The X Factor

himymMany of us are all too quick to suggest a show is a flop or has not done as well as expected based on overnight ratings. But the real story and what actually counts towards the overall result of ratings is how shows do in consolidated ratings. Consolidated ratings include what people have recorded and watched within 7 days of original broadcast while overnight ratings only include what is watched on the night – whether live or recorded and watched on the same night before 2am. Continue reading »

Worthy of getting through, or did the name do it? Continue reading »

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With all the reality shows we have done like, The X Factor, Australia’s Got Talent and Australian Idol, we have never produce a talent like the phenomenon of One Direction. Is it our talent or lack of? Or is One Direction just different? Who do you think was our “best ever” reality show singer/s?

jadeX Factor winner, Samantha Jade, has secured the role of Kylie Minogue in Seven’s upcoming INXS mini-series, Never Tear Us Apart.

Jade is understood to have already begun filming in Melbourne. She will join Alex Williams (Kirk Pengilly) , Hugh Sheridan (Gary Gary Beers) and Luke Arnold (Hutchence). Continue reading »

xfactorSharon Osbourne has been confirmed to be returning to The X Factor judging panel in the UK.

In the same week that Simon Cowell locked in his X Factor USA judges, the UK panel has also been decided with Osbourne returning to the show for the first time since 2007.

Osbourne will be joined by long-time judge Louis Walsh, Gary Barlow and Nicole Scherzinger, with Tulisa Contostavlos making way for Osbourne.

Earlier this week it was announced that Cowell would be joined on the X Factor USA panel by three women: Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio.

Mel B, Geri Halliwell, Emma Bunton, Mel CNine is continuing secret talks to replace Scary Spice with her ‘girl power’ partner Geri Halliwell on the networks new reboot of Australia’s Got Talent.
With a Sydney court upholding Channel 7′s bid to stop its former X Factor judge Melanie Brown from jumping ship to its local TV rival, Nine is now said to be fast-tracking discussions with her Spice Girls cohort to join AGT’s judging panel of Brit comic Dawn French, hip hop artist Timomatic and shock jock Kyle Sandilands. Continue reading »

X FactorDannii Minogue is going to be on The X Factor Australia.

Dannii tweeted ” ’m the biggest fan of The X Factor since my days on the UK judging panel. My acts won the show twice in the UK and I can’t wait to help Australia’s next big singing sensation win this year’s competition. I have a real passion for nurturing and fighting for the artists I believe in and I think I learnt a thing or two from my years sitting in the judges chair alongside Simon Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Louis Walsh and Cheryl Cole. Continue reading »