The X Factor gets cancelled after 17 years
Simon Cowell has decided to pull the plug after nearly two decades
The X Factor show on ITV has been axed after 17 years of being on our screens. Its creator, Simon Cowell has decided to pull the plug on it for now.
According to reports by The Sun, The X Factor will be off our screens for at least five years as an ITV spokesperson said: "There are no current plans for the next series of The X Factor at this stage."
The X Factor is a talent show purely for musicians and has given birth to some great artists including One Direction, Little Mix, James Arthur, and Leona Lewis.