AGT (America’s Got Talent) judge Simon Cowell has revealed some shocking information about the future of the show and its spin-offs. Unfortunately, there has been a cancelation. Keep reading for all of the details about this surprising cancelation.
America’s Got Talent just wrapped up its 17th season. The talent competition series began in 2006 and is still a popular show today. Despite its popularity, one of the series’ spin-off shows hasn’t been quite as successful. So, which show is officially over?
AGT: Simon Cowell Reveals Stunning News, Show Is Canceled
During an interview with The Buzz, Simon was asked, “America’s Got Talent, we had the extreme version last year. Is that coming back for season two?”
In response, the AGT judge looked uncomfortable and then broke the news. He said, “No chance. That was, for me, the most nerve-wracking thing, I have ever done in my life.”
He continued, “I mean, I’m not kidding. I felt like a contestant. It was something we wanted to do, but I would never go through that again.”
The interviewer followed up and asked, “They got too close to pushing limits there?”
Simon agreed and said, “Too much. It was way too much. This [the regular season], I prefer.”
So, based on what Simon shared, it sounds like AGT: Extreme is officially over. During the spin-off’s first season, one contestant, Jonathan Goodwin injured himself while on set and ended up paralyzed. This was very scary and no one wants to risk that happening again. Jonathan actually blames the show for his accident.
Another Spin-Off Is Coming Soon
Though fans may be sad to hear that NBC is saying goodbye to the show’s Extreme spin-off, there is some good news to share. A new spin-off, AGT: All-Stars, has recently been ordered by the network. The new series will feature three of the four judges, including Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, and Heidi Klum.
The contestants include fan favorites, finalists, winners, and internet sensations. They all have a second chance to put their skills to good use and win it all. Filming is underway and it will premiere sometime in 2023.
So, does it surprise you that America’s Got Talent: Extreme isn’t coming back? Will you be watching America’s Got Talent: All-Stars next year? Sound off in the comments section below, and come back to TV Shows Ace for more news about Simon Cowell and the rest of the AGT crew. You can watch the full interview below.
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