The X Factor Season 3 Performance Finale Recap: Dream Until Your Dreams Come True [Updated]
From the opening seconds of The X Factor‘s Season 3 performance finale, you knew it was going to contain more hot air than a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade float.
Alex & Sierra hovered above Los Angeles in a helicopter, like contestants on The Bachelor (albeit ones with an actual talent beyond dramatically declaring “He/She isn’t here for the right reasons!”). Jeff Gutt …READ MORE & TAKE POLLS
Report: Demi Lovato Leaving The X Factor
Another X Factor shakeup is underway.
Demi Lovato, who has served as a judge on the Fox singing competition for the past two seasons, has tendered her resignation READ MORE
Reality Check: Who Won The Voice Semi-Finals --Jacquie, Tessanne or Will? Plus: Has The X Factor Earned a Fourth Season?
It’s season-finale week for The Voice and The X Factor, and to the shock of everyone here at Reality Check, America got it totally right in choosing both shows’ Top 3 contestants.
That doesn’t mean, however, that my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I don’t have plenty to disagree about this episode. For starters, we’ve got almost the exact opposite view on …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The X Factor Season 3 Semifinal Results Recap: What Doesn't Kill You Makes a Fighter
Can I get a slow clap for The X Factor ? (No, that’s not a subtle put-down of Paulina Rubio.)
Seriously, while the results shows of most reality singing competitions are built on a flimsy foundation of “60 seconds of news”/”59 minutes of cornmeal filler and deadly group performances,” the House That Simon Cowell
Burned to the Ground Built introduced a far more entertaining twist …READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
The X Factor Top 4 Performance Recap: Raise Your Hopeful Voice, You Have a Choice
I’ve been a real Negative Nancy with my recapping of The X Factor throughout Season 3, and dare I say, I’m starting to feel a little bit bad about it.
Oh, sure, I could blame my lousy attitude on the hysterical hype over Restless Road, three guys whose jeans …READ MORE
Reality Check: Breaking Down The Voice's Final 5! Plus: Alex & Sierra's X Factor Supremacy
Disagreement is the dominant theme on this week’s installment of Reality Check.
As my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I dish The Voice‘s Season 5 semifinalists — Jacquie Lee, Tessanne Chin, Cole Vosbury, James Wolpert and Will Champlin — bones of contention arise over …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The X Factor Top 6 Results Recap: Did the Right Two Acts Go Home This Week?
“Wow! I gotta say — at this stage of the competition, all the results are a shock. And we still have one more act to lose tonight,” exclaimed a breathless Mario Lopez a mere 15 minutes into tonight’s The X Factor Top 6 results telecast. READ MORE
The X Factor Top 6 Performance Recap: I Stand Here Waiting for You to Bang the Gong [Updated]
It’s easy to make fun of The X Factor, what with Demi Lovato’s crocodile tears (and atrocious, “more prouder” grammar), Simon Cowell’s bloated sense of self-importance and especially future Emmy nominee for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Paulina Rubio’s patented brand of “does this chica have a concussion?” English. (Tonight’s “oily nose”/”you are you!” critique of Carlito Olivero was beautifully absurd, but still couldn’t top …READ MORE
The X Factor Top 8 Results Recap: Did the Right Two Acts Go Home This Week?
Welcome to a special Thanksgiving edition of The X Factor!
We hope you’re not too stuffed on turkey and potatoes, because have we got a sweet treat for you: A brutal sing-for-survival showdown between …READ MORE
The X Factor Top 8 Performance Recap: Big Band That Rocks the Cradle [Updated]
Thanksgiving is nigh, and the forecast calls for excessive gluttony and three-to-four inches of pie on Thursday afternoon. But that didn’t stop Simon Cowell and his X Factor minions from attempting to cram their barely concealed agendas down America’s gullets during Wednesday night’s Top 8 performance telecast. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL