As we and others reported on Monday, the dismissal of Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger and Steve Jones left judge “L.A.” Reid as the only X Factor personality besides creator/judge Simon Cowell to make it from Season 1 to Season 2. That has now been formalized, with Fox, which already had a deal in place with the music executive, picking up his option for next season.
L.A. Reid's 'X Factor' Option For Season 2 Officially Picked Up
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