Where are The X Factor live shows held?
All the way from 2004, up to and including the 2014 series, the filming location for The X Factor UK live shows has always been The Fountain Studios in Wembley, London.
The only exception to this will be for the final itself, which will be broadcast just down the road at Wembley Arena.
Update: Find out the date and location of The X Factor 2014 final.
Fountain Studios have hosted the X Factor live shows since their beginning in 2004. The building also recently provided the venue for fellow ITV show ‘Stepping Out’ and the battle rounds of rival BBC reality series ‘The Voice’.
Here the 2013 final 12 contestants will compete each weekend for viewers votes to decide the series 10 winner.
Mentoring the Groups Rough Copy, Miss Dynamix and Kingsland will be Gary Barlow.
Nicholas McDonald, Luke Friend and Sam Callahan make up Louis Walsh’s Boys.
Mrs O’s Over’s will be Lorna Simpson, Shelley Smith and Sam Bailey.
Finally Hannah Barrett, Tamera Foster and Abi Alton will represent Nicole Scherzinger in the Girls category.
This years live shows get underway on Saturday, 12 October, 2013. If various news reports are to be believed, Louis, Sharon, Gary and possibly even Nicole could all be making this their last series as X factor UK judges. Choosing to either retire or begin focusing on new projects in the future.