NBC officially renewed America’s Got Talent for Season 12 to premiere in Summer 2017
This article has the most up-to-date info on the status of America’s Got Talent Season 12 as we continuously monitor the news to keep you in the know. NBC has officially renewed the series for another season expected to debut in Summer 2017. To get notified of the exact premiere date – subscribe for updates below.
About the series
America’s Got Talent is an American talent contest reality television series that features dancers, musicians, singers, comedians and many other types of performing artists of all ages that compete to win the grand prize of one million dollars and showcase their talent. The series originally aired in June of 2006 and has had a successful ten-season run. America’s Got Talent Season 11 premiered on NBC with a two-hour special on May 31, 2016.
Hosted by Nick Cannon and judged, along with the audience, by Mel B., Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel and Simon Cowell, who has replaced Howard Stern in the current season, this series gives an opportunity to unknown amateur performers to demonstrate their talents to the world and possibly jumpstart their career. All types of performing artists present their acts in several rounds of competition hoping to be the last one standing and named the winner. Prior to each season, auditions are held throughout the U.S. and the best of applicants are chosen.
Current season, ratings and renewal chances
Taking the primetime slot on Tuesday nights, America’s Got Talent is one of NBC’s top reality series, attracting an average of 10.46 million viewers in the tenth season. The 11th installment premiered to an audience of 11.67 million viewers, and ranked #1 for that night. In fact, America`s Got Talent was consistently rated as #1 program of the summer. This summer the show will take a 2-week hiatus to free up the time for Summer Olympics broadcast. The series was nominated for numerous awards and produced several stars, something that keeps thousands of amateur artists coming to the auditions. Positive reviews and chart-topping ratings are what drives the decision for NBC to renew America’s Got Talent, and there is another renewal almost certainly in the cards for the show. Stay tuned and we will keep you up to date on relevant information.
UPDATED August 4, 2016: The top-rated series of this summer, and many prior summers as well, America’s Got Talent, has been renewed for a 12th installment by NBC. Besides, the network has already announced that it will bring all four judges from season 11 back – Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Mel B and Howie Mandel are all returning, and Nick Cannon is coming back to host the upcoming installment of this exciting and inspiring competition. Sign up for our automatic updates and receive information regarding the release date of America’s Got Talent season 12 via e-mail.
UPDATED October 6, 2016: The twelfth season of America’s Got Talent will be back in the summer of 2017, but that is not the biggest news we wanted to bring you. The more exciting part is that Simon Cowell, series’ creator and judge, who recently replaced Howard Stern on the panel, has signed on to remain a judge for three more years, through 2019. This means that America’s Got Talent will remain on the schedule for at least three more years, and although no one has doubted the show’s renewal potential, it’s great to see it confirmed in writing. Sign up for our automatic updates, and we’ll bring you the latest news regarding the upcoming season, including the release date.
UPDATED November 8, 2016: While it`s still a long wait until the next summer when season 12 of America`s Got Talent is scheduled to debut, NBC has got a pleasant surprise for the viewers coming this holiday season. On December 19, 2016 at 8/7c America`s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular is slated to air on NBC. The two-hour special will feature Andra Day, Pentatonix, Penn & Teller, as well as fan-favorites from previous seasons, including Matt Franco, Jackie Evancho, The Clairvoyants, Piff the Magic Dragon, The Regurgitator, Grace VanderWaal and many others. Sign up for our updates and receive an automatic reminder one day prior to the premiere of the exciting special.