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  1. 'X Factor' U.K. Draws Lowest Season-Debut Ratings Since 2006

    5:26 am PDT 09/01/2015
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    The Simon Cowell singing competition, which added Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw as judges this season, had a dominant TV audience share, though. READ MORE

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  2. Sky Italia Signs Three-Year Extension of ‘X Factor’ and ‘Italia’s Got Talent’

    9:05 am PDT 08/29/2015
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    Italy’s leading Pay-TV provider extended its current deal with FremantleMedia through 2018. READ MORE

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  3. BBC Orders Car-Themed Game Show With 'Top Gear's' The Stig

    3:59 am PDT 08/11/2015
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    Former U.K. 'X Factor' presenter Dermot O'Leary will host Saturday night entertainment show 'The Getaway Car.' READ MORE

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  4. David Hill to Step Down From 21st Century Fox Executive Post

    9:04 am PDT 06/23/2015
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    The longtime executive's new company will be backed by Fox and called Hilly. READ MORE

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  5. Rita Ora, BBC Radio Host Nick Grimshaw to Join U.K. 'X Factor' as Judges

    1:06 am PDT 06/16/2015
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    Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini will return for the latest season of the ITV show, for which Caroline Flack and Olly Murs will serve as hosts. READ MORE

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  6. L.A. Reid Says 'X Factor' Is "The Worst Thing I've Ever Done"

    3:33 pm PDT 06/06/2015
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    "The truth is: 'The Voice' cleaned our clock," Reid said. READ MORE

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  7. Former 'X Factor' Contestant Sues Claiming Audition Was "Altered"

    6:30 pm PDT 05/22/2015
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    Sally Hessnice says the producers of the Simon Cowell singing competition distorted her voice and manipulated footage of her audience. READ MORE

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  8. Sophie Tweed-Simmons Joins Indie Musical 'Country Crush' (Exclusive)

    1:01 pm PDT 04/23/2015
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    Gene Simmons' daughter will sing in the romantic drama. READ MORE

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  9. MIPTV: FremantleMedia Signs Chinese Joint Venture With Shanghai Media Group

    6:56 am PDT 04/13/2015
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    Fremantle, producer of shows such as 'The X Factor' and 'Got Talent,' will create entertainment formats specifically for the Chinese market. READ MORE

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  10. 'X Factor' U.K. Host Dermot O'Leary Quits

    12:30 pm PDT 03/27/2015
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    His departure after eight years fuels some speculation that he could be in the running to host BBC hit show 'Top Gear.' READ MORE

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  11. Natalia Kills Breaks 'X Factor' Silence: "There Are Many Sides to This Story"

    1:58 pm PDT 03/18/2015
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    "I love my husband with all of my heart, we'll stick together no matter what," says Kills of Willy Moon, who was also fired from the reality show. READ MORE

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  12. Pop Stars Fired From 'X-Factor' New Zealand After Bizarre Rant (Video)

    2:20 pm PDT 03/16/2015
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    The two judges were let go after going on the most confusing tirade of 2015. READ MORE

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  13. RTL 2014 Earnings Fall Amid Weaker Results at 'X Factor' Producer FremantleMedia

    1:57 am PST 03/05/2015
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    The cancellation of Fox's U.S. version of the singing show and weaker 'American Idol' returns hurt results at the production arm, while the European TV giant's digital businesses are growing. READ MORE

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  14. FremantleMedia Takes Majority Stake in MCN Group Divimove

    1:08 am PST 01/23/2015
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    The Berlin-based company claims to be Europe's leading multi-channel network, with 80 million subscribers. READ MORE

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  15. 'Downton Abbey,' 'X Factor' Among Britain's National Television Awards Winners

    4:32 pm PST 01/21/2015
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    The honors were handed out in a star-studded ceremony at the O2 Arena in London, with David Tennant getting a special recognition. READ MORE

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  16. Benedict Cumberbatch, Maggie Smith Among UK's National Television Awards Nominees

    5:02 am PST 01/06/2015
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    Peter Capaldi is the first modern 'Doctor Who' to get snubbed READ MORE

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  17. Sam Smith Calls 'X Factor' "Damaging" for Songwriters

    1:22 am PST 12/30/2014
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    The singer said he would never have auditioned for the TV talent contest READ MORE

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  18. Fox Courting Simon Cowell for a U.S. Comeback (Exclusive)

    7:00 am PST 12/10/2014
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    Network execs fly to London to meet with the reality judge and uber-producer about a new deal READ MORE

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  19. 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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  20. '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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