The X Factor (2011– )

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In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

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In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

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Simon thinks he's in charge. He'd better think again. See more »

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455th Review: LOVED it!
22 September 2011 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

For a genre that after ten years of Idol, and rivaled by the Voice, and a ton of other shows, this is proof that go big or go home really works

  • it was exciting, captivating, and by opening up the age limits we had


youngsters and over 30s who proved that singing is universal, and it's never too early or too late to try.

As I write this 63 votes cast on IMDb and half of those gave this a 1, what show were they watching? - are they on the Idol production team? This was big and fun - less bad auditions, a huge stadium of people to give their opinion, and the return of Simon Cowell, I mean come on, what more do you want?

This is going to be a very long haul - from now all the way through to Xmas - but I've looking forward to every moment. Having watched and seen the amazing success that the X Factor has had in the UK (The number one show producing the number one artist and the UK Christmas number one for the past four years) I feel sure that this is the show that Idol now longs to be; brilliant, brilliant stuff, and the 30 who hated it can vote down my comment, but me, I'm just the audience, and we LOVED it....


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