'America's Got Talent' Season 17: 5 things you need to know about NBC's talent hunt show

'America's Got Talent' Season 17: 5 things you need to know about NBC's talent hunt show
America's Got Talent' Season 17 judges Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell (NBC)

Watching contestants from across the globe battle it out in a show of talents never fails to entertain! So get ready to binge on NBC's hit reality talent hunt show 'America's Got Talent' as it returns for its season 17. 

Host Terry Crew, alongside returning judges Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara are all on a quest to discover the next big superstar with the wildest talent. The previous season saw magician Dustin Tavella take home the coveted trophy and the million-dollar cash prize. We can't wait to watch all the amazing talents and performances on the upcoming season. In the meanwhile, you can check out other such similar talent hunt shows, while waiting for the premiere of 'AGT' Season 17- 'American Idol', 'So You Think You Can Dance', and 'The Voice'. 


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When does 'America's Got Talent' season 17 release and where can you watch it?

'America's Got Talent' Season 17 premieres on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at 8 p.m. on NBC. Following the show's premiere you can catch all-new episodes every Tuesday from 8 to 10 p.m. ET/PT. For viewers who wish to tune in to the show without cable, they can do so using any of the following streaming services: Sling TV, fuboTV, Hulu With Live TV, AT&T TV or YouTube TV. 

What is 'America's Got Talent' all about?

The popular show is a televised American talent show competition, where contestants of various talents like dance, art, singing, illusions, comedy, and more try their best to impress the judges and advance to the live shows. They then perform for fan and viewer votes, hoping to bag the title of winner with a prize of $1 million and a chance to headline a show in Las Vegas. The fan-favorite show has been on-air for more than 10 years and serves as a beneficial platform for artists to get in the limelight and launch their careers magnificently. 



Who stars on 'America's Got Talent' Season 17?

Season 17 will feature the return of Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandell, and Sofia Vergara as judges, and Terry Crew as the host. The details of the contestants who will be auditioning for the show are currently under wraps. Keep watching this space for further updates on the contestants. 

Simon Cowell

Simon Cowell is one of the longest-running judges on this series. He is a famed television personality who is known for his appearance as music and talent judge. Apart from appearing as a judge on 'AGT', Simon has also appeared on 'Pop Idol', 'The X Factor' (Both Britain and America), 'Britain's Got Talent', and 'American Idol' as a judge.



Howie Mandel
Howie Mandel is a famed comedian, actor and television host. He is listed as #82 among the top 100 greatest stand-up comedians of all time by Comedy Central. Howie created as well as starred in a children's cartoon titled 'Bobby's World'. Alongside Simon, Howie is also among the longest-running judges on AGT.


Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum is a famed German-American model, television personality, businesswoman, fashion designer, singer, television producer, author and actress. Heidi was the first German woman to become a Victoria's Secret Angel. Heidi was also a judge and host on 'Germany's Next Topmodel' and 'Project Runway'. 



Sofia Vergara
Sofia Vergara is a famed American-Colombian actress, television producer, presenter and model. This will mark her third season as a judge on the reality tv series. She is well known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the series 'Modern Family'. 


The official trailer of Season 17 of 'AGT' is yet to be released, so keep watching this space for further updates.

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