Gary Barlow has tweeted ahead of his appearance on the red carpet for the official X Factor launch.
About to step on the red carpet for X factor launch !
The show starts on Saturday, check out the latest on the X Factor website.
X Factor judge Gary Barlow tells a contestant on tonight's show that she has "potential beyond belief" despite being lost for words.
X Factor marks the return of Sharon Osbourne to the judging panel five years after she quit amid rumours of tension with a fellow judge.