HE'S back.

X Factor star Stevi Ritchie is filming a new show dedicated to Essex.

Following his stints on X Factor and Celebrity Big Brother Stevi will make a return to TV screens as he has begun filming scenes for his new show being dubbed Stevi Ritchie Takes On Essex.

The show, which has been commissioned by Essex TV, will see Stevi visiting various businesses around Essex where he tries to learn how the business works and give some advice to the business owners.

He will also be reviewing the best eateries and entertainment locations in the county whilst entertaining the masses through some karaoke in the car - with some unexpected dramas along the way.

Stevi said: "I'm so excited to be hosting my very own show.

"I think it will be something new and exciting and I just want to find out more about Essex and meet more interesting people."

Essex TV will release the first episode on September 18 on IPTV.

Channel executive Matthew Martino said: “It is something new, it’s a very exciting concept and Stevi is full of energy and raring to go.”

A preview for the show is available to view on www.essex-tv.co.uk/stevi-ritchie-takes-essex.