What time is X-Factor on? What's new for 2018?

Get the wine, get the popcorn, and check what time does X-Factor start? That’s Saturday evening sorted, and you’ve still got time to go out after.

If you’re not still crying into a cushion, anyway.

The sob stories and big belted numbers are coming back. You know what they say, it’s not autumn until Simon Cowell has made someone cry on national television.


When is X-Factor Back?

Series 15 of The X-Factor is back on 1st and 2nd September.

The new series promises all the sobs, sighs, and surprises you’ve come to expect.

The same format applies and we open with two shows, on Saturday and Sunday.

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What Time is X-Factor On?

8pm Saturday and 8pm Sunday, just like you’re used to.

The two weekend shows both begin at the same time. So now you know when to be parked on the couch if you want to watch the action live and maybe livetweet your reactions with #xfactor.

Or you can always watch online, or catch the Sunday morning repeat of the night before at 9.25am.

How to watch the X-Factor online

What Channel is X-Factor On?

The show has been a big hit for ITV so they’re not letting it go any time soon.

Watch it live on ITV or check out episodes after the fact on the ITV Hub.

Just remember, ITV means adverts and that means getting those snippets of songs stuck in your head all week. Pharrell’s Happy, anyone? Or Fancy…

Who’s Hosting X-Factor?

One of the nation’s favourite men in a suit will be back at the helm every weekend.

That’s right, no need to riot. For the third year running, Dermot O’Leary is back.

And you know what? He might just have a cheeky comment or two for us. It’s not Saturday night telly without them.

Who Are the New Judges for 2018?

Simon Cowell is back at the head of the table, but this time out he has three new faces joining him.

That’s right, Louis Tomlinson is going to judge based on his firsthand One Direction experience.

Rounding out the panel is Robbie Williams and his less-well-known wife, Ayda Fields.

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