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Dermot O'Leary's back as X Factor makes a return to screens

By Lucy Mapstone

Published 18/08/2016

Judge: Nicole Scherzinger
Judge: Nicole Scherzinger

The new series of The X Factor starts on Saturday, August 27, ITV has confirmed.

The popular talent programme will see head judge Simon Cowell star alongside returning judges Nicole Scherzinger, Sharon Osbourne and Louis Walsh.

Dermot O'Leary returns as presenter, taking over from Olly Murs and Caroline Flack.

This year's series will see the return of the beloved intimate room auditions, and clips from these have been used in a promotional teaser for the show.

The new promo is a mash-up of the judges 'singing' Girls Aloud hit Something Kinda Ooooh.

The X Factor will continue on Sunday, August 28.

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