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The X Factor Cancelled After 17 Years

The X Factor cancelled after 17 years

7/31/2021 11:29:00 AM

The X Factor cancelled after 17 years

Simon Cowell ’s long-running hit series The X Factor has been cancelled, in its original broadcast territory the U.K. , after 17 years.

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Simon Cowell’s long-running hit series The X Factor has been cancelled, in its original broadcast territory the U.K., after 17 years.U.K. broadcaster ITV said in a statement, “There are no current plans for the next series of The X Factor at this stage.”

The last true series of the show to air was in 2018 which was followed by a celebrity edition the following year. Ratings of the show in the late noughties were some of the highest across all of British television with the series regularly pulling in more than 10 million viewers (a strong figure for the U.K. marketplace), however, in recent years

numbers have begun to decline. First airing in 2004 the talent show has found numerous acts that have gone on to have success. One Direction, Little Mix, Olly Murs, Leona Lewis and Rylan Clark-Neal to name a few have carved out strong resumes post appearing on the programme.

THURROCK, ENGLAND - JULY 27: Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Perrie Edwards of... [+]'Little Mix' launch their new fragrance 'Wishmaker' at Lakeside Shopping Centre on July 27, 2016 in Thurrock, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Getty ImagesThe X Factor format was successfully sold to numerous territories around the world with the U.S. having a version between 2011-2013. Judges across the years have included Cowell, Sharon Osbourne, Kelly Rowland, Louis Walsh, Nicole Scherzinger, Robbie Williams, Rita Ora, Mel B, and Cheryl. Beyoncé even made an appearance in the series 5 finale, singing a duet with contestant Alexandra Burke. 

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