It’s our favourite excuse to stay in on a Saturday night, but one we might not be able to use this year - ITV are said to be considering postponing the next X Factor until January 2012!
Our favourite talent battle on TV is causing a clash of schedules for X Factor mogul Simon Cowell as he takes the show stateside. Current timetables suggest that the UK live shows would inconveniently coincide with the live finals of the US X Factor. And with both Simon Cowell and Cheryl Cole expected to be on the judging panel for the new US version of the hit British show, the London studio would be a lonely place for fellow judges Louis Walsh and Danni Minogue.
But with auditions for the new series already begun, and the 2010 X Factor Tour with winner Matt Cardle and finalists Cher Lloyd, Rebecca Ferguson and Katie Waissel only summoning up more excitement, what will they decide?
Watch this space!