12 September 2012 8:35 AM, PDT | Access Hollywood | See recent Access Hollywood news »

"The X Factor" Season 2 premieres tonight -- without a host -- but showrunner Simon Cowell says the casting decision is nearing finality.

"We're getting close. I think I know the two people it's going to be now," Simon told Access Hollywood at "The X Factor" Season 2 premiere party in Los Angeles on Tuesday, when asked when the new host/hosts will be revealed. "But, everyone's got an input."

The music mogul did confirm that there will be two hosts, as originally planned for last season (there were supposed to be two hosts for the Fox reality competition ...

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