Airs Saturdays at 8:00 pm on ITV1
Premiered September 1, 2004
Genres Game Show, Reality
The X Factor is a British television music talent show contested by aspiring pop singers drawn from public auditions. The single most important attribute that the judges are seeking, is the ability to appeal to a mass market of pop fans. Judges include: Simon Cowell; Dannii Minogue; Louis Walsh; and Cheryl Cole.