‘The X Factor’ Premieres In Hollywood: Excited Yet? (PHOTOS)

By: Erika Brooks Adickman / September 15, 2011

Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, red hot mall performer Nicole Scherzinger, L.A. Reid and (devilishly handsome) host Steve Jones walked the red carpet in Hollywood for the world premiere of America’s The X Factor last night. While Fox’s latest musical franchise won’t air until September 21, fans had the chance to watch the series’ debut episode on ArcLight Theater’s giant Cinerama Dome screen (which is typically reserved for 3D action movies, rather than Simon and Paula’s antics). Are you prepared for the first season of American Idol, But With Boy Bands?