-The hosts for the inaugural U.S. season of "The X Factor" will be Steve Jones & Nicole Scherzinger. Incidentially, Scherzinger was a guest judge on the U.K. version.
-Speaking of the judges for the American version, PAULA ABDUL'S one of them!!! She will join Simon Cowell, Antonio "L.A." Reid & Cheryl Cole.
Source: The Futon Critic