'The X Factor' series premiere recap: Simon Says Yes

The U.S. version of The X Factor is finally here! So proclaimed its fantastic-looking British host and underwear model Steve Jones, who introduced the show while riding shotgun in an enormous trailer truck. Don't worry, grunted this tremendous rig as it chugged across America.He's not that foreign. But then Stevie None-der had to plant himself in front of palm trees and announce that he was in "Los Ange-leeeeees" and totally ruin it.

This isn't American Idol -- auditions take place in arenas, in front of thousands -- but for the next few weeks of audition episodes, you know the drill: delusional beasts mingling with real talent in "a sea of humanity" featuring tears, anger, and lots and lots of montages. Hopefully no more nudity. But if they must: Seriously, find someone better. Read More...



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