Caroline Flack and Olly Murs to host the Xtra Factor

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  • ITV officials confirmed the brand new signings on Twitter yesterday

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    runner up Olly Murs and TV presenter Caroline Flack will co-host the brand new series of The Xtra Factor, ITV officials have confirmed.

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    The pair will step into the shoes of axed ex-Blue Peter star Konnie Huq, who landed the job when Holly Willoughby quit the show last year.

    The news was revealed on the official X Factor Twitter page, with bosses telling fans: ‘@carolineflack1 and Olly Murs @ollyofficial confirmed as hosts on Xtra Factor! #xfactor (sic)’

    No sooner had the news been announced than the new duo got to work, heading straight to Birmingham for the first round of auditions.

    ‘Thankyou all so much..en route to Birmingham now for first auditions…xx,’ Caroline told followers on Twitter yesterday. 

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    Earlier this week, X Factor officials confirmed Cheryl Cole will not be returning to the show, announcing Gary Barlow, Kelly Rowland, Tulisa Contostavlos and Louis Walsh as this year’s judges.

    What are your thoughts on the latest X Factor appointments? Are Olly and Caroline right for the show? Let us know in the comments box below.

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