Update: The X Factor earned a preliminary 3.3 adults 18-49 rating between 8-10p and The Voice drew a 3.3 adults 18-49 rating from 8-9p, however, head to head from 8-9p, The Voice won out 3.3 vs. 2.7.
The X Factor is premiering tonight on FOX, but in an interesting twist, The Voice will be competing directly with the recently re-vamped talent competition for its first hour. Will this hurt The X Factor, or do Britney Spears, Simon Cowell and co. have enough of an edge to hold their own? Cast your vote and tell us about it in the comments!
Handicapping Info: Last year’s two-hour premiere on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 averaged a 4.4 adults 18-49 rating and 12.49 million viewers, and the finale drew a 3.8 A18-49 and 12.59M viewers.