Elimination night is always a big deal, but some other interesting things happened during Thursday's (Dec. 1) "The X Factor."Here the best of what happened when the cameras stopped rolling:The Fog - The dry ice people still haven't figured out the system. more
Fast National ratings for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011"The X Factor" carried FOX to a ratings win Wednesday night, and it also helped the network's new comedy "I Hate My Teenage Daughter" get off to an OK start. The show retained close to 70 percent of its 18 more
Melanie closes the show with a standing O-worthy performance during Michael Jackson week.
Chris Rene performed what Simon called a "Fugee"-inspired version of the Jackson 5 hit during Michael Jackson week.
Marcus Canty gets the lady judges on their feet with "PYT" during Michael Jackson week.
Rachel Crow performs a Jackson 5 hit during Michael Jackson week.
It was the start of Michael Jackson week at "The X Factor." While the appearance from the Jackson family stole the show, there was still a lot of behind-the-scenes intrigue. Here the best of what happened when the cameras stopped rolling:Thursday Preview more
For Michael Jackson week on "The X Factor," Melanie Amaro chose "Earth Song," which Simon Cowell cal;ed one of MJ's biggest hits, but honestly - we don't think it's one of his really well-known hits. Either way, Melanie brought the house down with it. She more