Simon Cowell Has Revealed A Huge Twist For The New Series Of 'The X Factor'
4 July 2017, 13:03 | Updated: 4 July 2017, 13:10
It's going to be a rollercoaster ride.
What could be more exciting than an X Factor live audition? That’s right – an X Factor live audition at a THEME PARK!
Show boss Simon Cowell has revealed that SIX weekend episodes will take place at THORPE PARK, meaning that this will be a must-watch. Apparently ratings are often a little lower than usual for the performance-only episodes, as some viewers find them a little slow – given that there isn’t the drama of an eviction – so he has opted to inject a little drama into the proceedings.
A contestant will be evicted on both Saturday and Sunday night. Eek!
Thorpe Park will make the shows even more exciting! (Credit: Getty)
A source has revealed to The Sun: “Ratings plummeted and Simon knew a drastic revamp was needed.
The Saturday night show became so tedious as there was rarely any drama which an eviction would bring.”
Bring it on!
The source added: “ITV believes transforming it is the right decision. It means all singers will perform on both Saturday and Sunday evenings, with acts being eliminated both nights. They are doing the Thorpe Park auditions early on too, because producers think the unconventional location will create some funny footage.”
We can’t say we’ve ever found The X Factor boring, but we are every excited to see the new location in action.
And, while we're on the subject, why not enjoy the time X Factor judges Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh popped in to the Heart studio to play 'Pants On Fire'?