FOX Renews 'The X Factor' For Season 2

L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell take part in the auditions for "The X Factor" L.A. Reid, Nicole Scherzinger, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell take part in the auditions for

FOX thinks “The X Factor” really has “The X Factor.”

On Wednesday, the network announced that Simon Cowell’s newest import reality competition was renewed for a second season.

“I am absolutely thrilled with the news,” Simon said in a statement. “I have loved making the show and I want to thank FOX, our sponsors and most importantly, the fans for supporting ‘The X Factor.’”

Mike Darnell, FOX’s President of Alternative Entertainment, said he was pleased with the ratings of the show, so far.

”‘The X Factor’ is a monumental success,” his statement read. “It’s won every night it’s been on the air, the talent is phenomenal, the live shows are spectacular and picking it up is a complete no-brainer. Simon and his team have done an incredible job with the show, and I’m absolutely thrilled to bring back ‘The X Factor’ for another fantastic season.”

On Wednesday, “The X Factor” enters its first live show for the public vote at 8/7 C on FOX.

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