AGT results, America’s Got Talent tonight, finalists, live

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AGT results, America’s Got Talent tonight, finalists, live

America’s Got Talent (sometimes abbreviated as AGT) is an American reality television series on the NBC television network, and part of the global Got Talent franchise. It is a talent show that features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers of all ages competing for the advertised top prize of one million dollars. The show debuted in June 2006 for the summer television season. From season three (2008) onwards, the prize includes the one million dollars, payable in a financial annuity over 40 years, and a chance to headline a show on the Las Vegas Strip. Among its significant features is that it gives an opportunity to talented amateurs or unknown performers, with the results decided by an audience vote. The format is a popular one and has often been reworked for television in the United States and the United Kingdom.

This incarnation was created by Simon Cowell, and was originally due to be a 2005 British series called Paul O’Grady’s Got Talent[2]but was postponed due to O’Grady’s acrimonious split with broadcaster ITV (later launching as Britain’s Got Talent in 2007). As such, the American version became the first full series of the franchise.

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The original judging panel consisted of David Hasselhoff, Brandy Norwood, and Piers Morgan. Sharon Osbourne replaced Norwood in season two (2007), and Howie Mandel replaced Hasselhoff in season five (2010). Howard Stern replaced Morgan season seven(2012). Mel B replaced Osbourne in season eight (2013), while Heidi Klum joined as a fourth judge. Simon Cowell replaced Stern forseason eleven (2016).[3] Regis Philbin was the original host (season one), followed by Jerry Springer for two seasons (2007–08), and Nick Cannon has hosted since season four (2009).

On August 2, 2016, NBC renewed the series for a twelfth season

Genre Reality
Talent contest
Created by
  • Simon Cowell[1]
  • Ken Warwick
  • Cécile Frot-Coutaz
Directed by Russell Norman
Creativedirector(s) Brian Friedman
Presented by
  • Regis Philbin
  • Jerry Springer
  • Nick Cannon
Judges
  • Piers Morgan
  • David Hasselhoff
  • Brandy Norwood
  • Sharon Osbourne
  • Howie Mandel
  • Howard Stern
  • Mel B
  • Heidi Klum
  • Simon Cowell
Country of origin United States
Originallanguage(s) English
No. of seasons 11
No. of episodes 277

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