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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 […]

IT’S NO IDOL, BUT FOX RENEWS THE X FACTOR

November 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The show is getting nowhere near the audience that American Idol routinely draws, not to mention the audience that its creator, Simon Cowell, had predicted it would, but Fox reality chief Mike Darnell announced on Wednesday that The X Factor will be renewed for a second season and pronounced it a “monumental success.” To be […]

REPORT: FOX REALITY CHIEF THE X FACTOR IN COLE’S FIRING

May 30, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Days after reports circulated on the Internet that Fox TV had forced Cheryl Cole off Simon Cowell’s upcoming U.S. version of The X Factor, the television network has yet to release a statement on the matter. Her dismissal, originally leaked to the gossip website TMZ, is being regarded as a fait accompli by most of […]

CHERYL COLE CONFIRMED AS X FACTOR JUDGE

May 6, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Talk about an “x factor!” British singer Cheryl Cole, a virtual unknown in the U.S., has been confirmed as a judge on Simon Cowell’s U.S. version of The X Factor. Cowell has long made it clear that he wanted Cole, who had appeared as a judge on the U.K. version of X Factor, to join […]