'The X Factor': Inside the final boot camp episode


"The X Factor" began its "boot camp" round Wednesday night (Oct. 5) with 162 acts having made it through the audition round. By the time Thursday's episode ends, the show will have cut that field down to 32.Zap2it attended the taping of the final boot camp episode in July, which you'll see in Thursday's episode. Here's what we witnessed on that day.Most of showbiz is at Comic-Con on Saturday, July 23, but about 3,000 people, along with a sizable crew and "The X Factor's" judges -- Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and L.A. Reid -- and host Steve Jones have come to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium to watch the 70 or so remaining acts sing to stay in the competition.Wednesday's shows teased "one more challenge" for the people hoping to make the Top 32, and we're it: As with the auditions, the contestants will be singing in front of a live audience in their...



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