X factor is in crisis
We are not here to gloat. After all X Factor has provided some of the great music moments of the last decade with every winner going to become a household name and some great music being written, sort of.
So let’s gloat.
The current series is in a crisis, viewing figures are tumbling and the current crop of karaoke chancers are even worse than usual. The so called judges vary from some bloke called Loius Walsh who looks like he has wandered onto the wrong programme and waves his hands about like a pensioner confused about crossing the road to Gary Barlow who is not exactly riveting TV and has apparently had his ‘witty’ off the cuff remarks written for him by a script writer. The are also two women judges whose names no- one can remember and do all the pretending to be emotional stuff that only a soggy coach potato could be fooled by.
There is talk of crisis meetings and confusion and viewers deserting one of the most cynical and manipulative shows of all time to the far more popular Strictly Come Dancing. X Factor which is still branded as a music programme by the easily deluded is on a dramatic slide and one insider told us could be axes unless there were drastic changes…