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America's Got Talent

America's Got Talent


"America's Got Talent" and Simon Cowell is determined to find it. In "America's Got Talent", Simon searches for the most talented person in a variety of categories including singing, dancing, comedy, and various novelty acts. Each of the contestants, chosen at casting calls around the nation, will have a chance to prove that they have talent in front of judges and America. The winner, chosen by viewers, will receive the opportunity to headline a showcase Las Vegas act and 1 Million Dollars!

With the talent search open to acts of all ages, "America's Got Talent" has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country. The series is a true celebration of the American spirit, featuring a colorful array of singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians, ventriloquists and hopeful stars, all vying for their chance to win America's hearts and the $1 million prize.

Season 9


"America's Got Talent" NBC's top-rated summer series from producer Simon Cowell's Syco Television and FremantleMedia North America, returns this summer with the hottest performers from across the country ready to compete in the blockbuster reality show's ninth season. Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel return as judges and Nick Cannon returns as host. The producers' auditions began on 26 October 2013 in Miami. Other audition sites were Atlanta, Baltimore, Denver, Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, & New York City. Contestants could also submit a video of their audition on line at nbc.com. Auditions for Season 9 in front of the Judges were held February 20 – 22 2014 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Judges' auditions were held in New York City at Madison Square Garden April 3 - 6 & in Los Angeles at the Dolby Theatre April 21 - 26. (Source: nbc.com)
  • Currently 7.1/10
7.1/10 (21 Votes cast)


Episode Info

Next: 9x01 -- Season 9, Auditions begin: Location TBA (May/27/2014)


The 1st night of auditions for Season 9 are aired tonight as the first group of contestants are selected by the Celebrity panel of judges.


Prev: 8x27 -- The 1 Million Dollar WINNER is announced! (Sep/18/2013)


The Final 6 contestants on this 8th Season perform 2 times each tonight and the Winner is announced.

Special guest performers tonight include:
Dierks Bentley, James Lipton, Earth, Wind & Fire, Luke Bryan, Josh Groban, Icona Pop, Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb, The Rockettes and Il Divo with Heather Headley.

  • Currently 7.5/10
7.5/10 (2 Votes cast)

Cast
Nick CannonNick Cannon
As Himself (Host - S04 - present)
Howie MandelHowie Mandel
As Himself (Judge - S05 - present)
Howard SternHoward Stern
As Himself (Judge - S07 - present)
Heidi KlumHeidi Klum
As Herself (Judge - S08 - present)
Mel BMel B
As Herself (Judge - S08 - present)
Kenichi EbinaKenichi Ebina
As Himself - Dancer & Martial artist (age 38) (S08 - 1 Million Dollar Winner)
Taylor WilliamsonTaylor Williamson
As Himself - Standup Comedian (age 26) (S08 - 2nd Place)
Jimmy RoseJimmy Rose
As Himself - Singer, songwriter & Guitarist (age 32) (S08 - 3rd Place)
ForteForte
As Themselves - Opera trio (ages 22 - 33) (S08 - 4th Place)
Collins KeyCollins Key
As Himself - Magician (age 17) (S08 - 5th Place)

Reviews

AnitaWiebe

Reviews: 1
Americas Got TalentRating: 2 likes, 0 dislikes

I really loved the performance of Kevin Skinner! I believe he can win this all the way!!
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Review posted on Wednesday, July 1st 2009 at 11:48 am

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Recaps
7x31: The 1 Million Dollar WINNER is announced! recap: The Results Show kicks off and David Garibaldi & His CMYK’s, Joe Castillo, Olate Dogs, The Untouchables, Tom Cotter and William Close wait to see if they did enough to win it all. Nick Cannon comes out and says that tonight they are going to find out who they’ve chosen and says that Green Day, Blue Man Group, Ne-Yo, One Republic, Flo-Rider, E40, The Rangers, Frankie J and Justin Bieber! He welcomes the judges. Howard says that he would have never imagined having such talent... read more.

7x30: The Top 6 perform recap: The Finals of America’s Got Talent are here and performing for $1Million prize and a Headline Show in Las Vegas are: David Garibaldi & His CMYK’s, Joe Castillo, Olate Dogs, The Untouchables, Tom Cotter and William Close. Nick Cannon comes out and welcomes the crowd... read more.

7x29: 3 Finalist are chosen to move on to the Top 6 recap: It is the results of the last Semi-Finalists acts. All Wheel Sports, Shanice & Maurice Hayes, All That!, Sebastien “El Charro De Oro”, The Magic of Puck, Jacob Williams, David Garibaldi & His CMYK’s, The Untouchables, Clint Carvalho & His Extreme Parrots, Tim Hockenberry, Olate Dogs and Lightwire Theater wait backstage and wait for their results. Nick Cannon comes out and says that there are only 3 acts that are going to be able to get through. He says that Haunted By Heroes and Train are going to performing tonight. As well, one of the Snapple Cameos is going perform... read more.

7x28: The Semi Finals Part 2 - the final 12 of the top 24 acts perform recap: It is the last Semi-Final and the pressure is on for the remaining acts. All Wheel Sports, Shanice & Maurice Hayes, All That!, Sebastien “El Charro De Oro”, The Magic of Puck, Jacob Williams, David Garibaldi & His CMYK’s, The Untouchables, Clint Carvalho & His Extreme Parrots, Tim Hockenberry, Olate Dogs and Lightwire Theater are performing tonight to show that they have the right amount of talent to make it into the Finals. Nick Cannon comes out and welcomes the judges. Sharon says that they all deserve their spot and it is going to be interesting... read more.

7x27: 3 Finalists are chosen to move on to the Top 6 recap: The results as to who is going to get the 3 spots are in and Turf, The Scott Brothers, Edon, Eric Dittleman, Bria Kelly, Todd Oliver, Tom Cotter, Joe Castillo, Academy of Villains, Andrew De Leon, Donovan & Rebecca and William Close wait to see if they are one of those 3. Nick comes out and says that they are going to have Steve Harvey and Neon Trees. Steve Harvey comes out and joins Nick on stage. He gives his thoughts on some of the acts and adds his brand of comedy... read more.
Recurring Guests

Il Divo (2 eps)
Leona Lewis (2 eps)
Flo Rida (2 eps)
Terry Fator (2 eps)
Susan Boyle (2 eps)
Jason Derulo (2 eps)
Traces as Themselves - Acrobatic troupe (2 eps)
Radio City Rockettes (2 eps)

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Classification: Reality
Genre: Comedy | Dance | Family | Music | Talent
Status: Returning Series
Network: NBC ( USA)
Airs: Tuesdays at 08:00 pm
Runtime: 120 Minutes
Premiere: June 21, 2006
Episode Order: 26
Poll
• What active Judge is also a Judge for Britain's Got Talent?

Piers Morgan
Sharon Osbourne
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Akas
• AGT (Abbreviated title), (Used In USA)
• Amerikos talentai (Lithuania translation), (Used In Lithuania)
• Untitled Simon Cowell/Las Vegas Project (Working title), (Used In USA)
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