Factor X is a Chilean television music competition show, to find new singing talent; the winner of which receives a recording contract with a record label. The first season of the show debuted in March 3, 2011, and will be aired on Thursday and Sunday. The auditions were in January 2011 and where more than 10.000 people arrived throughout the process. It will be hosted by Julián Elfenbein, the same host of the other recent successful talent show Talento Chileno, the Chilean versión of the Got Talent franchise. It will be the second version of this format made in Latin America after the Colombian El Factor X shows, but the first to meet the new requirements of the franchise in the level of production. The judges for this season are Zeta Bosio, Karen Doggenweiler and Tito Beltrán, with Nydia Caro as guest judge.