or


[10/10/13 - 09:00 PM]
"The X Factor" Judges Reveal the Top 16 Acts That Enter "Training Camp" to Prepare for a Shot in the Big League
When the series returns on Tuesday, October 29, the Top 16 semifinalists will perform live for the judges.

[via press release from FOX]

HOT FROM FOX...

"THE X FACTOR" JUDGES REVEAL THE TOP 16 ACTS THAT ENTER "TRAINING CAMP" TO PREPARE FOR A SHOT IN THE BIG LEAGUE

TOP 16 ACTS PERFORM LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME AND JUDGES CHOOSE THE FINALISTS ON A SPECIAL NIGHT TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, ON FOX

Learn More About the Top 16 Acts at www.TheXFactorUSA.com

After the Four Chair Challenge round of THE X FACTOR, Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio each revealed the four acts in their categories that will continue in the competition and join them in the live shows. While THE X FACTOR takes a break, due to the MLB playoff games and the World Series, the Top 16 are off to a training camp of their own, where they will determine their song choices, work with stylists and go through intense rehearsals to ensure that they are in fighting form for their first live performances of the season. When THE X FACTOR returns on Tuesday, Oct. 29, the Top 16 semifinalists will perform live for the judges. Find out if their training has paid off and which acts are ready for the big league and which acts will strike out, when the judges announce the Season Three Top 12 finalists on Tuesday, Oct. 29 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

THE TOP 16 ACTS ARE:

GIRLS, MENTORED BY DEMI LOVATO

Khaya Cohen Age: 16 Hometown: New York, NY Meet Khaya Cohen Keep up with Khaya at: Twitter: @Khaayaa0 Facebook: www.facebook.com/khaayaa0

Danie Age: 16 Hometown: Northridge, CA Meet Danie Keep up with Danie at: Twitter: @daniegeimer Facebook: www.facebook.com/daniegeimermusic

Rion Paige Age: 13 Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Meet Rion Paige Keep up with Rion at: Twitter: @MissRionPaige Facebook: www.facebook.com/singerrionpaige

Ellona Santiago Age: 17 Hometown: San Lorenzo, CA Meet Ellona Santiago Keep up with Ellona at: Twitter: @ellonasantiago Facebook: www.facebook.com/ellonamusic

BOYS, MENTORED BY PAULINA RUBIO

Carlos Guevara Age: 16 Hometown: Lexington, SC Meet Carlos Guevara Keep up with Carlos at: Twitter: @carlosgu14 Facebook: www.facebook.com/TeamCarlosG

Josh Levi Age: 15 Hometown: Houston, TX Meet Josh Levi Keep up with Josh at: Twitter: @joshleviworld Facebook: www.facebook.com/joshleviworld

Carlito Olivero Age: 24 Hometown: Chicago, IL Meet Carlito Olivero Keep up with Carlito at: Twitter: @carlitosway89 Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Carlito/199047983457651

Tim Olstad Age: 24 Hometown: Winona, MN Meet Tim Olstad Keep up with Tim at: Twitter: @timolstadmusic Facebook: www.facebook.com/TimOlstad

OVER 25s, MENTORED BY KELLY ROWLAND

Jeff Gutt Age: 37 Hometown: Detroit, MI Meet Jeff Gutt Keep up with Jeff at: Twitter: @jeffreyadamgutt Facebook: www.facebook.com/JeffGutt

James Kenney Age: 36 Hometown: Portland, OR Meet James Kenney Keep up with James at: Twitter: @iamjameskenney Facebook: www.facebook.com/IamJamesKenney

Lillie McCloud Age: 54 Hometown: Orlando, FL Meet Lillie McCloud Keep up with Lillie at: Twitter: @LillieNicoleMc Facebook: www.facebook.com/LillieNicoleMc

Rachel Potter Age: 29 Hometown: Seminole, FL Meet Rachel Potter Keep up with Rachel at: Twitter: @therachelpotter Facebook: www.facebook.com/rachelpottermusic

GROUPS, MENTORED BY SIMON COWELL

Alex & Sierra Sierra Deaton Age: 22 Hometown: Orlando, FL Alex Kinsey Age: 22 Hometown: New Smyrna Beach, FL Meet Alex & Sierra Keep up with Alex & Sierra at: Twitter: @AlexandSierra3 Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Alex-Sierra/432965163456205

Restless Road Andrew Scholz Age: 19 Hometown: Summerville, SC Colton Pack Age: 18 Hometown: Danese, WV Zach Beeken Age: 18 Hometown: Indiana, PA Meet Restless Road Keep up with Restless Road at: Twitter: @RestlessRdMusic Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Restless-Road/393012607493037

RoXxy Montana Tenija Moton Age: 25 Hometown: Detroit, MI Tiara Moton Age: 24 Hometown: Detroit, MI Temperance Moton Age: 22 Hometown: Detroit, MI Meet RoxXy Montana Keep up with RoXxy Montana at: Twitter: @RoXxyMontana Facebook: www.facebook.com/RoXxyMontana

Sweet Suspense Millie Thrasher Age: 14 Hometown: Birmingham, AL Summer Reign Age: 17 Hometown: Apple Valley, CA Celine Polenghi Age: 16 Hometown: Miami, FL Meet Sweet Suspense Keep up with Sweet Suspense at: Twitter: @SweetSuspense Facebook: www.facebook.com/SweetSuspenseXF

Here's what the judges had to say about their categories:

Demi Lovato (Girls): "The other judges need to watch out, because my category is so strong."

Paulina Rubio (Boys): "You should look out for my boys, because going to kill it."

Kelly Rowland (Over 25s): "I definitely have the winner in this category."

Simon Cowell (Groups): "I got this real wave of excitement when I walked through and I saw them there."

The eliminated acts include Rylie Brown, Primrose Martin, Jamie Pineda, Bree Randall, Simone Torres and Ashly Williams from Girls; Isaiah Alston, Al Calderon, Chase Goehring, Stone Martin, Isaac Tauaefa and Timmy Thames from Boys; Jeffrey Brinkman, Victoria Carriger, Allison Davis, Kristine Mirelle, Lorie Moore and Denny Smith from Over 25s; and Forever In Your Mind, Girls United, Glamour, Good News, Wild Thingz and Yellow House Canyon from Groups.

THE X FACTOR continues on Thursday, Oct. 31 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) with the all-new "Meet the Top 12" episode.

On Wednesday, Nov. 6 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed), the Top 12 finalists will perform for the judges and America's votes when the voting lines open immediately after the show. Find out who will be the first to be eliminated on Thursday, Nov. 7 (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed).

"The X Factor" format has created more global superstars, including One Direction, Leona Lewis, Little Mix, Cher Lloyd and Olly Murs, than any other singing competition television show. THE X FACTOR is now aired in 205 countries, and local versions of "The X Factor" are now commissioned in 45 territories.

THE X FACTOR was created by Syco Entertainment and is produced by Syco Entertainment 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 using #xfactor.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: On Wednesday, Oct. 16, Wednesday, Oct. 23 and Thursday, Oct. 24, THE X FACTOR is preempted, due to MLB post-season coverage, including the AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES and the WORLD SERIES. Additionally, encores of THE X FACTOR will air on Thursday, Oct. 17 and Wednesday, Oct. 30, due to potential MLB post-season coverage.]





  [october 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· X FACTOR, THE (FOX)





[09/28/16 - 02:03 PM]
VH1 and Freeform Acquire All Five Seasons of "The Mindy Project" from NBCUniversal's Universal Television
The show will begin airing on both networks in October and episodes will also be available on the VH1 and Freeform apps.

[09/28/16 - 02:02 PM]
Universal Cable Productions Signs Development Deal with Alfred Hitchcock Estate
"Welcome to Hitchcock" is a new original anthology series will focus on a single season-long mystery or crime in the spirit of the classic Hitchcock style and legacy.

[09/28/16 - 02:00 PM]
"You're the Worst" Picked Up for Fourth Season on FXX
"Expertly written, brilliantly acted, 'You're the Worst' continues to be hilarious and excellent," said Eric Schrier.

[09/28/16 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo Media Serves Up a Double Dose of Sass as "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" and "Married to Medicine" Return on Sunday, November 6
Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks, Porsha Williams and Shereè Whitfield are all due back on the former series.

[09/28/16 - 12:36 PM]
"The Durrells in Corfu," Premieres 10/16 on "Masterpiece" on PBS
Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary 1930's England to a sun-dappled Greek island with her four recalcitrant children.

[09/28/16 - 12:10 PM]
Young-at-Heart Seniors Take Center Stage as NBC Orders "Little Big Shots: Forever Young" to Series
The comedy/variety series, from Warner Horizon Television, will be executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres and Steve Harvey, who will also host.

[09/28/16 - 12:01 PM]
Drama Series "Westworld" Debuts Oct. 2 on HBO
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, both of whom are executive producing and writing, with Nolan directing, the series is based on the 1973 film "Westworld," written by Michael Crichton.

[09/28/16 - 12:00 PM]
Starz App Launches on Xbox One
Its intuitive content discovery design and navigation offers ease of use and a compelling user experience, regardless of how the consumer purchased a subscription to Starz.

[09/28/16 - 10:20 AM]
OWN Delivers Its Highest-Rated, Most-Watched and Highest-Ranked Quarter in Network History
OWN spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[09/28/16 - 09:56 AM]
Celebrate National Coffee Day on Thursday, September 29th with Crackle's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
Crackle's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" with Jerry Seinfeld, recently wrapped up its eighth season and received a Primetime Emmy(R) nomination this year for Outstanding Variety Talk Series.

[09/28/16 - 09:31 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with "The Voice," "This Is Us"
The newcomer posts big gains from the Peacock's audience a year ago.

[09/28/16 - 09:24 AM]
Velocity's "Bitchin' Rides" Returns with Custom Car Guru Dave Kindig Creating Head Turning, Award-Winning Cars
The series returns for season three on Tuesday, October 11 with special back-to-back episodes at 9:00/8:00c.

[09/28/16 - 09:19 AM]
ESPN to Exclusively Televise the 2016 MLB National League Wild Card Game
Entering competition on September 28, the New York Mets and San Francisco Giants currently hold the first and second NL Wild Card spots, respectively.

[09/28/16 - 09:06 AM]
History(R) Honors Veterans Day with Special Marathon Event of the New Original Series, "The Warfighters"
The marathon event will be hosted by executive producer Peter Berg and veteran Special Forces Green Beret Bert Kuntz.

[09/28/16 - 09:04 AM]
"nugs.net Live Stash" Premieres on MTV Live This Sunday Night
The Live Stash debuts with jam-tronica giants The Disco Biscuits this Sunday, followed by Widespread Panic at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre next week.