< >
Hello, guest! Please log in or register.

The PokéCommunity

Go Back     The PokéCommunity Forums > Entertainment & Hobbies > General Entertainment American Idol, The Voice, X-Factor


General Entertainment The PokeCommunity's red carpet: discuss topics, hot or otherwise, centered around music, films, TV, books, and sports!

View Poll Results: which is your favorite
American Idol 0 0%
The Voice 6 100.00%
X-Factor 0 0%
Voters: 6. You may not vote on this poll

Reply Post Reply
Thread Tools
Old October 3rd, 2012 (1:37 PM).
Castform's Avatar
Castform Castform is offline
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Weather Institute in Hoenn
Gender: Male
Nature: Modest
Posts: 12,839
Which is your favorite?

Mine is the Voice. It used to be AI, but now with Minaj at the table it has to be horrible. It has really gone downhill over the past 5 years. The Voice however, is growing in popularity and the talent is astounding. The judges/coaches are all great as well. Not a fan of Carson Daly though.
I HATE the X-Factor. It seems so staged and there is virtually no talent, IMO. The judges are horrendus except for Cowell.

Tell me what you think. Discuss.
Reply With Quote
Old October 4th, 2012 (4:50 PM).
Cosmotone8 Cosmotone8 is offline
silhouette of the past
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Boston, MA, USA, Earth, Sun Solar System, Milky Way Galaxy, Universe
Gender: Male
Nature: Careful
Posts: 1,787
I like the Voice best. Hate Nicki Minaj, and never have watched the X-Factor. Also the judges mesh really well together.
I'm a silhouette, asking every now and then
Is it over yet? Will I ever feel again?
I'm a silhouette, chasing rainbows on my own
But the more I try to move on, the more I feel alone
So I watch the summer stars to lead me home.

Reply With Quote
Old October 4th, 2012 (5:02 PM).
Katamari's Avatar
Katamari Katamari is offline
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 1,580
I honestly can't say I'm a fan of any of these shows. Too scripted and the producers milk the sob stories for every drop they can get.

But you're dead-on with Minaj trashing American Idol. Mariah Carey being a typical diva doesn't help either, apparently.

Reply With Quote
Old October 5th, 2012 (9:07 AM).
Ludger's Avatar
Ludger Ludger is offline
k r e s n i k
Super ModeratorCSEO
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Alabama
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Nature: Timid
Posts: 30,164
I don't like any of these shows tbqh. If I had to pick, I'll go with The Voice. AI sucks and I haven't cared for it in years, and...Nicki Minaj, really? The people trying out have more talent than her. Never watched the X-Factor.
affinity with jude increased!
[ trade ] [ challenges ] [ avatar ] [ vgm ] [ ]
Reply With Quote
Old October 5th, 2012 (5:20 PM).
Shining Raichu's Avatar
Shining Raichu Shining Raichu is offline
Emile Hersch turned 30 today. Who the hell is Emile Hersch?
Platinum Tier
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Australia
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Nature: Adamant
Posts: 9,043
Yeah I went with The Voice too. I'm not particularly into any of them, but my sister made us watch The Voice and as obviously scripted as it could be at times, it was fun watching the interactions between the judges.

That's all anyone watches these shows for, I think. Has nothing to do with the 'talent'

"So this is why God bombed us."

Moderator of General Chat

Reply With Quote
Old October 8th, 2012 (7:52 PM).
LividZephyr LividZephyr is offline
Oxymoron, not a moron, thanks
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Wisconsin, USA
Gender: Male
Posts: 447
Send a message via AIM to LividZephyr Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to LividZephyr
I used to love American Idol, back when it was, you know, the only singing competition, and it was still pretty damn big. But then it went on the wrong track with hour-long results shows and very little focus on contestants...

Now The Voice and X-Factor both exist, and they're completely drilling each other into the ground. They're all like the exact same thing, only with different judges and different presentation styles. It has all become karaoke to me, and with the same kind of attractive guitar-playing white-male heartthrob winning American Idol every season, these shows might go the way of the dodo. With American Idol having catfights between Mariah and Minaj... well there may be ratings ploys with it for sure.

I still won't care. I've seen way too much reality TV drama in my day. As someone who has hosted Survivor games online... a singing show can't really top some of the things I've seen. Whatever happened to watching these shows for the SINGING? Why is X-Factor a submergence into one gigantic British ego? Why is American Idol pulling ratings stunts like that Jermaine guy and falsely eliminating Jessica Sanchez so the judges could use the save? They're not really singing shows even though they say they are...
Reply With Quote
Old October 10th, 2012 (2:22 PM).
Edward Elric's Avatar
Edward Elric Edward Elric is offline
. . .
Silver Tier
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Jersey
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Posts: 4,449
The Voice. I like how its done like a competition, different from the other two shows. I like how the judges also don't see who is auditioning.

I also actually like the judges.
Reply With Quote
Old October 14th, 2012 (9:01 PM).
ARTPOP ARTPOP is offline
Join Date: Oct 2012
Gender: Male
Posts: 34
Send a message via Skype™ to ARTPOP
I don't even know when The Voice/American Idol is on. I only have time for X-Factor, because I love Demi Lovato.
Best way to message me.
Reply With Quote
Reply Post Reply
Quick Reply

Sponsored Links
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

  All times are GMT -8. The time now is 1:32 AM.

Contact Us Archive Privacy Statement Terms of Service Top