Simon Cowell, X Factor’s producer, announced in a statement to The Sun the show was being axed after 17 years. (Reuters/File Photo)

UK broadcaster cancels ‘The X Factor’ after 17 years

  • Musical talent competition was the only non-sporting event on a list featuring the most-watched television shows of the past decade
  • Simon Cowell, the show’s producer, is reportedly turning his attention to a new musical quiz show on Britain’s ITV 
By Arab News ·