The X Factor Top 10 Results Recap: Did the Right Acts Get Booted This Week?
Pay no attention to the fact that Simon Cowell admitted on air that last week’s X Factor results were “a joke.” Or that he’s now become so cynical about his U.S.-based singing competition that he gives standing ovations to his prefab country act Restless Road solely for the extra special way they fill out their Wranglers.
By opening tonight’s Top 10 results telecast with all-caps pronouncements about …READ MORE
The X Factor Top 10 Performance Recap: ...And It's Getting More and More Absurd [Updated]
Welcome back to another recap of The X Factor! Or as Paulina Rubio likes to call it, “Where am I? Who am I? And why is there a camera in my face?”
Too mean? Oh well. I mean, yeah, PowPow (as I affectionately think of her) managed to correctly identify all three of her contestants tonight for the first time, but …READ MORE & TAKE POLL
Reality Check: Who's Pulling Ahead on The Voice? Does X Factor Need 'Groups' Therapy?
Season 5 of The Voice is down to just 10 contestants — but three or four standouts are beginning to separate from the pack.
On this week’s Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I discuss …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The X Factor Top 12 Results Recap: Did the Right Acts Get Booted This Week?
X Factor contestants, I feel for you. (Yes, that was a Chaka Khan reference.)
Let’s be honest: Your mentors are constantly trying to upstage you with superfluous (sometimes ¡interpretive!) dancers. The apocalyptic on-stage lighting situation is probably only manageable with the use of alcohol, Prozac, intensive psychotherapy or …READ MORE
The X Factor Recap: Eighties Is Enough
Informal poll time, X Factor watchers!
The most confounding portion of tonight’s Top 12 performance telecast was:
A. Paulina Rubio’s continued employment in the face of her enthusiastic incompetence READ MORE
The X Factor Voting Snafu Forces Top 13 Performance Redux: Seriously, Simon?
Turns out Paulina Rubio’s string of verbal gaffes weren’t the biggest disasters on Wednesday night’s installment of The X Factor. READ MORE
The X Factor Recap: Motown Operandi
Like that expensive cheese in your fridge that unexpectedly presents with a patch of furry blue mold, The X Factor is the reality competition that asks the eternal question: To toss the whole package into the trash compactor with a satisfying whirr — or to press the CTRL+SCRAPE+EAT button.
Tonight’s Season 3 Top 13 performance night spent two hours framing said debate: READ MORE
TVLine Items: Selena Gomez Visits X Factor, HBO's Open Adds Cheyenne Jackson and More
The X Factor is slowing down a bit with an appearance by Selena Gomez.
The Disney darling-turned-pop starlet will drop by the Fox competition series …READ MORE
Reality Check: Big Surprises From The Voice Knockouts! Plus: X Factor's Sorry 'Mentoring'
Several early front-runners firmed up their status during The Voice Season 5 Knockout Rounds, but the final hurdle before the Live Playoffs was marked by a number of unexpected twists as well.
On this week’s installment of Reality Check, my cohost Melinda Doolittle and I dish …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO
The X Factor Recap: Restless Road Syndrome
On a purely surface level — which is most likely Simon Cowell’s ideal criteria for critique — The X Factor got plenty of things right with Tuesday night’s Top 16 performance show.
For starters, can I get a “huzzah” for the total absence of hokey backstories (or any backstories whatsoever)? And then, of course, we have to applaud the dramatic cutback in gruesome closeups of weeping child singers. (This time around, evicted contestants were quickly ushered out of the camera’s view, presumably to be met by a hooded figure …READ MORE