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Fox Cancels The X Factor After 3 Seasons


X no longer marks the spot: Fox has cancelled The X Factor after three seasons. READ MORE

Reality Check: How Tessanne Won The Voice by Slaying a Played-Out Song! Plus: #TeamAdam Sabotage, X Factor's Nauseating Ending!


The Voice and The X Factor have concluded their respective seasons with righteous wins by Tessanne Chin and Alex & Sierra — so how come the former finished on an epic glory note, while the latter show left us with ear-piercing microphone feedback? READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Is Revenge's Daniel Blind? Did Psych Jamaica You Smile? Did X Factor Dis Demi? And More Qs

Revenge Daniel Shoots Emily

We’ve got questions, and you’ve (maybe) got answers! With another week of TV gone by, we’re lobbing queries left and right about shows including Revenge, Masters of Sex, How I Met Your Mother, NCIS, Daily Show and The X Factor! READ MORE

Ratings: X Factor Down 45% Vs. Previous Finale, Beaten By Charlie Brown; Sing-Off Dips

Ratings X Factor Season 3 Finale

The X Factor‘s latest coronation ceremony was watched by 6.2 million total people on Thursday night, while scoring a 1.7 demo rating.

While that marks week-to-week gains of 27 and 42 percent (hitting a two-month demo high), versus the Fox singing competition’s year-ago finale, we’re looking at declines of …READ MORE

Ratings: Sing-Off Tops X Factor Performance Finale, Michael Buble Bests Celine Dion

Ratings The Sing-Off X Factor Finale

NBC’s The Sing-Off on Wednesday night drew 5.4 million total viewers and a 1.6 demo rating, down about 10 percent week-to-week yet besting The X Factor‘s Season 3 performance finale, which with 5 mil and a 1.3 was down …READ MORE

X Factor's Simon Cowell Teases 'Larger Than Life' Replacement for Demi Lovato, New Rule Changes

Demi Lovato Quits X Factor

Demi Lovato confirmed on Wednesday night that she will be vacating her judge’s chair on The X Factor to focus on her music career — and Simon Cowell has someone “spectacular” in mind to take her place. READ MORE

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?

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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