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"The X Factor" or "The Xx Factor"?The singing competition will have three female judges next season: Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio were confirmed today as Britney Spears' and L.A. Reid's replacements, while Demi Lovato is returing for a second season. Simon Cowell will be the sole male judge on the panel, which will surely make for an interesting dynamic.Kelly rose to fame as an original member of Destiny's Child, alongside her best friend Beyonce Knowles. She's no stranger to reality TV competitions, having hosted "The Fashion Show" on Bravo and been a judge on the U.K. version of "The X Factor."Paulina is one of the best-selling Mexican pop artists, and has mentored on "La Voz Kids" -- a Spanish language version of "The Voice" featuring children.Fox hopes that the new judges will help "The X Factor" turn around its struggling ratings. Auditions begin this week. »
- tooFab Staff
Like X-Factor programs around the world, the reality series is huge singing in which performers vie to win a $5 million dollar recording contract with Simon Cowell’s record label Syco Music. On the U.S. series, Cowell and Demi Lovato will remain on the judging panel as La Reid and Britney Spears make their exit after finishing up season 2.
Season 3 begins this September and the fall will be here before you know it. We need new judges! Will Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio join the likes of Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger, who were season one judges? Deadline reports these two ladies are in negotiations now.
Rowland is a former Destiny’s Child singer. Rowland is from the South, she helped »
- Sasha Nova
Andy Cohen, the iconic gay TV personality who has made Bravo TV a mecca of reality deliciousness, had done something unprecedented. He has migrated his pop culture show Watch What Happens Live to Austin, TX – but only temporarily. He has decided to tape a whole week of shows during SXSW, the popular Interactive, Film and Television Festival. It is something that he is really excited about because they have never taken the show on the road.
“I came last year to [South By Southwest] and did a panel and fell in love with it,” said Cohen while taking a break from his hectic week of shooting schedule. “It felt very copacetic with what we do at Watch What Happens Live. Austin's tagline is 'Keep Austin Weird' and Watch What Happens Live is weird in terms of talk shows!”
His show isn't exactly the most conventional. »
3 items from 2013
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