Hugely popular talent contest The X Factor is officially getting a Maltese spin off.
Airing this October, the winner of the singing competition will then represent Malta in the Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Israel.
This means Malta’s annual Eurovision song selection will no longer be airing. As of yet there is no news regarding judges or hosts for the show, but popular names like Joseph Calleja and Ira Losco instantly spring to mind.
The X Factor, a Syco Entertainment owned format is globally co-produced/licensed by FremantleMedia Limited.