itv have just announced moments ago, the launch date of this years 'X Factor' will be August 30th at 8pm.
The new run of the show will be the first to feature Mel B as a regular judge. Mel will be joined on the panel by returning judge Louis Walsh. Also returning to the panel for the first time in years, this series, will be show creator Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini (previously Cole).
To get viewers in the mood for the new series, a special series of programmes will air on itv2, the week before, with 'The Boss Is Back', 'Louis Looks Back', 'Cheryl Looks Back', 'Wonderful World of The X Factor' and 'The X Factor - Your Top Ten' airing everyday between August 25th-29th, at 8pm presented by Sarah-Jane Crawford.