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TVLine Readers Share Their 2012 Wish List For Supernatural, Glee, NCIS, Gossip Girl and More!


TVLine asked you, our savvy, faithful and discerning readers, to send us your TV wishes for 2012, and you got back to us in droves! Even though the year gone by served up many fantastic shows and characters, it’s clear that there’s still much you desperately desire. READ MORE & VIEW GALLERY

The X Factor Season Finale Recap: And the Winner Is… [Updated]


The word “FINALE” — spelled out in all caps using pure molten lava — bubbled and exploded across a giant electronic screen. A lithe young woman in a red-and-white striped, fur-trimmed bathing suit writhed seductively inside an oversized snow globe. And Melanie Amaro, Chris Rene, and Josh Krajcik …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 3 Performance Finale Recap: It's All Just a Little Bit of History Repeating

THE X FACTOR: Top 3 Perform: Chris Rene performs on THE X FACTOR Dec. 21 (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. THE X FACTOR Finale airs Wed., Dec. 21 and Thurs., Dec. 22 on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.

The voting portion of The X Factor‘s inaugural season ended not with a bang, but with some poorly conceived duets, repeat performances of the Top 3 contestants’ audition songs, weeping children, screaming mayors, a startling new twist in the sordid tale of Nicole Scallywag’s weave that we will never mention again, and the sad sight of an empty suit enthusiastically crossing its sleeves into an X formation — its sole remaining means of transmitting “personality.”

Even Simon Cowell struggled in the hype department, …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 3 Performance Finale: Follow Along With Our Jaunty Live Blog!

THE X FACTOR: Top 4 to 3 Elimination: L-R: The final three contestants Chris Rene, Melanie Amaro and Josh Krajcik on THE X FACTOR airing on Thursday, Dec. 15 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.

Predictions for The X Factor Performance Finale: One contestant will sing a monster-truck-style ballad. One will bust out an original composition. And one will play an instrument.

We’ll get a glimpse of the Paula Abdul Chair Dance (TM pending). Nicole Schlewbacca’s lashes will glimmer with …READ MORE

The X Factor Semifinal Recap: Feel Good Inc.

THE X FACTOR: Top 4 Performance: Josh Krajcik performs before the judges on THE X FACTOR airing on Wednesday, Dec. 14 (8:00-9:30 PM ET/PT) on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.

The X Factor: The Search for the Star of the World’s Next “Iconic” Pepsi Commercial reached its semifinal round on Wednesday night, and there was plenty of good news to share.

Nicole Shapeshifter announced that “God is good” and the boos (booze?) she’d been receiving from the American public had not only made her stronger, but …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 4 Performance Night: Follow Along With Our Jaunty Live Blog!

THE X FACTOR: Final 4: L-R: Josh Krajcik, Melanie Amaro, Marcus Canty and Chris Rene. CR: Frank Micelotta / FOX.

We’ve reached that wonderful point in the X Factor season where each and every one of us can agree on what needs to happen next: …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 5 Results Recap: Did the Right Act Go Home?


Sometimes it lasts on The X Factor, and sometimes it hurts instead. And indeed, this week’s Top 5 results-night telecast featured the hurting kind of conclusion — no matter which of the bottom two acts had your loyalty.

But enough of the Adele references …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 5 Performance Night: Follow Along With Our Pithy Live Blog!


Season 1 of The X Factor is down to just five contestants, but fret not: There are still five massive judges’ egos to help fill out the 90-minute episode. Actually, Melanie Amaro, Marcus Canty, Chris Rene, Josh Krajcik, and Rachel Crow will be singing two ditties apiece — starting with …READ MORE

Stacy Francis Talks X Factor: Astro's Tantrum, 'Purple Rain,' and That Tom Cruise 'Connection'

THE X FACTOR: Top 12 Perform: Stacy Francis performs in front of the judges on THE X FACTOR airing on Wednesday, Nov. 2 (8:00-10:00pm PM ET/PT) on FOX. CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX.

Stacy Francis brought drama to The X Factor stage right from her audition — a tear streaked rendition of “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” — all the way to her final moments on the stage (a tense judges’ vote on whether to cut her, or petulant rapper Astro). TVLine caught up with Season 1′s 10th place finisher to ask her about controversy over …READ MORE

The X Factor Top 7 Results Recap: Simon, Are You OK? Are You OK, Simon?


“Do not move! Do not move!” commanded the world’s most high-profile automaton, Steve Jones, heading into another leave-us-all-in-suspense commercial break on this week’s X Factor results show. (Dude, if we’ve already endured a 15-minute recap of the previous night’s performance telecast and the umpteenth overbearing use of “Carmina Burana” to signal This Is An Important Show, we’re not about to go flipping the flipping channel.)

Anyhow, in case you’re unfamiliar with how these double-eliminations go: …READ MORE