I know I said I'd do a blog about X Factor again.
But seriously ... what is there to "talk" about?
The auditions stages consist of material that shouldn't be given weekly extended coverage. A simple hour-long summary - or perhaps 2 hours split over 2 nights - of these damnably boring shenanigans would be sufficient (if that's the right word - and I strongly suspect it isn't).
A simple showing of the best auditions, and the worst for those who like to laugh at the musical ineptitude of others, and straight to the selection stage. Then the split to the mentors and their houses, and straight to business.
The only thing that makes X Factor interesting is the final stages (judges/mentors' houses and then weekly sing-offs with public vote). And now that the News of The World is out of the picture, the ...
I don't like you ... get over it.
Today is: (just in case you're a moron, or recently thawed out after a cryosleep)