The Xtra Factor is a companion show to The X Factor. The shows original air date is September 4th 2004. It is hosted by Caroline Flack and formally by Olly Murs. It is currently on its 9th season. It includes many "behind the scenes" videos but it also includes extra auditions, bootcamp performances, extra emotional responses from both the judges and contestants and performances at judges houses. Every year there is a speacial entitled "The Winners Story." The show has many other spinoffs aswell, including the following: "the Xtra Factor: The Aftermath," and "The Xtra Factor: Xcess All Areas."