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  1. 'The X Factor' Vs. 'American Idol:' Who's Leading the Battle for Talent Show Supremacy (Analysis)

    4:26 pm 10/7/2011

    Does Simon Cowell’s latest have what it takes to unseat the primetime powerhouse or do the ratings tell the story? What did "X Factor" get right that "Idol" neglected? How do the judges stack up? And what’s in a name? Plenty. THR offers a no-nonsense assessment of Fox's singing showdown.Read more

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  2. 'X-Factor's' Simon Cowell and L.A. Reid: We've Protected Girls From Paula and Nicole (Video)

    11:12 am 10/6/2011

    The two male judges acknowledge a gender bias on the panel.Read more

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  3. 'X Factor' Contestant Chris Rene Becomes YouTube Sensation (Video)

    2:22 pm 9/26/2011

    The California trash collector's show audition has more than 2 million hits to date and has also spawned cover versions of "Young Homie."Read more

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  4. Analysis: Forget Ratings Worries -- Judge X Factor On Its Content, Promise

    8:33 am 9/23/2011

    Now, produce a winner who's really a star.Read more

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  5. 'The X Factor': Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid's 10 Best Quotes From Thursday's Show

    10:27 pm 9/22/2011

    "You were getting on my nerves when you were talking, but when you started singing, I wanted to slit my wrists," Reid tells one auditioner.Read more

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  6. 'The X Factor's' L.A. Reid: 'I'm Not Harsher Than Simon Cowell'

    8:44 pm 9/22/2011

    The record executive also addresses the inevitable Randy Jackson comparisons, telling THR, "He's been doing this successfully for 11 years; that's certainly not an insult."Read more

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  7. 'The X Factor' Partners with Verizon Wireless

    6:08 pm 9/22/2011

    Fox's competition show and the wireless company created a new interactive app called "The Xtra Factor." Read more

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  8. 'X Factor' Judge Paula Abdul on Simon Cowell: 'I Get a Kick Out of Seeing Him Happy' (Q&A)

    9:13 pm 9/21/2011

    "It was great, but you need time away, and it’s a total blessing that these few years allowed for us to breathe," says Abdul of her eight-year stint at the "American Idol" judges' table. Read more

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  9. 'The X Factor' Premiere: Simon Cowell Won Over by Young Rachel Crow’s Song, Emotional Backstory (Video)

    8:39 pm 9/21/2011

    "My family has like no money," she says. "We live in a two-bedroom house, and I have six people in my family."Read more

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  10. Simon Cowell's 'The X Factor' Premieres; Viewer Reactions Mixed

    7:56 pm 9/21/2011

    Many tear up at the emotional backstories of auditioners, while others question the judges' decisions and whether any of the contestants were "set up."Read more

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