‘The X Factor’ Community Responds to Demi Lovato’s Hospitalization

  Yesterday, tragedy struck when news broke that Demi Lovato was being rushed to the hospital for an alleged heroin overdose. The singer and former judge on The X Factor has had a long struggle with substance abuse. Now in…

‘The X Factor UK’ Reveals 2018 Judging Panel

  The X Factor UK revealed its new judging panel for 2018 today! The panel includes One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda, and (of course) Simon Cowell. Though it has been rumored to be true for…

Simon Cowell’s Syco To Produce ‘The Greatest Dancer’ For The BBC

  Simon Cowell is not only the greatest judge in the history of talent shows but he’s also a shrewd businessman. He can see that the dancing shows like Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing With The Stars are huge hits,…

Play The Talent Recap Sob Story Drinking Game

  One component of the talent competition show that I could do without is the sob story. You know what I’m talking about. Some people come on the show and have genuinely had a hard go of it, but other…

Olly Murs Is Still Angry About Simon Cowell

  We’ve talked before about how we think Simon Cowell is actually a great person with a big heart. But he’s definitely got a ruthless, vindictive side. Olly Murs learned that the hard way when he jumped ship from The…

‘The Voice UK’s Ratings Are Super Strong

  While venerable institution The X Factor UK is hemorrhaging viewers, The Voice UK is going strong. Though their ratings are slightly down from last year, it’s still early on in the competition. But they easily won the night on…

Talent Competition Shows of 2018

2017 was a great year for talent competitions, from Darci Lynne to Rak-Su to Chloe Kohanski. Could 2018 possibly top it? Here are all the talent shows 2018 coming your way. The Four: Battle for Stardom Starts: January 4 Network:…

VOTE: Who Should Win Our ‘Breakout Talent Show Star of 2017’ Award?

The Talent Recap Breakout Talent Show Star of 2017 nominees have been chosen! We scoured the world of talent competition shows, (including shows we don’t cover like Asia’s Got Talent), to find the best and most entertaining stars of the year. But who…

Simon Cowell Changing Lifestyle After Collapse

Simon Cowell had a very public and very scary fall down a flight of steps after a problem with some low blood pressure. The undisputed emperor of the talent competition show is overworked and overtired and that contributed to his…

This Weekend’s ‘X Factor UK’ Twist and Theme Leaked

Last week’s theme was ‘Viva Latino‘ which was dumb and offensive, but this weekend it was revealed that the theme will be the music of the late great George Michael. I can’t wait to hear Grace Davies sing Careless Whispers.…