Get ready. Boot Camp starts on Friday night at 9pm. The Judges have the agonising task of choosing just six acts to take to Judges' Houses.
Watch our trailer to get a sense of the tension.
The live shows are edging closer. This Friday, Saturday and Sunday we'll find out who survives Boot Camp to make it to Judges' Houses.
We couldn't contain our excitement any longer about the Guest Judges so here they are...former X Factor Judge Tulisa is helping Louis choose his final three, Mel B's brought in her Spice Girl pal Emma Bunton, Cheryl called on Tinie Tempah to lend her hand and finally Simon sought the sage wisdom of Sinitta.
Watch Judges' Houses Friday 3 October 9pm, Saturday 4 October and Sunday 5 October 8pm.
Watch Louis Walsh and Simon Cowell in action with their impressions of Mel B and her famous nooooooooooooos.
Find out more on Sunday's episode of The X Factor, ITV at 8pm
Simon has fun with Mel B during the Arena Auditions after she's been a little peckish.
Watch more backstage fun at the Arenas in this weekend's The Xtra Factor Saturday 9.20pm and Sunday 9.00pm.
Catch up on the Room Auditions on ITV Player.