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  • 'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week

    'Walking Dead' TV's most tweeted-about show in Thanksgiving week
    This post has been corrected The AMC drama "The Walking Dead" was the most tweeted about TV moment of Thanksgiving week, according to newly released rankings from Nielsen's SocialGuide. The show's mid-season finale generated more than 880,000 tweets...
  • 'The X Factor' canceled: Demi Lovato fans dance on its grave

    'The X Factor' canceled: Demi Lovato fans dance on its grave
    After three seasons on Fox, the American version of "The X Factor" has been canceled, the network announced Friday. And with that cancellation, "X Factor" creator Simon Cowell is headed back to his native England to be a judge on "The X Factor UK."...
  • Cowell's 'X Factor' never could hit right note

    Sharp-tongued Simon Cowell arrived in the U.S. from Britain 12 years ago as the face of a show so powerful that competitors coined it the "Death Star" because it destroyed everything around it.   But Cowell's effort to follow "American Idol" with his...
  • 'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition

    'X Factor' canceled in U.S., Simon Cowell returning to U.K. edition
    Simon Cowell is closing up shop on the U.S. version of "The X Factor." Fox, along with Syco and FremantleMedia, announced the show has concluded its stateside run after three seasons. “I’ve had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both...
  • TV ratings: 'X Factor' finale falls 45% from a year ago

    TV ratings: 'X Factor' finale falls 45% from a year ago
    Simon Cowell scored a victory as his lovebird singing duo Alex & Sierra won "The X Factor" Thursday night, but the show hasn't been much of a triumph for Fox in the ratings this year.  The musical contest's third season finale drew 6.2 million viewers...
  • Simon Cowell is now an ex-factor

    This post has been updated. See below for details. Not so long ago, Simon Cowell was probably the most powerful man on American TV. His cranky, caustic judging had helped make "American Idol" an invincible No. 1 hit. As a producer, he makes "America's...
  • 'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting

    'X Factor' to air do-over after 'graphics error' for phone voting
    Simon Cowell made a boo-boo. Cowell's singing contest, "The X Factor," messed up its voting process during Wednesday's show, showing viewers the wrong onscreen phone numbers for dial-in votes. As a result, the producers of the Fox show are tossing out...
  • Jimmy Kimmel controversy: Protesters still not happy with ABC

    Jimmy Kimmel controversy: Protesters still not happy with ABC
    ABC and Jimmy Kimmel have both apologized for a segment that aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" in mid-October that suggested the U.S. kill all Chinese people, but an organization representing 100 Chinese American organizations still isn't satisfied. It has...
  • Zedd pursues a 'Divergent' path with 'Find You'

    Zedd pursues a 'Divergent' path with 'Find You'
    In Zedd's latest club number, "Find You," he implores the listener to "turn up your night." The Russian-born DJ and producer's electro-house number is a quintessential dance club anthem, but there's also something more at work here than just the same...
  • Review: One Direction's one goal on 'Midnight Memories': the very top

    Review: One Direction's one goal on 'Midnight Memories': the very top
    The new One Direction album sounds like it was designed to win over (or perhaps further irritate) people likely to scoff at the idea that this British outfit is the biggest band on the planet. The scale of its success seems beyond dispute, with 16...
  • 'How I Met Your Mother' gets an end date

    'How I Met Your Mother' gets an end date
    The years-in-the-making conclusion to the story of exactly how Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) met the mother of his children will finally come to its conclusion on Monday, March 31. CBS will air a special one-hour series finale to "How I Met Your Mother,"...
  • CMA Awards lassos nearly 1.67-million tweets to top 'Walking Dead'

    CMA Awards lassos nearly 1.67-million tweets to top 'Walking Dead'
    ABC turned Twitter into a tailgate party last week. The 47th Annual CMA Awards, the kudos-fest honoring the year's top country music stars, was the most tweeted-about telecast of the week that ended Sunday, drawing nearly 1.67 million mentions on the...