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Simon Cowell reportedly in talks to relaunch ‘The X Issue’ within the US

Simon Cowell is reportedly in talks to relaunch The X Issue within the US.

The stateside model of the musical TV expertise present was launched by Cowell in 2011, seven years after the UK model began in 2004. It ran for 3 seasons till Cowell returned to the UK present in 2014.

After the UK X Issue was cancelled final yr after 17 seasons, sources inform Deadline that Cowell is eager to deliver it again to screens in the USA.

The report states that talks are underway to revive the sequence on NBC, with Cowell just lately telling The Solar that the community had “supplied us to make the present”.

No additional particulars are but accessible.

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Simon Cowell CREDIT: Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic

Earlier this yr, it was introduced that a documentary is within the works which can examine claims of bullying and harassment behind-the-scenes on the ITV present.

Two manufacturing firms are believed to be engaged on the TV particular, which can embody interviews with former contestants who declare “bullying, exploitation and harassment” befell off-camera on the singing competitors.

In line with The Mail On Sunday, numerous X Factor stars have agreed to participate, together with “at the very least one” of choose Cowell‘s former aides.

A supply informed the publication: “There are presently some former contestants telling their tales for the programme. There are some on the market who consider they had been mistreated by the X Issue machine. They’re now going to get their probability to have a say.”

A variety of former contestants have been important of the present in recent times. After the present was axed by ITV final yr, Jedward posted on Twitter: “X Issue has been axed. Mission Full.”

Chatting with ITV Information, John Grimes from the duo stated: “I really feel lots of people have been exploited on the present, folks behind the scenes, completely different contestants have come ahead and shared their tales.”



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