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X Factor Gets Picked Up For A Second Season!

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Way to come through in a clutch, Simon!

X Factor's ratings were NOT doing so hot for a while there, but then Simon Cowell dropped a major bomb on the show last week and the ratings went up enough for Fox to order a second season!

Here's what Simon had to say about it:

"I am absolutely thrilled with the news. I have loved making the show and I want to thank FOX, our sponsors, and most importantly, the fans for supporting THE X FACTOR."

More from Fox's President of Alternative Entertainment Mike Darnell:

"THE X FACTOR is a monumental success. It’s won every night it’s been on the air, the talent is phenomenal, the live shows are spectacular and picking it up is a complete no-brainer. Simon and his team have done an incredible job with the show, and I’m absolutely thrilled to bring back THE X FACTOR for another fantastic season."

Congratulations to Simon and the entire X Factor team! We'll look forward to seeing what you do with the show next year!

What do U think? Will U continue watching X Factor for a second season???

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One comment to “X Factor Gets Picked Up For A Second Season!”



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    X-Factor format is so much better than A.I. Melanie Amaro really is talented and hope she wins.