Members of the band One Direction perform on "The X Factor" (Ray Mickshaw/FOX)

One Direction Steal Limelight on ‘X Factor’ Results Show

Was Thursday night’s “X Factor” a results show or an ongoing commercial for One Direction? The show opened with Simon Cowell’s “X Factor UK” brainchild band singing “Live While We’re Young,” which then moved into a long conversation about NFL player Drew Brees and how he did a Pepsi commercial with One Direction. And then […]

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Britney Spears and Demi Lovator on "The X Factor" (Ray Mickshaw/FOX)

Demi Lovato Fails Her Team, and Other Observations from ‘The X Factor’

Two hours of live performances of songs supposedly from the movies on “The X Factor” Wednesday night were enough fodder to come up with many observations about life, entertainment and the general badness of this show. Here are the top 10 things “The X Factor” inspired me to complain about from my sofa last night. […]

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Judge Ends Case Against Britney Spears’ Parents

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Britney Spears’ former confidante and self-professed manager failed to prove his libel and breach-of-contract claims against the singer’s parents and her caretakers, a judge who dismissed the case mid-trial ruled Thursday. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bruguera said an attorney for Sam Lutfi hadn’t proven any of his allegations in […]

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Carly Rose Sonenclar performs live on "The X Factor" (CR: Ray Mickshaw / FOX)

Teens Falter Under Coach Britney Spears on First ‘X Factor’ Live Show

Till now, Carly Rose Sonenclar was one of the shining lights on “The X Factor,” a young prodigy who broke through into public consciousness during her first audition and has since impressed the judges with her otherworldly vocal maturity. In Britney Spears‘ hands, however, all that talent was for naught. DVR the Next Episode of […]

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Britney Spears Debuts New ‘Do, Talks Negative ‘X Factor’ Feedback on ‘The Tonight Show’

After weeks of sporting rainbow extensions on “The X Factor,” Britney Spears debuted a new fringe cut on Monday night’s “Tonight Show.” Spears appeared alongside fellow “Factor” coach Simon Cowell to dish on this week’s upcoming live episodes. DVR the Next Episode of “The Tonight Show” During their interview, Simon revealed that Britney almost considered […]

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Cece Frey performs on "The X Factor" (Ray Mickshaw/FOX)

Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell Complete Their ‘X Factor’ Teams with ‘Unlikeable’ Contestants

After Fox’s programming mess-up last Thursday, we had to wait an extra week to find out who made the final cuts on Simon Cowell’s Groups team and Demi Lovato’s Young Adults team on “The X Factor,” and the choices weren’t easy, since both Simon and Demi admitted to not actually liking one of each of […]

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