Season of television series
The second and final examination series of the New Zealand television receiver reality music rival The X Factor premiered on TV3 in February 2015. [ 1 ] Pre-auditions began in October 2014. arsenic well as again being open to singers aged 14 and over, the series was besides candid to bands, which had to contain no more than five members and have at least two singers. [ 2 ] The contestants were split into the testify ‘s four traditional categories : Boys, Girls, Over 25s and Groups. [ 3 ] The serial premiered on Sunday 15 February, [ 4 ] and screened three nights per workweek ( Sunday–Tuesday ) until March 15, when it returned to the even schedule of two nights per week ( Sunday–Monday ). [ 5 ] adenine well as being broadcast on TV3, the full series was besides streamed live on TV3 ‘s web site. The live shows were simulcast on More FM. [ 6 ] The series was again hosted by Dominic Bowden. [ 7 ] Both former All Saints singer Melanie Blatt and Australian Idol winner Stan Walker returned to judge the series. [ 8 ] They were joined by fresh judges, marry pair Willy Moon and Natalia Kills until the first live usher when they were both fired after bullying a dissenter, then erstwhile The X Factor Australia pronounce Natalie Bassingthwaighte and I Am giant drummer Shelton Woolright from the second alive show.

The series was accompanied by by-product prove The Xtra Factor, which was hosted by Guy Williams, Sharyn Casey, and Clint Roberts, and screened on Four immediately after The X Factor. [ 9 ] [ 10 ] As of February 2016, five acts from series 2 have been signed to a certain music label. Beau Monga, Mae Valley, Brendon Thomas and The Vibes were signed to Sony Music New Zealand, Stevie Tonks was signed to Christian music label “ Parachute ” and Finlay Robertson had received a concession by NZ On Air to release a single titled “ Control ”. [ 11 ]


The X Factor was created by Simon Cowell in the United Kingdom and the New Zealand translation is based on the original UK series. Broadcast fund agency NZ On Air contributed $ 800,000 as a minority investor, for the production of 41 episodes of 60 minutes duration each. [ 12 ] The series ‘ broadcast patron is McDonald ‘s, with Mazda, Fruttare, 2degrees and VO5 as program partners. [ 13 ] The initial pre-audition tour of 13 towns and cities was held in October and early November 2014, with the judges ‘ auditions round filmed in Auckland in late November and early December. The Boot Camp round of golf was filmed in mid-january 2015 in Auckland. [ 14 ]

Judges and horde.

In September, two of the judges from the first series, Stan Walker and Melanie Blatt, were confirmed to return as judges. [ 8 ] The early two judges from the first gear series, Daniel Bedingfield and Ruby Frost, were confirmed as not returning for the second series, with Frost wanting to focus on her music career. [ 15 ] In October the final two judges were confirmed as New Zealand-born singer Willy Moon and his wife, english singer Natalia Kills. [ 16 ] On 16 March 2015, alone hours before the moment live results show, Kills and Moon were sacked from the read after a public recoil ensued against the match after they berated a contestant ‘s appearance on air during the first bouncy show the former night ( 15 March ). More than 50,000 people signed a petition to get the copulate sacked. For the read on 16 March, there were only two judges on the dialog box. [ 17 ] The X Factor Australia judge Natalie Bassingthwaighte and New Zealand-born I Am giant drummer Shelton Woolright were named as the replacements of Moon and Kills respectively. [ 18 ] In August 2014, Dominic Bowden was confirmed to return as the host of the second series. [ 7 ]

choice process.

The first invoke for applicants was made on 24 August 2014, with the announcement of the application work and pre-audition tour details. Pre-auditions in front of the show ‘s producers began on 11 October 2014 and travelled through 13 locations around New Zealand. This was a reduction from the 27 locations visited for the beginning series, with the second gear serial focusing chiefly on cities. [ 14 ] [ 19 ] Bands were besides able to pre-audition in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch or by uploading a performance video. [ 2 ]

Judges ‘ auditions.

The auditionees chosen by the producers were invited second to the death arrange of auditions that took place in front of the judges and a live studio audience. [ 20 ] These auditions were filmed at SkyCity Theatre in Auckland from 26 November to 2 December 2014 and broadcast from 15 February. The successful contestants then progressed to the Boot Camp attack. [ 21 ] noteworthy returning auditionees included three contestants who had competed in the inaugural series : Finlay Robertson, who made it to judges ‘ retreats ; Hannah Cosgrove, who reached the second day of Boot Camp ; and Kalsey Goodall and Nofo Lameko, who besides made it to Boot Camp. Stuss featured as Cassie Henderson ‘s backing set in week eight of the first series ‘ populate shows. Steve Broad previously appeared on the second series of NZ Idol in 2005, where he placed third base, and on Pop’s Ultimate Star in 2007. Archie Hill and Rick Aslett [ 22 ] were two freestanding acts that appeared on series three of New Zealand’s Got Talent (series 3) at the audition degree in 2013. Richard Aslett besides went on to appear survive as one of the “ crowd favourites ” at the finale of series 3 of NZGT in December 2013. [ 23 ]

  • Auditions 1 (15 February): Featured successful auditionees: Shayla Armstrong, Jazzy Axton, Brendon Thomas and the Vibes, Joe Irvine, Ralph Zambrano, Nofo Lameko, Beau Monga, Ellaphon Tauariki and Eb Skye.[24]
  • Auditions 2 (16 February) Featured successful auditionees: Michelle Beck, Liam Fitzsimon Cooper, Finlay Robertson, Matt Sainsbury, Tux Severne, Sarah Spicer and Stevie Tonks.[25]
  • Auditions 3 (17 February): Featured successful auditionees: Co-lab, Hannah Cosgrove, Dr3am, Fare Thee Well, Stuss and Urban Legacy.
  • Auditions 4 (22 February): Featured successful auditionees: Yolanda Bartram, Steve Broad, Teea Cecil, Nyssa Collins, Malakai Funaki, Archie Hill, Ria Hoeta, The Kicks, Mansweat, Anthony O’Hagan, Julie Rogers and Reiki Ruawai.
  • Auditions 5 (23 February): Featured successful auditionees: Ashy Batchelor, Lili Bayliss, Georgia Bishop, Abby Cristodoulou, Bethan Dunstone-Leith, Elae, Elijah and Leilani, Joseph Emanuel, Georgina Banfield, Hiki and Kerin, Llewellyn, Looking For Alaska, Kayla Mahon and Modulation.
  • Auditions 6 (24 February): Featured successful auditionees: Emma Amiri-Ghaemmaghamy, Talitha Blake, Shae Brider, Alfonso Fabras, Sally Faherty, Irene Folau, Kalsey Goodall, Micah Heath, Matthew Herd, Liam Jolly, Lydia Lewis, Johnny Searle and Izaia Tilialo.

Boot Camp.

The Boot Camp polish was filmed at Vector Arena in Auckland in mid-january 2015 and broadcast from 1 to 3 March. In the first part of Boot Camp, the 101 acts were divided into groups of eight and giving a song to sing. From here they were reduced down to a top 64 and were introduced to their class judge. In the six-seat challenge, the 12 acts in each category performed one birdcall each for the judges and were allocated a seat or sent home. If all seats were filled, a barter had to take place with a previously seated dissenter. Any dissenter under 16 could not be swapped out if they were given a seat. [ 26 ] [ 27 ] The 24 successful acts were :

  • Boys: Micah Heath, Archie Hill, Nofo Lameko, Beau Monga, Reiki Ruawai, Stevie Tonks
  • Girls: Jazzy Axton, Georgina Banfield, Lili Bayliss, Nyssa Collins, Sally Faherty, Finlay Robertson
  • Over 25s: Talitha Blake, Steve Broad, Joseph Emanuel, Joe Irvine, Kayla Mahon, Sarah Spicer
  • Groups: Brendon Thomas & the Vibes, Duel, Fare Thee Well, Modulation, Stuss, Urban Legacy

Judges ‘ retreats.

The judges ‘ retreats episodes were filmed over the calendar month of February in locations in New Zealand and Thailand. Blatt mentored the Over 25s in Pattaya, Thailand, assisted by Nicole Appleton ; Kills took the boys to Titirangi, assisted by dissenter of the first series of The X Factor Benny Tipene ; Moon has the Groups in Karaka, with musician and former New Zealand’s Got Talent judge Jason Kerrison ; and Walker took the girls to Bangkok, assisted by Ginny Blackmore. Moon created a new group, country couple Mae Valley, made up of Abby Christodoulou and Hannah Cosgrove who had previously been eliminated at Boot Camp. At the end of judges ‘ retreats, it was announced that each judge could bring one further act back as a wildcard, with the public vote for which of the four wildcards would become the 13th contestant. [ 28 ] Key :

– Wildcard Winner


Key :

– Winner
– Runner-Up
– Third Place

bouncy shows.

The live shows began on 15 March 2015. [ 4 ] The shows were filmed at The X Factor NZ Studio in Favona, Auckland. [ 30 ] The finals were held in Vector Arena, in Auckland .

Results summary.

Colour key
– Act in the bottom two/three and had to perform in the final showdown
– Act was in the bottom three but received the fewest votes and was immediately eliminated
– Act received the lowest number of public votes and was immediately eliminated (no final showdown)
Weekly results per act
Act Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Quarter-Final Semi-Final Final
First Monday Vote Second Monday Vote
Beau Monga Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Winner
Nyssa Collins Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Three Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Runner-Up
Brendon Thomas and The Vibes Safe Safe Safe 9th Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Two 3rd Eliminated
Stevie Tonks Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Two Bottom Two Bottom Two Eliminated
Steve Broad Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Two Eliminated
Lili Bayliss 12th Safe Bottom Two Safe Safe Bottom Two Bottom Two Eliminated
(Week 7)
Mae Valley Safe Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Two Eliminated
(Week 6)
Joe Irvine Safe Safe Safe Safe Bottom Three Eliminated
(Week 5)
Finlay Robertson Safe Safe Safe Safe 9th
Sarah Spicer Safe Safe Safe 10th Eliminated
(Week 4)
Fare Thee Well Safe Bottom Two Bottom Two Eliminated
(Week 3)
Nofo Lameko Safe Bottom Two Eliminated
(Week 2)
Stuss 13th Eliminated
(Week 1)
Final Showdown Bayliss, Stuss Fare Thee Well, Lameko Bayliss, Fare Thee Well Brendon Thomas & The Vibes, Spicer Collins, Irvine Bayliss, Mae Valley Bayliss, Tonks Broad, Tonks Brendon Thomas & The Vibes, Tonks No final showdown/judges’ vote; results were based on public votes alone
Woolright’s vote to eliminate N/A Lameko Bayliss Spicer Irvine Bayliss Bayliss Broad Tonks
Bassingthwaite’s vote to eliminate N/A Fare Thee Well Fare Thee Well Spicer Irvine Mae Valley Bayliss Broad Brendon Thomas & The Vibes
Walker’s vote to eliminate Stuss Lameko Fare Thee Well Brendon Thomas & The Vibes Irvine Mae Valley Tonks Broad Tonks
Blatt’s vote to eliminate Bayliss Lameko Fare Thee Well Brendon Thomas & The Vibes Collins Mae Valley Bayliss Tonks Tonks
Eliminated Stuss
1 of 2 votes
Nofo Lameko
3 of 4 votes
Fare Thee Well
3 of 4 votes
Sarah Spicer
2 of 4 votes
Finlay Robertson
Public Vote To Save
Mae Valley
3 of 4 votes
Lili Bayliss
3 of 4 votes
Steve Broad
3 of 4 votes
Stevie Tonks
3 of 4 votes
Brendon Thomas and The Vibes
Third Place
Nyssa Collins
Joe Irvine
3 of 4 votes

Live indicate details.

workweek 1 ( 15/16 March ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Walker: Stuss – backed his own act, Lili Bayliss.
  • Blatt: Lili Bayliss – sent the result to deadlock to be fair to Stuss, who had no mentor backing them at the time.

With the acts in the buttocks two receiving one vote each, the result went to deadlock and reverted to the earlier public vote. Stuss was eliminated as the dissemble with the fewest populace votes .

  • Kills and Moon appeared on Sunday’s live show but were fired with immediate effect after bullying Joe Irvine. Monday’s show went ahead with only Blatt and Walker appearing on the panel with Walker looking after Kills’s Boys and Blatt looking after Moon’s Groups.
  • Studio versions of the contestants’ performances were released on iTunes starting this week. A series first.
  • On 23 March 2015, the performances of three acts entered the NZ Singles Chart. Stevie Tonk’s performance of “Young and Beautiful” debuted at number 5, Mae Valley’s performance of “If I Die Young” debuted at number 10, and Lili Bayliss’ performance of “Rude” debuted at number 18.

week 2 ( 22/23 March ).

  • Theme: Biggest records right now
  • Musical guests: Ginny Blackmore (“Love Me Anyway”), Jamie McDell (“Back Of My Mind”)[33]
Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Woolright: Nofo Lameko – backed his own act, Fare Thee Well.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Fare Thee Well – backed her own act, Nofo Lameko.
  • Blatt: Nofo Lameko – had never felt a connection with Lameko.
  • Walker: Nofo Lameko – based on what he saw in the future for the performers.
  • On 30 March 2015, Brendon Thomas and the Vibes’ performance of “Budapest” debuted at number 12 on the NZ Singles Chart. Their performance of “Budapest” retained its spot at number 12 for a second week.

week 3 ( 30/31 March ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Walker: Fare Thee Well – backed his own act, Lili Bayliss.
  • Woolright: Lili Bayliss – backed his own act, Fare Thee Well.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Fare Thee Well – gave no reason.
  • Blatt: Fare Thee Well – thought Bayliss could hold a more sustainable career in the music industry.
  • This week’s shows were moved to Monday and Tuesday nights to avoid the Sunday night show clashing with the final of the 2015 Cricket World Cup.[35]
  • On 3 April 2015, Nyssa Collins performance of “How Will I Know” debuted at number 19 on the NZ Singles Chart.

workweek 4 ( 6/7 April ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Woolright: Sarah Spicer – backed his own act, Brendon Thomas and The Vibes.
  • Blatt: Brendon Thomas and The Vibes – backed her own act, Sarah Spicer.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Sarah Spicer – based her decision on who could sell more records.
  • Walker: Brendon Thomas and The Vibes – could not decide and sent the result to deadlock.

With the acts in the bed two receiving two votes each, the result went deadlock and reverted to the earlier populace vote. Sarah Spicer was eliminated as the act with the fewest public votes .

  • On 13 April 2015, the performances of two acts entered the NZ Singles Chart. Stevie Tonk’s performance of “Crazy” debuted at number 5 and Lili Bayliss’ performance of “Tainted Love / Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” debuted at number 14. Tonks’ performance of “Crazy” managed to stay on the charts for a second week but dropped to number 18.

workweek 5 ( 12/13 April ).

  • Theme: Ed Sheeran vs. Taylor Swift
  • Musical guest: Ed Sheeran (“Thinking Out Loud”, “Bloodstream”)[37]
  • Two acts were eliminated on the fifth live show. One is the act with the lowest number of public votes and the other act is decided by the judges in the final showdown.
Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Blatt: Nyssa Collins – backed her own act, Joe Irvine
  • Walker: Joe Irvine – backed his own act, Nyssa Collins
  • Woolright: Joe Irvine – based on their ability to sell records.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Joe Irvine – gave no reason.
  • For a series first a charity single consisting of the Top 12 was created to raise money for Ronald McDonald House. The single was a cover version of Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song”. All money raised towards buying the single would go to Ronald McDonald House. The single’s music video debuted on The Xtra Factor and was later released on iTunes which debuted at #2 soon climbing to #1
  • After her elimination on The X Factor, Finlay announced on The Xtra Factor that her save me song would’ve been “Tragedy” by Christina Perri. She later sang a line of the song on the show.
  • On 17 April 2015, the performances of three acts entered the NZ Singles Chart. Brendon Thomas and The Vibes’ performance of “Make It Rain” debuted at number 13, Stevie Tonk’s performance of “Give Me Love” debuted at number 14 and Mae Valley’s performance of “Sparks Fly” debuted at number 20.

week 6 ( 19/20 April ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Walker: Mae Valley – backed his own act, Lili Bayliss.
  • Woolright: Lili Bayliss – backed his own act, Mae Valley.
  • Blatt: Mae Valley – based on their ability to sell records.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Mae Valley – gave no reason.
  • This week’s song choices were individually chosen for each act by a New Zealand celebrity.
  • On 24 April 2015, the performances of two acts entered the NZ Singles Chart. Mae Valley’s performance of “Landslide” debuted at number 17 and Beau Monga’s performance of “Gold Digger” debuted at number 20.

workweek 7 ( 26/27 April ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Bassingthwaighte: Lili Bayliss – backed her own act, Stevie Tonks.
  • Walker: Stevie Tonks – backed his own act, Lili Bayliss.
  • Woolright: Lili Bayliss – thought that Tonks had the better voice.
  • Blatt: Lili Bayliss – had been in the bottom two for the fourth time.
  • No songs from this week’s performances appeared on New Zealand music charts.

workweek 8 : Quarter-Final ( 3/4 May ).

Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Bassingthwaighte: Steve Broad – backed her own act, Stevie Tonks.
  • Blatt: Stevie Tonks – backed her own act, Steve Broad.
  • Woolright: Steve Broad – felt Tonks would have a successful career in the music industry.
  • Walker: Steve Broad – felt Tonks deserved to be in the competition longer.
  • The remaining five acts were solely mentored by their given celebrity and then performed a song by that particular artist.[41]
  • With the elimination of Steve Broad, Melanie Blatt has no more acts left.
  • No songs from this week’s performances appeared on New Zealand music charts.

workweek 9 : Semi-Final ( 10/11 May ).

  • Themes: Number ones, Songs for Mum
  • Musical guests: Spandau Ballet (“Gold”), Benny Tipene (“Lanterns”)
Judges’ vote to eliminate
  • Woolright: Stevie Tonks – gave no reason, but effectively backed his own act, Brendon Thomas and The Vibes.
  • Bassingthwaighte: Brendon Thomas and The Vibes – gave no reason, but effectively backed her own act, Stevie Tonks.
  • Walker: Stevie Tonks – based on the final showdown performance.
  • Blatt: Stevie Tonks – based on the final showdown performance.
  • For the first time this series, each act performed two songs.
  • This was the final week where a final showdown decided who would go home for this series.
  • The competing acts of the sixth series of the New Zealand version of Dancing With the Stars were announced during ninth results show.
  • No songs from this week’s performances appeared on New Zealand music charts.

week 10 : Final ( 17/18 May ).

17 May.

  • Themes: Party songs, Judges’ choice
  • Musical guest: I Am Giant (“Kiss From A Ghost”)

18 May.


  • On 22 May 2015, the performances of two acts entered the NZ Singles Chart. Beau Monga’s performance of “The Roimata Song” debuted at number 7 and Nyssa Collins’ performance of “Don’t Dream It’s Over” debuted at number 8.

Charity individual.

In April it was announced that the finalists had recorded a charity single, a cover of Rachel Platten ‘s individual “ Fight Song ”. The jacob’s ladder single was released on 13 April is in help of Ronald McDonald House Charities in New Zealand. The unmarried debuted at number 13 on the Official New Zealand Singles Chart. [ 43 ] The final 13 acts performed the song live on the workweek six results show. [ 40 ]


Critique and controversies.

Producer intervention.

In December 2014, vlogger Brad Fisher claimed that during a tap of the judges ‘ auditions, he saw the show ‘s producer giving the judges hand signals to guide them on which contestants to put through to Boot Camp. [ 44 ] [ 45 ] however, evaluate Stan Walker denied the claims, saying that while the producers give the judges background information on the contestants, it was up to the judges to choose who goes through. [ 46 ]

Natalia Kills effusion.

During the filming of the final judges ‘ auditions session in December 2014, while giving feedback to busker Sally Faherty, evaluator Natalia Kills used hard terminology, including profanity, to admonish audience members. Some members of the audience were shocked at the outburst and walked out. A TV3 spokeswoman said both the network and Kills apologised for the incident. [ 47 ] The incident was featured in the concluding audition sequence, with the profanity bleeped out. Faherty was besides heard using bleep terminology backstage. [ 48 ]

Shae Brider.

In the sixth audition show, singer Shae Brider auditioned and was put through to the Boot Camp orotund. In the episode, Brider revealed that he had been involved in a 2004 murder in Wanganui and had served six years in prison for manslaughter. [ 49 ] In reaction to criticism from the public and media, MediaWorks New Zealand issued a statement saying that Brider ‘s criminal record had been amply disclosed when he entered The X Factor and that the New Zealand justice system considers that Brider has paid his debt to company and apologised for any distress the episode may have caused viewers. [ 50 ] Donna Travers, the mother of Brider ‘s victim, told media she was “ devastated ” by Brider ‘s X Factor appearance and felt “ revictimised ”. [ 51 ] [ 52 ] Brider late told media that he regretted appearing on the series and had not thought through the impingement of his appearance. [ 53 ] TV3 announced that the first two bootcamp episodes would start with an apology to Travers and her family. [ 54 ] International The X Factor producers FremantleMedia Australia and Syco Entertainment discussed the site with the show ‘s producers, with a spokesperson for FreemantleMedia describing the inclusion of Brider on the express was “ a very poor editorial decisiveness ” and that “ a more rigid blessing process ” would ensure a exchangeable situation would not happen in future. [ 55 ]

Berating of dissenter.

During the first live display, Kills bullied and humiliated Joe Irvine during the judges ‘ comments, stating that there was “ a doppelganger in our midst ”. [ 56 ] Kills called out Irvine on his apparent copy of her husband, Willy Moon ‘s hairdo and dress sense. Kills deemed the dissenter a “ laughing stock ”, overtly “ bum ” and “ disgusting ”. [ 57 ] Moon continued her harangue, saying that Irvine was “ like Norman Bates dressing up in his beget ‘s clothing, it ‘s merely a little sting creepy ”. Viewer reception to the comments was overwhelmingly negative, with some calling for Kills and Moon to be fired from the show mid-series, some calling them out on their hypocrisy about originality and others merely stating the comments to be disgusting themselves. A Facebook page demanding the two be fired was set up on 15 March 2015, and within twelve hours had amassed over 50,000 likes. [ 58 ] The incidental led to criticism from the indicate ‘s sponsors, franchise owner and fellow judges. [ 56 ] Moon and Kills were both fired from the appearance the day after the incident and left Auckland for Los Angeles. [ 59 ] [ 60 ] Upon arrival in Los Angeles, Kills made her first public comments on the controversy by wishing fortune to Joe Irvine and those in her erstwhile category fortune in the competition, dismissing the idea of a “ manufacture conspiracy ” and besides stated that “ there are many sides to this history ”. [ 61 ] The trace day both Kills and Moon made far comments via Twitter, with Kills explicitly apologising to Joe Irvine, while Moon wished him luck in the competition. [ 62 ] [ 63 ] Kills and Moon were replaced by former X Factor Australia pronounce Natalie Bassingthwaighte and New Zealand-born drummer Shelton Woolright respectively with immediate effect from the second gear alive picture. [ citation needed ]


  • The premiere episode for the second season had an average audience of 343,280. Down 26% from the previous season
  • Overall over 1.3 million people watched the first week of the second series.
  • Overall the series had an average audience of 328,160 viewers. Down 18% from the average of the previous season.

N.Z. Nielsen ratings.

Colour key:
– Highest rating during the season
– Lowest rating during the season
Ep. # Episode Airdate Timeslot Average Viewers Rank (Night) TV3+1 Viewers Total Viewers Rank (Day) Ref
1 Auditions 1 Sunday February 15, 2015 7:00 – 8:35pm 304,500 #3 38,780 343,280 #5 [64]
2 Auditions 2 Monday February 16, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 354,750 #1 23,190 377,940 #4 [65]
3 Auditions 3 Tuesday February 17, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 344,080 #1 32,570 376,650 #4 [66]
4 Auditions 4 Sunday February 22, 2015 7:00 – 8:35pm 328,650 #2 40,420 369,070 #4 [67]
5 Auditions 5 Monday February 23, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 325,100 #1 38,050 363,150 #4 [68]
6 Auditions 6 Tuesday February 24, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 358,300 #1 44,880 403,180 #3 [69]
7 Boot Camp, Top 64 Revealed Sunday March 1, 2015 7:00 – 8:35pm 252,610 #3 65,400 318,010 #5 [70]
8 Six Chair Challenge, Boys and Overs Monday March 2, 2015 7:35 – 8:35pm 318,200 #2 22,100 340,300 #5 [71]
9 Six Chair Challenge, Groups and Girls Tuesday March 3, 2015 7:35 – 8:35pm 306,180 #4 22,620 328,800 #5 [72]
10 Judges Reatreats, Girls and Overs Sunday March 8, 2015 7:00 – 8:35pm 259,940 #3 24,830 284,770 #5 [73]
11 Judges Reatreats, Groups and Boys Monday March 9, 2015 7:35 – 8:35pm 307,400 #2 25,840 333,240 #5 [74]
12 Judges Reatreats, Top 12 Reveal Tuesday March 10, 2015 7:35 – 8:35pm 316,750 #3 36,380 353,130 #4 [75]
13 Live Show 1 Friday March 15, 2015 7:35 – 9:35pm 281,020 #2 33,490 314,510 #4 [76]
14 Live Results 1 Saturday March 16, 2015 7:30 – 8:30pm 438,320 #1 45,390 483,710 #3 [77]
15 Live Show 2 Friday March 22, 2015 7:00 – 9:10pm 314,870 #1 22,890 337,760 #3 [78]
16 Live Results 2 Saturday March 23, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 237,120 #4 18,150 255,270 #7 [79]
17 Live Show 3 Monday March 30, 2015 7:30 – 9:40pm 324,470 #2 15,890 340,360 #4 [80]
18 Live Results 3 Tuesday March 31, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm N/A
19 Live Show 4 Monday April 6, 2015 7:30 – 9:30pm 236,450 #3 22,890 337,760 #3 [81]
20 Live Results 4 Tuesday April 7, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 247,110 #3 13,910 261,020 #7 [82]
21 Live Show 5 Sunday April 12, 2015 7:00 – 8:55pm 261,860 #3 26,550 288,410 #5 [83]
22 Live Results 5 Monday April 13, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 336,700 #2 24,600 361,300 #5 [83]
23 Live Show 6 Sunday April 19, 2015 7:00 – 8:30pm 291,170 #3 19,850 311,020 #5 [84]
24 Live Results 6 Monday April 20, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 271,810 #4 21,100 292,910 #6 [85]
25 Live Show 7 Sunday April 26, 2015 7:00 – 8:35pm 265,170 #3 17,800 282,970 #5 [86]
26 Live Results 7 Monday April 27, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 283,890 #4 N/A 283,890 #10 [87]
27 Live Show 8 Sunday May 3, 2015 7:00 – 8:30pm 242,070 #3 31,620 273,690 #5 [88]
28 Live Results 8 Monday May 4, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 287,130 #4 12,650 299,780 #8 [89]
29 Live Show 9 Sunday May 10, 2015 7:00 – 8:40pm 341,460 #2 10,270 351,730 #4 [90]
30 Live Results 9 Monday May 11, 2015 7:30 – 8:35pm 240,620 #4 N/A 240,620 #8 [91]
31 Grand Final Performances Sunday May 17, 2015 7:00 – 8:35


325,740 #2 25,970 351,710 #4 [92]
32 Grand Final Decider Monday May 18, 2015 7:30 – 9:30pm 326,380 #3 33,530 359,910 #6 [93]


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