The lineup of judges for season 12 of the NBC competition series “America’s Got Talent” is locked in, with Simon Cowell set to return along with Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel. Host Nick Cannon will also be back, NBC announced today.
Cowell, who created the “Got Talent” format in the U.K., returns for his second season on the NBC show.
The show has been the No. 1 broadcast series this summer in the 18-49 demo and in total viewers, according to NBC.