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Coke may be King on American Idol, but Pepsi will be the reigning soft drink of choice once rival FOX talent show The X Factor America invades US airwaves in 2012. The US X Factor has signed $55 million sponsorship deal with Pepsi, Britain’s Daily Mirror has learned. Simon Cowell and his panel of judges [...] Continue reading “X Factor America” Pepsi Sponsorship

Marilu Henner, the former star of the ’70s sitcom Taxi, wowed America this weekend when she demonstrated her “superior autobiographical memory” on national television. You see, Marilu has the uncanny ability to remember every day of her 58 years of life — a “gift” the actress put to the test with a battery of memory [...] Continue reading Marilu Henner Memory Talent Wows America

NBC is launching a new singing competition series titled “The Voice of America” to compete with FOX’s “American Idol” and “The X Factor,” Deadline … Continue reading NBC Joining Singing Competition Fray With ‘The Voice of America’: Report

George Michael is being considered for judge’s chair on Simon Cowell’s American adaptation of The X Factor, but the Wham! singer’s checkered past with the law — including a recent jail stint for drunk driving — could put the deal in jeopardy. Cowell has already tapped Pussycat Dolls frontwoman Nicole Scherzinger and British sweetheart Cheryl [...] Continue reading George Michael “The X Factor America” Judging Offer

Miss America Caressa Cameron dropped by The View Wednesday with a very unlikely announcement for viewers: Wisecracking comedienne Joy Behar has been tapped to judge next month’s 2011 Miss America Pageant in Las Vegas. The Emmy-winning Behar will join a panel of seven celebs tapped to select the beauty queen who will accept the tiara [...] Continue reading Joy Behar, Marc Cherry, Tony Dovolani Miss America 2011 Pageant Judges