Simon Cowell is going to stop 'fixing' Britain's Got Talent 2015

Simon Cowell (The X Factor 2014)

Britain's Got Talent boss Simon Cowell is keen to stop accusations that the show is fixed this year.

The talent show chief says he wants to make the new series less predictiable and formulaic.

And one big change is set to be the running order, with a filmed, random selection process to decide how and when the semi-finalists perform.

“I think we’re going to try to change up the live shows so the running order is more random," Simon said this week. "There was criticism last year that there was almost a formula, you know, a dance act would go on first, the singer at the end.”

An insider told The Sun newspaper today: “Simon’s thinking at the moment is that he doesn’t want the judges to know the line-up until right before the show starts.

“And he wants viewers at home to see how the show was organised, whether that’s pulling names out of a hat or something else. He wants to be much more open about it."

Simon is back alongside Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams for the new series of BGT, with auditions having been filmed earlier this year.

The four piece have already picked the finalists, choosing the top acts from the try outs earlier this year in at a deliberation day in London.

The Britain's Got Talent 2015 start date is currently set for just after Easter on ITV.

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