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[10/16/12 - 03:57 PM]
Khloe Kardashian Odom and Mario Lopez to Host "The X Factor"
Odom and Lopez will first appear as hosts during the live broadcasts of the series, beginning this November.

[via press release from FOX]

HOT FROM FOX...

KHLOÉ KARDASHIAN ODOM AND MARIO LOPEZ TO HOST "THE X FACTOR"

Television personality Khloé Kardashian Odom and TV host and actor Mario Lopez will host the second season of THE X FACTOR airing Wednesdays (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) and Thursdays (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Odom began her career as a television star and has helped build the incredible Kardashian family brand on E!, while Lopez started in entertainment as a young actor and has appeared in TV, film and Broadway, and currently hosts the entertainment news magazine show, "Extra."

Odom and Lopez will first appear as hosts during the LIVE broadcasts of THE X FACTOR beginning this November.

"The worst kept secret in Hollywood is out," said Simon Cowell. "Mario and Khloé are our hosts. They will debut on our first live show in November and I couldn't be happier."

"I'm so thrilled to become a part of THE X FACTOR family," said Odom. "I've been a big fan of the show and look forward to working with Simon and all of the judges. It's going to be so much fun!"

"I'm very excited to be joining THE X FACTOR team," said Lopez. "I love the show, and I've been a big fan of Simon Cowell and the judges for a long time. Khloé and I have been friends for years and I know we'll be a great team and have a blast."

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, Oct. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), when the judges reveal which four acts in each of the four categories - Teens, Young Adults, Groups and Over 25s - continue and which two acts are eliminated. Then, as the "Judges' Homes" round comes to a close and a new phase of the competition begins, THE X FACTOR returns with special LIVE episodes Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) and on a special night, Sunday, Nov. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

About Khloé Kardashian Odom

Khloé Kardashian Odom, a New York Times best-selling author ("Kardashian Konfidential"), married NBA superstar Lamar Odom on Sept. 27, 2009. The two shared their wedding in their very own two-hour E! Entertainment special, "A Kardashian Wedding." This, like her family's hit reality show on E!, "Keeping up with the Kardashians," was a record-breaking hit.

Odom recently wrapped the second season of E!'s "Khloé and Lamar," on which she served as executive producer. Other hosting credits include, among others, "The Mix Up with Khloé Kardashian Odom," a daily radio show on Dallas's MIX 102.9, and a season on E!'s "Fashion Police." Odom and her sisters are co-owners of DASH boutiques, with locations in L.A., Miami, and N.Y. Their Kardashian Khaos store is based in Las Vegas. Other ventures include two fragrances, the Kardashian Kollection line, K-Dash clothing line for QVC and a cosmetics line, among others.

Named as one of Forbes magazine's Top 100 celebrities, Odom has always made an effort to stay connected with her fans. Her KhloeKardashian.celebuzz.com blog gets six million visits a month, and she has more than seven million Twitter followers.

About Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez is the host of the nationally syndicated entertainment news show, "Extra." He also is the host of the nationwide Clear Channel radio show, "On with Mario Lopez." An avid boxing fan, he is a recurring commentator on HBO's boxing programs and he recently produced a documentary based on the sport, entitled "Champ."

Lopez is a New York Times best-selling author for his healthy eating guide, "Extra Lean." In May 2011, he released the follow-up to "Extra Lean," entitled "Extra Lean Family." Additionally, Lopez wrote "Mario Lopez's Knockout Fitness," a best-selling fitness book that offers readers a look into his impressive workout regime, and "Mud Tacos," a children's' book he co-authored with his sister, Marissa. As a follow-up to "Mud Tacos," Lopez released "Mario & Baby Gia," a children's book he wrote for his daughter, Gia.

THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America. Rob Wade and Nigel Hall are executive producers for Syco Television. Trish Kinane, Richard Holloway and Andrew Llinares serve as executive producers for FremantleMedia North America. "Like" THE X FACTOR on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheXFactorUSA. Follow the series on Twitter @TheXFactorUSA and join the discussion at #xfactor. Follow the judges and hosts: @SimonCowell; @BritneySpears; @ddlovato; @LA_Reid; @KhloeKardashian and @MarioLopezExtra.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: If FOX airs MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL - WORLD SERIES GAME #7, THE X FACTOR will be preempted on Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed.]





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