June 3, 2012 8:19 PM

Timothy Finn | The X factors are everything but the music

Nothing breeds imitation like someone else’s success. These days, no TV show is being imitated and repackaged more than “American Idol,” the Fox network’s ratings juggernaut, which just completed its 11th season. On Friday and Saturday at the Sprint Center, one of those shows, Fox’s “The X Factor,” holds auditions for spots in its upcoming season.

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