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America’s Got Talent’s best season finds a winner, loses its best judge

After 10 seasons, America’s Got Talent ended up where it has been before: with a ventriloquist winner. But it has also been places it has never been before, thanks to excellent casting, production design, and judging by Howard Stern, who’s leaving the show. British ventriloquist Paul Zerdin won the $1 million and Las Vegas show, …

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Recap: America’s Got Talent finale, Best Time Ever’s premiere

NBC’s three hours of reality television last night—two hours of live performances by America’s Got Talent‘s finalists, the one-hour premiere of Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Time Ever—offered a lot of surprise, but mostly that was disappointment. So much potential, so little delivery. AGT’s finalists stumble in the finale Nearly all of the all-male finalists on …

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America’s Got Talent’s finalists are a fascinatingly odd mix

America’s Got Talent has long promised to find the best Las Vegas-worthy act, but has often just discovered forgettable singers. Even when singers didn’t win, other mediocre acts did. The last few seasons have gotten the show out of that rut for the show’s winners, but out of last year’s six finalists, four were singers—four! …

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Who are the puppeteers behind AGT’s Ira the puppet and his mom?

Only 450 votes helped to save a puppet act on America’s Got Talent: Ira and his mother Miriam Fennelbloom were saved by the Dunkin Donuts Google search live vote, which is actually a thing. America’s Got Talent has committed to Ira and Miriam as puppets; even their intro packages are shot as if Ira and …

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Howard Stern says he’s leaving America’s Got Talent

Howard Stern said this morning that he’s leaving America’s Got Talent, the NBC show he’s judged since season seven in 2012. He revealed that on his radio show, saying he’ll be doing another TV show of some kind. On the show this morning, @HowardStern pretty much definitively said he’s not going to do AGT next …

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