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IDOL RUNNER UP LOSES OUT

May 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Not only are the ratings for American Idol diminishing, but so, too, are the payments to the runners-up. According to the Associated Press, the producers of the talent contest have altered the agreement with contestants so that the runner-up no longer automatically receives an album deal with a guaranteed advance of at least $175,000. Jessica […]

TOP PRIZE FOR X FACTOR: $5 MILLION

August 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

There once was a time when television networks loved reality shows because they were so much cheaper to produce than scripted shows. That may no longer be the case. Producers of the X Factor, the upcoming talent show on Fox, said Friday that the winning contestant will take home $5 million, the biggest cash prize […]