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  • 'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition

    'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition
    Simon Cowell is closing up shop on the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Fox, along with Syco and FremantleMedia, announced the show has concluded its stateside run after three seasons. “I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both...
  • TV ratings: 'X Factor' finale falls 45% from a year ago

    TV ratings: 'X Factor' finale falls 45% from a year ago
    Simon Cowell scored a victory as his lovebird singing duo Alex & Sierra won "The X Factor" Thursday night, but the show hasn't been much of a triumph for Fox in the ratings this year.  The musical contest's third season finale drew 6.2 million viewers...
  • Simon Cowell is now an ex-factor

    This post has been updated. See below for details. Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV. His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...
  • 'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting

    'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting
    Simon Cowell made a boo-boo. Cowell's singing contest, "The X Factor," messed up its voting process during Wednesday's show, showing viewers the wrong onscreen phone numbers for dial-in votes. As a result, the producers of the Fox show are tossing out...
  • Jimmy Kimmel controversy: Protesters still not happy with ABC

    Jimmy Kimmel controversy: Protesters still not happy with ABC
    ABC and Jimmy Kimmel have both apologized for a segment that aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in mid-October that suggested the U.S. kill all Chinese people, but an organization representing 100 Chinese American organizations still isn't satisfied. It has...
  • Review: One Direction's one goal on 'Midnight Memories': the very top

    Review: One Direction's one goal on 'Midnight Memories': the very top
    The new One Direction album sounds like it was designed to win over (or perhaps further irritate) people likely to scoff at the idea that this British outfit is the biggest band on the planet. The scale of its success seems beyond dispute, with 16...
  • Simon Cowell Confirms Demi Lovato Exiting 'X Factor'

    "The X Factor" creator Simon Cowell confirmed tonight that fellow judge Demi Lovato will be departing the Fox singing competition while he did press on the red carpet for the finale. News confirms a story published by People earlier today reporting...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' gets an end date

    'How I Met Your Mother' gets an end date
    The years-in-the-making conclusion to the story of exactly how Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) met the mother of his children will finally come to its conclusion on Monday, March 31. CBS will air a special one-hour series finale to "How I Met Your Mother,"...
  • CMA Awards lassos nearly 1.67-million tweets to top 'Walking Dead'

    CMA Awards lassos nearly 1.67-million tweets to top 'Walking Dead'
    ABC turned Twitter into a tailgate party last week. The 47th Annual CMA Awards, the kudos-fest honoring the year's top country music stars, was the most tweeted-about telecast of the week that ended Sunday, drawing nearly 1.67 million mentions on the...
  • Beyonce's new album surprises Internet, celebrities

    Beyonce's new album surprises Internet, celebrities
    OK, Beyoncé's overnight surprise album drop isn't news only to fans -- it's news to other celebs too. Because that's how Sasha Fierce rolls. Queen Bey dropped her "visual album," "Beyoncé," which features 14 songs and 17 videos, late Thursday,...
  • Simon Cowell says 'X Factor' will be back, but his role may change

    Simon Cowell says 'X Factor' will be back, but his role may change
    "The X Factor" has seen some pretty terrible ratings this season. But Simon Cowell says have no fear, his singing contest will return. "The show will be back next season," Cowell said during a conference call with reporters Monday to promote Wednesday's...