16.05.2018, North America, FremantleMedia North America
Warming up winter with summer’s hottest show, NBC, Syco Entertainment, FremantleMedia North America and Executive Producer Simon Cowell will be bringing back the most talented and memorable acts in series history to compete with one another when America’s Got Talent: The Champions arrives on the 2018-19 winter schedule.
The announcement was made by Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment.
“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,” says Paul Telegdy. “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,” Simon Cowell says. “The variety and the talents of the acts who enter Got Talent globally are incredible and unbelievable. Since America’s Got Talent was where it all started, I’m absolutely delighted to be launching this on NBC.”
Jennifer Mullin and Simon Cowell © NBC Universal Media
“For more than a decade, the Got Talent format has been the world’s foremost platform for discovering the most entertaining and innovative acts,” says Jennifer Mullin, CEO, FremantleMedia North America. “AGT: The Champions will be a true celebration of culture and diversity.”
America’s Got Talent: The Champions will bring together the most talented, memorable, wackiest and all-around favorites from past seasons of AGT for the ultimate display of talent. Additionally, some of the most popular acts from the other global Got Talent franchises, spanning 184 countries, will come to share their talents and compete against one other.
The upcoming 13th season of the summertime edition of America’s Got Talent (AGT) will launch on NBC on 29 May 2018.