The X Factor Ratings

The Ex Factor

The X Factor boss Simon Cowell has insisted that he is happy with the show’s ratings.Viewing figures for this year’s series have struggled despite the return of the music mogul to panel, as well as Cheryl Cole who reportedly agreed a £1.5 million deal to come back.To date the expensive line up of judges, which also includes Mel B and Louis Walsh , hasn’t quite got the talent contest back to its highs of some years ago.In fact, as of last week, the current run’s the x factor ratings average ratings were the lowest since 2007.But Simon defended the X Factor ratings this week saying that he was most concerned about younger viewers who were still watching.“With X Factor, if you look at the 16-34 share, it’s massive still,” he said. “That was always my worry: the show was going to date. (function(){window.pagespeed=window.pagespeed||{};var l=window.pagespeed;l.getResourceTimingData=function(){if(window.performance&&(window.performance.getEntries||window.performance.webkitGetEntries)){for(var m=0,n=0,e=0,p=0,f=0,q=0,g=0,r=0,h=0,t=0,k=0,c={},d=window.performance.getEntries?window.performance.getEntries():window.performance.webkitGetEntries(),b=0;b.