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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
**TWO-HOUR SEASON FINALE, PART ONE** - "THE X FACTOR" - (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) CC-HDTV 720p-In Stereo
THE TOP ACTS SING ONE LAST TIME FOR THE TITLE
ON "THE X FACTOR"
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, ON FOX
Winner Revealed During Tomorrow Night's Two-Hour Finale
The remaining acts take the stage LIVE to mark their spot on the last performance show of the season. See who steps up their game in hopes of winning THE X FACTOR in the all-new "Performance Show" episode of THE X FACTOR airing Wednesday, Dec. 18 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. (X-331/2) (TV-14 D, L)
Hosts: Mario Lopez
Judges: Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, Kelly Rowland, Paulina Rubio
SEASON(S): 3 (80 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 2/7/14
DESCRIPTION: (from FOX's press release, February 2014) The award-winning international phenomenon THE X FACTOR has concluded its domestic run after three seasons, it was announced today by Syco, FremantleMedia North America and Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX). "I've had a fantastic time over the last 12 years, both on THE X FACTOR and AMERICAN IDOL. And apart from being lucky enough to find some amazing talent on the shows, I have always had an incredible welcome from the American public (most of the time!)," said Simon Cowell. "Last year, for a number of reasons, I had to make a decision to return to the U.K. version of 'The X Factor' in 2014. So for now, I'm back to the U.K. and I want to thank FOX for being an incredible partner and I also want to thank everybody who has supported my shows. America, I'll see you soon!" "To all of us at FOX, Simon is more than one of the most prolific TV personalities of our time --he's part of our family. A consummate showman and partner, there's no one more passionate or creative than Simon, and we feel so fortunate to have enjoyed such a wonderful, collaborative relationship with him over the past 12 years," said Kevin Reilly, Chairman of Entertainment, Fox Broadcasting Company. "Unfortunately, there is no X FACTOR USA without Simon Cowell, but we understand and support his decision to focus on the international formats and on the next phase of his personal life. We wish him the very best, and it's our sincere hope that we work together again soon."