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Season 07, Episode 01 Auditions 1: Glasgow welcomes Geri!

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Aug 21, 2010
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Auditions 1: Glasgow welcomes Geri! Aug 21, 2010 With Dannii looking after her mini Minogue the panel of power welcomed the first of our celebrity guest judges in Glasgow, the notoriously never lost for words, formally ginger, Geri Halliwell.

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Season 07, Episode 02 Auditions 2: Dublin welcomes Katy Perry!

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Aug 28, 2010
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Auditions 2: Dublin welcomes Katy Perry! Aug 28, 2010 Guest judge Katy Perry helps Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh select the best solo singers and groups in Dublin as the auditions move to Louis's native Republic of Ireland for the first time since 2006.

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Season 07, Episode 03 Auditions 3: Birmingham welcomes Natalie Imbruglia!

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Sep 4, 2010
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Auditions 3: Birmingham welcomes Natalie Imbruglia! Sep 4, 2010 Guest judge Natalie Imbruglia helps Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh select the best solo singers and groups at the auditions in Birmingham, where highlights include a female duo whose attitude fails to impress Simon. Plus, more from London, where a pair of twins from Paris bring back memories of Jedward for the judges.

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Season 07, Episode 04 Auditions 4: Cardiff welcomes Pixie Lott!

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Sep 11, 2010
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Auditions 4: Cardiff welcomes Pixie Lott! Sep 11, 2010 Pixie Lott helps Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole and Louis Walsh put through the best solo acts and groups as the auditions reach Cardiff, where last year the judges discovered Lucie Jones and Lloyd Daniels, who would go on to reach the live finals.

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Season 07, Episode 05 Series 7 - Auditions 5

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Sep 18, 2010
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Series 7 - Auditions 5 Sep 18, 2010 In the first of two shows from Manchester bringing the 2010 auditions to a close, Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh are joined by Pussycat Dolls lead singer Nicole Scherzinger on the judges' panel, but have to make do without Cheryl Cole, who was recovering from malaria when this double bill was filmed.

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Season 07, Episode 06 Auditions 6: Manchester Day 2

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Sep 19, 2010
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Auditions 6: Manchester Day 2 Sep 19, 2010 With Cheryl Cole still absent, the contestants in Manchester have one last chance to impress Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and guest judge Nicole Scherzinger in the final audition show before boot camp begins next week.

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Season 07, Episode 07 Boot Camp 1

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Sep 25, 2010
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Boot Camp 1 Sep 25, 2010 The first of this weekend’s bootcamp double bill, as the cream of the crop from the nationwide auditions head to London. Over 200 acts will be tested to the limit at Wembley Arena in the biggest bootcamp ever. They will face choreography, vocal coaching and styling sessions as they try to stand out from the crowd. Those that make it through the first challenges will get to perform centre stage in front of Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and guest judge and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. Host Dermot O’Leary will be there at every step of the way as we find out who makes it through and who heads home.

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Season 07, Episode 08 Boot Camp 2

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Sep 26, 2010
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Boot Camp 2 Sep 26, 2010 It is the second of this weekend’s bootcamp double bill. The solo performances continue as one by one, the acts take to the biggest stage yet. No-one can afford to slip up as they face Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and guest judge and Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger. Tonight, the judges decide who they believe could go all the way as they reveal who makes it to judges’ houses. Host Dermot O’ Leary will be there every step of the way as we find out who makes it through and who heads home.

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Season 07, Episode 09 Judges Houses 1

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Oct 2, 2010
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Judges Houses 1 Oct 2, 2010 Those who have made it through travel to the judges houses where they have one last chance to impress before the judges decide who they will put through to the live stages of the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 10 Judges Houses 2

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Oct 3, 2010
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Judges Houses 2 Oct 3, 2010 The judges reveal who has made it through to the live finals.

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Season 07, Episode 11 Live Show 1

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Oct 9, 2010
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Live Show 1 Oct 9, 2010 Tonights theme: Number one Singles.Dermot O'Leary hosts the first of the live shows. Thousands of singers auditioned across the UK and their numbers have been whittled down so that now only the 12 finalists remain to battle it out for a life-changing record contract. Each finalist is mentored by one of the judges - Dannii Minogue returns from maternity leave to support the boys, Cheryl Cole looks after the girls, Simon Cowell is mentoring the groups and Louis Walsh is helping the contestants in the new over-28s category. Tomorrow night, the first act will leave the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 12 Live Results Show 1

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Oct 10, 2010
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Live Results Show 1 Oct 10, 2010 Dermot O'Leary reveals how the public has voted in the first live results show. The acts with the fewest number of votes must sing again in the final showdown, and then it is up to the judges to decide who will be leaving the competition. Plus last year's winner Joe McElderry gives the first performance of his new single.

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Season 07, Episode 13 Live Show 2

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Oct 16, 2010
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Live Show 2 Oct 16, 2010 Tonights theme: Heroes.

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Season 07, Episode 14 Live Results Show 2

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Oct 17, 2010
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Live Results Show 2 Oct 17, 2010 Join host Dermot O'Leary live as the 11 remaining acts find out the results of the public vote. The two acts with the lowest number of votes must sing for survival in the final showdown. Then it is up to the judges to decide who stays to sing another day and who leaves the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 15 Live Show 3

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Oct 23, 2010
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Live Show 3 Oct 23, 2010 The 10 remaining acts battle it out to win the public's votes and stay in the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 16 Series 7 - Elimination - 3 (Result)

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Oct 24, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 3 (Result) Oct 24, 2010 Join Dermot O'Leary live for the results of the public vote. The two acts with the lowest number of votes must perform again in the final showdown. Then judges Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue, Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole will decide who stays to sing another day and who leaves the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 17 Series 7 - Elimination - 4

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Oct 30, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 4 Oct 30, 2010 Live Show

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Season 07, Episode 18 Live Results Show 4

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Oct 31, 2010
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Live Results Show 4 Oct 31, 2010 Dermot O'Leary hosts the all-new Sunday night X Factor results show, as the nine acts find out the results of the public vote. The two with the lowest number of votes will sing for survival in the final showdown, then it is up to the judges to decide who stays to sing another day and who leaves the competition

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Season 07, Episode 19 Live Show 5

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Nov 6, 2010
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Live Show 5 Nov 6, 2010 The battle for the crown continues as the eight remaining acts step onto Britain's biggest stage for the fifth live show. Each of the performers will be hoping to impress the voting audience at home as well as judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh. Host Dermot O'Leary will be on hand to deal with the war of words as the judges give their views on each performance and defend their singers. Next time, one act will be leaving the competition.

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Season 07, Episode 20 Live Results Show 5

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Nov 7, 2010
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Live Results Show 5 Nov 7, 2010 Dermot O'Leary hosts the live results show. The remaining performers will be on tenterhooks as the results of the public vote are revealed, as the two acts with the lowest number of votes must sing for their survival in the final showdown.

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Season 07, Episode 21 Live Show 6

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Nov 13, 2010
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Live Show 6 Nov 13, 2010 Only seven acts remain and the competition will be getting fiercer than ever as the performers battle it out to stay in the running. Judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh will be on the edges of their seats as they support the singers they are mentoring

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Season 07, Episode 22 Live Results Show 6

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Nov 14, 2010
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Live Results Show 6 Nov 14, 2010 It is time for the seven remaining acts to find out the result of the public vote. The two acts with the lowest numbers of votes must sing for survival in the final showdown. Then judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh will decide who stays in the competition and who is sent home.

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Season 07, Episode 23 Series 7 - Elimination - 7

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Nov 20, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 7 Nov 20, 2010 here are only six acts remaining in the competition, and today they must sing live again in a battle to win the biggest prize in pop. Also fighting it out are judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh, who are each mentoring one category of singers. Host Dermot O'Leary will be on hand to deal with all the tears and triumphs.

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Season 07, Episode 24 Live Results Show 7

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Nov 21, 2010
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Live Results Show 7 Nov 21, 2010 t is time to reveal the results of the public vote. The two acts with the fewest votes will have to perform again in a sing-off, and then it is up to the judges to decide who stays in the competition and who is eliminated.

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Season 07, Episode 25 Live Show 8

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Nov 27, 2010
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Live Show 8 Nov 27, 2010 It is the eighth live show, and with only five acts remaining, the pressure is really on to make an impression on both the judges and the voters at home. Panellists Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh will be rooting for the performers in their categories

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Season 07, Episode 26 Series 7 - Elimination - 8 (Result)

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Nov 28, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 8 (Result) Nov 28, 2010 Dermot O'Leary reveals the results of the latest public vote. The two acts with the fewest votes must take part in a sing-off, and then judges Simon Cowell, Dannii Minogue, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole decide who stays to compete in the quarter-finals, and who must leave for good.

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Season 07, Episode 27 Series 7 - Elimination - 9

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Dec 4, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 9 Dec 4, 2010 The battle to win the biggest prize in pop moves a step closer as the show reaches the semi-final. The remaining acts each sing two songs live in a bid to win viewers' votes. Also fighting for the acts they have mentored are judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh, while host Dermot O'Leary is on hand to deal with the triumphs and tears.

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Season 07, Episode 28 Series 7 - Elimination - 9 (Result)

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Dec 5, 2010
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Series 7 - Elimination - 9 (Result) Dec 5, 2010 Britain has been voting over the last 24 hours and now the semi-finalists find out the result of the public vote. The act with the fewest votes will leave the competition, and the others will compete in next week's final. Including live performances from the cast of hit US series Glee, former X Factor winner Alexandra Burke and chart-topping group the Black Eyed Peas. Hosted by Dermot O'Leary.

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Season 07, Episode 29 The Final 2010

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Dec 11, 2010
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The Final 2010 Dec 11, 2010 The finalists go head to head as they sing live in a bid to win this year's competition and bag a life-changing recording contract. Also battling it out are judges Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Dannii Minogue and Cheryl Cole, while host Dermot O'Leary is on hand to keep the warring parties at bay. Plus there will be performances by some amazing international guest stars. The voting lines open tonight as the countdown starts - tomorrow night, one act will win the X Factor.

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Season 07, Episode 30 The Final 2010 Results

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Dec 12, 2010
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The Final 2010 Results Dec 12, 2010 Britain has been voting for 24 hours and the finalists face a nail-biting wait to find out the results of the public vote. Joining them for the biggest pop event of the year are judges Simon Cowell, Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue and Louis Walsh as well as more top international guest stars. The two finalists left battling for the crown after the third-placed act has gone home will perform what will become the winner's single. Then it is the moment that everybody has been waiting for as Dermot O'Leary announces the winner of The X Factor 2010.

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