L.A. Reid, Siomn Cowell
The X Factor's L.A. Reid and Simon Cowell have confirmed that the empty judges' seats for Season 2 of the singing competition show will "100 percent" be two women.
Is Simon Cowell courting Whitney Houston for The X Factor?
The diva has been approached to join the Season 2 judging panel, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Neither Houston nor Cowell have commented on the report, while Fox declined to comment.
Simon Cowell sounds off on X Factor shakeup
Houston could take one of the places vacated ...
A week after judges Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul and host Steve Jones were fired from The X Factor, executive producer and judge Simon Cowell is addressing the sudden shakeup...
Nicole Scherzinger, Steve Jones, Paula Abdul
Steve Jones and Nicole Scherzinger are leaving The X Factor after one season, and Paula Abdul may not be far behind them.
Jones, 34, tweeted Monday afternoon that he would not be returning to the show. Hours later, Fox confirmed to TVGuide.com that Scherzinger would also be exiting. And still later that night, Deadline reported that Abdul had also been cut. Fox did not respond to an e-mail asking about Abdul's status.
Deadline cited series insiders who said that...
Astro, Chris Rene
Despite their failure to win the $5 million recording contract, The X Factor contestants Brian "Astro" Bradley and Chris Rene are cashing in.
Josh Krajcik, The X Factor
It's two days before The X Factor's final five contestants take the live stage and Simon Cowell isn't happy. Sitting in on contestant Melanie Amaro's rehearsal, Cowell and the vocal coaches are debating the tempo for a dance version of Adele's "Someone Like You." "It needs to be bigger!" emphasizes Cowell, who — along with mentors L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger and Paula Abdul — is gearing up for the Fox talent competition's December 22 finale. We caught up with the final four acts to dissect their keys to success — and their...
After his elimination from The X Factor on December 1, 15-year-old Brooklyn rapper Brian Bradley, aka Astro, stopped by TV Guide Magazine's office to chat about his performances during the competition, advice he'll always remember from the judges, and his plans for the future.
TV Guide Magazine: What was the best part of being on The X Factor?
Astro: The best part of the experience was...
Drew Ryniewicz, Simon Cowell
Thursday's double elimination show was a dramatic night for Fox's X Factor, and that drama continued after the cameras stopped rolling.
Always a popular (if sometimes contentious) topic in my Ask Matt forum, Fox's Bones refutes any notion that its heart isn't in the right place in this week's ultimately touching episode (9/8c). Ralph Waite (forever Papa Walton to many of us, though nowadays better known as Jethro's dad on NCIS) makes a welcome return as Booth's grandfather, bearing some unwelcome news that has the very pregnant Bones (Emily Deschanel) wondering how best to reach ...
The X Factor
It's been four X Factor-free days and I bet you were developing cold sweats and severe anxiety — right? Well, thank goodness we're back at the judges' amazing mansions and can continue to feel completely inadequate about our own lives and homes again.
Jazzlyn Little starts out the evening by underwhelming us with a tired rendition of "I Will Survive." I honestly didn't think it was possible to make that song a snoozefest, but Jazzlyn proved me wrong. Given the talent she's demonstrated in the competition, this was totally...