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America’s Got Talent finale was NBC’s biggest Tuesday audience since 2005; 2.5 million watch On the Lot end

And here it is: On the Lot‘s final rating of the season. Its final episode was watched by 2.5 million viewers. Considering the show had been averaging 2.3 million viewers every week, that means about 200,000 more people than usual bothered to tune in. Variety calls that “a slight bump,” but notes “it remained well …

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America’s Got Talent 2 is the week’s top-rated show; Hell’s Kitchen beaten by a sit-com repeat

With summer officially here, viewers have fled, leaving “tepid ratings” behind, the AP reports. That explains why NBC was actually in first place last week: America’s Got Talent 2 was last week’s top-rated show, as 12.51 million people watched. Among the other top-10 shows, only one is a reality show: So You Think You Can …

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Sharon Osbourne officially replaces Brandy as America’s Got Talent 2 judge

NBC confirmed yesterday what has been rumored since last Month: Sharon Osbourne will replace Brandy as a judge on America’s Got Talent 2. Neither network VP Craig Plestis nor the press release mention that Brandy has basically been fired. “Sharon Osbourne is show business personified and she has seen and done it all. She will …

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Report: Sharon Osbourne may replace Brandy as a judge on America’s Got Talent 2

Sharon Osbourne’s publicist denied a report that she’ll leave The X Factor, but another report says she may join America’s Got Talent 2 in the US, replacing Brandy. Citing “[i]nside sources connected to the production,” Televisionary reported Friday that producers “will be replacing beleaguered judge Brandy, currently embroiled in legal problems– both criminal and civil–stemming …

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Jerry Springer will replace Regis Philbin as host of America’s Got Talent

NBC’s second season of America’s Got Talent will have an unlikely new host: Jerry Springer. He replaces Regis Philbin, who hosted the first season. However, Philbin wasn’t fired. Instead, according to the AP, Regis “opted not to return … because of the ‘heavy travel schedule’ involved with the show’s tapings in Los Angeles,” according to …

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America’s Got Talent 2 now casting, will include “boot camp” phase

America’s Got Talent is fattening up for its second season, which is now casting, but adding “expanded audition episodes” and “a new ‘boot camp’ phase of the competition,” according to NBC. The show will follow in American Idol‘s footsteps and add more audition episodes, and those will include “more personal stories on the contestants.” Let’s …

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