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America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent 2015 logo
Genre Reality
Format Interactive talent show
Created by Simon Cowell
Ken Warwick
Cécile Frot-Coutaz
Jason Raff
Creative director(s) Brian Friedman
Judges David Hasselhoff (2006–09)
Piers Morgan (2006–11)
Brandy Norwood (2006)
Sharon Osbourne (2007–12)
Howie Mandel (2010–)
Howard Stern (2012–)
Melanie Brown (2013–)
Heidi Klum (2013–)
Country of origin United States
Language(s) English
No. of seasons 9
No. of episodes 216 (as of August 13, 2014)
Executive producer(s) Simon Cowell
Jason Raff
Sam Donnelly
Rob Wade
Running time 60–120 minutes
Production company(s) FremantleMedia North America
Friday TV
Distributor FremantleMedia Enterprises
Original channel NBC
Picture format 1080i (HDTV) (2009–)
480i (SDTV) (2006–08)
Original run June 21, 2006 (2006-06-21) – present
Related shows American Idol
The X Factor USA
Other websites
Official website

America's Got Talent (sometimes abbreviated as AGT) is an American reality television series on the NBC television network, and part of the global British Got Talent franchise. It began in June 21, 2006. It features singers, dancers, magicians and other talents from America to compete for a contract and $1,000,000 and as a headliner on the Las Vegas Strip since season 3.

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