X Factor Slovakia
|The X Factor|
|Created by||Simon Cowell (uncredited)|
|Country of origin||Czech Republic, Slovakia|
|Original language(s)||Czech language, Slovak language|
|No. of seasons||1|
|Running time||60–150 minutes|
|Original network||TV Prima, TV JOJ|
|Original release||2014– present|
X Factor Česko a Slovensko is a Czech and Slovak reality television music competition created by Simon Cowell and produced by FremantleMedia, on TV Prima and TV JOJ. Based on the original UK show, and an addition to the X Factor franchise, the series finds new singing talent (solo artists and groups ages 12 and over), drawn from public auditions, and they compete against each other for votes. The winner is determined by the show's viewers SMS text voting, and is awarded a recording contract, worth 200.000 €.
To date, three seasons have been broadcast, as summarized below.
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Boys" category
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Girls" category
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Over 28s" category
Contestant in (or mentor of) "Groups" category
|Season||Start||Finish||Winner||Runner-up||Third place||Winning mentor||Main host(s)||Main judges|
|One||March 9, 2014||May 25, 2014||Peter Bažík||Ricco & Claudia||Tibor Gyurcsík||Sisa Sklovská||Martin "Pyco" Rausch||Celeste Buckingham|
Judges' categories and their finalists
In each season, each judge is allocated a category to mentor and chooses three acts to progress to the live shows. This table shows, for each season, which category each judge was allocated and which acts he or she put through to the live shows.
- – Winning judge/category. Winners are in bold, eliminated contestants in small font.
|Season||Celeste Buckingham||Ondřej Brzobohatý||Sisa Sklovská||Oto Klempíř|
Ricco & Claudia