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The X Factor (US)

Premier :: 2011-09-21

Airs :: Wednesday 8:00 PM on FOX

Genre :: Reality

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Since its debut in 2004, “The X Factor” has remained the U.K.’s #1 program for the last seven years, peaking with an audience of 21 million with 65% audience share for its 2010 finale. The format swiftly broke similar records around the world, where local versions have consistently rated #1 in 15 territories, with a worldwide audience now well over 100 million. In Denmark, it has ranked #1 for the last four years, peaking with an 80% share of the audience. In Colombia, it has consistently ranked #1 with a 75% share of the audience.

Additionally, “The X Factor” consistently delivers a 50% to 65% share of the viewing audiences in Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, France and Italy – with the highest percentage of these shares in A15-34. In some markets, “The X Factor” has increased the channel average demographic by up to 250%. The series has received numerous honors worldwide, including three BAFTA awards, numerous NTA awards and the coveted Rose d’Or. In the U.K., an unprecedented 1.5 million iTunes downloads were made from “The X Factor” contestant performances in 2010. Globally, more than 100 million records have been sold by artists launched through the series, including over 90 #1 singles and albums and 150 Top Ten records.

Syco, with offices in London and Los Angeles, is a global music, television and film production joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment. Syco Television owns and produces the BAFTA Award-winning “The X Factor,” which has topped the charts around the world. Syco Television is also the owner of the “Got Talent” television format. Versions of both “The X Factor” and “Got Talent” are co-produced by Syco, and are shown in more than 70 countries and have won multiple awards including national television awards and BAFTAs.

THE X FACTOR launches in America on FOX in Fall 2011 with Cowell as a judge. Syco is also the record label home for such diverse international recording stars as Leona Lewis and Il Divo. Cowell has worked with artists selling more than 200 million albums and delivering more than 180 No. 1 records. Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 launched the global singing career of Susan Boyle. Her debut Syco album sold over 8 million units in six weeks, making it the world’s biggest-selling album of 2009 and the fastest-selling album in history and a total of 20 million records to date. In 2009, Cowell was named No. 1 in Hollywood Reporter’s Top 50 Most Powerful in Reality TV and Entertainment Weekly’s Top Entertainer of the Year. In 2010 Simon Cowell was awarded Variety International’s Humanitarian Award for his extensive charitable work, The Rose d’Or Golden Jubilee Award and BAFTA’s Special Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the entertainment industry and development of new talent. He also appeared on Time Magazine’s list of Most Influential People in the World and was awarded the International Emmy Founders Award.

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Series 3 - Episode 26 - Season Finale Part 2
Aired - 19 December 2013

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+ Series 3

+ Episode - 24 Results Show Aired - 12 December 2013
+ Episode - 23 Top 5 Perform Aired - 11 December 2013
+ Episode - 22 Results Show Aired - 05 December 2013
+ Episode - 21 Top 7 Perform Aired - 04 December 2013
+ Episode - 20 Results Show Aired - 28 November 2013
+ Episode - 19 Performance Show Aired - 27 November 2013
+ Episode - 18 Live Results Aired - 21 November 2013
+ Episode - 16 Top 10 Results Aired - 14 November 2013
+ Episode - 13 Top 12 Perform Aired - 06 November 2013
+ Episode - 12 Meet the Top 12 Aired - 31 October 2013
+ Episode - 6 Auditions No. 6 Aired - 26 September 2013
+ Episode - 5 Auditions No. 5 Aired - 25 September 2013
+ Episode - 4 Auditions No. 4 Aired - 19 September 2013
+ Episode - 3 Auditions No. 3 Aired - 18 September 2013
+ Episode - 2 Auditions No. 2 Aired - 12 September 2013
+ Episode - 1 Auditions No. 1 Aired - 11 September 2013

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Written by :- Charisse V Date added 2011-12-24 00:00:00 View more The X Factor (US).
A The X Factor (US) news item imageMelanie Amaro has just been crowned the season one X Factor USA winner and the show is already seeking contestants for season two.  Those interested in submitting online audition videos may do so between now and Saturday, December 31, 2011.  The show has yet to announce cities and dates for open call and My Studio Booth auditions. Those interested in sending in a video must meet the eli...read more
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