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'America's Got Talent': YouTube Auditions Officially Begin

Though the season 7 premiere of America's Got Talent is merely a week away (and auditions have closed), there's still a chance to show America your talent and win the grand one million-dollar prize. Today NBC announced the return of their YouTube audition program (this year sponsored by Snapple), where anyone (U.S.-based) of any age and any talent can audition for the show by recording a video and submitting it online. Check out the promo video below: http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/americas-got-talent-youtube-au-45493.aspx

'America's Got Talent' under fire for Howard Stern from Parents Television Council

The Parents Television Council has fired off a letter to the sponsors of "America's Got Talent," threatening to cut ties with them over new judge Howard Stern. TMZ obtained the letter, which was sent to 91 advertisers and tells them to keep their advertising money away from the show because Stern will corrupt America's children. The PTC cites Stern's often crude language and specifically quotes his comments in regards to "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino, wherein he said she was "not getting little boys hard" and "nobody was b****** off to [her]."The PTC also says Stern is only an expert at "looking at insecure, naked young women and telling them whether or not they were hot enough to pose for Playboy."It'll be interesting to see if any advertisers pull out of the show. We are not a Stern fan by any stretch of the imagination, but based on the clips NBC has released so far,... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/05/americas-got-talent-under-fire-for-howard-stern-from-parents-television-council.html

'America's Got Talent': Howard Stern's quips and YouTube audition videos

"America's Got Talent's" seventh season is right around the corner - quite literally, as the show is starting a month soon than it normally does. Debuting this year is new judge Howard Stern, who has been a longtime fan of the show. In the above video preview, he says, "Honestly, I'm a huge fan of the show ... something appealed to me with this" and we get some Stern bon mots, like "Aren't the suitcases better used for packing up and getting off the stage?"We will confess to being a little disgruntled when Stern was announced as the new judge, but the preview video makes him look quite a better than we were expecting, so we shall reserve judgment until we've seen him in action.Meanwhile, don't forget that you can still audition via YouTube. Details can be found at www.youtube.com/agt and videos are being accepted through June 1, so if you've always had a... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/04/americas-got-talent-howard-sterns-quips-and-youtube-audition-videos.html

'America's Got Talent' Season 7 Gets Premiere Date

The wait for Howard Stern on primetime TV is almost over. NBC has announced that the seventh season of America's Got Talent , featuring the King of All Media, will premiere Monday, May 14 at 8pm. http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/americas-got-talent-season-7-g-44362.aspx

'America's Got Talent': Launch date set, Howard Stern is waiting

The "King of all Media" Howard Stern will soon hold court on "America's Got Talent." And now we know when the chaos will begin.NBC has announced the summertime talent competition will kick off Season 7 with two-hour episodes on May 14 and 15. Stern will be joined on the judging table by the returning Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne. Nick Cannon will continue in his job as host.Stern will bring a lot of intrigue to the show as he replaces Piers Morgan. But will the initial interest result in long-term ratings success? "AGT" has been the first place summer series for the last six years. It averaged more than 14 million viewers on its Tuesday broadcast and 13.3 million viewers on its Wednesday results show. So Stern has a tough challenge ahead.So Zappers, are you excited about Stern joining the series?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/03/americas-got-talent-launch-date-set-howard-stern-is-waiting.html

'America's Got Talent': Howard Stern's Super Bowl XLVI promo

Howard Stern is taking over a judges seat on "America's Got Talent" from Piers Morgan, who has left "AGT" to concentrate on his CNN program. Stern debuted his first promo as a judge during Super Bowl XLVI - what did you think?The commercial features Stern blasting bad auditions off the stage with a fire hose. We wish that was actually a thing they did on "America's Got Talent." The promise of a fire hose would certainly make the bad auditions more tolerable to sit through."America's Got Talent" will return with Stern, Sharon Osbourne, Howie Mandell and Nick Cannon the third week of June 2012. Are you going to tune in to see how the shock jock does?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/02/americas-got-talent-howard-sterns-super-bowl-xlvi-promo.html

America's Got Talent Host Nick Cannon Hospitalized After "Mild Kidney Failure"

Mariah Carey and hubby Nick Cannon are off to a rocky start in 2012 — the couple's Aspen vacation was cut short when Nick fell ill with a mild case of kidney failure. The 41-year-old Grammy-winning singer, who just gave birth to fraternal twins last spring, tweeted early this morning that Nick, 31, has been admitted to the hospital and is currently in recovery."Please pray for Nick … #mybraveman," she wrote to her five million Twitter followers. Mariah is taking her "in sickness and... http://feeds.wetpaint.com/~r/wetpaint/latest/excerpt/~3/Ij5UdLx01Kc/americas-got-talent-host-nick-cannon-hospitalized-after-mild-kidney-failure

Howard Stern: 'I Will Give You An Honest Opinion'

Howard Stern has shrugged off concerns over his appointment as a judge on America's Got Talent, insisting complaints from parents' groups are unfounded as he will be taking his new role "seriously"... http://www.starpulse.com/news/index.php/2011/12/19/howard_stern_i_will_give_you_an_honest

'America's Got Talent': Simon Cowell wants a fourth judge

"America's Got Talent" has more changes in store for the coming season -- ones that don't involve newly hired judge Howard Stern.Series creator Simon Cowell wants to add another judge to the panel, which also includes Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel, in hopes that the show will be able to keep its place as the top summer series on TV."I always like four-person panels because it leaves less room for error," Cowell tells the New York Post. "It also means you can have different skill sets on there. I am adamant that we need one."Cowell says he's hoping to hire a younger woman to join the panel, and that he hopes to make the announcement in the next several weeks. Audition episodes begin taping in February; the show will likely return in late May or early June.The addition of Stern to the show last week also precipitated a change in coasts: "AGT" will now be... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/12/americas-got-talent-simon-cowell-wants-a-fourth-judge.html

'America's Got Talent' To Get Fourth Judge: Who Should It Be?

Howard Stern joining America's Got Talent  as a judge isn't the only change you can expect to see when the NBC talent competition returns in the summer. The show's creator, Simon Cowell, revealed that he's planning to add a fourth judge to the show. http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/americas-got-talent-to-get-fou-43200.aspx
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