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“The X Factor” vs. “American Idol” vs. “America’s Got Talent”: what’s the difference?

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: If you think Simon Cowell’s new singing competition, “The X Factor” sounds similar to “America’s Got Talent” and “American Idol”, you’re not alone. The highly publicized new show sometimes seems indistinguishable from Cowell’s earlier mega-hits. But “The X Factor” has a few twists not previously seen[...]

‘American Idol’ viewers cast record 55 million votes

The "American Idol" viewing audience set an all-time record last night by casting 55 million votes after the Top 11 Performance Show. The voting will determine which "Idols" go home in a dramatic double elimination tonight. [...]