Talk of the Tyne: Cheryl Cole is set to land her own chat show called Late Night With Cheryl

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By J J Anisiobi

Motor-mouth: Cheryl Cole is set to land her own chat show on Channel 4

Since she was very publicly given the boot from the X Factor USA we haven't heard too much from her.

But Cheryl Cole may be about to get chins wagging with a brand new chat show on Channel 4.

The Fight For This Love singer will take her first tentative steps into presenting with a show which is provisionally called Late Night With Cheryl.

A TV insider told Star magazine: 'They know she'll be a massive ratings winner and is the perfect fit to pull in amazing guests.'

The 28-year-old has been inundated with offers to get her face on screen but this opportunity seems the best fit.

The source said: 'There have been a few film roles and scripts sent to her from Hollywood that are being considered.

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'She's being hankered after to work on new music with US acts like Nicki Minaj, thanks to their mutual friend'

The chat show will take on a magazine style format and will feature some big name celebrity guests.

The girl Geordie, who has her own footwear collection, will also have a fashion and style segment on the show.

Cole may be busy this year as her TV career begins to take off but her she has a clear order of what her top priorities are.

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'Cheryl's main concerns in 2012 are her family, solo work and the reunion with Girls Aloud - has tons of ideas for them.'

Meanwhile, it appears Simon Cowell has a new favourite female in his life.

The music mogul has secured a deal to bring Alesha Dixon, 33, to Britain's Got Talent.

New signing: Alesha Dixon has joined the Britain's Got Talent judging panel

The former pop star stunned BBC executives yesterday morning by quitting the Corporation’s flagship Saturday evening programme.

Within hours, she was unveiled as a judge in the revamped BGT, which begins auditioning for contestants later this month.

Miss Dixon, 33, is said to be receiving £350,000 for her new job – believed to be three times her Strictly salary estimated at £100,000. Last night her manager Malcolm Blair insisted she had not moved for money. He said talks had been going on between ITV and Miss Dixon for the last ‘couple of weeks’.

Power play: Simon Cowell will be a happy man now he has Alesha on BGT

However, he confirmed the BBC was made aware of her defection only yesterday morning.

'It was never about the money,' he said. 'Alesha’s had three incredible years on Strictly but there comes a time when you have to move on.'

ITV, though, is delighted with the 'coup'. One insider said: 'This is really good for BGT. Simon really wanted her on the show.'