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Episode 17: The X Factor

Summary

Last week Freddy performed on the X Factor stage for the last time after losing out to Finnish powerhouse Saara in the sing-off. The stakes get ever higher as the remaining acts sing again, this time performing songs by Divas, with judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger, Louis Walsh and Sharon Osbourne giving their thoughts. Dermot O'Leary keeps things moving along.

Review

There’s always room for a little bit of controversy on The X Factor and the 2016 series hasn’t been lacking in that department. But while the infamous uncooked chicken scenario screamed “scripted”, a week-one departure from the live shows for Bratavio and an early exit for Brooks Way can’t have been written in the Syco stars.

Thank heavens we’ve got Dermot to maintain some kind of order, Mrs O to continue getting even her own contestants’ names wrong, and Nicole to dance along to her boys’ performances so enthusiastically that she genuinely runs the risk of decapitating Simon with a stray arm. Go baby, go.

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JudgeLouis Walsh
JudgeNicole Scherzinger
JudgeSimon Cowell
JudgeSharon Osbourne
HostDermot O'Leary

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Executive producerMark Sidaway
Executive producerLee McNicholas
Series producerPaula Thomas

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