When does The X Factor 2017 series start?

Yes it's only Summer but itv are gearing up to launch the 2017 series of The X Factor, which will of course ensure millions tune into the channel each weekend until Christmas.

It's back.

It's back.

The talent show is set to return on Saturday 2nd September, airing before the first episode in the new series of The Jonathan Ross Show.  A second episode will air on Sunday 3rd September, sandwiched between Coronation Street and the first episode in series 2 of itv's hugely popular drama Victoria.  The channel are hoping scheduling X Factor between it's biggest shows will help boost ratings.

The X Factor


Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh, Nicole Scherzinger and Sharon Osbourne return as judges whilst Dermot O'Leary is back as host.

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