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The X Factor: Series 8 - Elimination - 1 (Result)

Dermot returns for the first elimination show of the series. Matt Cardle and Cee Lo Green perfom live on stage. Each of the judges then have to decide which of their acts they will be sending home. Louis is first up and he decides to save Sami, Kitty and Johnny leaving Jonjo eliminated from the competition. Gary is second up and he decides to save Marcus, Craig and Frankie. Third up is Tulisa who decides to save Rhythmix, The Risk and Nu Vibe leaving 2 Shoes eliminated from the competition. The last judge up is Kelly who decides to save Janet, Misha and Sophie leaving Amelia eliminated from the competition.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 8x13
Airdate: Sunday October 09th, 2011
Special Airtime: 08:00 pm

Director: Phil Heyes

Guest Stars
Matt CardleMatt Cardle
As Himself
Cee Lo GreenCee Lo Green
As Himself

Co-Guest Stars
Peter DicksonPeter Dickson
voiced Announcer
Main Cast
Louis WalshLouis Walsh
As Judge
Gary BarlowGary Barlow
As Judge
Little MixLittle Mix
As Themselves
Marcus CollinsMarcus Collins
As Himself
Amelia LilyAmelia Lily
As Herself
Misha BMisha B
As Herself
Janet DevlinJanet Devlin
As Herself
Craig ColtonCraig Colton
As Himself
Kitty BrucknellKitty Brucknell
As Herself
Johnny RobinsonJohnny Robinson
As Himself
The RiskThe Risk
As Themselves
Sophie HabibisSophie Habibis
As Herself
As Themselves
2 Shoes2 Shoes
As Themselves
Jonjo KerrJonjo Kerr
As Himself
Frankie CocozzaFrankie Cocozza
As Himself


The results show and for the judges, it is the toughest joice that they have and for Tulisa and Groups: Rhythmix, NuVibe, 2 Shoes, and the Risk, Louis and the Over 25s: Johnny Robinson, Jonjo Kerr, Sami Brookes, and Kitty Brucknell, Kelly and the Girls: Misha B, Janet Devlin, Amelia Lily and Sophie Habibis, and Gary and the Boys: Craig Colton, Marcus Collins, James Michael and Frankie Cocozza, it is going to crazy. Cee Lo Green and Matt Cardle are performing tonight. Each judge is going to have to make a choice. ..

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ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Cee Lo GreenCry Baby 
Matt CardleRun for Your Life 

Episode Quotes
Dermot: How does it feel to be back?
Matt: It feels absolutely incredible, it feels like home!

Other Episode Crew

CreatorSimon Cowell
Executive ProducerNigel Hall  |  Richard Holloway  |  Claire Horton
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