While it’s not yet spring, the Peacock Network is getting ready for summer. Today, NBC announced the 13th season premiere date for its summertime slate. The 13th season of its America’s Got Talent TV show will debut on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 8:00pm ET/PT.
Airing on the NBC television network, America’s Got Talent is a nationwide talent competition series, hosted by Tyra Banks. Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, Melanie Brown, and Heidi Klum return to judge the 13th season. Guest judges this cycle should be announced at a later date.
Check out this NBC press release excerpt on the America’s Got Talent, season 13 premiere date.
March 6, 2018
NBC SETS SUMMER SLATE FOR ALTERNATIVE SERIES WITH THE RETURN OF POWERHOUSE FAVORITES
Summer’s #1 Series “America’s Got Talent” Returns for Season 13 on the Heels of Its Most Viewed Season and Will Be Followed by #1 New Series “World of Dance”
“American Ninja Warrior” Swings Back on Wednesday, May 30 and Serves as Lead-In for “Running Wild with Bear Grylls”
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. – March 6, 2018 – Continuing the momentum of the current season in which NBC is #1 in both 18-49 and total viewers, the network has announced the premiere dates for #1 summer series “America’s Got Talent,” freshman success “World of Dance” and the two-time Emmy Award-nominated high-octane competition series “American Ninja Warrior.” In addition, adventure series “Running Wild with Bear Grylls” will be returning for its fourth season.
NBC has won the last seven consecutive summers in the adult 18-49 demo and the last three in a row in total viewers.
“AMERICA’S GOT TALENT” (PREMIERES TUESDAY, MAY 29 FROM 8-10 P.M. ET/PT)
After enjoying its most-watched season ever, “America’s Got Talent” returns for season 13 following a thrilling 12th season in which 12-year-old singing ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer from Oklahoma City, Okla., took home the grand prize. Judge Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, as well as host Tyra Banks, will all be back.
Last summer “America’s Got Talent” averaged a 3.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 16 million viewers overall in “live plus seven day” averages for original Tuesday telecasts, according to Nielsen Media Research. That made it “Talent’s” most-watched season ever in its 12th year. It was easily the #1 summer show in both measures and provided a strong lead-in to the #2 show of the summer, NBC’s “World of Dance.”
What do you think? Have you been watching the America’s Got Talent TV series? Do you think you’ll check out season 13, when it debuts on NBC?