1. British: A person obsessively interested in a thing or topic that doesn't seem to warrant such attention.
This series of Challenge posts is an introduction to British TV shows for my fellow Americans. For instructions on how to play different region-coded DVD's, please go either here or here to read my previous blog posts that should clear up any confusion. Next up:
I am really cheating with this one. I have no X shows and the only one I could think of I have only seen very few episodes of.
Yep, X-Factor started across the pond first (and has been running for almost 10 years). I started watching it when Gary Barlow and Mark Owen from my favorite group, Take That, starting mentoring and then Gary took over for Simon Cowell when he came to do the American version. I don't watch it faithfully, and I really only watch it for Gary's sake via YouTube (hey, I was desperate for X's!).
There is something about a grown-up boy-bander (see Am, it's not just me!)