The show is aimed at an audience between the age of 18-34 and to music fans who are open to letting someone undiscovered have a chance, Its usually for the people who stay in doors on a Saturday night watching television. But when they release the winner that’s obviously aimed at the whole industry of music.
In the initial televised audition phase of the show, contestants sing in front of the judges and a live audience, in the hope of getting through to the "boot camp" round. After a further selection process, the judges are each given a category to mentor and the chosen finalists then progress to the final phase of the competition, during which the public vote for their favorite act following weekly live performances by the contestants.
The One Show which is a typical British magazine programme, presented by Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley feauturing a varied range of reports that try to get all kind of different stories around all over United Kingdom, like Carol Thatcher attempting to survive for a week on £8.45 a day , Martin Lewis providing tips for saving money, Kate Humble travelling around the United Kingdom in search of specific wildlife each day, others are about Astronomy, History, food, health and science.
The One Show is broadcasted from BBC Media Village in White City London; it started airing on 14 August of 2006 up until today with a No. of 400 episodes, broadcasts live on weekdays at 7:00 pm on BBC One, running for 30 mins. Is aimed mainly at adults and family orientated audience.
The format tends to stay the same in each episode, depending on the stories covered or the guest on the show. Generally, the show has a mix of stories from around the UK, followed by discussions with the reporters, experts and the guest. The guest will also usually have a short interview and in most cases the guest has a book or CD to promote.
Even tough X-factor and The One Show are multi camera shoot, they differ in different aspects, their target audience is different while X-factor attracts more of the femenine side and the younger demographics, The One Show reaches a more adult and family basis audience. In terms of format the X-factor present us with a big stage for the contestants to perform with their dancers, they also have a big audience giving them support, also we have the 4 judges with a diffrent kind of personality to them and is usually 60-120 mins long, while The One Show we only have two presenters who are sitting on a couch giving us the news and usually one guest to intereact with, the rest its documentaries and interviews made by the reporters and is usually 30 mins long, so less viewing time.
While X-factor is broadcasted in the ITV network and peaked at 19,7 million UK viewers, The One Show is broadcasted on the BBC and its highest audience figure to date was only 5.1 million viewers.
In the end X-Factor its more of a Interactive reality talent show, where the audience can enguage with the show, so its more pointed towards entertainment while The One Show its more of a informative program with the objective of informing the viewer and educate.