Fox’s The X Factor Canceled After Three Seasons — Simon Cowell to Return as Judge on UK Edition
Simon Cowell is leaving yet another one of his hit TV competition series, but this time it's ending in cancellation! FOX's American version of The X Factor has officially been canceled, following news of Simon is moving back across the pond to England to judge on the more-successful, original British version of the series.
"I've had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both on The X Factor and American Idol," Simon said in a statement. "And apart from being lucky enough to find some amazing talent on the shows, I have always had an incredible welcome from the American public (most of the time!)."
"Last year, for a number of reasons, I had to make a decision to return to the U.K. version of The X Factor in 2014. So for now, I'm back to the UK," the music mogul continued. I want to thank FOX for being an incredible partner and I also want to thank everybody who has supported my shows. America, I’ll see you soon!”
Well, at least we still have The Voice and American Idol!
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