| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Fox has X'd out "The X Factor."
Once hyped as the next "American Idol," Fox has canceled the "The X Factor" after three seasons of shuffling judges and low ratings for the musical talent show.
Simon Cowell, who left "American Idol" for "The X Factor,"...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A superstar sibling singer-and-dancer duo will play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Julianne Hough, a two-time professional champion of ABC-TV's dancing competition show “Dancing with the Stars,” as well and an actress-...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Fox's "The X Factor" is wrapping its third season quietly, as Wednesday's performance finale drew just half of its year-ago young-adults rating and again finished behind NBC's competing music series, "The Sing-Off."
ABC did well, meanwhile, with its...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 10:30 AM
A rough season for "The X Factor" finished on an uptick Thursday, though the Fox music contest came in well below its conclusion of a year ago.
On a night when it faced mostly repeat competition, the third-season finale of "The X Factor" averaged a 1.7...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Attention, Simon Cowell: You need to rethink the ratings factor for "The X Factor."
Fox's singing contest reemerged Tuesday night with a serious baseball hangover, drooping to just 4.9 million total viewers with a two-hour special, according to Nielsen....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The 2013 edition of “A Very Special Christmas” albums benefiting the Special Olympics puts the focus on superstar names, with a roundup of holiday songs from John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin, Sting and Tom Petty and the...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The ratings are in, and it's time to ask: What went wrong with "X Factor"?
Season 3 of Simon Cowell's singing show got a jump-start on the fall season Wednesday night, but the numbers were pretty close to a disaster. An average of 6.2 million viewers...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 10:53 AM
One-time "Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County" reality TV star Talan Torriero has pleaded guilty to drunk driving and has been sentenced to three years' probation, court records show. Torriero, 26, of Laguna Beach, entered a guilty plea Dec. 10......
| Jul 31, 2011
When he was a kid in the 1960s, Jerry Mitchell visited the Hollywood Bowl for the first time. "We got to walk on the stage," he recalls. "I looked out and said, 'This is amazing. This is what I want to do.'"
Mitchell is back at the Bowl, where he will...
| Jun 2, 2011
When Prince called into George Lopez's "Lopez Tonight" TV show in early April and announced that in less than a week he'd play the Inglewood Forum to kick off a string of 21 concerts in the region, some of his staunchest fans wondered whether he'd...
| Apr 29, 2011
| 3:15 PM
"High School Musical" alum Corbin Bleu and former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger could be close to hitting a career high note: The duo are in talks to co-host Simon Cowell's upcoming Fox talent competition "X Factor."
According to Entertainment Weekly,...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 4:46 PM
I'll say a little prayer that she'll make it on the show, but there ain't no way, because TV programmers are a chain of fools....