Matt Edmondson to co-host Xtra Factor 2011?

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The Sun has today published a story claiming Matt Edmondson has been chosen as the new presenter of ITV2’s X Factor spin off ‘The Xtra Factor‘.  They claim he will host alongside a co-presenter, who is rumoured to either be Kimberley Walsh from Girls Aloud, Frankie Sandford from The Saturdays, X Factor alumni Stacey Solomon or I’m a Celeb’s Caroline Flack.

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Popstar to Operastar Returns to ITV

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ITV’s Popstar to Operastar returns on Saturday the 4th of June with a special 1 hour intro show hosted by Myleene Klass introducing this year’s contestants.

The celebrities appearing  this series are;

  • X Factor winner Joe McElderry
  • soul diva Jocelyn Brown
  • Erasure’s Andy Bell
  • singer/songwriter Midge Ure
  • Former Pussycat Dolls member Melody Thornton
  • Former Steps singer Claire Richards
  • Toploader’s Joseph Washbourn
  • Bucks Fizz singer Cheryl Baker

The first live performance show will air on Sunday 5th June at 8pm, with the results on at 10pm.  Katherine Jenkins and Rolando Villazon also return to the show as mentors.

Last year’s Popstar to Operastar was won by former Pop Idol contestant Darius Campbell (formerly Danesh), and also featured Vanessa from The Saturdays, Danny from McFly, Alex James from Blur and Jimmy Osmond.