P131 Teletext 131 Dec11 23:17:41   ——————————————————————————————————————— MR HUMBLE IS X FACTOR KING Against all the odds Steve Brookstein has won ITV1's The X Factor and a £1m recording contract. South Londoner Steve, 35, and mentor Simon Cowell jumped for joy as it was announced he'd beaten a dejected Louis Walsh's operatic quartet G4. His victory came months after he was thrown out of an initial audition by judges Walsh and Sharon Osbourne onny for his hope of fame to be rescued by Cowell. ——————————————————————————————————1/5—— by Derek Robins GET A BRAND NEW SEAT IBIZA FOR PENNIES? SEE p684 Slattery In-vision Review TV Guide
P131 Teletext 131 Dec11 23:11:03   ——————————————————————————————————————— MR HUMBLE IS X FACTOR KING Arookstein said he was "shocked and surprised" after winning a £1 million record contract with his X Factor triump. He said: "This isn't happening" after presenter Kate Thornton revealed that he'd narrowly beaten quartet G4 after more than eight million people voted for the two acts. His mentor Simon Cowell said: "I'm just so thrilled for this guy - it's what the competition is all about." ——————————————————————————————————2/5—— Your favourite Channel 4 shows 400 DIAL-A-FLIGHT PRICEBUSTERS ITV1 p255 Slattery In-vision Review TV Guide
P131 Teletext 131 Dec11 23:17:25   ——————————————————————————————————————— MR HUMBLE IS X FACTOR KING A war of words broke out between Simon Cowell and Sharon Osbourne when she dubbed Brookstein "a fake" before his initial X Factor triump. She said: "I'm fed up with Mr Humble, he's not what he seems. He's been over- confident and he's an average singer and the public should know that he's a fake." Cowell blasted: "Sharon shut up, it's inappropriate to be personal tonight. ——————————————————————————————————3/5—— Now and Next 120 TV Tonight 121 CHECK OUR CHRISTMAS EVENT GUIDE p370 Slattery In-vision Review TV Guide
P131 Teletext 131 Dec11 23:18:17   ——————————————————————————————————————— MR HUMBLE IS X FACTOR KING The X Factor winner Steve Brookstein's first single, a version of Phil Collins's Against All Odds goes on sale on December 20. Stunned by his victory, he was almost unable to perform the song again after the result was announced. He also sang Jackie Wilson's Higher and Higher and Nat King Cole's Smile in the final. Rivals G4 sang Bohemian Rhapsody, Nessun Dorma and Radiohead song Creep. ——————————————————————————————————4/5—— Strictly Come Dancing 132 FOR LOTTERY, WE HAVE THE LOTTO p123 Slattery In-vision Review TV Guide
P131 Teletext 131 Dec11 23:12:59   ——————————————————————————————————————— MR HUMBLE IS X FACTOR KING We've seen Dirty Den's return and Dev's demise (well almost) in 2004 and now it's your turn to choose your favourite TV programme or moment from the year. All you have to do is write 80 words explaining why your chosen programme is the best of 2004. The winner gets a £30 voucher, runner up £20,third place £10. Send entries to Best Of 2004 Competition, Teletext Ltd, TV Plus, Building 10 Chiswick Park, London W4 5TS. Closing date is December 21. ——————————————————————————————————5/5—— TOTALLY SHOWBIZ p140 ITV1/300 C4 Slattery In-vision Review TV Guide