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AGT is Back Next Summer for Season 19 — But Are all the Judges Returning? Details

Everything you need to know to tune into the next season of America's most popular talent competition.

By Elizabeth Logan

America's Got Talent fans, you don't have to wait long for the return of your favorite talent competition series. While it may be a summer show, the franchise is debuting a new spin-off — America's Got Talent: Fantasy League — in early 2024. And then, yes, AGT as you know and love it will start up again next summer, bringing us new singers, acrobats, dancers and impressionists to root and vote for.

How to Watch

Watch AGT on NBC and Peacock

Will any animal Acts be able to top Season 18 winners Adrian Stoica and his pup Hurricane? Will a puppeteer best Terry Fator, the super-successful AGT champ whose Vegas act has made him a multi-millionaire? We can't wait to see which talented artists come out of the woodwork... maybe it'll be someone you know. Maybe it'll be you!

Whether you're a contestant or a fan, here's everything you need to know about Season 19 of America's Got Talent:

When does AGT Season 19 premiere?

America's Got Talent 19 will return to its annual summer slot, but no official date has been announced yet. Check back here on NBC Insider in the coming months for updates.

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How can I watch AGT?

All 24 episodes of AGT 18 are currently available to stream on NBC.com and on Peacock.

Who will be the Judges?

The core four will return! Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara are all set to sit in their usual seats, so barring some extraordinary circumstance, expect to see them.

Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Terry Crews, Sofia Vergara, and Simon Cowell sitting at the judges table.

...unless Mandel permanently defects to The Voice. During the blind auditions, he crashed the show to fangirl over new Coach Reba McEntire and get his I [Heart] Reba shirt signed by the country queen herself. On the one hand, thirsty, but on the other, well, it's Reba!

Terry Crews will also return as Host.

How can I audition for America's Got Talent?

Ramadhani Brothers balancing one another during their performance on America's Got Talent.

Practice, practice, practice. And when you think you're in good shape, visit www.AGTAuditions.com to register for an upcoming audition city or to submit a video online. As the site promises, "ANY AGE. ANY TALENT. ANY DREAM." 

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Where can I get America's Got Talent tickets?

The show would be nothing without the audience, and you're cordially invited to Pasadena to attend a taping. Exact dates and times haven't been released yet, but if you visit On Camera Audiences' website, you can get the most up-to-date information and submit your email to be notified when tickets become available. Oh, and they're free, by the way!