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NBC preps winter edition of “America’s Got Talent”

NBC is prepping a 2018-2019 winter edition of its summer series America’s Got Talent from FremantleMedia North America, Syco Entertainment and executive producer Simon Cowell (pictured). America’s Got Talent: The Champions will bring together the ...
May 14, 2018

NBC is prepping a 2018-2019 winter edition of its summer series America’s Got Talent from FremantleMedia North America, Syco Entertainment and executive producer Simon Cowell (pictured).

America’s Got Talent: The Champions will bring together the most talented and memorable acts across all ages from past seasons of America’s Got Talent for the ultimate competition. Adding to the lineup are some of the most popular acts from the other global Got Talent franchises, spanning 184 countries, who will come together to share their talents and compete against one other.

The competition series showcases unique performers of all ages from around the world as they all vying to win America’s hearts and US$1 million.

America’s Got Talent was created by Cowell and is co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment. Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff, Trish Kinane and Richard Wallace, along with Cowell, are the series executive producers.

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, America’s Got Talent ranks as the most successful reality TV format of all time, airing in 184 countries and having been commissioned in 70 territories globally. Across the ocean, Britain’s Got Talent holds the record as the UK’s most-watched show of this century.

The 13th season of the summertime edition of America’s Got Talent bows May 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

America’s Got Talent dominates the summer by bringing together the world’s best Got Talent acts for all ages with unique talents to the forefront,” said Paul Telegdy, president of the alternative and reality group at NBC Entertainment, in a statement. “Bringing the best Got Talent competitors together for this winter edition will have these favorites elevating their acts to awe and inspire audiences like never before.”

“I have always wanted to have a competition show for the very best of the best Got Talent acts from around the world,” Cowell added. “The variety and the talents of the acts who enter Got Talent globally are incredible and unbelievable.”

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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