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ITV ‘X Factor’ U.K. Ratings Concerns “Overdone,” Analyst Says

The British TV giant's stock has dropped more than 10 percent in recent weeks amid worries about the talent show's audience and TV advertising, says Liberum's Ian Whittaker.

‘X Factor’ U.K. Draws Lowest Season-Debut Ratings Since 2006

The Simon Cowell singing competition, which added Rita Ora and Nick Grimshaw as judges this season, had a dominant TV audience share, though.

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

Italy's leading Pay-TV provider extended its current deal with FremantleMedia through 2018.

Simon Cowell Says One Direction Might Take a Break: “They’ve Got Enough Hits Now”

"I said to him, 'You man up,'" the band's mentor said about member Louis Tomlinson becoming a father.

Simon Cowell to Attend ?’X Factor’ U.K. Auditions After Mother’s Death

The events will begin in Manchester on Wednesday instead of the original plans for a Monday start.

Start of ‘X Factor’ U.K. Auditions Canceled After Death of Simon Cowell’s Mother

The auditions were set to begin in Manchester on Monday.

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

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.

Simon Cowell’s ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Dog Controversy to be Investigated

Watchdog Ofcom will investigate the season finale of the talent show on U.K. broadcaster ITV.

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Sees Controversy Over Stunt-Double Dog

The U.K.'s broadcasting watchdog has received more than 200 complaints, and judge/co-producer Simon Cowell has reportedly ordered an investigation.

‘Britain’s Got Talent’ Season-Finale Ratings Rise

The Simon Cowell talent show on ITV averaged 11.7 million viewers, making it the highest-rated show in the U.K. so far this year, as a dog and its trainer beat out all competition.

Former ‘X Factor’ Contestant Sues Claiming Audition Was “Altered”

Sally Hessnice says the producers of the Simon Cowell singing competition distorted her voice and manipulated footage of her audience.

Cannes: Simon Cowell to Co-Produce ‘The Fifth Beatle’ as Feature Film Adaptation

Vivek J. Tiwary wrote the screenplay based on his graphic novel based on the life of the Beatles' manager, Brian Epstein.