21 November 2013 6:16 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Pay no attention to the fact that Simon Cowell admitted on air that last week’s X Factor results were “a joke.” Or that he’s now become so cynical about his U.S.-based singing competition that he gives standing ovations to his prefab country act Restless Road solely for the extra special way they fill out their Wranglers.

By opening tonight’s Top 10 results telecast with all-caps pronouncements about “The Biggest Boyband In The World” — that’s One Direction, I regret to inform all of you who attended the NKotB-bsb reunion tour in 2013 — Simon was essentially reminding viewers »


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