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Are Sitcoms...Back?

nytimes.com | BILL CARTER | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

As dominant as "The X Factor" story was, it supplied only one of several plotlines that had television executives buzzing in the first week of the new...

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...

UH-OH...

Posted 11.22.2011 | Media

Fox's "The X Factor," Simon Cowell's newest venture and the American counterpart to the hugely popular British singing competition, debuted to underwh...

Youyoung Lee

'X Factor' Premiere Recap: The Good And The Bad

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

WATCH: Conan Gets Bamboobzled

Posted 11.20.2011 | Comedy

Former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger came on "Conan" on Monday night probably to promote some TV show or album or movie or something or other, but ...

Conan Gets Slammed By Nicole Scherzinger For Looking At Her Boobs

Posted 11.20.2011 | Entertainment

The steamy "X Factor" judge, Nicole Scherzinger, visited Conan O'Brien Monday night to clear up any confusion about Simon Cowell's new show and explai...

WATCH: Simon Cowell Explains Cheryl Cole On 'X Factor' Controversy

Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment

With the "X Factor" making its debut on US soil this Wednesday, show creator Simon Cowell explains away one controversy already hitched to the hit UK ...

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...

Jail/Hollywood Her Next Career Moves?

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 01.14.2012 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

And the big question is: What would Rebekah Brooks look like with short jailhouse hair? Could it be a new image for her? But, while she may have been...

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...

Judge Talisa: £70,000 To Ditch 'Chav' Factor

www.thesun.co.uk | Posted 09.04.2011 | Home

X FACTOR judge Tulisa will get a £70,000 makeover amid fears she looks like a chav. Bosses hired celeb stylist Gemma Sheppard to sort out her love...

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...

Cher Lloyd's New Single 'Swagger Jagger' Gets The Twitter Treatment (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment

News of the X Factor finalist Cher Lloyd's first single, "Swagger Jagger" spread through the internet like wildfire. Some were elated, others enraged,...

Cheryl Cole OUT At 'X-Factor,' Getting Paid $1.5 Million: Report

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment

After the British pop star was effectively dropped from the show, an insider says Cole has been offered her original 'X Factor' US gig back. Sources ...

"Right There": Nicole Scherzinger On Hosting X Factor and Dropping Her New Album

Jon Chattman | Posted 07.12.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

This fall, Ryan Seacrest will be displaced as prettiest host on FOX TV. Pussycat Doll and sultry solo artist Nicole Scherzinger has confirmed she'll handle emcee duties for the X Factor.

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...

Simon Cowell Brings Brit Sensation To America For 'X Factor'

Posted 07.05.2011 | Entertainment

In an anti-climactic announcement Thursday morning, Simon Cowell confirmed that Cheryl Cole, a British pop singer he helped launched to stardom, would...

PHOTOS: Meet Cheryl Cole, Sexy New 'X Factor' Judge

coedmagazine.com | Posted 06.27.2011 | Entertainment

Simon Cowell's broader, more inclusive version of American Idol, "The X Factor" is scheduled to premiere in September on FOX. Yesterday, several media...

'X Factor' Dodges A Bullet Over Raunchy Routines

Posted 06.20.2011 | Media

The British version of "The X Factor" has avoided punishment for airing two raunchy dance routines by Christina Aguilera and Rihanna on its season fin...

Mariah Carey Joining 'The X Factor'

Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment

Slowly but surely, Simon Cowell's star-studded "X Factor" cast is coming together. Rumors have circulated for months about who will join the ex-"Amer...

Jessica Simpson: 'We Might Elope'

Posted 05.28.2011 | Entertainment

With the buzz already humming, Jessica Simpson helped push "X Factor" judge rumors to a fevered pitch. Simpson, who has long been rumored to be a p...

Jordan Zakarin

Simon Cowell Talks 'X Factor' Judge Rumors, Loving Rebecca Black

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Breathlessly waiting to find out just who will take the judges' chairs on "The X Factor"? Following all the rumors? Good. All of them are true. The...

Nicki Minaj Joining 'The X Factor'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Whether it's wigs, multiple personalities or just plain talent, Nicki Minaj has got it in spades. Now, the rap star may help Simon Cowell look for tha...