The TV Column: X Factor


Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011

‘X Factor’: 32 finalists revealed

Paula Abdul wants to have the boys to her house; producers say ‘In your dreams.’

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:00 AM ET, 10/06/2011

‘X Factor’ boot camp begins

Simon Cowell and fellow judges cut 162 auditioners down to 32 competitors.

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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 10/04/2011

‘X Factor’s’ Simon Cowell says he regrets 20-million viewer prediction

The ‘X Factor’ judge/owner now says the show’s smaller audience is not a ‘disappointment.’

By Lisa de Moraes  |  10:45 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

‘X Factor’: Brian Bradley and the last night of auditions

Fourth episode zips through performances by strong contenders for $5 million prize.

By Ned Martel  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Fox’s ‘X Factor’ eclipsed by comedies in the ratings

‘Suburgatory’ and ‘Modern Family’ held up well against the singing competition show.

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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/29/2011

‘X Factor’ auditions march through Chicago, Seattle

Chicago and Seattle get the Simon Cowell treatment Fox’s new singing competition.

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Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/23/2011

‘X Factor’ hangs on to viewers but gets thumped by another sitcom in second nght

CBS’s returning “Big Bang Theory” beats Simon Cowell’s singing competition Thursday night.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 09/23/2011

‘The X Factor’ night 2: Auditions continue

Night two of Simon Cowell’s new singing showdown missing the wow factor.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:30 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Simon Cowell returns on ‘X Factor’; 12.5 million tune in

New Fox reality series attracts 400,000 more viewers than unveiling of NBC’s ‘The Voice’ and about half as many people as most recent ‘American Idol’ debut.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  02:46 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011

‘X Factor’: Singing competition kicks off its first night

New singing competition comes across as ‘American Idol’ produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

By Lisa de Moraes  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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