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The X Factor

  • Episode: 

    9 of 22

  • Title: 

    Bootcamp 1
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 28 Sep 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    8.20pm - 9.50pm
  • Week: 

    Week 40 2013 : Sat 28 Sep - Fri 04 Oct
  • Channel: 

It's bootcamp this week on The X Factor which means contestants are put through their paces as they fight for their place at judges’ houses. And this year with some dramatic changes, bootcamp is even more challenging than ever.
In the first bootcamp twist, the judges’ categories will be revealed at bootcamp so the stakes are even higher as each judge has the final say in choosing who to take with them to their judge’s house. 
The drama doesn’t stop there as in another exciting twist contestants will battle it out on stage for a sought after place. During the final challenge each act will perform individually and their judge then has to decide there and then if they want the act to take one of six seats on stage – each one representing a place at their judge’s house. 
However, no one is safe until the last person in each category has sung as even once an act has secured a seat and a place in the final six, the judge can change their mind at any point, swapping an act already through with someone else who comes on and out-performs them. 
Who will have what it takes to keep hold of their seat and a coveted place at one of the judge’s houses?