Tuesday, August 21, 2018

SIMON COWELL SAYS FOX CANNED X FACTOR STARS

February 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The decision to remove two judges and the host of the U.S. version of The X Factor was made by executives of the Fox network, Simon Cowell, the show’s co-producer and a judge himself on the show, told the syndicated Extra on Tuesday. “It was fairly straight what [the network] wanted, and we were told […]

WHEN IT COMES TO TWITTER, MTV BEATS THE SUPER BOWL

December 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Twitter on Tuesday announced the events of 2011 that generated the most tweets per second. No. 1 on the list was the MTV Video Music Awards, when Beyoncé revealed she was pregnant. Some 8,868 tweets were recorded for that event. By contrast, while the Super Bowl on February 6 drew the biggest television audience in […]

MCCREERY WINS BIG; SO DOES AMERICAN IDOL

May 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox’s season finale of American Idol Wednesday night averaged 28.16 million viewers. Here’s a run-down by half-hours: 8:00 p.m.: 22.95 million: 8:30 p.m.: 27.78 million; 9:00 p.m.: 30.63 million; 9:30 p.m. (in which the winner, 17-year-old Scotty McCreery, was crowned): 31.27 million. In addition, Fox announced earlier in the day that 122.4 million votes were […]