The X Factor will go up against BBC1's National Lottery show and Casualty when it returns to screens next week.
X Factor host Dermot O'Leary appears to have confirmed judge Gary Barlow will be leaving the show after the coming series - and hinted he would love to step on to the panel.
Charlotte Church, the 'Voice of an Angel', has used less than angelic terms to turn down a job as an X Factor judge.
Presenter Jonathan Ross has signed a further deal with ITV to extend his chat show on the station until the end of next year.
David Bowie has scored his first number one album in 20 years with a record that is also the fastest-selling of the year so far.
Take That duo Robbie Williams and Gary Barlow could be reunited on the X Factor judging panel, according to reports.
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Rylan Clark is the latest hopeful to be given their marching on orders from the X Factor.
Gary Barlow has expressed his bewilderment after another of his acts was axed from The X Factor last night.
The British driver is without a victory on the F1 circuit so far this season but is showing a greater maturity in his quest to regain the world title
2008 world champion makes a surprising admission on the eve of tough new season
Power broker scouts for a 'bigger celebrity' as Fox show's viewing figures fail to meet expectations
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Cheryl Cole wants to take a break from the showbiz world.
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