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NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ Adds Celebrity Judges, New Host

Feb 11, 2019  •  Post A Comment

NBC named three celebrities who will join “America’s Got Talent” for season 14. The judges’ panel will add Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough, and Terry Crews will be the new host.

The three stars join returning judges Simon Cowell, who also executive produces the competition show, and Howie Mandel.

Crews has been hosting “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.”

NBC notes in its announcement that “America’s Got Talent” has been summer’s No. 1 alternative show for 13 seasons.

“The series once again dominated the summer television landscape this past summer, averaging 14 million viewers per episode, with magician Shin Lim going on to win the competition,” the announcement adds. “And this winter the ‘AGT’ franchise premiered its first-ever global brand extension, ‘America’s Got Talent: The Champions,’ which launched in January and established itself as the season’s No. 1 most-watched alternative series.”

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