Celebrity X Factor start time, line up of contestants, judges, prize and spoilers!

Celebrity X Factor contestants and air date

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The X Factor: Celebrity is here – who’s taking part, what’s the prize and what time does it start tonight?

This year’s regular series of the singing contest has been replaced in favour of a brand new spin-off.

Rather than featuring members of the public, the new Celebrity X Factor series will star celebrity contestants.

Here’s all you need to know about the series…

X Factor Celebrity judges

The new Celebrity X Factor series will see three familiar faces on the judging panel.

Alongside Simon Cowell, former judges Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger will be making comebacks to join him.

The series will be hosted by Dermot O’Leary.

Celebrity X Factor line up

15 celebrity acts have signed up to take part in the show.

They are:

Kevin McHale – Actor best known for his role as Artie Abrams in Glee

Try Star – Trio made up of Rugby stars Thom Evans, Ben Foden and Levi Davis.

Martin Bashir – TV newsreader and journalist

Max & Harvey – Teenage pop duo, CBBC and social media stars

Hayley Hasselhoff – American actress and model, the daughter of David Hasselhoff.

Jenny Ryan – Star of ITV game show The Chase where she is known as The Vixen

The Islanders – Made up of four former Love Islanders Zara McDermott, Eyal Booker, Wes Nelson and Samira Mighty.

Brendan Cole and Jeremy Edwards – Former Strictly Come Dancing pro Brendan and Hollyoaks actor Jeremy have formed a duo.

Victoria Ekanoye – Coronation Street star who played Angie Appleton

Ricki Lake – American actress and chat show host

Olivia Olson – Actress and child star of Love Actually

Megan McKenna – Reality TV personality who has appeared on TOWIE and Big Brother.

Jonny Labey – EastEnders actor who played Paul Coker

V5 – A five piece group made up of social media influencers Wendii Sarmiento, Sofia Oliveira, Alondra Martinez, Natalie Valerin and Laura Buitrag.

Vinnie Jones – Footballer turned actor

The prize for The X Factor Celebrity winner is a record deal – just like the regular version – going on to release an album.

Celebrity X Factor start time

The X Factor’s new Celebrity series started in October on ITV.

The second episode airs TONIGHT on Saturday, October 19 at 8:30PM on ITV.

You can find out about the second batch of contestants performing HERE.

Watch a first look from tonight’s Celebrity X Factor below…

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