New X Factor hosts Olly Murs and Caroline Flack have a catchphrase... sort of

Olly Murs and Caroline FLack

New X Factor hosts Olly Murs and Caroline Flack plan to bring some fun to this year's show.

And maybe even a catchphrase or two, at least if Olly gets his way.

He revealed: “It’s from Uptown Funk: ‘Saturday night and we’re in the spot. Don’t believe me? Just watch’."

But Caroline isn't so convinced, saying: “Noooo, we’re not doing it! He thinks we should do this every Saturday night! I mean, come on… It’s not exactly Bruce Forsyth, is it? It’s not quite as catchy as, ‘Nice to see you, to see you nice’, is it?”

Speaking about how the pair signed up for this year's show they told how Simon Cowell wooed them with curry and wine following Dermot's exit.

Olly explained: “There were rumours going around for a while. Dermot had decided to leave the show and once that decision was made, our names were then in the hat and it went from there very quickly."

Revealing he's asked been asked 'every year' to join the series, Olly continued: "I always get a text at some point from Simon Cowell saying, ‘Olly, we need to talk about X Factor, I think you should do the show with me this year’. Every year!

"He always said I was a big ambassador of the show and he wanted me to be part of it at some stage. But this year it was more formal, he asked me to dinner."

Meanwhile, Caroline said that the exact specifics of how their double act would work on screen hasn't been confirmed.

The female half of the X Factor's first ever hosting duo added: "I’d like us to be on the stage at the same time together. We work as a duo. Olly has this idea that one person could be in one place and another could be running around, but I don’t know…"

The X Factor will return to ITV in the autumn.

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