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  1. RTL Revenue Drops Amid Weak French Economy, FremantleMedia Challenges

    11:24 pm PST 11/12/2014
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    Europe's leading television group has been aggressively moving into digital media, buying YouTube channels such as StyleHaul READ MORE

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  2. 'Downton Abbey' Beats 'X Factor' in U.K. Ratings for First Time This Season

    2:28 am PST 11/03/2014
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    BBC dance show 'Strictly Come Dancing' widens its ratings lead over the Simon Cowell show READ MORE

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  3. 'X Factor' U.K. Ratings Drop Further as BBC Dance Show Widens Lead

    5:40 am PDT 10/27/2014
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    'Downton Abbey' stays nearly unchanged from the previous week with an overnight audience of 7.8 million READ MORE

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  4. New Reality Shows Fail to Generate Interest at MIPCOM

    6:00 am PDT 10/22/2014
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    'Celebrity Pole Dancing,' anyone? READ MORE

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  5. MIPCOM: 'Arab Idol,' 'Arabs Got Talent' Renewed for Three Seasons

    4:59 am PDT 10/14/2014
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    FremantleMedia and MBC Group extend deal to include 'X Factor' and 'Project Runway' formats READ MORE

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  6. MIPCOM: Simon Cowell Recalls Moment His TV Career Hung in the Balance

    12:08 pm PDT 10/13/2014
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    "Literally, I could feel a million knives about to go into my back" READ MORE

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  7. MIPCOM: 'The X Factor' in the U.K. Sells Worldwide

    1:32 am PDT 10/13/2014
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    The flagship TV talent show that launched a global franchise sells to 147 national territories READ MORE

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  8. Simon Cowell on U.S. 'X Factor': "I Think it Will Come Back Again”

    9:05 pm PDT 10/12/2014
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    The man behind One Direction laments his early bravado — promising audiences of 20 million for the cancelled talent contest — but sees an opportunity for a comeback READ MORE

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  9. BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Beats ITV's 'X Factor' in U.K. Ratings Battle

    3:34 am PDT 09/28/2014
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    Simon Cowell's show on Saturday once again drew a bigger audience than 'Doctor Who' though READ MORE

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  10. 'X Factor' Is Most Tweeted-About Show on U.K.‎ TV

    3:12 am PDT 09/25/2014
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    Social media activity boosted ratings for 11 percent of shows, with audiences rising about 2 percent, a study finds READ MORE

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  11. 'Doctor Who' U.K. Ratings Rise Ahead of Simon Cowell Clash

    4:29 am PDT 09/21/2014
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    The BBC sci-fi evergreen was Saturday's second-most-watched show in Britain behind 'X Factor' READ MORE

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  12. 'X Factor' Italy Premieres With Nearly Double Audience of Last Year's Opener

    8:47 am PDT 09/19/2014
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    The show reached 1.2 million viewers READ MORE

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  13. Nick Frost Joins 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special

    5:27 am PDT 09/19/2014
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    Simon Pegg's frequent collaborator is part of a trio of special guests appearing in the festive episode READ MORE

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  14. 'Doctor Who' to Face Off Against Simon Cowell in U.K. Ratings War

    3:49 am PDT 09/18/2014
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    The BBC is moving the Time Lord to a later slot on Saturday night to accommodate 'Strictly Come Dancing' READ MORE

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  15. Listen to Alex & Sierra's New Song, "Here We Go" (Exclusive)

    9:47 am PDT 09/15/2014
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    The "X Factor" winners will release their debut album on Oct. 7. READ MORE

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  16. BBC's 'Strictly Come Dancing' Season Debut Beats 'X Factor' U.K. in Ratings

    1:38 am PDT 09/08/2014
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    The ITV show with Simon Cowell had to go head-to-head with the celebrity dance competition READ MORE

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  17. 'X Factor' Alum Simone Battle Dies at 25

    9:42 am PDT 09/06/2014
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    She was a member of girl group G.R.L. READ MORE

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  18. 'X Factor' U.K. Loses Steam Ahead of BBC Clash

    4:10 am PDT 09/01/2014
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    The season's second episode of Simon Cowell's ITV show trips before dance-off with ballroom hit READ MORE

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  19. 'X Factor' U.K. Season Debut Ratings Rise

    1:39 am PDT 08/31/2014
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    Simon Cowell's return as a judge boosts the ITV show above its 2013 and 2012 premiere figures READ MORE

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  20. 'Downton Abbey' Broadcaster ITV's Stock Flying High

    4:00 am PDT 08/26/2014
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    The show may not have won an Emmy on Monday, but the company's market value is higher than ever READ MORE

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