THR Cover Lounge Chat: Will Steve Jones Return?
THR.com editor Joseph Kapsch, THR music editor Shirley Halperin and THR.com writer/reporter Jethro Nededog weigh in on X Factor host Steve Jones' first year on the job and whether he will return to the competition. The three speculate on the reasons why the host may not have connected with the U.S. audience as well as producers had hoped: Did Ryan Seacrest set the bar too high when it comes to hosting a talent competition? Was it the Lakoda gaffe? Or was it his accent?