Simon Cowell

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Car crash TV: why Simon Cowell’s take on Top Gear is the last thing we need
With The X Factor now consigned to the dustbin of television history, Cowell is said to be releasing his inner Jeremy Clarkson with a motoring show. Haven’t we suffered enough?

Michael Hogan

16, Aug, 2021 @11:53 AM

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Pop maestro Simon Cowell finally bows to the public’s resounding ‘no’ vote | Rebecca Nicholson
The X Factor won’t be returning to our screens. It had long outstayed its welcome

Rebecca Nicholson

31, Jul, 2021 @4:30 PM

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It’s a no from me: ITV confirms The X Factor will not be back
No plans for a new series, says broadcaster, with Simon Cowell reportedly not keen to carry on

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

29, Jul, 2021 @2:57 PM

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The X Factor: Simon Cowell’s show is dead – but it has been for years
ITV is cancelling the TV talent show before it ‘fizzles out with a whimper’. After a decade of plummeting ratings, we remember its highs, lows … and Chico Time

Stuart Heritage

29, Jul, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Little Mix: Confetti review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
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Liberated from Simon Cowell, Britain’s biggest girl band are free to make the music they want. But it sounds strangely familiar…

Alexis Petridis

05, Nov, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Scoob review – scrappy animated reboot is a ruff ride
A messy and mystery-free relaunch of the classic animation tries, and fails, to update the formula, adding a charmless superhero spin

Benjamin Lee

15, May, 2020 @7:01 AM

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Cowell & Son: meet the literary world's latest sensation
The Karaoke Sauron and his six-year-old are to unleash a nightmare on unsuspecting parents – children’s books featuring their creation, the Wishfits

Marina Hyde

27, Feb, 2020 @4:51 PM

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Cher Lloyd: ‘After The X Factor, I had to do damage control. I still have to’
In a decade, the singer has gone from ‘the most hated teen in Britain’ to top 10 success in the US. So why is she still having to defend her past?

Elle Hunt

14, Jan, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Thank you, next! Have we fallen out of love with the TV talent show?
Reality series such as The X Factor are lagging in the ratings and unable to mint new stars. Is the public losing interest in their rags-to-riches fairytales?

Sam Wolfson

02, Nov, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Another hung parliament unable to solve Brexit? Top banter | John Crace
Boris Johnson finally gets an election on the day he wanted – the worst possible one for me

John Crace

01, Nov, 2019 @11:58 AM

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Is Simon Cowell's surprising new face a vision of our deepfake future?
In the future, we might all embark on a side-slide not into younger, prettier people, but whole new personae

Grace Dent

24, Aug, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Memo to Debenhams: don’t remind your customers they are middle aged | Barbara Ellen
The brand can still be saved, but it must introduce fashion fit for the modern world

Barbara Ellen

27, Apr, 2019 @4:00 PM

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