New Host Named To Be Joining Cowell's 'The X Factor'

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Another celebrity host has been announced to be joining Simon Cowell's new competition show "The X Factor."

The Hollywood Reporter states that Steve Jones will take the other hosting position next to Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger. Not well known in the US, Jones is a live TV show host in the UK. He has hosted "T4," a popular music series, and "As Seen on TV," a BBC One celebrity panel quiz show.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the deal with Jones was struck late last night.

Serving as judges on the show will be Simon Cowell, "L.A." Reid, and Cheryl Cole. Paula Abdul is also in talks to join the show as a judge, but nothing has been finalized.

"The X Factor" airs on Fox this September.