"I am absolutely thrilled with the news," Simon Cowell said in a statement. "I have loved making the show and I want to thank Fox, our sponsors and most importantly, the fans for supporting 'The X Factor.'"
So far Fox has aired 20 hours of the new reality series, averaging about 13 million viewers per episode.
"'The X Factor' is a monumental success," Mike Darnell, president of alternative entertainment at Fox, said in a statement. "It's won every night it's been on the air, the talent is phenomenal, the live shows are spectacular and picking it up is a complete no-brainer. Simon and his team have done an incredible job with the show, and I'm absolutely thrilled to bring back 'The X Factor' for another fantastic season."
Tonight, (Wed., Nov. 2, 8PM ET) 'The X Factor' opens up voting via Twitter, phone, text message, Verizon's The Xtra Factor app on Android devices and online at TheXFactorUSA.com and Facebook.
Tell us: Are you excited for more 'The X Factor'?