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Howard Stern Steps In To Stop Heidi Klum & Mel B Feud

7/30/2015 8:41am EDT
Heidi Klum &  Mel B
There's quite a bit of tension on the set of "America's Got Talent." Judges Heidi Klum and Mel B. are reportedly feuding, and Howard Stern has tried to intervene to get the pair to work together peacefully.

Radar Online cited a source telling the National Enquirer: "Both want to be queen of the show. It’s getting nasty!"

The pair both joined the talent show in 2013, and the former Spice Girls star, 40, expected to play "second fiddle" to the German supermodel, 42. However, the insider says, "Mel felt Heidi was boring and humorless and realized it was a chance to seize the limelight."

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20 Acts Become 7 In Week 3 Cuts Of 'America's Got Talent'

7/29/2015 9:30am EDT
'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Best Performances From Week 3
Last night, America's Got Talent 2015 did its third round of cuts. We saw a pretty solid group of performers, with a lot of variety. Along with guest judge Marlon Wayons, the America's Got Talent judges made some critical cuts, and twenty acts became seven. Surprisingly, another smart golden buzzer decision was made when Marlon chose to send the best act of the night straight to the next round. Here are some of the other best performances from last night.

Top Performances (in order of appearance)

Animation Crew

Dance Group

Judges' Comments: Heidi Klum said that they stand out. Mel B...
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‘AGT’ Best Gems Among A Cluster Of Mishap Performances

7/22/2015 9:16am EDT
'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Best Performances From Week 2
Last night, America's Got Talent 2015 cut contestants for a second week. Last week, we noted that a lot of the acts were underwhelming. Sadly, this week on America's Got Talent, things went from okay to very bad. A few of America's Got Talent's early favorites really stumbled. We saw people forget their lines and others give lackluster performances. Among the cluster of mishaps, a few performers did manage to shine.

They made us and guest judge Michael Bublè excited to see what they could do in the next rounds. Here are the best performances from the second week of cuts.

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Neil Patrick Harris Joins 'America’s Got Talent' To Judge First Round Cuts

7/15/2015 10:20am EDT
'America's Got Talent' Recap: The Best Of The First Round Of Cut
Neil Patrick Harris joined the America's Got Talent judges to make the first round of cuts. Last night, America's Got Talent season 10 narrowed down the first twenty acts to seven. Unfortunately, cutting contestants became easier than we expected. Many of the contestants' acts fell apart during this round. They lost their spark.

The few that managed to rise to the occasion gave all right performances. Nevertheless, a handful gave knock out ones.

Here is our list of the top five performances from America's Got Talent's first round of cuts (in order of appearance):

Top 5 Performances

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'America's Got Talent' Week 6 Auditions Had Some Strong Contenders

7/1/2015 8:39am EDT
'America's Got Talent' 2015 Recap: Best Week 6 Auditions
Next week, we start the final day of America's Got Talent 2015 auditions. We have seen a lot of wacky and wonderful performances. Last night on America's Got Talent season 10, we saw a combination of extreme ones, sweet ones, and mesmerizing ones.

Overall, yesterday's crop of America's Got Talent auditions had some strong contenders. So it was hard picking our favorites. However, we based our picks on those we cannot wait to see perform again. Here are the best ones from week 6 (in order of appearance).

Best America's Got Talent 2015 Week 6 Auditions:

Samantha Johnson

Singer

"Natur...
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Is Howard Stern Leaving 'AGT'? -- See Details

6/25/2015 10:16am EDT
Howard Stern Reveals He Is Leaving 'America's Got Talent,' Is Si
"America's Got Talent" will be one less judge for season 11 as Howard Stern is leaving the hit NBC series.

Stern, who appeared as a judge for four seasons since 2012, will leave NBC's reality hit at the end of Season 10, a source divulged to Us Weekly.

According to Stern NBC needed to know if he planned to stay with the reality talent series by July 4. They were planning to move the series to Stern's home base of New York City so that he could continue his Sirius radio show.

"I really, really did struggle because I've been working a long time. I really wanted to decide if this was going ...
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'America's Got Talent' Auditions Continue

6/10/2015 8:41am EDT
'America's Got Talent' Recap: Week 3 Auditions
Last night, America's Got Talent continued auditions with some more great dance graphics, a stellar ventriloquist, and a memorable magician. This episode of America's Got Talent's 10th season pushed the envelope further with some pretty strange performances. Luckily, they balance those ones with a few really heart stopping ones.

This Week's Auditions

DJ Smart & Freelusion Dance Company

Contemporary Dancer He uses 3D art in his performances.

Judges' Comments: Heidi Klum called him a beautiful dancer. Mel B said "job well done. Perfection." Howard Stern said it was a beautiful presentat...
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'America's Got Talent': Auditions Part II

6/3/2015 9:00am EDT
'America's Got Talent': Auditions Part II Recap: The Weird, Wild
Last week America's Got Talent kicked off its tenth year with some spectacular performances. Additionally, our very own Noelle Talmon attended the America's Got Talent red carpet premiere event. You can check out some of her exclusive videos and pictures from it on our Instagram page.

This week the auditions just got better. We saw a wide range of talent, from magicians to soul singers, who really left an unforgettable mark on the America's Got Talent stage. While most of this week's auditions left us stunned with delight, some made us cringe with disgust. Find out which ones did what by r...
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Nick Cannon Wears $2 Million Diamond Shoes To 'America's Got Talent' Finale

9/18/2014 12:36pm EDT
Nick Cannon
Nick Cannon wore loafers encrusted with $2 million in diamonds to the finale of "America's Got Talent" on Wednesday night.

Prior to the live event, Women's Wear Daily posted a video on Instagram of Cannon revealing his outfit for the night. "$2 million shoes. A million each foot... Pow!" the tuxedo-clad star explained.

Designer Jason Arashenen created the pricey shoes, which include 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in gold with a weight of 340 carats.

Arashenen commented: "Not very often do I get a request for the most expensive shoes in the world. When Nick approached me last year, he sai...
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Magic Rules The Finale Of 'America's Got Talent' As Mat Franco Is Crowned Winner

9/18/2014 10:50am EDT
Magic Rules The Finale Of 'America's Got Talent' As Mat Franco I
Last night, for the first time in eight seasons of the hit talent series, "America's Got Talent," a magician won the coveted million dollar prize!

Illusionist Mat Franco nabbed the top spot through his interactive magic presentations, often involving judges Mel B, Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and Howie Mandel. Franco finished just ahead of popular singer Emily West.

Franco is a self-taught magician and toured college campuses to make extra money. On the finale, he performed a card trick involving Stern and guest Rosie O'Donnell, giving both of them 10 cards, which they hid in their clothing. ...
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Exclusive Interview With Master Ventriloquist & 'America's Got Talent' Champion, Terry Fator

6/4/2014 4:00pm EDT
Exclusive Interview With Master Ventriloquist & 'America's Got T
Recently, we had the opportunity to talk with the winner of the second season of America's Got Talent, Terry Fator. Terry is known for his lovable puppet antics, great sense of humor, and his ability to project his singing voice from the mouths of others. In case you've never seen his award winning performance, take a look here.

Terry was nice enough to take some of our questions down and answer them, as well as having a little something to say to our readers personally. Enjoy our interview with him, and read to the end to see an Starpulse exclusive video clip from Terry.

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Terry Fator Talks 'Live In Concert' DVD, Life After 'AGT'

5/22/2014 12:40pm EDT
Terry Fator Talks 'Live In Concert' DVD, Life After 'AGT'
Las Vegas headliner Terry Fator just released his second DVD, Terry Fator Live In Concert, on Tuesday. The multi-talented performer and America's Got Talent winner also took some time out between shows at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas to talk with BFTV about putting out a second special, his live set, and the Vegas acts that he loves.

"I just felt like it was ready," he said of the decision to produce another DVD after several years since the arrival of his first one. "I'm such a stickler for quality. We put out a DVD back in 2009, and people have been asking me [to] put another o...
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Heidi Klum On Single Motherhood: 'I'm Happy'

4/10/2014 10:15am EDT
Heidi Klum
After divorcing from singer Seal in 2012, Heidi Klum has been a single mother to their four children. At a press event for the new season of America’s Got Talent on NBC, Klum told reporters she was doing well.

“Everything is good,” Klum said. “My kids are doing great, I’m happy.”

In the Klum home, Heidi says the kids are focused on academics and family life. “So far, they don’t really think about what they want to be when they grow up. Right now it’s about going to school, having good grades, listening, helping at home. I like to teach them how to cook. I’ve been doing that for a few year...
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Terry Fator Impersonates Justin Bieber In Exclusive Clip From New Live DVD

2/18/2014 4:11pm EST
Terry Fator Impersonates Justin Bieber In Exclusive Clip From Ne
Las Vegas headliner and America's Got Talent winner Terry Fator is known for his celebrity impressions. Now, in this exclusive clip provided to Starpulse, you can see Terry's take on pop star Justin Bieber - part of his new Terry Fator: Live In Concert DVD.

Terry is best known to TV viewers as the winning act from America's Got Talent season 2. After the show, he's performed in Las Vegas, at the Las Vegas Hilton and at the Mirage Hotel and Casino, where he's been in residence since 2008. Multi-talented, he's also a ventriloquist, comedian, and singer.

Look below to see Terry's impersonati...
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'America's Got Talent' Auditions Are Coming!

10/22/2013 4:44pm EDT
Nick Cannon
America's Got Talent Season 9 Is Upon Us!

Starting this weekend, America's Got Talent may be coming to a city near you. So if you've got a talent you want America to see, now is your time to shine.

AGT is the only talent competition show open to any age and any talent! It's truly a modern-day variety show! Over the past seasons, AGT has developed a massive social media presence, and their numbers only continue to grow. It goes to show that AGT's platform can give artists of ANY kind a serious amount of exposure!

You can check out the AGT Youtube channel here, and visit the auditions ce...
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Dancer Kenichi Ebina Wins 'America's Got Talent'

9/19/2013 10:47am EDT
America's Got Talent
America has spoken, voting 38-year-old Japanese dancer Kenichi Ebina the winner of the eighth season of America's Got Talent Wednesday night.

The six finalists were whittled down to just two over the course of the two-hour finale, with angelic-voiced singer Cami Bradley, 25, the first to exit the show. She was followed by 16-year-old aspiring magician Collins Key, whose sleight-of-hand card tricks were some of the best ever; and Opera trio Forte, who often left nary a dry eye in the Radio City Music Hall audience during their final performances, finished fourth.

Then it was down to the fi...
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TV Ratings: Basketball A Slam Dunk For ABC

6/13/2013 8:35am EDT
'America's Got Talent'
A lot of people spend their time going out for ice cream rather than watching TV in the summertime. Ratings typically dwindle, and in rerun-land, atypical programs often claim the top spots. Last week, NBA Finals games nabbed the Top 3 spots on both ABC and TNT.

NBC had a pretty good week, topped by ‘The Voice’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’ in 4th and 5th place, respectively. CBS had to settle having seven reruns in the Top 20, although its Tony Awards broadcast did well in 11th place. With ‘American Idol’ out the window for now, FOX had only one show in the Top 20, ‘Masterchef,’ which averag...
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Howard Stern Remembers His Mentor As 'America's Got Talent' Begins

6/4/2013 10:12am EDT
Howard Stern
America’s Got Talent premieres its latest season of competition this week, and judge Howard Stern returns to evaluate their performances. The reigning King of All Media himself, Stern knows how important mentorship is, and looks forward to offering his feedback this summer.

“I really value the idea that I could mentor someone,” Stern said. “When they come before me, I think of my own career, how I had longevity and how I managed to keep things going. So when I looked at it, I said, ‘You know, I could say to a young guy or young woman, “You could really make it if you did this, this and thi...
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Heidi Klum Joins 'America's Got Talent' Judging Panel

3/4/2013 11:18am EST
Heidi Klum
"America's Got Talent" is adding some much needed sexiness to its judging panel. Supermodel Heidi Klum has been named the fourth judge of the upcoming season, joining veterans Howie Mandel and Howard Stern as well as another newcomer, British singer Mel B.

While making the announcement, NBC president of alternative and late night programming, Paul Telegdy, stated:  "Heidi has an amazing career across multiple media platforms, and has built a brand that is a force in the entertainment business. She has achieved superstardom while balancing being a businesswoman and hard-working mom, bringin...
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Melanie Brown Replaces Sharon Osbourne As 'America's Got Talent' Judge

2/21/2013 8:26am EST
Melanie Brown
Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Brown has been unveiled as Sharon Osbourne's replacement as a judge on America's Got Talent.

Ozzy Osbourne's wife quit the TV competition, which also features comedian Howie Mandel and shock jock Howard Stern on the panel, last year following a disagreement with bosses at NBC, the network behind the show.

Brown, who previously appeared on Dancing with the Stars and worked as a judge on the Australian version of The X Factor, has now signed up to take over Osbourne's chair, and TV bosses are convinced contestants will benefit from her "constructive feedb...
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Rosie O'Donnell In Talks To Join 'America's Got Talent'

12/19/2012 11:17am EST
Rosie O'Donnell
Actress Rosie O'Donnell is in talks to replace Sharon Osbourne on hit TV show America's Got Talent.

Ozzy Osbourne's wife quit the series earlier this year following a disagreement with bosses at NBC.

Network chiefs have not yet announced who will be replacing Osbourne on the panel, which also featured Howie Mandel and Howard Stern in 2012, but O'Donnell has revealed she is in the running.

She tells The New York Observer, "I am very interested in doing America's Got Talent with Howard Stern and I am talking to them. Let's see how that works."
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The Olate Dogs Win 'America's Got Talent' Season 7

9/14/2012 8:34am EDT
America's Got Talent
On Thursday night, several popular singers took the stage at "America's Got Talent" before the season seven winner was annouced at the end of the two-hour broadcast.

Acts including Flo Rida, Ne-Yo, Green Day, and Justin Bieber revved up the audience, which was eager to find out who would take home the $1 million prize and be the star of a headlining show in Las Vegas.

Child dance troupe The Untouchables came in last place. The group got a little emotional when they learned they wouldn't be taking home the grand prize. Judge Sharon Osbourne said to them, "Don't be sad, little ones, because...
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The Worst And The Best Of Summer TV 2012

9/6/2012 6:00pm EDT
Honey Boo Boo
Summer. Some might think of it as a time to take a few days off, soak up the sun and eat popsicles. I think of it as the time for the most delicious and smutty television. Let’s face it: networks don’t exactly roll out the red carpet for your summer viewing pleasure. Instead, it’s the B-list shows that somehow made it through production but weren’t good enough to be shown through the regular season. And for that, I heartily thank the networks (and air conditioning) for the good and bad TV shows that tided me through the summer months.

Click through our list and let us know what would make ...
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TV Ratings: 'The Closer' Rocks It In Finale

8/23/2012 9:28am EDT
'The Closer'
Without the Olympics to entertain us, viewers turned to cable last week. While shows like ‘America’s Got Talent’ on NBC topped the chart, the finale of ‘The Closer’ closed out its run with over 9 million viewers, and would have placed third on the overall charts. Its spinoff, ‘Major Crimes,’ had a good debut with 7.2 million.

Otherwise, it was business as usual. ‘The Big Bang Theory' was the top scripted program with 8 million viewers, good for 4th place. And Gordon Ramsey’s new reality series, ‘Hotel Hell,’ attracted 5.1 million viewers, typical of his other programs. It narrowly missed o...
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NBC Responds To Sharon Osbourne's Discrimination Allegations

8/7/2012 8:27am EDT
Sharon Osbourne
Bosses at NBC have responded to Sharon Osbourne's allegations she resigned from America's Got Talent over a dispute with company chiefs over her son Jack's multiple sclerosis diagnosis.

Sharon claims she felt compelled to quit her role as a talent show judge when Jack was allegedly dropped from new show Stars Earn Stripes, in which celebrities battle it out in military training sessions, after he revealed his heartbreaking news to the public earlier this year.

However, NBC executives insist they supported Jack following his diagnosis and, while they did not ask him to compete in the sho...
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Sharon Osbourne Quit 'America's Got Talent' Over Son's TV Dispute

8/6/2012 12:22pm EDT
Sharon Osbourne
Sharon Osbourne has opened up about her decision to quit America's Got Talent, insisting a dispute with TV chiefs over her son Jack's multiple sclerosis diagnosis prompted her resignation.

The British TV personality took to Twitter.com on July 24th to respond to remarks made by fellow judge Howard Stern about her departure - but did not expand on her reasons for quitting the show on NBC. She wrote, "My darling Howard Stern, money is not the reason I'm not returning to (America's Got Talent), it's because..."

Osbourne has now revealed she felt compelled to quit after her son Jack was al...
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Sharon Osbourne Tweets She's Leaving 'America's Got Talent'

7/25/2012 8:29am EDT
America's Got Talent
Yesterday Sharon Osbourne announced on Twitter she is leaving "America's Got Talent." She wrote, "My darling @HowardStern, money is not the reason I'm not returning to @nbcagt, it's because..."

Osbourne has not given further explanation for her departure.

Osbourne, who is also a co-host on daytime chat show, "The Talk," has been a judge on "America's Got Talent" since 2007. She reportedly has a multi-year contract to stay on the talent competition.

During the summer TV press tour, NBC Entertainmetn chairman Bob Greenblatt told TV critics, "I have nothing to say about Sharon Osbourne othe...
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TV Ratings: All Networks Have Something To Sing About

7/11/2012 7:45pm EDT
'America's Got Talent'
As our summer TV lineup limps along, the glory was spread across all networks, ratings-wise, last week. NBC claimed the top show with ‘America’s Got Talent’ and did well with its annual Fireworks show (good for 7th place) and more U.S. Olympic trials. CBS, meanwhile, held strong with repeats of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ (3rd and 4th place, respectively), ‘NCIS’ and ‘Person of Interest,’ among others. Its newsmagazines also fared well, topped by ’60 Minutes’ and ’48 Hours Mystery.’

FOX had four shows in the Top 10 in the 18-49 category – two editions each of ‘Hell’s Kitchen’ and ‘Masterchef.’ A...
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TV Ratings: ABC Is Tops With NBA Finals; NBC Strong With 'America's Got Talent'

6/27/2012 8:58pm EDT
'America's Got Talent'
It was a ho-hum TV week. Remember all that fuss about ABC airing ‘The Glass House’ over CBS’ objections? Americans shrugged their shoulders and the snow nabbed only about 4 million viewers. Even in the summer doldrums, that’s good for only 63rd place. CBS needn’t worry.

ABC did win the week among total viewers, but that’s only because the last two games of the NBA finals claimed the top 2 spots on the chart. CBS did just fine, thank you: Reruns of shows like ‘The Big Bang Theory’ and ‘NCIS’ thrived, while ’60 Minutes’ placed in the Top 10.

Over on NBC, ‘America’s Got Talent’ came in 3rd, ...
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TV Ratings: CBS Dominates With 12 Of The Top 20 Shows

5/24/2012 12:33pm EDT
Mike & Molly
If the latest TV ratings week was a final exam, CBS would get an A+ and NCIS would graduate at the top of the class. The stalwart once again topped the Nielsen ratings, besting all other scripted and reality programming, even as American Idol geared up for its finale.

‘NCIS’ attracted over 19 million viewers and spinoff NCIS: Los Angeles got over 15 million. By comparison, the Wednesday and Thursday editions of "Idol' attracted 17.7 million and 16.4 million, respectively.

CBS had 12 of the Top 20 shows, including Person of Interest, The Mentalist and How I Met Your Mother. Mike & Molly ac...
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