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Posted Tuesday 1/08/19 at 1:59PM EST
America’s Got Talent: The Champions tops The Bachelor
The launch of the America's Got Talent spinoff also scored higher ratings than last week's big premiere of Fox's The Masked Singer. Meanwhile, The Bachelor featuring Colton Underwood held its own with about the same demo numbers as last year's premiere.
Posted Tuesday 11/27/18 at 1:19PM EST
A live high-wire walk over an active volcano TV special is in the works
Daredevil performer Bello Nock, an America's Got Talent alum, is teaming with U.S. producer Essential Media Group on Volcano Walk Live. According to Deadline, "it is envisioned as a live three-hour live primetime TV stunt special featuring Nock in a tightrope walk over one of the world’s most active volcanoes. The project, which marks Essential Media Group’s first foray into the live event space, is aiming for a premiere in late 2019. There is no network attached yet though there are active conversations."
Posted Friday 11/16/18 at 6:23PM EST
Susan Boyle will be back for America's Got Talent: The Champions
Source: USA Today
The golden-voiced Scottish singer, who went viral when she wowed judges with her 2009 Britain's Got Talent performance, is one of the 50 fan-favorite Got Talent acts from around the world competing on the America's Got Talent spinoff.
Posted Thursday 11/15/18 at 1:35PM EST
America’s Got Talent: The Champions trailer reveals which alums are returning to compete
Paul Potts, the mobile phone salesman who went viral with his 2007 performance of "Nessun Dorma" on Britain's Got Talent, will be among the former champions to return to the Got Talent franchise. Also returning is this year's America's Got Talent champion, magician Shin Lim.
Posted Thursday 9/27/18 at 1:43PM EDT
Terry Crews to host NBC's America's Got Talent spinoff
“I am so proud and honored to join Simon, Mel, Heidi and Howie in hosting the No. 1 alternative series on television,” says the Brooklyn Nine-Nine star says of hosting America’s Got Talent: The Champions. Premiering in January, the AGT spinoff will feature fan-favorites from past season and competitors from international Got Talent editions.
Posted Wednesday 9/26/18 at 2:44PM EDT
America's Got Talent finalist Michael Ketterer won't be charged after his arrest for domestic violence
Ketterer will instead face a City Attorney hearing, which TMZ says "is often used as an alternative to criminal prosecution for low-level crimes."
Posted Friday 9/21/18 at 10:27PM EDT
America's Got Talent finalist arrested for felony domestic violence
Michael Ketterer, who finished in 5th place this season on the NBC reality show, was taken into custody by the LAPD after cops noticed a visible red mark on his wife after they were called in response to a fight. He was later released on $50,000 bail.
Posted Thursday 9/20/18 at 4:08PM EDT
America’s Got Talent winner Shin Lim to make his Broadway debut
Lim has nabbed his first gig after last night's AGT victory. The 26-year-old magician will be featured in The Illusionists — Magic of the Holidays on Broadway from Nov. 23 to Dec. 30.
Posted Thursday 9/06/18 at 2:04PM EDT
BTS to take a break from its U.S. tour to perform on America's Got Talent
The South Korean boy band will perform their new song "Idol" on Wednesday's episode.
Posted Tuesday 8/28/18 at 7:36PM EDT
Mel B clarifies why she's headed to rehab: "No, I'm not an alcoholic. No, I'm not a sex addict"
Despite what The Sun quoted the America's Got Talent judge as saying, Mel B says she's only going to rehab for PTSD. "I’d like to say a lot more, but let's just keep it PC," she said on Wednesday's edition of Ellen. "But yeah, I address a lot of those issues and I did kind of have to ease my pain. And I do suffer a lot from PTSD."
Posted Monday 8/27/18 at 10:30PM EDT
Mel B says she's entering rehab to deal with her PTSD, alcohol and sex addictions
Source: The Sun
The America's Got Talent judge tells The Sun tabloid that she'll enter a British rehab facility after this season is over. "The past six months have been incredibly difficult for me," she says, adding: “I’ve been working with a writer on my book, Brutally Honest, and it has been unbelievably traumatic reliving an emotionally abusive relationship and confronting so many massive issues in my life."
Posted Monday 8/27/18 at 7:52AM EDT
NBC News' special report on John McCain's death awkwardly cut to two flabby shirtless man dancing on America's Got Talent
Source: ET Canada
The clip of the awkward transition went viral on Sunday.
Posted Friday 8/24/18 at 10:43PM EDT
The Flash recruits an America's Got Talent contortionist
Source: TV Insider
Troy James will use his superhuman flexibility in the role of Rag Doll.
Posted Wednesday 8/22/18 at 6:30PM EDT
Kelly Clarkson helped honor Simon Cowell at his Hollywood Walk of Fame star ceremony
Source: The Daily Mail
American Idol alums Adam Lambert and Katharine McPhee, as well as Cowell's America's Got Talent judging panel, were also on hand for today's Hollywood Blvd ceremony.
Posted Wednesday 8/22/18 at 1:56PM EDT
Simon Cowell signs a multi-year deal to stay on America's Got Talent
“Simon Cowell is an extraordinary showman whose success stories over the years on multiple continents speak for themselves,” said NBC reality boss Paul Telegdy. “We are thrilled that he will continue as a judge on America’s Got Talent and that his stewardship of the franchise will go forward for many years to come.”