Trailer: The X Factor 2011

Watch the newly released teaser for this autumn's X Factor

They’re “the neXt generation” (see what they did there?) and ITV1 have given us our first glimpse of this year’s X Factor (or should that be “X Factor UK”?) judges – Gary Barlow, Tulisa Contostavlos, Kelly Rowland and Louis Walsh – in this newly released trailer.


While it’s perhaps not the most exciting 30 seconds of video you’ll have ever clapped eyes on, it’s nice to finally get a glimpse of the UK judges looking alternately determined, sassy, glossy and, in the case of Walsh, seasoned.


There’s no official word yet on when the greatest talent show on telly will be warbling its way back to the schedules but it’s pleasant enough to be reminded that the show’s returning to fill those long winter evenings and give the public the chance for a lot of synchronised tweeting. Three cheers!