| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:58 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 12:07 PM
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...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:30 AM
"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...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:18 PM
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,"...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 12:53 PM
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...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 5:26 PM
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,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 4:53 PM
"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...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 1:39 PM
“The X Factor’s” Season 3 ratings may be gasping for air (and its previous winners nowhere to be seen or heard), but a few finalists from the struggling franchise are continuing to make post-show noise.
Emblem3, the young pop, ska...