out then and there or stay in the contest to compete again the following night and have a chance to claim the huge prize.

"It's the kind of decision that will have viewers on the edge of their seats – real event TV. I’m very excited at giving musical talent the opportunity to transform their lives like never before."

The six-part series will debut on ITV and ITV Hub later this year.

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