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The X Factor
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Format Interactive reality television
Talent Show
Created by James Harrison
Country of origin United Kingdom
Production
Producer(s)

Thames

Running time 45–110 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel ITV
Original run 4 September 2004 (2004-09-04) – present

The X Factor around the worldEdit

Region/country Local title Television network Seasons/series and winners Judges Presenters
Albania Kosovo X Factor TV Klan Series 1, 2012: Sheila Haxhiraj

Series 2, 2012-13: In Progress

Current

Pandi Loco Alban Skenderaj Altuna Sejdiu (Season 2-) Soni Malaj (Season 2-)

Former Vesa Luma (Season 1) Juliana Pasha (Season 1)

Alekta Vejsiu
Arab World The X Factor, XSeer Al Najah Rotana TV (2006-2007)

MBC 1 (2013-)

Season 1, 2006: Rajaa Kasabni

Season 2, 2007: Muhammed El Majzoub Season 3, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Elissa (Series 3-) Carole Samaha (Series 3-) Wael Kfoury (Series 3-) Hussain Al Jasmi (Series 3-) Former Khaled El Sheikh (2006–2007) Michel Elefteriades (2006–2007) Nelly (2006) Anoushka (2007)

Current

TBA Former Joelle Rahme (2006-2007)

[1] Armenia X-Factor

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Shant TV

Website

Season 1, 2010-2011: Vrezh Kirakosyan Current

Egor Glumov
Garik Baboyan
Naira Gyurjinyan
Gisane Palyan

Aram MP3
[2] Australia The X Factor Network Ten (Season 1)

Seven Network (Season 2-) Website

Season 1, 2005: Random Season 2, 2010: Altiyan Childs Season 3, 2011: Reece Mastin Season 4, 2012: Samantha Jade Season 5, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Ronan Keating (Season 2-) Guy Sebastian (Season 2-) Natalie Bassingthwaighte (Season 3-) Mel B (Season 3-)

Former Natalie Imbruglia (Season 2) Kyle Sandilands (Season 2) Kate Ceberano (Season 1) Mark Holden (Season 1) John Reid (Season 1)

Current

Luke Jacobz (The X Factor, Season 2-)

Former Daniel MacPherson (The X Factor, Season 1) Chloe Maxwell (The Xtra Factor, Season 1) Natalie Garonzi (The Xtra Factor, Season 2)

[3] Belgium X Factor VTM

Website

Season 1, 2005: Udo Mechels

Season 2, 2008: Dirk De Smet

Kris Wauters

Maurice Engelen (Season 2) Do (Season 2)

Former Jean Blaute (Season 1) Liliane Saint-Pierre (Season 1)

Hadise

(Season 2)

Former Koen Wauters (Season 1)

[4] Bulgaria X Factor NovaTv

Website

Season 1, 2011: Raffi Boghosyan Maria Ilieva

Vasko Vasilev Poli Genova Maga

Deo
[5] Chile Factor X TVN

Website

Season 1, 2011: Sergio Járlaz

Season 2, 2012: Juan Gabriel Valenzuela

Current

Tito Beltrán Karen Doggenweiler Mon Laferte (Season 2-) José Luis Rodríguez (Season 2-)

Former Zeta Bosio (Season 1)

Julián Elfenbein
China 激情唱响
The X Factor China
Liaoning TV Season 1, 2011: Li Shangshang
Season 2, 2012: Chen Yumeng
Angie Chai Chih-ping
Aduo
Chen Yufan
Ye Pei
Lin Yilun
Da Zuo
Shao Wenjie
中国最强音
The X Factor
Hunan TV Season 1, 2013: TBA TBA TBA
[6] Colombia El factor X RCN TV

Website

Series 1, 2005: Julio César Meza

Series 2, 2006: Francisco Villarreal Series 3, 2009: Siam Series 4, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Marbelle Juan Carlos Coronel (El factor Xs, Series 1, 3-) José Gaviria

Former Wilfrido Vargas (El factor Xs, Series 2)

Andrea Serna
El factor Xs Season 1, 2006: Andres Camilo Hurtado

Season 2, 2007: Camilo Echeverry Correa
Season 3, 2011: Shaira Selena Peláez

[7] Czech Republic X Factor TV Nova

Website

Season 1, 2008: Jiří Zonyga

Gábina Osvaldová

Ondřej Soukup Petr Janda

Leoš Mareš
[8] Denmark X Factor DR

Website

Season 1, 2008: Martin Hoberg Hedegaard Season 2, 2009: Linda Andrews Season 3, 2010: Thomas Ring Petersen Season 4, 2011: Sarah Skaalum Jørgensen Season 5, 2012: Ida Østergaard Madsen Season 6, 2013: In Progress

Current

Thomas Blachman (Seasons 1-2, 4-) Ida Corr (Season 6-) Anne Linnet (Season 6-)

Former Lina Rafn (Seasons 1-2) Remee (Seasons 1-3) Carsten "Soulshock" Schack (Season 3) Pernille Rosendahl (Seasons 3-5) Cutfather (Seasons 4-5)

Current

Signe Molde (Seasons 6-)

Former Lise Rønne (Seasons 1-2, 4-5)


Signe Muusmann (Season 3)

[9] Finland X Factor MTV3

Website

Season 1, 2010: Elias Hämäläinen Linda Brava

Renne Korppila
Gugi Kokljuschkin

Heikki Paasonen

(X Factor) Jukka Rossi (Xtra Factor)

[10] France

Wallonia

X Factor France

W9 (Season 1) M6 (Season 2) Website

Belgium RTL TVI Website

Season 1, 2009: Sébastien Agius

Season 2, 2011: Matthew Raymond-Barker

Henry Padovani

(Season 2) Olivier Schultheis (Season 2) Véronic DiCaire (Season 2) Christophe Willem (Season 2)

Former Marc Cerrone (Season 1) Julie Zenatti (Season 1) Alain Lanty (Season 1)

Sandrine Corman

(X Factor, Season 2) Jérôme Anthony (F@n Factor, Season 2)

Former Alexandre Devoise (X Factor, Season 1)

[11] Germany X Factor VOX

Website

Season 1, 2010: Edita Abdieski

Season 2, 2011: David Pfeffer Season 3, 2012: Mrs. Greenbird

Current:

Sandra Nasic (Season 3-) HP Baxxter (Season 3-) Moses Pelham (Season 3-)

Former Sarah Connor (Season 1-3) Till Brönner (Season 1-2) George Glueck (Season 1) Das Bo (Season 2)

Jochen Schropp

(X Factor) Janin Reinhardt (Backstage)

[12] Greece

Cyprus

The X Factor ANT1

ANT1 Cyprus Website

Series 1, 2008-2009: Loukas Giorkas

Series 2, 2009-2010: Stavros Michalakakos Series 3, 2010-2011: Haris Antoniou

George Levendis
Giorgos Theofanous
Katerina Gagaki
Nikos Mouratidis
Sakis Rouvas

(Live Shows) Giorgos Lianos (Auditions) Maria Sinatsaki (Auditions, Series 3-)

Former Despina Kampouri (Auditions, Series 1-2)

[13] Hungary X-Faktor RTL Klub

Website

After X, X - Mindent az X-Faktorról Cool TV Website

Series 1, 2010: Csaba Vastag Series 2, 2011: Tibor Kocsis Series 3, 2012: Gergő Oláh Series 4, 2013: Upcoming Series

Current

Feró Nagy Péter Geszti Ildikó Keresztes

Former Miklós Malek (Series 1-3)

Current

Nóra Ördög (X-Faktor) (After X; season 1-2) Bence Istenes (After X, Season 3-)

Former Sebestyén Balázs (X-Faktor, Season 1) Attila Müller (After X, Season 1-2)

[14] Iceland X Factor Stöð 2

Website

Series 1, 2006: Jógvan Hansen Einar Bárðarson

Elínborg Halldórsdóttir Páll Óskar Hjálmtýsson

Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir
[15] India X Factor Sony Entertainment TV

Website

Season 1, 2011: Geet Sagar Sonu Nigam

Shreya Ghoshal Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Aditya Narayan
[16] Indonesia X Factor Indonesia RCTI

Website

Season 1, 2012-2013: In Progress

Ahmad Dhani

Bebi Romeo Anggun Rossa

Robby Purba
[17] Israel X Factor Israel Channel 2 - Reshet

Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season

Meyrav Feldman

Alona Tal Ivri Lider Ran Danker

TBA
[18] Italy X Factor Rai 2 (Series 1-4)

Sky Uno (Series 5-) Website

Series 1, 2008: Aram Quartet Series 2, 2008-2009: Matteo Becucci Series 3, 2009: Marco Mengoni Series 4, 2010: Nathalie Series 5, 2011: Francesca Michielin Series 6, 2012: Chiara Galiazzo Series 7, 2013: Upcoming Series

Current

Morgan (Series 1-3, 5-) Simona Ventura (Series 1-2, 5-) Elio (Series 4-) Arisa (Series 5-)

Former Mara Maionchi (Series 1 - 4) Claudia Mori (Series 3) Anna Tatangelo (Series 4) Enrico Ruggeri (Series 4)

Current

Alessandro Cattelan (X Factor, Series 5-) Max Novaresi (Xtra Factor, Series 5-) Brenda Lodigiani (Xtra Factor, Series 5-)

Former Francesco Facchinetti (X Factor, Series 1 - 4) (Xtra Factor, Series 4) Alessandra Barzaghi (Xtra Factor, Series 4)

[19] Kazakhstan X Factor Perviy Kanal Evraziya

Website

Season 1, 2011: Dariya Gabdull
Season 2, 2012: Andrey Tikhonov
Season 3, 2013: In Progress
Current

Nagima Eskalieva Alexander Shevchenko
Erlan Kokeev (Season 3)

Former Sultana Karazhigitova
Ismail Igіlmanov (Season 1-2)

Current

Arnur Istybaev (Season 2-)

Former Adil Liyan (Season 1)

[20] Lithuania X Faktorius TV3 Season 1, 2012-2013: In Progress Current

Saulius Prūsaitis
Saulius Urbonavičius-Samas
Vytautas Šapranauskas
Rūta Ščiogoliovaitė

Marijonas Mikutavičius
Mexico X Factor Mexico TV Azteca

Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season

TBA TBA
[21] Netherlands X Factor RTL 4

Website

Season 1, 2007: Sharon Kips Season 2, 2009: Lisa Hordijk Season 3, 2010: Jaap van Reesema Season 4, 2011: Rochelle Perts Season 5, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current Angela Groothuizen (Season 2-) Gordon Heuckeroth (Season 2-) Ali Bouali (Season 5-) Candy Dulfer (Season 5-)


Former Henkjan Smits (Season 1) Marianne van Wijnkoop (Season 1) Henk Temming (Season 1) Eric van Tijn (Season 2-4) Stacey Rookhuizen (Season 2-4)

Current Martijn Krabbe (X Factor, Season 2-) Lieke van Lexmond
(Backstage, Season 4-)


Former Wendy van Dijk (X Factor) Nathalie Bulters (Backstage, Season 3) Eva Treurniet (Backstage, Season 3)

[22] New Zealand The X Factor TV3

Website

Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season Stan Walker

Daniel Bedingfield Ruby Frost Melanie Blatt

Dominic Bowden
Norway X Factor TV 2

Website

Season 1, 2009: Chand Torsvik

Season 2, 2010: Hans Bollandsås

Jan Fredrik Karlsen

Elisabeth Andreassen (Season 2-) Marion Ravn (Season 2-) Klaus Sonstad (Season 2-)

Former Mira Craig (Season 1) Peter Peters (Season 1)

Ravi

(X Factor, Season 2-) Guri Solberg (X Factor, Season 2-) Peter Moi Brubresko (Xtra Factor, Season 1-) Katarina Flatland (Xtra Factor, Season 1-)

Former Charlotte Thorstvedt (X Factor, Season 1)

[23] Philippines The X Factor Philippines ABS-CBN Season 1, 2012: KZ Tandingan

Season 2, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Charice Martin Nievera Gary Valenciano Pilita Corrales

KC Concepcion
Poland X Factor TVN

Website

Season 1, 2011: Gienek Loska

Season 2, 2012: Dawid Podsiadło Season 3, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Czesław Mozil Kuba Wojewódzki Tatiana Okupnik (Season 2-)

Former Maja Sablewska (Season 1)

Current

Patricia Kazadi

Former Jarosław Kuźniar

Romania X Factor Antena 1

Website

Season 1, 2011-2012: Andrei Leonte

Season 2, 2012: Tudor Turcu Season 3, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Delia Matache (Season 2-) Cheloo (Season 2-) Dan Bittman (Season 2-) Former Paula Seling (Season 1) Mihai Morar (Season 1) Adrian Sînă (Season 1)

Răzvan Simion
Dani Oțil
[24] Russia Sekret Uspekha

Секрет Успеха

RTR

Website

Season 1, 2005: Vladimir Sapovskiy

Season 2, 2007: Nikolai Timohin

Valeriy Meladze

Valery Garkalin (Season 2) Tigran Keosayan (Season 2)

Former Katerina Von Gechmen-Valdek (Season 1) Aleksandr Revzin (Season 1)

Tutta Larsen

Former Aleksey Chumakov (Season 1) Elena Vorobey (Season 1)

Faktor A

Фактор А

Russia 1

Website

Season 1, 2011: Sergei Savin

Season 2, 2012: Alexey Sulima
Season 3, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Lolita Milyavskaya Roman Emelyanov Igor Nikolayev (Season 2-) Alla Pugacheva (Chairperson)

Former Boris Krasnov (Season 1)

Current

Philipp Kirkorov Alexey Chumakov (Season 2-)

Former Vladimir Zelenski (Season 1)

[25] Serbia X Faktor Srbija
Икс фактор
Radio Television of Serbia Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season TBA TBA
[26] Slovakia X Factor Slovensko TV JOJ Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season TBA TBA
[27] Slovenia X Faktor POP TV Season 1, 2012: Demetra Malalan Current

Damjan Damjanovič
Jadranka Juras
Aleš Uranjek

Peter Poles

Vid Valič

[28] Spain Factor X Cuatro

Website

Season 1, 2007: María Villalón

Season 2, 2008: Vocal Tempo

Miqui Puig
Jorge Flo

Eva Perales

Nuria Roca
[29] Sweden X Factor TV4

Website

Season 1, 2012: Awa Santesson-Sey Andreas Carlsson

Marie Serneholt Orup Ison Glasgow

David Hellenius
[30] Ukraine The X Factor STB

Website

Season 1, 2010-2011: Olexiy Kuznetsov Season 2, 2011: Victor Romanchenko
Season 3, 2012: Aida Nikolaichuk

Current

Igor Kondratyuk
Sergei Sosedov Seryoga Irina Dubcova (Series 3-)

Former Yolka (Series 1-2)

Oksana Marchenko
[31] United Kingdom [nb 1] The X Factor ITV (ITV/STV/UTV)

(also ITV HD/STV HD/UTV HD)

Series 1, 2004: Steve Brookstein Series 2, 2005: Shayne Ward Series 3, 2006: Leona Lewis Series 4, 2007: Leon Jackson Series 5, 2008: Alexandra Burke Series 6, 2009: Joe McElderry Series 7, 2010: Matt Cardle Series 8, 2011: Little Mix Series 9, 2012: James Arthur Series 10, 2013: Upcoming Series

Current

Louis Walsh Tulisa Contostavlos (Series 8-) Gary Barlow (Series 8-) Nicole Scherzinger (Series 9-)

Former Simon Cowell (Series 1-7) Sharon Osbourne (Series 1-4) Brian Friedman (Series 4 - Auditions) Dannii Minogue (Series 4-7) Cheryl Cole (Series 5-7) Kelly Rowland (Series 8)

Current

Dermot O'Leary (The X Factor, Series 4-) Caroline Flack (The Xtra Factor, Series 8-)

Former Kate Thornton (The X Factor, Series 1-3) Ben Shephard (The Xtra Factor, Series 1-3) Fearne Cotton (The Xtra Factor, Series 4) Holly Willoughby (The Xtra Factor, Series 5-6) Konnie Huq (The Xtra Factor, Series 7) Olly Murs (The Xtra Factor, Series 8-9)

[32] United States The X Factor Fox

Season 1, 2011: Melanie Amaro Season 2, 2012: Tate Stevens Season 3, 2013: Upcoming Season

Current

Simon Cowell Demi Lovato (Season 2-)

Former Cheryl Cole (Season 1 - Auditions) Paula Abdul (Season 1) Nicole Scherzinger (Season 1) L.A. Reid (Season 1-2) Britney Spears (Season 2)

Current

Khloé Kardashian (Season 2-) Mario Lopez (Season 2-)

Former Steve Jones (Season 1)

[33] Vietnam The X Factor Vietnam VTV Season 1, 2013: Upcoming Season
  1. ^ Also shown in Republic of Ireland and in series 3, 4 and 7, auditions were held in Dublin, and viewers in Ireland were allowed to vote.