SIMON COWELL MAKES HIS DEBUT ON truTV IN EXCLUSIVE UK DEAL
America’s Got Talent is back on truTV in the UK in an exclusive deal with FremantleMedia International
Turner’s larger-than-life free TV channel, truTV has acquired the exclusive rights to season eleven of America’s Got Talent in the UK.
This time, TV’s most iconic global star-maker Simon Cowell is joining the judging line-up.
Premieres on Tuesday 14th June at 8pm. Watch the video here!
New addition Simon Cowell, will be joined on the judging panel by former Spice Girl and singer-songwriter, Mel B; renowned supermodel, Heidi Klum and comedian and actor, Howie Mandel. Season eleven of America’s Got Talent marks Mel B and Heidi Klum’s fourth season as judges on the show and Howie Mandel’s seventh season. Rapper and comedian, Nick Cannon will also resume his role as host this season.
“Without sounding too arrogant, I am going to call us The Fantastic Four”, said Simon Cowell. “I like this panel because they are slightly nuts. And now let’s find a star.”
Steve Hornsey, director of general entertainment, Turner, Northern Europe, commented: "We're thrilled to be bringing America’s number one entertainment show back to the UK in 2016, exclusively on truTV. With Simon Cowell in the judges’ seat, it’s going to make an unmissable season! America’s Got Talent is a celebration of creativity and talent and UK viewers can expect nothing less than addictive viewing and jaw-dropping moments from its judges and contestants alike."
Season eleven of America’s Got Talent premieres on Tuesday 14th June at 8pm on truTV, freeview channel 68, Sky channel 198 and FreeSat channel 154.