1. Fox Cancels 'The X Factor'

    February 07, 2014 7:24 PM EST Fox has pulled the plug on "The X Factor." The Hollywood Reporter has learned that there will be no fourth season of the singing competition. The writing has been on the wall, given the expensive series' significant ratings declin ...

  2. U.S. Version of 'The X Factor' Canceled

    February 07, 2014 7:18 PM EST 0 0 0 Announcement comes following Simon Cowell's return to show's U.K. counterpart Fox has pulled the plug on "The X Factor." The Hollywood Reporter has learned that there will be no fourth season of the singing competition. The writi ...

  3. 'Glee' Tribute to Cory Monteith Will Address Addiction, Fox Execs Say

    August 02, 2013 12:31 AM EDT Cory Monteith's addiction-related death will be addressed in the "Glee" episode bidding farewell to his character, Finn Hudson, a Fox executive said Thursday. Fox Entertainment Chairman Kevin Reilly declined to specify how the chara ...

  4. Britney Spears' 'X Factor' Experiment Is Over: Reports

    January 10, 2013 11:30 AM EST 0 0 0 Britney Spears is destined to be a one-term judge on the Fox show, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter . Although no official word has been handed down by execs to the talent (creator Simon Cowell, for one, is still on holiday somewhere off th ...

  5. Mariah Carey Set To Pull In $18 Million As 'American Idol' Judge: Sources

    July 24, 2012 12:17 PM EDT Mariah Carey's status as American Idol's newest star judge will come with a pretty nice paycheck, as sources familiar with the negotiations confirmed she is set to make as much as $18 million for her services. Carey was confirmed as a ju ...

  6. 'American Idol' Producer Hopes Jennifer Lopez Stays, But Wants New Judges Every Season

    July 23, 2012 6:30 PM EDT Nigel Lythgoe is still in negotiations to renew his deal on American Idol, but he's holding out an irrational hope that Jennifer Lopez will in fact stay with the show. Steven Tyler already has confirmed that he is leaving the show, which saw ...

  7. Mariah Carey Named 'American Idol' Judge

    July 23, 2012 3:38 PM EDT As expected , Mariah Carey has signed on as a judge for the 12th season of "American Idol," Fox president Kevin Reilly confirmed to reporters at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour Monday. "I'm so excite ...

  8. Mariah Carey to Judge 'American Idol'

    July 23, 2012 3:20 PM EDT 0 0 0 Mariah Carey has signed on as a judge for the 12th season of "American Idol," Fox president Kevin Reilly confirmed to reporters at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour Monday. "I'm so excited to be joining ...

  9. Phillip Phillips Wins 'American Idol' Season 11 as Show's Ratings Dip

    May 24, 2012 8:30 AM EDT Philip Phillips, The Leesburg, Ga. native, became the 11th winner of American Idol last night beating out California's Jessica Sanchez after a record 132 million votes were cast. The record number of votes, however, may be something of a pyrr ...

  10. 'X Factor': Can Britney Spears and Demi Lovato Make a Hot Show Even Hotter?

    May 14, 2012 6:25 PM EDT Before introducing Britney Spears and Demi Lovato as the new judges on "The X Factor" at the Beacon Theater in New York, Fox Entertainment president Kevin Reilly took a shot at the competition, NBC's "The Voice." After hav ...

  11. 'Glee' Moves to Thursday; Britney Spears, Demi Lovato 'X Factor' Announcement Expected

    May 14, 2012 10:30 AM EDT "Glee" is being moved to Thursday from Tuesdays where it will follow "The X Factor" in the fall and "American Idol" in the spring. 'Glee' Music Honcho Adam Anders Responds to Gotye's Cover Criticism Fox ...

  12. 'Glee' Moves to Thursdays; Britney Spears, Demi Lovato 'X Factor' Announcement Expected

    May 14, 2012 10:20 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Fourth Season of Fox's 'Glee' Will Feature a 'Show-Within-a-Show' and Guest Stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Kate Hudson "Glee" is being moved to Thursday from Tuesdays where it will follow "The X Factor" ...

  13. Grading 'Glee': Has the Series' Music Peaked on Billboard Charts?

    September 30, 2011 4:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 The return of "Glee" to the small screen naturally brings the return of the "Glee" cast to the Billboard Hot 100 , as well as an extension of the troupe's record for most entries in the chart's history. The Fox ensemble ...

  14. 'X Factor' Airtimes Revealed, 'American Idol' Returning Jan. 22

    May 16, 2011 2:33 PM EDT 0 0 0 Fox has given "The X Factor" the odd running time of 90 minutes and positioned it at 8 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning this fall, the network announced Monday morning (May 16). An hourlong results show will be aired Thursdays. "The X Fac ...

  15. 'Glee' Renewed For Second Season

    January 11, 2010 2:19 PM EST 0 0 0 Fox has given an early second-season renewal to breakout freshman dramedy "Glee." The show also is launching a nationwide casting search to fill new roles for season two. The auditions will start in February and will be open to amateurs an ...

  16. Paula Abdul May Not Be Back On 'Idol'

    July 20, 2009 9:07 AM EDT 0 0 0 Paula Abdul's new manager says she may not be returning to "American Idol." According to a Los Angeles Times report, David Sonenberg says he doesn't have a proposal for a new contract for Abdul. He says it doesn't appear she ...

  17. NBC: Special Won't Show Madonna On Cross

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Backing away from a confrontation with religious groups, NBC said it has decided not to show pictures of Madonna mounting a Crucifix when it airs a concert special with the pop star next month. The co Backing away from a confrontation with religious ...

  18. Cowell, NBC Tuning Up Vegas Show

    February 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The minds behind "American Idol" have landed a deal with NBC for a new variety talent competition series to launch in the summer, the network said yesterday (Feb. 2). The minds behind "American Idol" have landed a deal with NBC f ...