The X Factor UK

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‘The X Factor UK’ Swings Into Big Band Week

  This is a change of pace. It’s been a few years since The X Factor UK has done a Big Band Week. Rather than having the contestants sing songs from musicals or hits from the 70’s, they are reaching…

The X Factor UK Renewed By ITV In Spite Of Bad Ratings

  We were speculating that due to The X Factor UK‘s dismal ratings this year, that ITV might cancel the show. A couple of weeks ago they got the lowest ratings in the history of the show. The X Factor…

Simon Cowell Announces Early ‘X Factor UK’ Finals Amid Ratings Slump

  Simon Cowell, the Svengali behind half the shows we cover, said in passing on Sunday’s show that this season of The X Factor UK will end in three weeks. That’s hella early for the finale. Normally it’s closer to…

‘X Factor UK’ Winners Little Mix And Rak-Su Drop Simon Cowell’s Syco Label

  It strikes me that that Simon Cowell, The X Factor UK, and Simon’s production company Syco is in big trouble. The X Factor UK‘s ratings keep plummeting and I am afraid for the show’s future. Tangentially related to that…

‘The X Factor UK’ Puts On Their ‘Greatest Show’ For ‘Movie Night’

  The live shows continued over the weekend on The X Factor UK with ‘Movie Night’ in which the contestants sing famous songs from movies. Seems simple enough. The reason for my punny title is that there were three songs…

Louis Walsh Said There’s No Hard Feelings Between Him And Simon Cowell

  Louis Walsh was on The X Factor UK from the beginning of the show…until this year. In order to boost the show’s flagging ratings, Simon changed the judge’s panel. That meant getting rid of Louis and Sharon Osbourne. Sharon…

Simon Cowell Helps ‘X Factor UK’ Favorite Scarlett Lee After Fire

  Back in the day, in the early seasons of American Idol, Simon Cowell was notoriously mean. He was the villain you loved to hate. Maybe it was an act and maybe it wasn’t. What is definitely true is that…

‘The X Factor UK’ Has Its Worst Night In The Ratings EVER

  It’s a well known fact that The X Factor UK has been in a steady decline in the ratings for years. The once extremely popular show is having trouble competing with dance show Strictly Come Dancing. All of the…

‘The X Factor UK’ Fans Outraged When Molly Scott Is Eliminated

  Saturday night was a production mess on The X Factor UK. When you have a live show, sometimes things go wrong. They had mic trouble and something went wrong with their voting system. So, they showed the previous night’s…

‘The X Factor UK’ Has A Shocking Weekend

  Things are really getting serious on The X Factor UK. What started off as kind of a slow season is really amping up. On a night when they had technical difficulties that led to the voting being suspended, they…