Fri, 23 Sep 2011 06:28:31 GMT | By Courtesy of 8TV

‘The X-Factor’ exclusively on 8TV, premieres 23rd and 24th Sept.

Simon Cowell’s much talked-about new reality singing show makes its way to Malaysia, thanks to 8TV.

The X-Factor (© 8TV)

Offering a grand prize of a staggering $5 Million dollars worth of recording contract with Sony Music, "The X-Factor" is in the search for the best performer with the total package.

Contestants are divided into four categories in this exhilarating brand new show respectively: girls under 25, boys under 25, individuals over 25 and groups.

This exciting new show comprise of a line of four high profile judges which include the controversial and repulsive ex-American Idol judge Simon Cowell, singer and also ex-American Idol judge Paula Abdul, bombshell of girl group Pussycat Dolls Nicole Scherzinger as well as popular music producer L.A. Reid. Each judge assigned to one category and will act as mentors to the contestants.

To add to the thrill and excitement of it all, the fine-looking and definitely witty, Steve Jones will host the show.

Expect to get yourself hooked on to The X-factor that premieres on the 23rd and 24th of September 2011 at 10.00pm and 10.30pmrespectively, and exclusively on 8tv.

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