Simon Cowell, producer, presenter and judge at international show projects
Simon Cowell, TV presenter and producer on TVGreat Britain is a regular participant of popular show projects, multi-series productions and evening television impromptu. He is one of the judges on the programs of The X Factor UK, American Idol, Britain's Got Talent, represents Britain on American projects, and the only inconvenience in Simon's work is the endless flights across the Atlantic.
As a judge on various TV shows, Simon Cowellmore than once he showed himself as an inconsistent and contradictory appraiser, but every time he managed to level the situation and write off his not very convincing judgments on the emotional state of the soul. Colleagues tried not to argue about whether Cowell was right or not. He never acknowledged his mistakes, and therefore, the conversation with him from the very beginning was futile.
Projects involving Cowell
In 2014, Simon took up the promotion of the group OneDirection, after the "boy band" performed on the popular show The X Factor, created by producer Cowell in 2004. The record company Syco Music, owned by Simon, signed a contract with One Direction. The release of the albums was accompanied by a broad advertising company, as a result of which the discs were sold in millions of copies, and according to these results the musicians were able to conclude a lucrative contract with Colambia Records in the USA. Simon Cowell and One Direction are still cooperating on mutually beneficial terms.
The next project of the indefatigable producer waspromotion of Paul O "Grady, a talented English comedian Simon Cowell created a pilot project on the ITV channel called Paul O" Grady Got Talent. Everything was ready for the production of the series of broadcasts, the management of ITV agreed to the release of the whole season, and suddenly the comedian himself for no apparent reason shifted to the competing Channel Four channel, providing unintelligible explanations. The show was immediately closed, and Simon Cowell began to think feverishly, how to better apply the material.
He did not invent anything in the near future, hedecided to act in the interests of the future. He sold his rights to the Got Talent show to the American television channel NBC, who immediately renamed Talent to American Idol. The success of the new show surpassed all expectations, and because of the terms of the deal, Cowell reserved for himself a lifetime seat of the judge on this project, it turns out he did not lose the sale of his beloved child, but only won.
The talented producer did not rest on his laurelsand took up the next project, which was to promote a certain Susan Boyle, an amateur country singer. Cowell brought her to London from a small Scottish village. For five years, sold 22 million drives Susan. However, not without incident. The singer turned out to be a woman with a character, just not on it - she refused to record a new song. Simon had to rewrite the contract, make the terms of cooperation more stringent. Under the new rules, it was impossible to break deadlines, in the event of exceeding the allotted time, there were rather high fines.
Then Simon found in the American outbackmagician illusionist Terry Feitor, participant of the second season of America's Got Talent, and signed with him a contract for five years, according to which he had to perform in England and America.
Producer Cowell's unmistakable flair forsuccessful projects, he never signs contracts with already established artists, because their popularity can end at any time, and irrevocably. Simon invests only in new, unknown to the general public executors with the prospect of their further growth. This method always justified itself, incomes multiplied.
In addition to working in the recording studio withCowell regularly sat in the jury of judges on his own and American shows. In Las Vegas, he was often, because it was in this city were filming American Got Talent. There he met a young American singer Demi Lovato. She was invited by the organizers of the show to participate in the panel of judges. She became the fourth appraiser. Simon Cowell and Demi Lovato worked together for about a year, during this period, the rating of the show for unexplained reasons has grown significantly. Critics attributed this phenomenon to the special atmosphere that was hovering around the judges' table, and the audience liked to watch the 50-year-old Cowell courting between 24-year-old Demi.
Cowell was born in London's Lambeth, andgrew up in the town of Elstree, County of Hardfordshire. Father, Eric Cowell is an impresario, he worked in the music field. Mother, Julia Brett, a ballerina and a lady of high society, was a member of a high society. Grandfather on the paternal line Joseph Cowell came from an ancient Jewish family, and Esther Malinski's grandmother was also Jewish. Grandfather on the maternal line - Scottish blood. The whole family adhered to Catholicism, only Simon's mother was a Christian. However, there were no contradictions on religious grounds in the Cowell household.
Simon has four brothers and a sister whothe name is June. The brothers bear the names of Nicholas, Tony, John and Michael. Simon Cowell, whose personal life is closely interwoven with numerous relatives, feels very comfortable with his family. He repeatedly invited his brothers and sister to participate in their shows, but they prefer not to be on the stage, but on the spectator seats. Simon Cowell and his wife Lauren brought the baby late, but the father of the eight-month-old Erik had already promised that in three years the world would find out about another gift that would participate in the Got Talent show.