America’s Got Talent: Extreme is an exciting new spinoff of the original talent show called America’s Got Talent on NBC that has been running for a whopping 16 seasons. It is a part of the global Got Talent franchise created by Simon Cowell who also judges the show. It has had more than a billion viewers across the globe and has aired in 194 territories worldwide. It is a reality TV show where contestants come and showcase various talents right from singing and dancing to juggling. The first season premiered back in 2006. It has been running since then and has loyal fans who religiously follow every season and spinoff. The most recent season, season 16, ended on September 15th and auditions for season 17 are underway. People who wish to participate can register at http://www.agtauditions.com/. The first spinoff of the show was called America’s Got Talent: For Champions and aired in 2019.
WHAT IS AMERICA’S GOT TALENT: EXTREME?
America’s Got Talent: Extreme is exactly what the name suggests. It is going to be an extreme version of the original show. The acts are going to be outrageous things we’ve never seen before! Things that will blow everybody’s mind. Not just ordinary talents like singing and dancing. It will take the intensity level a notch up. Stunt performances have always been a part of the talent show but have never actually gone on to win it. Since America’s Got Talent: Extreme is going to be an “extreme” version, maybe they will finally get their moment of glory this time.
Shooting is taking place currently at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton.
Episodes will be on a weekly basis. At the end of it, the winner will get a grand cash prize of $500,000.
It will air on NBC and will be produced by Fremantle media and Cowell’s Syco Entertainment. Simon Cowell, Sam Donnelly, Jason Raff and Richard Wallace are also executive producers.
WHEN WILL IT PREMIERE?
Since shooting is ongoing, we don’t have a release date just yet but we can expect it soon.
WHO WILL BE JUDGING THE SHOW THIS TIME?
The judges have been revealed by the network to fans. There will be 3 judges. Simon Cowell, creator of the Got Talent format, producer and also a regular on the judges’ panel, will be returning to judge this spinoff as well.
The second judge is Nikki Bella, former wrestler and reality star on E!’s reality series, Total Bellas.
Simon and Nikki will be accompanied by Travis Pastrana. Travis is a motorsports competitor and stunt performer.
Together they form quite the trio and will surely have a blast judging this brand new reality show America’s Got Talent: Extreme because, that, it definitely does!
HOST AND CONTESTANTS
Terrence Alan Crews, well known as Terry Crews will return to host the show. He has also hosted America’s Got Talent in the past. He is a retired football player who now acts and hosts. He featured in the very popular sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Terry Jeffords.
The contestant list has not yet been revealed but we do know that it is an all-star roster which means that the show is going to be blast and we can’t wait to hear more news soon!