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Simon Cowell

  1. cancellations
    The X-Factor Voted Off ITV in the U.K. After 15 SeasonsThe series that brought the world Little Mix, Leona Lewis, and One Direction will not return.
  2. conflict
    Simon Cowell Pulls Out of X Factor IsraelCowell had signed on late last year to be a member of the judging panel.
  3. american idol
    Paula Abdul Wishes ‘STD’ Simon Cowell Could Have Joined Her American Idol ReturnAbdul joked about missing her “super, talented, debonair” former co-star while filling in for current host Luke Bryan.
  4. accept some substitutions
    America’s Got Kenan Thompson Filling In for Simon CowellHe’s taking over AGT judging as Cowell recovers from spinal surgery.
  5. accept some substitutions
    Kelly Clarkson Steps Into Simon Cowell’s America’s Got Talent Shoes After InjuryShe’s filling in as guest judge after Cowell broke his back in an electric-bike accident.
  6. i want to ride my
    Simon Cowell Breaks His Back From Electric Bike CrashHe’s now joking that he should’ve “read the manual.”
  7. a different direction
    Louis Tomlinson Parts Ways With Simon Cowell’s Record LabelTomlinson signed a solo deal with Syco, Cowell’s label, in 2017.
  8. tv
    Gabrielle Union Says Simon Cowell’s On-Set Smoking Gave Her Bronchitis“I ended up staying sick for two months straight.”
  9. justice for gabrielle
    NBC Meets With Gabrielle Union, Agrees to Investigation of America’s Got TalentThe network sat down with Union for five hours.
  10. the last laugh
    Gabrielle Union ‘Up Off The Ground’ After America’s Got Talent DepartureUnion was let go from the program on Friday after being labeled “difficult” by Simon Cowell and the producers.
  11. grenfell tower fire
    Simon Cowell Recruits the Who, 1D, and More for Grenfell Tower Benefit CoverAll proceeds will go to the victims of Britain’s deadliest fire in a century.
  12. the industry
    Simon Cowell, Diablo Cody Making Swimming ComedyOn Fox.
  13. Simon Cowell Said This Girl Is the Next Taylor Swift (It Was a Compliment)This ukulele-strumming 12-year-old blew away all the judges on America’s Got Talent.
  14. backstories
    Why American Idol Was Never the Same After Simon Cowell LeftLosing Cowell resulted in a series of unfortunate events for Idol.
  15. twitter beef
    Clay Aiken Goes HAM on ‘Boring’ American IdolSimon Cowell forever.
  16. pitchy
    Ryan Seacrest Says Every Idol Judge Will ReturnWhat’s good, Mariah?
  17. america’s got talent
    Simon Cowell Will Judge America’s Got TalentHe’ll join the show for season 11.
  18. in production
    Simon Cowell Is Making a Betty Boop MovieOr, at least, his production company is.
  19. reality rumble
    The 8 Worst American Idol MomentsKara DioGuardi in a bikini. The bizarre sponsored engagement. Randy Jackson.
  20. American Idol vs. America’s Next Top ModelAI season two vs. ANTM cycle two. Simon vs. Tyra. Two heavyweights enter, one heavyweight leaves.
  21. reality rumble
    Reality Battle: American Idol vs. Jersey ShoreA cuddly rivalry vs. an angry gorilla juicehead.
  22. bye!
    The X Factor Has Been CanceledMore like the “ex”-Factor, amirite?
  23. vulture lists
    A Completely Judgmental Ranking of TV Talent Shows by Their Judges’ PanelsWe have your Cee Los, your Sharon Osbournes, and your Simon Cowells, right here.
  24. other countries’ embarrassments
    Simon Cowell Got Egg on His Face During the Britain’s Got Talent FinaleLiterally.
  25. reality tv judges
    Kelly Rowland Joins The X Factor, Simon Is the Only Male Judge NowPaulina Rubio is also a new judge.
  26. lawsuits
    Ex-Judge Cheryl Cole Sues X Factor She wants $2.3 million. 
  27. britney watch
    Simon Cowell Would Like a Britney Spears Performance on The X FactorHe thinks “she’ll probably do it.”
  28. season renewals
    Fox Bets on a Third Season of The X FactorAnd more Britney?
  29. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Mindy Kaling Politely Schooled David LettermanPlus: The kookiest banter among Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, and Conan, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  30. tv ratings
    Ratings: Britney and Demi Didn’t Help The X FactorGoing against The Voice, Simon’s show actually drew its smallest audience ever.
  31. last night on late night
    Britney Spears Likes Being a ‘Loony’ ‘Tyrant’Plus: An NYC taxi driver wouldn’t take Amy Adams to Queens, so she got back at him, kinda, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  32. beef
    The Voice Riled Simon Cowell Exactly As PlannedHe’s “pissed off” about NBC going head-to-head with X Factor’s premiere.
  33. it’s britney bitch
    Simon Cowell Tries to Convince Us That Britney Is Just As Mean As He IsHe swears she’s not that innocent.
  34. upfronts 2012
    Britney Spears Seemed Less Than Enthused to Be an X Factor JudgeAt the handshake event of the year, hands were not shaken.
  35. britney spears
    See New X Factor Judges Britney and DemiSimon traded out his Pussycat Doll!
  36. tell-alls
    Simon Cowell Prefers Black Toilet Paper And other fun facts from his unauthorized biography. 
  37. reality bites
    The X Factor Bloodbath Indicates Simon Doesn’t See the Real ProblemBy making the firings public a week before last year’s winner airs her Super Bowl ad, it makes it clear this show is not about the singers.
  38. reality tv
    Simon Cowell, Jada Pinkett-Smith Producing D.J. ShowNothing more telegenic than D.J.’ing!
  39. judge not lest ye be
    Why Did Reality Judges Decide to Never, Ever Say Anything Critical Again?Vulture investigates why criticism became verboten on musical competition shows like American Idol.
  40. what the hell
    Ten Things That Still Make No Sense About The X FactorWhat was in it for the judges? And shouldn’t there be separate judges and mentors? And what was the deal with Steve Jones?
  41. last night on late night
    Paula Abdul Walked Off Stage, Then Sat on Simon Cowell’s LapPlus: Scarlett Johansson believes her nude photo leak is part of a global media conspiracy, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  42. pickup lines
    The X Factor Will Be Back Next SeasonCongrats, Mr. Cowell.
  43. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Nicole Scherzinger Calls Conan Out for Zoning Out on Her BoobsPlus: Ryan Gosling has always wanted to be a Halloween character, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  44. tv
    Network Status Report: Will Simon Cowell and Terra Nova Make Fox Even More Dominant, or Push Their Luck?If ‘X Factor’ is a hit, it’ll mean that one fifth of Fox’s regular schedule will be tentpole.
  45. tv
    Mariah Carey Wooed for X Factor MentorShe may appear alongside Simon Cowell.
  46. lists
    Seven Things We Learned About The X Factor From Its TCA PanelPlus an update on J. Lo’s ‘Idol’ negotiations.
  47. the industry
    What Does the Simon Cowell/X Factor Lawsuit Really Mean?’American Idol’ creator/plaintiff Simon Fuller could be anticipating the end of his cash cow.
  48. x factor
    Paula Abdul’s In at X Factor“I can’t believe I am saying this — I have missed her a lot.”
  49. tv
    Simon Cowell Won’t Appear on British X Factor AnymoreHe’s going America-only with his blistering criticisms.
  50. chat room
    Simon Cowell on The X Factor and the Only Contestant He Knows From This Season’s IdolNo, it’s not Casey Abrams.
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