What do you get when you mix two music-minded fashionistas with THE X FACTOR? You get our new Pepsi PreShow Live hosts Adrienne Bailon and Jesse Giddings! We are proud to announce today that the pair have joined the show as hosts for Season 2, alongside our returning digital correspondent champ Jim Cantiello.

Adrienne is known for making a stamp on red carpets with her sizzling style, but more so for her work with girl groups 3LW and the Cheetah Girls (the teen Disney Channel sensation that sold millions) and her latest reality TV show, Empire Girls: Julissa and Adrienne for the Style Network.

Jesse is known for being one of MuchMusic Canada’s most loved (and swooned after) VJs, as well as his work as a solo artist and as an Elite – ooh la la – model. They both have music on their minds, fashion on their bods, and THE X FACTOR on their agendas!

And, of course, you all remember Jim from his fun backstage interviews last season, but here’s your :60 refresher: Jim’s a massive pop culture addict who has worked for years as a producer, writer, and correspondent for MTV News. His quick-witted – and just plain quick – 60 Second Recaps of popular reality TV shows earned him raves from fans and celebs alike, including Bravo’s Andy Cohen and Martha Stewart.

The hour-long web-exclusive program streams live every Wednesday, one hour prior to THE X FACTOR’s weekly performance shows, at 7/6c live on, and on the Xtra Factor app. However, this week we’re coming at you at a special time and date. The first Pepsi PreShow Live for Season 2 will air THUR NOV 1 at 7/6c.

Guests include THE X FACTOR Season 1 alum Rachel Crow, as well as THE X FACTOR supervising producer and supervising choreographer Brian Friedman, pop culture pundits Jared Eng of and SuChin Pak of MTV fame, and Jordan Miller, who runs the Britney Spears’ fansite, among other special guests.

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