'The X Factor' Vs. 'American Idol': Conan Explains The Vast Differences (VIDEO)
Since it seems like more people vote for contestants on "American Idol" than they do for Presidents of the United States, it only makes sense that we get yet another singing competition show on TV. It's all about giving the people what they want, right?
But anyone who watched the premiere of "The X Factor" this week probably noticed just how similar the show -- also starring Simon Cowell and Paula Abdul -- is to its older sister "American Idol." Well on Thursday night's "Conan," Mr. O'Brien did us all a service by comparing the two programs and proving once and for all that they are totally, completely different shows. Really!
Not convinced? Hear what Conan has to say and you'll see what we're talking about.