The ultimate pop quest. Ninety-five thousand hopefuls, three judges – and one winner. That’s Calvin Simms, the genius behind the show. He wins because he writes the rules. But this year, as he sits in judgement on the Mingers, Clingers and Blingers who have been pre-selected in his ‘search for a star’ he has no idea the rules are changing. The ‘real’ is about to be put back in ‘reality television’ and Calvin, with his fellow judges, are about to become ex-factors.