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Howard Stern Quits 'America's Got Talent' After 4 Seasons

June 25, 2015 09:06:39

is done with "" after four seasons. The shock jock said he wouldn't be returning for upcoming season 11 of the NBC reality series. He confirmed his departure during a discussion with his colleague Robin Quivers on his Sirius XM radio show.

He said, "I'm going through my own career evaluation right now...In all seriousness, I've told you, I'm just too f**king busy...something's got to give." He added, "NBC's already asked me what my intentions are for next year, whether or not I'd come back, I kind of have told them I think this is my last season. Not I think, this is my last season."


'America's Got Talent' Crowns Season 9 Winner After Tight Race

September 18, 2014 09:09:11

And the winner is ... Mat Franco. The magician was named a champion of "" season 9 in the finale airing on Wednesday, September 17 on NBC. He defeated the other five finalists, including fan-favorites AcroArmy and Emily West.

Emily is the runner-up, while AcroArmy which earned rave reviews from the judges for their performances on Tuesday night is the second runner-up. Sons of Serendip finished in 4th place, Quintavious Johnson in the 5th place and Miguel Dakota in the 6th place.


'America's Got Talent' Final Performances Recap: AcroArmy and Emily West Go Neck-to-Neck

September 17, 2014 12:09:27

"" is close to crowning the winner of its 9th season. On Tuesday, September 16, the Top 6 performed live at Radio City Music Hall in a bid to win the $1 million prize.

Each act performed twice: a breakthrough performance and a new performance. Quintavious Johnson kicked off the competition with an encore of his semifinal performance of "I'd Rather Go Blind". a.k.a. Mel B praised the 12-year-old's killer voice and said he's a true entertainer.


'America's Got Talent' Picks Top 6 of Season 9 With a Twist

September 11, 2014 03:09:29

"" is only one week away before naming the winner of season 9. On Wednesday, September 10, the Top 12 were cut down to 6 acts who will compete for the grand prize in next week's finals.

The latest episode opened with a musical number by The Muppets in a funny sketch, which featured host being tied to a chair by Miss Piggy after he didn't give her a chance to perform on the show.


NBC Renews 'America's Got Talent' for Season 10

July 14, 2014 12:07:25

NBC has given renewals to three of its summer shows. "" is ordered for a tenth season, "Last Comic Standing" will be back for a ninth season, and "" will return for a fourth season.

NBC chief Robert Greenblatt announced the renewal news during the executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills on Sunday, July 13. As for "" which was not included in the network's schedule for 2014-2015 season, alternative programming boss Paul Teledgy said the seventh cycle was "produced" but there's "no update" on when it would air.


'America's Got Talent' Recap: Howie Mandel Takes Part in Magic Trick

June 04, 2014 02:06:40

In the second episode of "" season 9, Howie Mandel didn't only watch but also took part in one of the performances. The judge helped magicians David and Leeman entertain the crowd as they performed their trick on Howie.

When Leeman squeezed Howie's head, the Canadian actor lost his ability to read. The trick worked and Howie couldn't read words like "comedian" and even his own name. liked it and so did the other judges. They sent the duo through to the next round.


Video: Nick Cannon Fools 'America's Got Talent' Judges With Epic Prank

May 28, 2014 04:05:27

pulled an impressive prank that fooled and scared the judges on the premiere of "" season 9 on Tuesday, May 27. The husband of put on whiteface clown makeup and auditioned for a spot on the talent show under the fake moniker "Larry the Mime".

said the best part was when a crew member was rushing to hand him a mic at the end of his act. told him to give up miming and instead use the microphone to talk, criticized his story didn't really have content, and Howard Mandel said he failed to dazzle the crowd.


'America's Got Talent' Season 9 Twists Include Judges' Save

April 09, 2014 11:04:36

"" will return this summer with some tweaks. At NBCUniversal's summer press session in Pasadena on Tuesday, April 8, producers revealed the format changes in the upcoming season 9.

Apparently taking a page out of "" and "", "AGT" will introduce its own version of the save. "Every judge has the opportunity to save someone" by using the golden buzzer, said. She further explained, "So if someone gets three Xs and you believe in that person enough, you can hit the Golden Buzzer."


Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel Also Return to 'America's Got Talent'

November 21, 2013 09:11:02

There's no change in the judge line-up of "" next season. Just a day after announced his return to the ninth season of the NBC reality series, other judges , Mel B a.k.a. and Howie Mandel are confirmed to be back as well.

"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," says Paul Telegdy, President of Alternative and Late-Night Programming, NBC Entertainment.


Howard Stern Confirms Return to 'America's Got Talent'

November 20, 2013 07:11:28

confirms that he will return to the judging table of NBC's "". The radio personality shared the news on his SiriusXM radio show on Tuesday, November 19 that the ninth season could be his last.

"It started out as a goof. Now it's becoming a job," the 59-year-old shared. "I am very excited to be going back to America's Got Talent. I will go back [for] one more season." One of his reasons is the attention he got. "I really, really did struggle with this decision because ...I've been working a long time," he said.


'America's Got Talent' Season 8 Winner Announced

September 19, 2013 10:09:35

As the summer comes to an end, so does the competition on "" season 8. The top six had performed on Tuesday night, September 17 and they're awaiting the final results on Wednesday.

Audience got treated with a number of performances from the likes of , The Radio City Rockettes and before people found out the champion. had a duet with finalist Cami Bradley, teamed up with operatic trio Forte, and Kenichi Ebina danced to 's Latin rendition of "Can You Feel the Love Tonight".


'America's Got Talent' Unveils Second Batch of Semifinalists

August 01, 2013 03:08:59

Four more acts went through to the next round of "" as announced in the Wednesday, July 31 episode, during which and served as musical performers. After performing the day before, twelve acts learned their fate in the latest results show, but only several of them getting the spots in the semifinals.

Synchronized swimming group Aquanuts, dance/acrobatic team Innovative Force, and hip hop dance group StruckBoyz were called on stage first. Judging from their performance on Tuesday, it's easy to guess that Innovative Force would move on and that's exactly what happened when host announced the results.


'America's Got Talent' Allows Voting via Twitter

July 24, 2013 02:07:54

"" has opened another platform for viewers to cast their votes. The show now will be counting votes sent via tweets using the hashtag #voteAGT followed by the act's name to help decide which contestants to go through to the semifinals. Only one vote per Twitter handle per voting window will be counted.

This marks the first time a competition series on broadcast network allows its audience to vote via Twitter. The show has previously opened voting by phone and online via NBC.com, Facebook, and zeebox; as well as using the NBC mobile application.


'America's Got Talent' Season 8 Promo: Howie Mandel Is Naked as Nick Cannon Introduces Show

May 29, 2013 01:05:02

is excited about finding new talents on "" as shown in a new promo for the show's season 8. The "AGT" host gets out of his limo, lip syncing and dancing to 's "Living in America" on his way to the studio in the video.

He crosses path with judge backstage, but unlike the shockjock, Howie Mandel isn't prepared when Cannon sees him in a room. The Canadian actor/host is naked and only covering his private part with a bush, flashing Cannon when he unexpectedly drops the bush.


Howie Mandel Clarifies Mel B's Disgraceful Moment at 'AGT' Audition

March 06, 2013 04:03:21

Howie Mandel spoke out about new "" judge who got booed by the audience during the taping of season 8's first audition in New Orleans. He learned about the coverage of the former Spice Girl's unpleasant moment and spared his time to address the situation.

"Any one of us on this panel went into the business because we're willing to put ourselves out there to be accepted," the 57-year-old television host said. "You want the audience to love you, you want them to applaud for you, you want them to laugh at you. Then you take a job as a judge where you come to a local area, and, if for nothing else, the town is behind their local people. Someone comes on stage and says, 'We're from New Orleans!' And that's what happened to her."


Heidi Klum May Join 'America's Got Talent' as Fourth Judge

March 04, 2013 01:03:23

"" might feature a fourth judge when it debuts the new season this coming summer. The Hollywood Reporter confirms TMZ's scoop that has agreed to join the NBC reality show as a new addition to the judge lineup. The arrival of the German-born model on the judging panel is quite surprising as people have assumed that the new season of the show would start with the same three-judge concept.

Rumors about Klum becoming the judge on the show began swirling after an on-set photo of "AGT" filming in New Orleans showed the name "Heidi" was labeled on one of the judging chairs alongside Howie Mandel, and the new replacement of , .


Spice Girls' Mel B Named New Judge of 'America's Got Talent'

February 21, 2013 10:02:41

"" has found a replacement for . NBC has confirmed that a.k.a. Mel B will be sitting on the judging panel when the show returns for an eighth season this summer. The Scary Spice of will join and Howie Mandel, who have both confirmed their return to the reality series.

"I've known Melanie since she did '', and I've known her as a performer of The Spice Girls before that," says NBC president of alternative Paul Telegdy. "To know her is to know a very frank, strong, enduring entertainer. Someone who has a very strong point of view."


Howie Mandel Officially Returning to 'America's Got Talent' Season 8

February 13, 2013 03:02:56

Howie Mandel will return to the upcoming eighth installment of "", NBC has confirmed. The Canadian TV host first broke the news to Access Hollywood as saying, "I'm doing my fourth season of 'America's Got Talent'."

"I'm going to re-judge for my fourth year," he added. He went on gushing, "I'm thrilled to be back. This is my fourth year [and I think the talent] has been getting better and better every year."


Rosie O'Donnell Confirms She's in Talks for 'America's Got Talent'

December 19, 2012 10:12:24

could be the new judge on "". Following 's exit, the show has been looking for her replacement and the actress/comedian recently revealed that she's in talks with the producers.

"Next year there are some things on the horizon," she told The Observer when met last week. "I am very interested in doing 'America's Got Talent' with and I am talking to them. Let's see how that works."


Howard Stern Signs Up for Another Season of 'America's Got Talent'

December 04, 2012 08:12:01

is officially returning for the next installment of "". He dropped the news when hosting his SiriusXM show on Monday morning, December 3, and NBC has confirmed it.

"I'm very, very excited, honestly, about going back to 'America's Got Talent'," he stated. "I'm very excited to be working again with [executive producer] and NBC and all the various folks who work there."


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