'The X Factor': Decision on hosts coming soon, FOX says [Updated]

UPDATED with quotes from Simon Cowell.FOX hasn't hired hosts for "The X Factor" yet, but that's a situaiton that may change soon.Network chief Kevin Reilly says the network and "X Factor" creator Simon Cowell are "pretty close" to closing a deal on a host, or hosts, as the case may be. Cowell has said he'd like to have two hosts for the talent competition, but a solo emcee is apparently still on the table."I think it could happen next week, or it could happen in the next two weeks," Reilly said Monday (July 23) at the Television Critics Association summer press tour. Cowell, he adds, has been weighing the idea of both a single host and a duo."That's going to be about who he finally selects and does he like the feel of it," Reilly says. "He's done the show with two before [in the U.K.]."That was the plan for last season, too, but Nicole...



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