[Video] 'America's Got Talent' Season 9 Premiere: The One Act to Watch Becomes an Early Favorite

And we're off to the races a mere for a summer filled with fantastic competition hosted by America's new favorite all time host with the most, Nick Cannon.   Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B. and Howie Mandel kicked off the premier two-hour episode of America's Got Talent season 9last night at New York City's Madison Square Garden as recapped by my esteemed colleague, Bill King in his article, ' America's Got Talent Season 9 Premiere Recap: Talent Shines as the Auditions Get Underway'. As we go forward, Bill and I may disagree (I hope, because that's more fun), but we'll give your our honest though highly biased opinions, and that's a promise. That is. after all, what opinions are made of ... and we all know what they say about opinions. No applause necessary.

Americas Got Talent Season 9 Premiere Wins in Ratings

Americas Got Talent may have found a sweet spot. Premiering with Season 9 just a handful of days after fellow music competition show American Idol wrapped its latest edition, AGT took a ratings win on Tuesday night. The Nick Cannon-hosted show was the top show for total viewership and also among that coveted demographic of 18- to 49-year-olds, reports the Los Angeles Times with early data from Nielsen. The premiere, which ran from 8 to 10 p.m. on May 27, averaged 11.9 million viewers,...

Exclusive First Look: America's Got Talent Judges Twerk It Out!

  America's Got Talent returns in a few days, but we have an exclusive sneak peek at the new season right now! Picking up on the seemingly endless twerking craze, one contestant finds it her duty to teach the judges, Howard Stern , Heidi Klum , Mel B. and Howie Mandel , and host Nick Cannon ,how to twerk.

‘America's Got Talent’ Returning to NYC's Radio City, Introduces New Boot Camp Round

NBC's “America's Got Talent” announced that its upcoming ninth season will return to New York City's Radio City Music Hall. The talent show will air from Radio City Music Hall twice a week when live episodes begin on July 29 at 9 p.m., according to returning judges Mel B., Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, host Nick Cannon and executive producers Jason Raff and Sam Donnelly, who made the announcement during Tuesday's panel at NBC Summer Press Day. Howard Stern will also return for Season 9, but he wasn't present at the panel.   Read More...

'America's Got Talent' Team Reveals Format Changes

NBC's summer talent competition introduces their version of the save and boosts its live component for season nine.

'America's Got Talent' Judge Mel B Says Season 9 Will be 'Bigger and Better'

The former spice girl and judge talks to THR about NBC's reality competition, which is in the midst of auditions; the judges' big turnoffs; and where they hang out when not filming.  

'America's Got Talent': All Four Judges, Host Nick Cannon Returning

NBC said Wednesday that all four America's Got Talent judges -- Howard Stern , Heidi Klum , Mel B and Howie Mandel -- will be returning to its summer reality competition. In addition, Nick Cannon has signed on to return as host. "Howard, Heidi, Mel and Howie have proven that they are a dynamic quartet of judges who aren’t afraid to share their opinions, while at the same time creating fireworks of their own," said Paul Telegdy , president of alternative and late-night programming at NBC Entertainment. "Along with Nick serving as an incomparable host, our talent on Talent is among the finest on all of television."   Read More....

‘America’s Got Talent’: Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel Set to Return With Howard Stern

The “America’s Got Talent” judges’ panel is remaining intact. “AGT” judges Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel will be returning to the NBC reality competition, the network said Wednesday, following the news Tuesday that Howard Stern had also re-upped for the show’s upcoming ninth season.   Read More....

'America's Got Talent': Howard Stern in for Season 9

Howard Stern revealed on his radio show Tuesday (Nov. 19) that he has signed on for another season of NBC's popular summer variety competition program "America's Got Talent" -- but it wasn't an easy decision."I really did struggle with the deicsion .. I really wanted to decide if this was going to take away too much of my free time," says Stern. "Did I really still enjoy doing it? Did I have something to say? Is it something I should be involved with still?"He adds that while the gig may have "started out as a goof," he's given it a lot of thought and that NBC adjusted the scheduling to accommodate him, so he's going back."The big black hole in me that demands attention ... it won. I am going back for one season more."What do you think, "AGT" fans? Excited for the return of Stern?...

'America's Got Talent' Auditions Are Coming!

America's Got Talent Season 9 Is Upon Us!