The The Champions issue will join the Summer Flagship of the 2018-19 Network Plan.
NBC's Biggest Summer Hit – America's Got Talent – will be double duty.
One day before the announcement of its 2018-19 schedule, the network announced a second edition of the reality contest series America's Got Talent: The Champions went on air as part of their Winter Shale. Producer Simon Cowell returns to the jury for The Champions. More judges will be announced later.
" America's Got Talent dominated the summer by putting the world's best Got Talent acts for all ages with unique talents in the foreground," said Paul Telegdy "If we bring together the best Got Talent contestants for this winter edition, these favorites will impress their audiences and delight audiences like never before."
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"I've always wanted to have a competitive show for the very best Got Talent acts from around the world," Cowell said. "The Variety and Talents of the Acts Who entered 1945 Got Talent worldwide is unbelievable and unbelievable. Since America's Got Talent was where it all started, I am pleased very much to release this on NBC. "
The new The edition will feature acts from previous seasons as well as several other global versions of the hit series airing in 184 countries around the world.
AGT is founded and owned by Cowells Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia.
With the pickup AGT: Champions gives NBC another unreleased series during the season it will join Veteran The Voice. Should ABC schedule American Idol again for the mid season, the two shows could be on the schedule at the same time (and maybe head to head).