Dermot O'Leary to return to The X Factor

Expect dad dancing

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One Direction's Louis Tomlinson might not be joining The X Factor as a judge this year (boo), but Dermot O'Leary's confirmed he's gonna be back presenting everyone's fave telly talent show (hoorah.)

Yup - dad dancing aficionado Dermot is set to return to the show; replacing Olly Murs and Caroline Flack who've both left the show on very, um, *different* terms following their stint last year.

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Demot's new deal's said to be worth a casual 1.5 million quid, and he sounds well chuffed about it. He said: "I'm very flattered to be asked back to The X Factor, and am currently dusting off my dancing shoes. There is nothing more exciting than hosting live TV on a Saturday night.

"The show is naturally very close to my heart, after having hosted it for eight years. I'm really looking forward to it, and excited to be back."

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Big boss Simon Cowell added: "Dermot's back! Hooray! And so is his dancing. Welcome home Dermot."

Can you imagine Simon Cowell actually saying 'Hooray'?

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What d'ya make of that, then? Buzzing Dermot's back or are you kinda gonna miss Caroline and Olly? Give us a little tweet over @sugarscape, please and a-thank you.

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