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'X Factor' returns with 11.3m viewers

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Topic: 'X Factor' returns with 11.3m viewers
Posted By: Bren
Subject: 'X Factor' returns with 11.3m viewers
Date Posted: 21 Aug 2011 at 13:21

New-look 'X Factor' returns with 11.3m viewers

Sunday, August 21 2011, 10:16 BST - 2 comments
By - Paul Millar , TV Reporter


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The X Factor returned with a bang last night as an average of 11.3m tuned in, the latest overnight data reveals.

Introducing new judges - Gary Barlow , Tulisa Constostavlos and - Kelly Rowland , the eighth series of the talent show launched with 10.8m (45.7%), as well as a further 504k on ITV1 +1.

While slightly below the average of - last year's record-breaking opener , this year's X Factor premiere peaked with a hefty 12.6m (51%) at 9pm.

Caroline Flack's The Xtra Factor, meanwhile, got off to a respectable start on ITV2, with 1.17m (5.4%) at 9.15pm (+1: 260k), making it the most-watched multichannel broadcast of the evening. - Digital Spy

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