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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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Series cast summary:
Simon Cowell ...  Himself - Judge 80 episodes, 2011-2013
Demi Lovato ...  Herself - Judge / ... 54 episodes, 2012-2013
L.A. Reid ...  Himself - Judge 54 episodes, 2011-2012
Mario Lopez ...  Himself - Host 42 episodes, 2012-2013
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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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Music | Reality-TV

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English

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September 2011 (USA) See more »

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X Factor See more »

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Dolby Digital

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16:9 HD
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The judges make their decision before the contestant starts performing because many sing or dance unusually just so they can on national television. See more »

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Referenced in Happy Endings: The Ex Factor (2013) See more »

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3 November 2011 | by xcitenladySee all my reviews

OK...let's talk shop...we like that everyone can join the party....but its the same old same old....well except for the judges wanting you to see how they live...so contestants visit their spreads....(a mini version of the Real Houses of the Rich and Famous)...

These should go home:

Lakoda ??? (girl group), have you noticed they never say thank you to any of the judges after high praise compliments...I hope they leave tonight all seasons...fall, spring. summer and winter....don't like their attitude...they are full of themselves...

Drew is another one that is just plain bad...what are they saying she is a star..huh...she also never says thank you..not an humble person ..

Marcus Canty nice guy but the vocals were as weak as the stage performance was strong

The Glee group replica....too many too many participants....the one lead girl should stay she has a great voice....others GO

Leroy Bell, I don't like his attitude...he does not appear humble...something is not right with him..but love love love his voice....not a friendly guy...

For the ones to watch:

Stereo Hogz, Melanie, Astro and Stacey


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