The X Factor

Episode Guide

Series 5 - Episode 20

After 19 weeks of hilarious auditions, nail-biting boot camps and eventful studio shows, the...

Series 5 - Episode 19

Alexandra, Diana, Eoghan and JLS compete for the three places in next week's grand final....

Series 5 - Episode 18

The pressure doubles for Alexandra, Diana, Eoghan, JLS and Ruth as they now sing two songs, one...

Series 5 - Episode 17

Dermot O'Leary presents as the six remaining acts choose classic pop numbers from the songbook...

Series 5 - Episode 16

The seven remaining acts perform again before judges Cheryl Cole, Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue...

Series 5 - Episode 15

Guest Mariah Carey sings live and then the eight remaining acts have the tough task of...

Series 5 - Episode 14

Dermot O'Leary presents the fourth live studio round, which sees the nine remaining acts...

Series 5 - Episode 13

Dermot O'Leary presents big band night, traditionally a real test for the hopefuls as they sing...

Series 5 - Episode 12

The second live studio round sees the hopefuls performing songs by Michael Jackson. The...

Series 5 - Episode 11

After weeks of auditions, two days of boot camp and make-or-break performances at the judges'...

Series 5 - Episode 10

With the hopefuls having done all they can, judges-cum-mentors Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Louis...

Series 5 - Episode 9

Dermot O'Leary presents the first of two programmes in which the judges invite the remaining 24...

Series 5 - Episode 8

Another chance to see last week's second boot camp show, ahead of this weekend's double bill to...

Series 5 - Episode 7

The first of two programmes in which the successful contestants from the last six weeks of...

Series 5 - Episode 6

In the final leg of the audition process, judges Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue, Louis Walsh and...

Series 5 - Episode 5

Cardiff is the next port of call as Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh...

Series 5 - Episode 4

Scotland is the next port of call as Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh...

Series 5 - Episode 3

Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue audition another bunch of would-be...

Series 5 - Episode 2

The audition tour continues in Birmingham, with Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue and...

Series 5 - Episode 1

Dermot O'Leary hosts the singing competition, with Cheryl Cole taking Sharon Osbourne's place...