Move over, Joe Public! It’s time for these famous faces to impress Simon Cowell and his fellow judges on the ultimate stage
The X Factor: Celebrity, Saturday 12 October, 8.35pm, ITV/HD (CH 103/113). Also available for 7 days in Catch Up > Channels > ITV Hub
Since 2004 we’ve watched plucky members of the public sing (and sometimes violently wail) their hearts out on The X Factor, all for a crack at the big time. Well now it’s the celebrities’ turn to pipe up, hit the right notes and grab the glory.
Over the coming weeks a host of top names will take to the stage for The X Factor: Celebrity, hoping to please judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh with their vocal talents. The prize? An actual recording deal with Cowell’s Syco label and a likely shot at Christmas number one. This is the real thing, people!
From reality TV royalty and legendary talk show hosts to rugby players, social media influencers and former Strictly dancers, these stars (some of whom are actual singers) are ready to shine like never before. Read on to get up to speed on who’s taking part…
The X Factor: Celebrity contestants
When is The X Factor: Celebrity on TV?
The show, which sees a host of star names do battle in order to impress judges Simon Cowell, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh, gets underway on Saturday 12 October at 8.35pm on ITV/HD (CH 103/113).
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