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  1. Fox Cancels 'The X Factor'

    4:00 pm PST 02/07/2014
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    After three seasons of underperforming ratings, and just as many judges panels, the network is nixing Simon Cowell's "American Idol" follow-up. READ MORE

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  2. Fox's Chase Carey Says 'American Idol' Is 'Winding Down,' Talks 2013 Film Disappointments

    10:36 am PST 02/06/2014
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    On a Thursday earnings call, after news of lower quarterly profits, the 21st Century Fox CEO address reality ratings losses, FXX's big "Simpsons" gamble and the continued push into sports. READ MORE

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  3. Bertelsmann Boosts 2013 Revenues to $22.1 Billion, Profits to $3.1 Billion

    6:34 am PST 01/31/2014
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    The German media giant controls leading European broadcaster RTL Group and production firm FremantleMedia, makers of “American Idol.” READ MORE

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  4. 'X Factor Israel' Ends First Season With Big Ratings

    2:56 am PST 01/15/2014
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    The season average for the local version of the music competition created by Simon Cowell outperformed the ratings for Israeli hit format "Rising Star," while the latter had a bigger finale. READ MORE

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  5. 'The Bachelor': 'X Factor' Alum Josh Krajcik to Perform

    2:54 pm PST 01/07/2014
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    The season-one runner-up will serenade Juan Pablo Galavis and one lucky bachelorette on the ABC series next Monday. READ MORE

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  6. 'Duck Dynasty,' Ariana Grande, The Killers: 16 Christmas Hits Lighting Up Holiday Charts

    10:27 am PST 12/24/2013
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    2013's holiday releases include punk rock renditions, revamped classic Christmas carols and collaborations with Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand and Elvis Presley. READ MORE

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  7. 'X Factor' Contestants, Judges Celebrate at Season Wrap Party

    7:15 pm PST 12/20/2013
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    Top contestants reveal their future plans at the exclusive event at Mixology. READ MORE

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  8. 'X Factor' Recap: Finale Night Brings Tears, Cheers and a Simon Cowell Victory

    6:00 am PST 12/20/2013
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    Following performances by "Glee" star Lea Michele, Mary J. Blige, Pitbull, One Direction and Leona Lewis, Alex & Sierra are named season three champs. READ MORE

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  9. 'X Factor' Shocker: TV's Worst Singing Show Finds Its Best Winner (Opinion)

    11:00 pm PST 12/19/2013
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    Simon Cowell finally may have stumbled upon a hit act with the newly crowned Alex & Sierra. READ MORE

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  10. 'X Factor' Crowns a Winner

    8:00 pm PST 12/19/2013
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    The season three competition saw couple duo Alex & Sierra, rocker Jeff Gutt and Latino crooner Carlito Olivero make it to the finals. READ MORE

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  11. 'X Factor' Recap: Final Three Battle One Last Time

    9:20 pm PST 12/18/2013
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    Leona Lewis, Johnny Rzeznik, and Prince Royce joined the remaining hopefuls on a night that will determine who will win America's votes. READ MORE

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  12. Demi Lovato Leaving 'X Factor,' Simon Cowell Confirms

    8:48 pm PST 12/18/2013
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    UPDATED: The singer-judge, who has also been recurring on Fox's "Glee," says she will dedicate 2014 "completely and entirely to music." READ MORE

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  13. 'Big Brother,' 'X Factor' Garner Most 2013 Complaints From U.K. TV Viewers

    5:14 am PST 12/17/2013
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    Media watchdog Ofcom says overall viewer complaints declined this year, with a Rowan Atkinson sketch on a comedy charity show being the most-criticized on-air moment. READ MORE

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  14. Simon Cowell Talks 'X Factor' Renewal, Future Format Shake-Ups

    5:59 pm PST 12/16/2013
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    The show's creator is hopeful that he will get a fourth season and is already plotting some big changes to boost tanking ratings. READ MORE

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  15. 'X Factor' Recap: And Then There Were Three

    9:55 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    The top three finalists are revealed after fierce semi-finals round. READ MORE

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  16. 'X Factor' Finalists Alex & Sierra Notch iTunes No. 1, Show Sales Potential

    2:22 pm PST 12/12/2013
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    Thanks to covers of songs by A Great Big World, Sara Bareilles and Of Monsters and Men, the boyfriend-girlfriend duo are the buzz of season three. READ MORE

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  17. 'X Factor' Recap: Final Four Battle It Out In Semi-Finals

    10:44 pm PST 12/11/2013
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    The top finalists sing three songs each for a shot in the show's final round. READ MORE

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  18. FremantleMedia Names Ex-Endemol Execs CEOs for Brazil, Spanish-Speaking Americas

    4:13 am PST 12/11/2013
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    Daniela Busoli will head up Fremantle's Brazilian operations, while Adrian Santucho is named the new CEO of FremantleMedia Mexico, U.S. Hispanic and pan-regional productions. READ MORE

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  19. Endemol Buys 33 Percent of Israel's Reshet Television (Reports)

    1:17 pm PST 12/08/2013
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    One of the most successful TV networks in Israel, Reshet is one of the companies behind Israel's top broadcaster Channel 2. READ MORE

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  20. 'X Factor' Recap: Two Dreams Crushed During Double Elimination

    11:01 pm PST 12/05/2013
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    The Fox competition finds its final four in a results show dedicated to the late Nelson Mandela. READ MORE

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  21. 'X Factor' U.S. Boosts Results at TV Unit of Simon Cowell, Sony Venture

    1:32 am PST 12/05/2013
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    Revenue for Simco, the TV production business of Syco Entertainment, rose nearly 10 percent for the latest fiscal year, with the U.S. contributing more than half. READ MORE

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