|Ultimate X Factor|
|Format||Interactive talent show|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|No. of episodes||23 (as of May 24, 2014)|
|Original run||April 2014 –May 2014|
For the current season see Ultimate X Factor (season 3).
Ultimate X Factor is a Tengaged based reality music competition based on the original UK series of the hit show The X Factor, with the purpose of finding the next big superstar. The first season of the show opened with applications on April 7th 2014.
The series is hosted by bigbrothermaniac. The judges are Janelle_Pierzina, Euro and BigBrotherFan132.
The series has had two winners to date, Beyonce and Christina Aguilera.
Contestants are split into three categories; 16-24's, Over 25's and Groups. The categories audition on seperate dates, with the judges scoring the acts. In the second stage, the judges are given a category to mentor, the artists then visit their mentor's homes where they perform and the mentor decides which acts will move onto the live shows. During the live shows, the public have an input by voting for their favorite acts leading to one winner.
There are three stages to the show.
- Stage 1: Auditions
- Stage 2: Judges Homes
- Stage 3: Live Shows (finals)
Judges and presentersEdit
From the shows interception, the judging panel has consisted of Platinum Big Brother and Voice Factor Excecutive Producer, host and coach Laurenjade121, Euro's Big Brother host and creator Euro and long time judge and coach BigBrotherFan132. On April 24, 2014 it was announced that all three judges had returned for their second season. On May 17, 2014 all 3 judges were confirmed for the third seasons with their contracts being extended a further season, however at the beginning of season three, with the announcement of host Riley exiting the show, Janelle_Pierzina was announced as a new judge and former judge Laurenjade121 became the new host of the show.
Hosts and other personnelEdit
The show was hosted by bigbrothermanic since the series interception, who has also worked on shows such as Janelle's X Factor, and The Voice-Factor. Former Ultimate X Factor judge Laurenjade121 was then announced as the new host and sole excecutive producer of the show.
Judges' categories and their finalistsEdit
In each season, each judge is allocated a category to mentor and chooses a number of acts to progress to the live finals. This table shows, which category each judge was allocated and which acts he or she put through to the live shows.
– Winning judge/category. Winners are in bold, eliminated contestants in small font.
To date, three seasons has been broadcasted, as summarized below.
Contestant in (or mentor of) "16–24's" category
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Over 25's" category
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Groups" category
|Season||Broadcasted||Winner||Runner-Up||Third Place||Winning Mentor||Judges|
|One||April 9th 2014|
April 23rd 2014
|Two||April 27th 2014|
May 16th 2014
|Christina Aguilera||Imagine Dragons||One Direction|
|Three||May 19th 2014|
June 6th 2014