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The X Factor (2005) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
Factor X - Colombia (2005) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
The X Factor: Battle of the Stars (2006) (TV Movie)
version of same show concept from different country
X Factor (2006) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
X-Factor (2006) (TV Series)
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Factor X (2007) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2008) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2008) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2008) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
X Factor (2008) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2009) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2010) (TV Series)
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X Factor (2010) (TV Series)
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The X Factor (2011) (TV Series)
version of same show concept from different country
X Factor (2011) (TV Series)
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Spin-off 

The Xtra Factor (2004) (TV Series)
Xtra Factor is a sister programme.

Referenced in 

Top Gear: Episode #5.8 (2004) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the news
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2004) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Girls in Love: The Ex-Factor (2005) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2005) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
100 Greatest Funny Moments (2006) (TV Movie)
This show makes the countdown.
Ideal: The Seance (2006) (TV Episode)
Moz says Nicki likes watching "X Factor", but he'd rather drink tramp's urine.
The Play's the Thing: Episode #1.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Doctor Who: The Runaway Bride (2006) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2006) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Room 101: Episode #11.5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Gavin & Stacey: Episode #1.4 (2007) (TV Episode)
Father Chris tells the congregation that Simon Cowell will be interested in their singing for "Pop Factor."
Gavin & Stacey: Episode #1.5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Smithy tells a woman in the club that he's a member of a band that came in second on The X Factor.
TV Is Dead?: Time for TV (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
Screenwipe: Episode #4.5 (2007) (TV Episode)
A contestant is looked at in detail.
Ricky Gervais Live 3: Fame (2007) (Video)
Mentioned in monologue
Extras: The Extra Special Series Finale (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during the Big Brother Speech
Top Gear: Episode #10.10 (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jeremy
Clatterford: Episode #2.3 (2008) (TV Episode)
character mentions program by name
It Takes Two: '80s Gold Spectacular (2008) (TV Episode)
When Grant Denyer introduces Dannii Minogue as a guest judge, he says that she has previously been a judge on The X Factor in Britain.
Doctor Who Confidential: End of an Era (2008) (TV Episode)
Catherine Tate says that she hopes Donna will be happy sky-plussing the show.
How Not to Live Your Life: Fake Wake (2008) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by a old woman.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2008) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Skins: Thomas (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Psychoville: Jelly (2009) (TV Episode)
Karen mentions the show during the bidding for Snappy the Crocodile.
EastEnders: Episode dated 18 August 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Bianca says to Ronnie, "This ain't The X Factor final. You do get another go. I mean look at me."
The All Star Impressions Show (2009) (TV Movie)
"Stacey Solomon" and "Danni Minogue" mention the programme.
The Simpsons: Celebrity Friends (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Have I Got News for You: Episode #39.3 (2010) (TV Episode)
Robert Webb suggest that the ITV leaders' debate is using the same format as The X Factor.
Holby City: X-Y Factor (2010) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #39.5 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jo Brand compares Simon Cowell's comments about the election to the format of the X Factor.
Strike Back: Afghanistan: Part Two (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Baxter
Life4You: Episode #2.4 (2010) (TV Episode)
Discussed with contestant Yuli Minguel.
The Inbetweeners: The Gig and the Girlfriend (2010) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
Sean Lock: Lockipedia Live (2010) (Video)
Mentioned by Sean Lock
EastEnders: Episode dated 23 November 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Tamwar says to Yusef, "So, did you watch last week's X Factor?"
Coronation Street: The Big 50 (2010) (TV Movie)
A sketch is shown in which Kirk Sutherland goes to an "X Factor" audition
Miranda: The Perfect Christmas (2010) (TV Episode)
Gary asks whether Stevie is miming the show's title during a game of charades.
The One Ronnie (2010) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Daniel MacPherson in a discussion with Ronan Keating after his performance.
Page Eight (2011) (TV Movie)
Ben mentions watching the show.
Top Gear: Episode #17.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Louis Walsh and Jeremy discuss the show
EastEnders: Episode dated 2 August 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jodie says to Poppy, "Oh, she so could. Like Dannii had to when Cheryl joined The X Factor."
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #20.1 (2011) (TV Episode)
Simon Cowell talks about recommending vitamins to a person on the show
An Idiot Abroad: Route 66 (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions the show by name.
EastEnders: Episode dated 3 November 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Lola says to Ben, "You know who else is gay? That bloke from The X Factor. Would you snog him?"
An Idiot Abroad: Karl Comes Home (2011) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions the show by name.
Life's Too Short: Episode #1.3 (2011) (TV Episode)
Simon Cowell working with Susan Boyle, Jedward and Louis Walsh mentioned.
Pair of Kings: The Ex Factor (2011) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
After Lately: The 'M' Word (2011) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year (2011) (TV Movie)
Referenced by name
Drop Dead Diva: Happily Ever After (2012) (TV Episode)
Owen tells Jane that because of her, he knows the difference between "Idol", "The Voice" and "The X Factor".
Bad Education: Politics (2012) (TV Episode)
David Millbank refers to the series.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.201 (2012) (TV Episode)
Today's guest panelist Vicky Entwistle spoke of her friend Carolyn Poole who was the first contestant eliminated during the live shows of 'The X-Factor' 2012!
An Idiot Abroad: The Short Way Around: India (2012) (TV Episode)
Karl mentions all the crying on the show.
An Idiot Abroad: The Short Way Around: China (2012) (TV Episode)
Karl says, "They'll make it look like an X Factor moment."
EastEnders: Episode dated 1 February 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
AJ says to Tiffany, "So you're looking for someone like that guy off The X Factor?"
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.112 (2013) (TV Episode)
Simon Cowell explains that One Direction were five solo artists that auditioned for the show.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.116 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase "the sex factor" is used in reference to a story on Simon Cowell.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.126 (2013) (TV Episode)
The phrase "the sperm factor" is used in conjunction with a story about Simon Cowell fathering a child.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.1 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.4 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.5 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.6 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #47.5 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jack Dee mentions the musical based on the show.
My Granny the Escort (2014) (TV Movie)
Sheila Vogel-Coupe is the grandmother of contestant Katie Waissel
Street Kid World Cup: Episode #1.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Camille and Sam.
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dwayne Johnson/Mel B/Chronixx (2014) (TV Episode)
Jimmy mentions Mel B is also a judge on this show
Have I Got News for You: Episode #48.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
Paul Merton suggests that three characters from an Iraqi sitcom are the show's new judges.
Have I Got News for You: Episode #48.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
Frank Skinner refers to the show in a joke about Orpheus singing to the Furies.
Film 2014: Episode dated 19 November 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Antonia Quirke when reviewing The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 (2014)
The Graham Norton Show: Dame Judi Dench/Dustin Hoffman/Jennifer Aniston/Jason Bateman/Olly Murs (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue
The Graham Norton Show: Michael Keaton/Victoria Wood/Jamie Oliver/Ian McKellen/One Direction (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Graham in his opening monologue when he talks about One Direction
Some Girls: Episode #3.4 (2014) (TV Episode)
Amber says she wants to be a judge on the X Factor, like Cheryl Cole.

Featured in 

8 Out of 10 Cats: Episode #2.1 (2006) (TV Episode)
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100 Greatest Funny Moments (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips are shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #2.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Review of the Year (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #4.1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2007 (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Episode #5.1 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Screenwipe: Review of the Year 2008 (2008) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.15 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.16 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.21 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.25 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.31 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.32 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.33 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.34 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.35 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Life4You: Episode #1.8 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips of Leona Lewis' appearances are shown
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.36 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Loose Women: Episode #14.45 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.41 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.44 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.45 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
GMTV: Episode dated 16 November 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.46 (2009) (TV Episode)
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This Morning: Episode dated 19 November 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.50 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.51 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.54 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.57 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.60 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.61 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.62 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.63 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.64 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.65 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Angela and Friends: Episode #1.26 (2009) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.66 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.68 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.70 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.72 (2009) (TV Episode)
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Dancing on Ice: Episode #5.2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.133 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
Live from Studio Five: Episode #1.138 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown.
Breakfast: Episode dated 7 June 2010 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during 'Rage Against the Machine' interview!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.45 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.64 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.79 (2010) (TV Episode)
Clip highlighted discussion topic.
The Vanessa Show: Episode #1.13 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during James Ingham's TV review segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 20 August 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guests Boyd Hilton and Rowetta.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.10 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 10 September 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
Breakfast: Episode dated 26 October 2011 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest Professor Green.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.79 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Kitty Brucknell!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.85 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
50 Years of Bad Sex (2011) (TV Movie)
Clips shown to illustrate points
The Wright Stuff: Episode #16.90 (2011) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Stacey Solomon!
The Talent Show Story: Episode #1.2 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
The Talent Show Story: Episode #1.5 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clips seen and discussed
Katy Perry: Part of Me (2012)
footage is seen (courtesy of FreMantle Media)
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.165 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.184 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist Joe McElderry!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.195 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown during Kevin O'Sullivan's TV review segment.
The Wright Stuff: Episode #17.219 (2012) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #18.18 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown from Rylan Clark's early work.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.3 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
The Wright Stuff: Episode dated 5 November 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist, Matt Cardle!
Gogglebox: Episode #2.7 (2013) (TV Episode)
Clips shown and programme is discussed.
Gogglebox: Episode #2.9 (2013) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #2.10 (2013) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #2.11 (2013) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #2.13 (2013) (TV Episode)
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The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.16 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist, Rylan Clark!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.47 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce a discussion topic!
The Wright Stuff: Episode #19.105 (2014) (TV Episode)
Clip shown to introduce today's guest panelist, Matt Cardle!
Gogglebox: Episode #4.1 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #4.2 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #4.3 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #4.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #4.10 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Gogglebox: Episode #4.11 (2014) (TV Episode)
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Spoofed in 

Ben Dover: The XXX Factor (2005) (Video)
Title
The xXx Factor 2: The Next Level (2005) (Video)
title
The New Paul O'Grady Show: Episode dated 16 November 2009 (2009) (TV Episode)
Two impersonators dress up as John and Edward during the episode.
The All Star Impressions Show (2009) (TV Movie)
The judges' houses round of the show is mocked.
Olive the Ostrich: Olive Enters Wow Factor (2011) (TV Episode)
Spoofs title; features judge that speaks in manner similar to Simon Cowell

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