or


[10/10/12 - 10:05 PM]
Only 24 Acts Remain on "The X Factor"; Judges Assigned Categories
Simon Cowell will mentor the groups, Demi Lovato the young adults, L.A. Reid the over 25s and Britney Spears the teens.

[via press release from FOX]

HOT FROM FOX...

ONLY 24 ACTS REMAIN ON "THE X FACTOR"

JUDGES ASSIGNED CATEGORIES: SIMON COWELL TO MENTOR GROUPS; DEMI LOVATO, YOUNG ADULTS; L.A. REID, OVER 25s; AND BRITNEY SPEARS TO MENTOR TEENS

Remaining Acts Perform on "Judges' Homes" Round Thursday, October 11; Judges Make Final Category Selections Wednesday, October 17

First LIVE Performance Show Airs Thursday, November 1; Followed by a Second LIVE episode on Sunday, November 4 on FOX

Learn More About the Top 24 at www.TheXFactorUSA.com

The "Boot Camp" round of THE X FACTOR came to a dramatic conclusion tonight when the Top 24 acts were revealed. Then, the show's producers informed the judges of the categories they will be mentoring for the rest of the season and which superstar guest would join each judge during the "Judges' Homes" round of the competition. Simon Cowell, who will mentor Groups, was joined by Marc Anthony. Demi Lovato, set to mentor Young Adults (17-24), was paired up with Nick Jonas. L.A. Reid, who will mentor Over 25s (25 & up), was accompanied by Justin Bieber and talent manager Scooter Braun. Britney Spears, mentoring Teens (16 & under), was joined by will.i.am.

Simon Cowell will mentor the following six GROUPS:

Dope Crisis Eli Brown (age 30, from Philadelphia, PA) Jesse Stearn (age 26, from Philadelphia, PA)

Emblem3 Drew Chadwick (age 20, from Huntington Beach, CA) Keaton Stromberg (age 16, from Huntington Beach, CA) Wesley Stromberg (age 18, from Huntington Beach, CA)

LYLAS Ally Brooke (age 19, from Santa Ana, CA) Camila Cabello (age 15, from San Antonio, TX) Normani Hamilton (age 16, from Miami, FL) Dinah Jane Hansen (age 15, from Miami, FL) Lauren Jauregui (age 16, from Court Pearland, TX)

Lyric 145 (One4Five & Lyric Da Queen) Julien Joseph (age 19, from Bay Shore, NY) Jemelle Joseph (age 23, from Bay Shore, NY) Lyric-Bianca Barnes (age 23, from Atlanta, GA)

Playback Austin Corini (age 17, from Gilroy, CA) Brandon Hassan (age 16, from Irving, TX) Johnny Maxwell (age 16, from Castro Valley, CA)

Josh Metzler (age 16, from Gilbert, AZ) Owen Stuart (age 17, from Charlotte, NC)

Sister C Carli Rayne Manchaca (age 21, from Cove, TX) Celbi Manchaca (age 19, from Cove, TX) Cirby Ryan Manchaca (age 18, from Cove, TX)

Demi Lovato will mentor the following six YOUNG ADULTS (17-24):

Cece Frey (age 21, from Decatur, IL)

Jennel Garcia (age 18, from Rochester, MA)

Jillian Jensen (age 20, from Rochester, MA)

Willie Jones (age 18, from Shreveport, LA)

Paige Thomas (age 22, from San Antonio, TX)

Nick Youngerman (age 21, from Tipp City, OH)

L.A. Reid will mentor the following OVER 25s (25 & Up):

Vino Alan (age 40, from Laquey, MO)

Daryl Black (age 38, from Elk Grove, CA)

Jason Brock (age 35, from San Francisco, CA)

David Correy (age 27, from Riva, MD)

Tara Simon (age 28, from Smyrna, GA)

Tate Stevens (age 37, from Raymore, MO)

Britney Spears will mentor the following six TEENS (16 & under):

Reed Deming (age 13, from San Antonio, TX)

Beatrice Miller (age 13, from Maplewood, NJ)

Arin Ray (age 17, from Cincinnati, OH)

Carly Rose Sonenclar (age 13, from Mamaroneck, NY)

James Tanner (age 15, from Columbus, OH)

Diamond White (age 13, from Los Angeles, CA)

To learn more about each of the Top 24 acts, please visit http://www.thexfactorusa.com/contestants/judges-homes for interviews, photos and additional information.

Tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 11 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) the 24 acts that made it to the "Judges' Homes" round will continue vying for their spot on the live shows. With everything on the line, the contestants will have to perform well enough to convince their judge and guest mentor that they deserve one of the coveted spots in each judge's final category. Next week on Wednesday, Oct. 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), the judges will each reveal which four acts continue and which two acts are eliminated.

After the "Judges' Homes" round, THE X FACTOR returns with special LIVE episodes Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) and on a special night Sunday, Nov. 4 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed).

THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America. Rob Wade and Nigel Hall are executive producers for Syco Television. Trish Kinane, Richard Holloway and Andrew Llinares serve as executive producers for FremantleMedia North America. "Like" THE X FACTOR on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheXFactorUSA. Follow the series on Twitter @TheXFactorUSA and join the discussion at #xfactor.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: If FOX airs MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL - WORLD SERIES GAME #7, THE X FACTOR will be preempted on Thursday, Nov. 1 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed.]





  [october 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· X FACTOR, THE (FOX)











[08/29/14 - 09:03 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: Another Week, Another "Big Brother" Victory
CBS leads the night once again among adults 18-49 and total viewers.

[08/29/14 - 08:10 AM]
Cast of FOX Sports 1's All-Female "The Ultimate Fighter(R)" Overcame Childhood Tragedies to Help Troubled Youth
The franchise's latest installment premieres Wednesday, September 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[08/29/14 - 07:35 AM]
BBC America's "Intruders" Pulls 1.223 Million Viewers
BBC America further spins the numbers for Saturday, August 23.

[08/29/14 - 07:07 AM]
HBO Confirms Nov. 2 and 3 Debut for Miniseries "Olive Kitteridge"
Frances McDormand, Richard Jenkins, Bill Murray, John Gallagher, Jr., Peter Mullan, Rosemarie DeWitt and Zoe Kazan star in the project.

[08/29/14 - 06:41 AM]
FOX Sports 1 to Air Tony Stewart/Mike Helton Press Conferences Live
Coverage of the press conferences is also available through FOX Sports GO, the app that delivers streaming video of FOX Sports content.

[08/28/14 - 10:27 PM]
"Party Down South" Returns for Season 3 - Announced on the Reunion Special
Look for the new season in Winter 2015 on the cable channel.

[08/28/14 - 05:31 PM]
"Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week" Premieres Sunday, August 31 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC
Based on his Emmy-winning web series "Jay Leno's Garage," this special takes viewers into the heart of Monterey Week, America's ultimate automotive event.

[08/28/14 - 02:21 PM]
"Live with Kelly and Michael" Enters Its 27th Season in National Syndication September 1, 2014
The show finished the 2013-14 season as the No. 2 syndicated talker in Households, posting an 8% gain over the prior year, and its highest Household rating in 6 years.

[08/28/14 - 01:40 PM]
Lori Loughlin Stars in "Garage Sale Mystery: All That Glitters," A Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original World Premiere October 26
Steve Bacic, Sarah Strange and Brendan Meyer also star in the second installment of the "Garage Sale Mystery" movie series.

[08/28/14 - 12:12 PM]
HGTV's Newest Series "Sold on the Spot" Taps Into the Ultimate Buying and Selling Fantasy
In his new series, Josh teams up with house hunters to knock on every door in their ideal location and convince one homeowner to sell their house within 24 hours.

[08/28/14 - 12:08 PM]
FXX Paints Labor Day Weekend Yellow - Five Days Left in Record 12-Day "The Simpsons" Marathon Ends Monday, September 1 at Midnight ET
Following the conclusion of the 12-day marathon on Monday night, "The Simpsons" moves to its regular weekly schedule beginning on Tuesday, September 2.

[08/28/14 - 12:03 PM]
Emmy and Tony Award-Winning Actor David Hyde Pierce Joins "The Good Wife" in Recurring Role for Season Six
The role will mark Pierce's first appearance in a television series since "Frasier" ended its run in 2004.

[08/28/14 - 11:40 AM]
HBO's Banksy Does New York a User-Generated Chronicle of the Street Artist's One-Month Residency in New York City, To Debut Nov. 17
"From the moment Banksy took over the streets, New Yorkers became obsessed. The film captures this month of madness created by user-generated footage," says Sheila Nevins.

[08/28/14 - 11:31 AM]
The Reinvention of "The View" Continues as ABC Recruits a Powerful New Senior Team
Bill Wolff, Brian Balthazar, Ashley S. Gorman and Kathleen Rajsp are among those overseeing the new season.

[08/28/14 - 11:13 AM]
Get Ready for the Hottest Night of the Summer on the Season Finale of "So You Think You Can Dance" Wednesday, September 3 on FOX
Guest judges include Jenna Dewan Tatum, Debbie Allen, Tara Lipinski and Adam Shankman.