The X Factor 2011 | TV Show Watchlist

Season 1, Episode 1 Auditions #1

First Aired: September 21, 2011

Solo artists and music groups compete for a $5 million recording contract. In the premiere, auditions are held in L.A., Chicago, Miami, Dallas, Seattle and Newark, N.J. The series' judges are Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, L.A. Reid and Nicole Scherzinger. Steve Jones hosts.