OVERRATED: 'The X Factor'

The X Factor (tv program)Simon Cowell
Maybe the most hummable train wreck on TV, this heir to the "American Idol" franchise feels like the original but louder, flashier and overall more unpleasant. The whole show is packaged with the lead-fisted subtlety of a pro wrestling broadcast, and the traditional infighting at the judges... Ray Mickshaw / AP
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