Big Changes For The X Factor

Big Changes For The X Factor
 Nelius Stackpoole
Nelius Stackpoole

19 Jan 2017

Big news for all you X Factor fans the Xtra Factor is no more. A decision has been made to drop the show this year. The show began back in 2004 and has run alongside the main show since. 

The Xtra Factor will be replaced with a digital version of the show which promises to have more online content. The show has been presented in the past by Olly Murs, Caroine Flack,  Holly Willoughby, Rylan Clarke-Neals and Matt Edmondson.

 Richard Holloway, managing director of Thames TV, who make the show, told 'ITV"In the past year there has been an increase in digital engagement and online audiences around The X Factor.

In light of this, ITV's strategy to focus their efforts on digital means The Xtra Factor on linear television has come to its natural end.

We've had great fun making the show and would like to thank Rylan, Matt and Roman (Kemp) for their fantastic and entertaining work on the last series.

We now look forward to focusing on making great content for our social platforms in support of the main show."

So there you have it no more Xtra factor. Will you miss the Xtra Factor? Let us know in the comments below. 

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