America’s Got Talent: Season 17? Has the NBC Series Been Cancelled or Renewed Yet?

    America's Got Talent TV show on NBC: canceled or renewed for season 17?

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    Vulture Watch

    The Television Vulture is watching the America's Got Talent TV show on NBCWho will get the coveted Golden Buzzer? Has the America’s Got Talent TV show been cancelled or renewed for a 17th season on NBC? The television vulture is watching all the latest cancellation and renewal news, so this page is the place to track the status of America’s Got Talent, season 17. Bookmark it, or subscribe for the latest updates. Remember, the television vulture is watching your shows. Are you?  

    What’s This TV Show About?

    Airing on the NBC television network, America’s Got Talent is a talent competition that features an impressive array of singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, magicians, ventriloquists, and hopeful stars. The winning act receives a $1 million prize and the chance to headline in the America’s Got Talent Live show in Las Vegas. In season 16, Terry Crews returns as host, and Howie Mandel, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Sofía Vergara are back at the judge’s table. This season promises some of the wildest acts to ever grace the AGT stage after an unprecedented number of submissions poured in from across the country.

    Season 16 Ratings

    The 16th season of America’s Got Talent averages a 0.84 rating in the 18-49 demographic and 6.62 million viewers. Compared to season 15, that’s down by 17% in the demo and down by 9% in viewership in the live+same day ratings (including DVR playback through 3:00 AM). While these numbers don’t include further delayed or streaming viewing, they are a very good indicator of how a show is performing, especially when compared to others on the same channel. There can be other economic factors involved in a show’s fate, but typically the higher-rated series are renewed and the lower-rated ones are cancelled. Find out how America’s Got Talent stacks up against other NBC TV shows.

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    As of August 20, 2021, America’s Got Talent has not been cancelled or renewed for a 17th season. Stay tuned for further updates.



    Telly’s Take

    Will NBC cancel or renew America’s Got Talent for season 17? This series is a staple of the NBC summer schedule and has remained one of the network’s highest-rated shows. I have no doubt that it will be renewed. However, it’s worth noting that the show will be airing only one night a week this time around — the first time this has happened since 2007. Perhaps the end is closer than we imagine. I’ll update this page with breaking developments. Subscribe for free alerts on America’s Got Talent cancellation or renewal news.

    America’s Got Talent Cancellation & Renewal Related Links

    What do you think? Do you hope that the America’s Got Talent TV show will be renewed for a 17th season? How would you feel if NBC cancelled this TV series, instead?

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