Simon Cowell Talks X Factor: 'Old Dog' Paula, 'Crucial' Back Stories, and Death to Karaoke
Honesty is the best policy when it comes to reality TV, says Simon Cowell — and that’s a rule he’s applying to Fox’s hotly anticipated singing competition The X Factor. “You’ve got to say what you think,” Cowell said in a conference call with television reporters this afternoon. “It doesn’t always make you comfortable when you watch it back [on TV], but …READ MORE
Simon Cowell Reveals the (Almost) Official List Of X Factor Judges
When the U.S. edition of The X Factor premieres on Fox this fall, the four seats at the judges table will be filled by boss man Simon Cowell, Antonio “L.A.” Reid (the chairman of Island Def Jam Music Group) … READ MORE
Who Will Judge Fox's X Factor: Paula Abdul? Katy Perry? Cheryl Cole? Simon Says....
Simon Cowell says the producers of Fox’s The X Factor, which premieres this fall, have “spoken to lots of people” about serving as judges on the U.S. port of the British hit, and when it comes to Paula Abdul … READ MORE & VOTE
Paula Abdul's Dance Card Empty — Will She Reunite with Simon?
If Simon Cowell wants Paula Abdul for X Factor, it appears a major obstacle has been cleared. …READ MORE
Ratings: Modern Family Returns Strong, Live To Dance Stumbles Hard
Nielsen families so warmly welcomed Modern Family back from the holiday break that the ABC comedy topped the night in both total viewers (11.76 million) and the demos (scoring a 4.8, the series’ third-best rating ever).
Meanwhile, Paula Abdul’s CBS Live To Dance show suffered a major misstep in its second night, plunging … READ MORE
Ratings: Did Paula's Dance Show Step Lively?
CBS’s Live To Dance, featuring Idol alum Paula Abdul, got off on the right foot in its Tuesday debut, topping both the 8 and 9 o’clock hours in total viewers (with an average of 10.23 million).
The Biggest Loser: Couples, however, stepped on Paula’s toes by dominating the demos with its own two-hour premiere — despite dropping 25 percent (8.74 million total viewers) from its year-ago opener.
Elsewhere on Tuesday night … READ MORE