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The X Factor

  • Episode: 

    25 of

  • Title: 

    Semi-final 1
  • Transmission (TX): 

    Sat 25 Nov 2017
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    7.30pm - 9.10pm
  • Week: 

    Week 48 2017 : Sat 25 Nov - Fri 01 Dec
  • Channel: 

  • Amended: 

    Fri 24 Nov 2017
Semi-final 1
The nation’s favourite singing show continues into its semi-final round as the remaining contestants take to the stage to perform for the judges and audience at home, with the hope of making it into next week’s final. 
Resident host Dermot O’Leary leads the proceedings, as the four judges battle it out to keep their final acts in the show. This year Louis Walsh has the Boys, Nicole Scherzinger the Overs, Simon Cowell the Groups and Sharon Osbourne the Girls.
Throughout the live shows an outstanding line-up of guest stars will perform including The X Factor’s 2012 winner James Arthur on Saturday’s show and chart-topping singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran on Sunday night.