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The X Factor (tv program)

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  • Paige Elizabeth: Someone for Baltimore to cheer on 'The X Factor'

    Paige Elizabeth: Someone for Baltimore to cheer on 'The X Factor'
    Paige Elizabeth, an 18-year-old day-care worker from Perry Hall, is getting a crash course in the power of television and instant fame. Two weeks ago, a brief clip of her audition singing Lady Gaga’s “You & I” aired on Simon Cowell&...
  • Why you should be watching 'The Voice'

    Why you should be watching 'The Voice'
    We'd rather not think about the Super Bowl. But after the Vince Lombardi Trophy is presented to Sunday's winner comes a championship contest we can really get behind: the premiere of the second season of "The Voice" on NBC. A different kind of talent...
  • One Direction's competition: 5 Seconds of Summer and the new 'boy bands'

    One Direction is so five minutes ago. There is a whole new crop of boy bands on the scene, looking to steal hearts and dominate the charts. They have a long way to go before they are in the same league with One Direction, which is still unquestionably on...
  • Does 'American Idol' Ebb Mean Music's Over for Fox?

    The season-to-date primetime rankings may tell a different story, but there's no question Fox is limping to the finish of the 2013-14 television season. After good audience response to newcomer "Sleepy Hollow" in the fall, Fox's start to 2014 was rocky....
  • MIPTV: FremantleMedia Pacts with 'Deal or No Deal' Creator Dick De Rijk

    CANNES -- FremantleMedia, whose formats include "Idols," "The X Factor" and "Got Talent," has inked an exclusive multi-year co-development deal with Dick De Rijk, the creator of "Deal or No Deal." De Rijk developed several hit formats during his...
  • Variety to Honor RTL Group CEOs With International Television Award at MIPTV

    Anke Schäferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will receive Variety's inaugural Achievement in International Television Award during the 51st MIPTV. Associate publisher Donna Pennestri will present the pair with the honor at an...
  • Fremantle Italia's Business Model Focuses on Format, Puts Corporate Sponsorship Into Budget Mix

    The boldest new format that FremantleMedia will be hawking at Mip is Italy's "Masterpiece," touted as the world's first talent show for wannabe writers. Perhaps more important, "Masterpiece" stems from changes under way at Fremantle's growing Italo...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • RTL Group Toppers: Quality Is No. 1 for Global Success

    At MIP TV, Anke Schaeferkordt and Guillaume de Posch, co-CEOs of RTL Group, will be feted with Variety's Achievement in International TV Award, which recognizes creativity, leadership and business acumen within the global TV industry. The award will be...
  • RTL Group's Asian Operations Starting to Take Off

    Compared with its U.S. counterparts, RTL Group was a latecomer in South and East Asia. While HBO has been implanted in the region for some 20 years, the media giant just made its first move in 2012. RTL Group chose the frenetic Indian market for its...
  • FremantleMedia Puts Focus on Growing Drama Production

    RTL group's global production and distribution arm FremantleMedia is best known for its reality competition shows, such as "The X Factor," pictured above, and "Got Talent" franchises, but there's much more to it than that. Last year, FremantleMedia...
  • 'American Idol': Orlando singer has no regrets

    'American Idol': Orlando singer has no regrets
    After ejection from "American Idol," Orlando singer Emily Piriz plans to move to Los Angeles and continue her singing career. But she has a few things to wrap up first. "I will finish high school and graduate," Piriz, 18, said Friday. She is a senior at...