The viewing figures for this years series is down 3 million views. The shows producers have said that they might be bringing guest judge Mel B back to the panel as a permanent replacement for Scherzinger.
Sources have said:
“It maybe airs a little early and people struggle when they might be on holiday or enjoying the sunshine at home,” the source said.
“The guest judges just don’t work. It’s great for audiences who are watching live but it doesn’t translate well on the telly.
“People get confused as the lineup’s always changing from song to song.”