Gabrielle Union, NBC Meet Over ‘AGT’ Firing

Union is thanking supporters for defending her amid reports she was fired from America’s Got Talent after complaining about racism and other on-set issues. Without directly addressing her status with NBC’s talent show, the actress tweeted that the backing helped overcome feeling of being lost and alone. “We had a lengthy 5-hour, and what I thought to be, productive, meeting,” Union said Wednesday on Twitter.

Sharon Osbourne Blasts ‘Boys’ Club,’ Pay Inequity

As entertainment and media figures continue to react to the ouster of America’s Got Talent judge Gabrielle Union, former cast member Sharon Osbourne weighed in on Tuesday with her own experience on the show. She called AGT a “boys’ club,” and said the men of the series enjoyed privileges she did not not.

NBC & ‘AGT’ Producers Issue New Statement On Gabrielle Union’s Exit

Gabrielle Union’s Firing Sparks Union Probe Of NBC

Stumbling from bad to worse, NBC now have a potential labor landmine under their feet with Gabrielle Union’s forced march exit from America’s Got Talent.

Gabrielle Union Speaks On ‘AGT’ Controversy

According to reports, Union and Julianne Hough have been dropped as America’s Got Talent judges after a single season. “Just when you feel lost, adrift, alone … you got me up off the ground. Humbled and thankful, forever,” the actress tweeted Wednesday night. She didn’t directly address her status with NBC’s talent show.

Gabrielle Union, Julianne Hough Out At ‘America’s Got Talent’

‘America’s Got Talent’ Is Summer’s Top Show

Through 11 weeks of summer broadcast network programming, NBC’s America’s Got Talent still remains the top series — even as it and virtually all other shows continue to show double-digit viewing declines. Talent is now averaging 9.6 million total viewers, according to Nielsen’s live program-plus-same day metric, down 16% from a year ago.

Simon Cowell Renews ‘Talent’ Deal With NBC

Simon Cowell has renewed his multi-year deal with NBC to remain a judge and and executive producer on America’s Got Talent. Cowell joined the show as a judge in 2016. He is also set to serve as executive producer and judge on America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which will premiere this winter and air on Mondays between seasons of The Voice.

Hardwick To Resume NBC Roles After Assault Claim

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Hardwick’s career is getting back on track after a review of sexual assault allegations made by a former girlfriend. NBC said that Hardwick will serve as a guest host next Tuesday on “America’s Got Talent” and will return as host for season three of “The Wall” game show. Production on […]

NBCU, ‘Talent’ Sued For Wrongful Death

The family of a woman who died three months after being injured in a fall from her wheelchair outside a venue where America’s Got Talent was being taped is suing the show and NBCUniversal for wrongful death.

‘America’s Got Talent’ Hits 3-Year Ratings High

Tyra Banks Accused Of Humiliating Girl On ‘Talent’

Tyra Banks To Host ‘America’s Got Talent’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyra Banks is hosting the 12th season of “America’s Got Talent.” NBC said Sunday that the supermodel, Emmy-winner and creator of “America’s Next Top Model” will be joining the competition series alongside returning judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Banks will be taking over hosting duties from […]

Nick Cannon Leaving ‘Talent’ Over Joke Fallout

Cowell In For Stern On ‘America’s Got Talent’

NBC announced today that Simon Cowell, one of the show’s producers and creators of the format, will start next season. The show has remained one of summer’s most popular programs even as ratings for other reality shows have faded.

NBC Renews ‘America’s Got Talent’ For Season 11

Stern Says He’s Leaving ‘America’s Got Talent’

‘America’s Got Talent’ Fuels Up With Dunkin’ Donuts

Judges Set For 10th Season Of ‘AGT’

NEW YORK (AP) — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary. But it’s the fourth season, as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined “America’s Got Talent” as a judge in 2012. That’s what you’d expect Howard to say. But quickly he adds that with “AGT” launching what everyone but Stern would […]

Aging Reality Shows Are Summer’s Big Hits

Nearly all of this summer’s top rated shows are reality programs that have been on-air for at least nine seasons, or programs that have been revived from the dead. NBC’s America’s Got Talent is the season’s No. 1 show, followed by Fox’s 24: Live Another Day.

‘Talent’ Once Again Is Summer’s Top Show

Under the Dome enjoyed a nice run as the No. 1 show on broadcast last summer. But it appears that run is over. This year, America’s Got Talent is back on top, where it was for years before Dome debuted. The long-running NBC reality show has been nothing short of dominant this summer, even when it’s airing repeats.

NBC To Roll Out ‘Talent,’ ‘Ninja’ After Sweep

NBC will bring out the next season of American Ninja Warrior on Monday, May 26, 8-10 p.m., and America’s Got Talent the next night, Tuesday, May 27, 8-10 p.m. Talent is returning with its judging/host cast intact.

‘America’s Got Talent’ Adding Heidi Klum As Judge

Spice Girl In For Osbourne On ‘America’s Got Talent’

Rosie O’Donnell Headed To ‘America’s Got Talent’?

Howard Stern To Return To ‘America’s Got Talent’

Sharon Osbourne Has Double Mastectomy

LONDON (AP) – Sharon Osbourne says she had a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene that increases the risk of developing breast cancer. Osbourne told Hello! magazine that “I didn’t want to live the rest of my life with that shadow hanging over me.” The 60-year-old “America’s Got Talent” judge, who had colon […]

Simon Cowell Wants Carmen Electra For ‘Talent’

NBC Answers Osbourne’s Discrimination Claims

Sharon Osbourne Quitting NBC’s ‘Talent’ Over Son

PTC Urges ‘America’s Got Talent’ Boycott

The television watchdog group has urged advertisers to boycott hit TV show America’s Got Talent, saying the addition of shock jock Howard Stern to the panel of judges will “likely result in a sharp increase in explicit content.”

Howard Stern Named ‘Talent’ Judge

NBC confirmed weeks-old rumors of Stern’s selection to join fellow America’s Got Talent judges Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne. Nick Cannon remains host.

Howard Stern In Talks To Join NBC’s ‘Talent’

The news comes hours after Piers Morgan broke the news that he will not be returning to the America’s Got Talent judges table next season.

Piers Morgan Exits As ‘Talent’ Judge

He made the announcement Wednesday night on Piers Morgan Tonight. He explained that juggling both his CNN talk show and the NBC talent show was too difficult.

OVERNIGHTS

NBC Rules With ‘Voice’ And ‘Talent’

On Tuesday nights there is NBC and there is everyone else. The network earned another dominant victory last night with the combination of America’s Got Talent and The Voice, by far the top two shows of the summer. NBC averaged a 4.1 adults 18-49 rating and 12 share, more than double the night’s No. 2 network, Fox, with a 1.5/5.

OVERNIGHTS

NBC’s ‘Talent’ Tops Wednesday Night

America’s Got Talent continued its hot streak last night in its Wednesday night debut, boosting NBC into a tie for first place with Fox, the only other Big Four network with original episodes. Talent averaged a 3.6 adults 18-49 rating from 9 to 11 p.m., its best non-finale showing on a Wednesday since 2006 and up 24% over last year’s Wednesday debut.

OVERNIGHTS

NBC Talent Shows Still Strong In Week Two

Opposite another highly rated NBA finals game, NBC’s The Voice and America’s Got Talent held up well in their second week together. NBC averaged a 4.2 adults 18-49 rating for the two programs, down from last week but still easily the night’s highest-rated non-sports shows. In fact, they’ll probably be the week’s highest-rated non-sports shows as well.

OVERNIGHTS

NBC’s ‘Talent’ Debut Sets A Viewer Record

It looks as though NBC’s America’s Got Talent and The Voice are a very on-key combination on Tuesday nights. Talent had its best-ever premiere among total viewers and lead-out Voice hit a series high in viewers despite airing against tough competition from ABC’s NBA finals. Talent averaged 15 million viewers from 8 to 10 p.m., up 21% from last year, when it faced the premieres of Wipeout and Hell’s Kitchen.