• The X Factor: top ten most memorable contestants

    The X Factor is well and truly back for the year, with the singing competition's first episode scheduled to air on Saturday 31 August. Click on photo below for the X Factor's most memorable contestants. Popular judges Gary Barlow, Sharon Osbourne, Nicole Scherzinger and Louis Walsh have sat through hours of intense auditions in the hope of finding the nation's next musical talent. Fans can expect to see the usual tears, tantrums, drama and catfights, and added entertainment from Sharon this year who makes her much-anticipated comeback. As the auditions get underway, HELLO! Online casts a look back at the show's top

  • Strictly Come Dancing 2013: Countdown star Rachel Riley named as the third contestant

    Countdown star Rachel Riley has been revealed as the latest celebrity to join this year's series of Strictly Come Dancing. Rachel, who rose to fame after replacing Carol Vorderman on the game show in 2009, is set to join broadcaster Vanessa Feltz and golfer Tony Jacklin on the BBC ballroom show. Rachel, 27, announced that she was joining Strictly using Countdown's famous letterboard, spelling out the phrase "I am on Strictly".       CLICK ON PHOTO TO ENLARGE "I can't wait @BBCStrictly!" tweeted Rachel. "Been getting tips from Strictly old boy @MarkFosterSwim this week, says I need more work!" Essex-born Rachel, who studied maths at Oxford, married her university sweeheart Jamie