Home Videos Photos
PerezHilton CocoPerez The Duggars Viral News Bruce Jenner PerezTV Contact Perez

Simon Cowell Tried To Save X Factor From Cancellation, But His Plan Could've Made Him Look Like A Traitor!

| Filed under: Icky Icky PooTV NewsSimon CowellX FactorGIFs

simon cowell

Simon Cowell wouldn't let the U.S. version of X Factor go that easily!

Before FOX gave the singing competition the axe, the TV mogul very quietly tried to convince NBC to give the show a new home.

Sadly, the network already houses The Voice and X Factor's tanking ratings weren't exactly tempting.

While the first season cashed in an estimated $500 million thanks to super devoted fandom, by the third season the franchise lost its huge Pepsi sponsorship AND only earned a measly $139 million.

Bleh!

Now, the international success and TV mastermind will be packing his bags and heading back over the pond to rejoin the X Factor UK judging panel after padding his bank account with hundreds of millions from the now failed show.

So really, with the loss of Simon and a little less music on the American small screen, it sounds like U.S. viewers are really the only ones who are losing here!

What a drag!!! How we'll miss those charming insults! HA!

UPDATE: A rep from X Factor tells us any rumors of Simon Cowell trying to migrate the show to NBC are "completely categorically untrue.”

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Email this  »
Friday Night Lights Stars: Where Are They Now?
David Letterman's Top 20 Greatest Moments In Late Night!
Craziest American Idol Moments Of All Time!
TV Shows Cancelled In 2015
The Craziest, Most Memorable Met Gala Moments!
Mourn The Loss Of Derek Shepherd AKA Dr. McDreamy With His Cutest Moments From Greys Anatomy In GIFs!

One comment to “Simon Cowell Tried To Save X Factor From Cancellation, But His Plan Could've Made Him Look Like A Traitor!”

  1. jasmine pelaez says – reply to this


    1

    please put back the x factor i want to be but like is cancel is not simon falts that there going to cancel the x factor is fox