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Fox On, Fox Off: New Girl and The X Factor Open to Surprising Results

Ed Martin | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The most interesting television news of Premiere Week 2011 is the comparatively modest performance of The X Factor.

Conservative Group Outraged Over 'X-Factor' Frontal Nudity

Posted 11.23.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: The contestant amidst controversy, Geo Godley, tells TMZ, his outfit was nothing worse than what you see at the beach. He further insists that...

'X Factor' Recap: Melanie Amaro Is What Simon Has Been Looking For

Posted 11.23.2011 | Celebrity

By now we all know that the "X Factor" premiere fell short of expectations Wednesday night, drawing in just 12 million viewers as compared to the most...

Youyoung Lee

'X Factor' Premiere Recap: The Good And The Bad | Youyoung Lee | Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment

All the hype for Simon Cowell's new show came to a thunderous end last night, as we were introduced to a two-hour premiere of his UK export "The X Fac...

Crystal Bell

When Simon Met Paula | Crystal Bell | Posted 11.21.2011 | Entertainment

With the premiere of Simon Cowell’s new talent competition “The X-Factor” just hours away, one wonders if Cowell’s latest project can stand up...

Don't Sing These 5 Songs In Front Of Simon

Posted 11.15.2011 | Entertainment

For nearly a decade, one man has ruled the reality singing competition throne -- Simon Cowell. Over the last 10 years, Cowell has seen -- and heard --...

WATCH: 'X Factor' Sneak Peak

Posted 11.12.2011 | Entertainment

For those that just can't get enough of Simon Cowell and his expanding empire of music shows cross-continentally, his British export "The X Factor" fi...

Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul SAVAGE 'American Idol' In New 'X Factor' Promo

Posted 09.12.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell is back. And gosh, does he want you to know it. The famed producer and original "American Idol" judge, who left the show after the 200...

Paula Abdul's 'Straight Up' Style Evolution

The Huffington Post | Brooke Bobb | Posted 08.20.2011 | Style

Let's face it, Paula Abdul isn't exactly known for having high style status. Dance moves, Laker Girl gear, meltdowns, Simon Cowell's American Idol Fre...

Who Sent Paula Abdul Flowers?

Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment

So much for the rivalry. Following a tumultuous shakeup that saw British "X-Factor" judge Cheryl Cole imported for the American version of the show...

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Chris Issak, Barry Manilow, Sandra Bernhard, Paula Abdul, and more.

'American Idol' Secrets Revealed!

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment

When the house lights came up at L.A. Live's Nokia Theatre on May 26, 2010, the night of the Season 9 finale, there was a widely held belief in the en...

LA Reid, New 'X Factor' Judge: MEANER That Simon Cowell

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 07.09.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell is known for his harsh criticism of aspiring singers on American Idol, but it seems he might have competition for the title of "meanest j...

It's Official: Paula Abdul FINALLY Joins 'The X Factor'

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 07.07.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE II: Breathe a sigh of relief, old school "American Idol" fans. Both Deadline's Nikke Finke and The Hollywood Reporter report that, after franti...

Paula Abdul To Join 'The X Factor': Report

Posted 06.24.2011 | Entertainment

UPDATE: Cowell's representative denies that Abdul is a definite go for "The X Factor," clarifying the situation -- sort of -- for The Hollywood Report...

Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul Teaming Up Again?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In taking on "American Idol," British import "The X Factor" may have found the winning formula: "American Idol". Simon Cowell, who is bringing his...

Paula Abdul Calls 911 To Escape Boyfriend's Car | 3/3/2011 12:30 AM PST by TMZ Staff   | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

During the call -- placed at 4:35 PM on Valentine's Day -- Paula cries and sobs hysterically and says, "I wanna go, and he won't let me!"...

"American Idol" Reborn?

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

The biggest surprise of this somewhat lifeless midseason is the creative resurgence of Fox's American Idol. One might assert that the renewed appeal ...

Music: George Michael's "Faith" And The Era Of The Blockbuster

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

It was the era of the blockbuster. From the late 1970s through the 1980s, pop music became dominated by a new phenomenon: albums that released a seemi...

Is American Idol Tarnishing Steven Tyler's Legacy?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

With American Idol back for its 10th season, some music fans are wondering how Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler can fit into the mix at the judges tabl...

PHOTOS: Forever 21's Iffy Foray Into 'Vintage'

Rachel Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rachel Kane

Some things, like hairless cats or babies with overtly large heads, can be so ugly they are cute. And some things, like pretzels inside M&Ms or Paula ...

9 Videos Of Paula Abdul Acting Drunk

Urlesque | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Paula Abdul told Julie Chen that she's "never been drunk in [her] life." Never ever. Not once. And despite all the chatter of those who say she's an a...

Paula Abdul: 'I've Never Been Drunk In My Life'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Paula Abdul has an important message: contrary to popular belief, she has a brain. The longtime 'American Idol' judge and now face of new CBS reali...

Paula Abdul Back For Idol Finale?

PEOPLE TV Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

But a source tells PEOPLE that a special send-off planned for the cranky judge will feature some Idol alums, including a special appearance by Paula A...

American Idol: Who Should Replace Simon Cowell? (Answer Below)

Ed Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ed Martin

I can't imagine what Idol will be like without Simon Cowell. But I can imagine another British reality show host taking his place at the judges' table.