As it turns out, there is some more news from land of "X Factor."
Fox just announced that the winner of the show will be featured in Pepsi's Super Bowl ad -- one of 'em, anyway. So that would be added inducement, one would imagine.
Meanwhile, more schedule details: As previously announced, the show bows Sept. 21, and now we've got a couple of tidbits about live performances and finalists. The details from the release:
During a special extended Tuesday airing on Oct. 25 , the judges will reveal who has earned one of the coveted spots among the season’s finalists. It will then be up to America, as well as the judges, to decide who moves forward in the competition starting with the first performance show featuring the finalists from each category on Nov. 2.