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Yahoo cancels Simon Cowell’s Ultimate DJ talent show

The (steel) wheels may be falling off Syco Entertainment’s plans to launch an X Factor for DJs TV talent show. Ultimate DJ was set to be funded and broadcast online by Yahoo, and was shown off at the company’s NewFront showcase in April.

Six months on, it has been cancelled – although the causes appear to lie less with Simon Cowell’s production company, and more with Yahoo getting the collywobbles about original content.

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Simon Cowell’s electric dreams come true

Despite boasting about not using computers, Simon Cowell last year bemoaned the fact that videogame manufacturers hadn’t been beating down his door to make X Factor console games. “X Factor should have been the initial vehicle to have Activision come to us and say…can you help launch Guitar Hero?”…