The America’s Got Talent judge made it through a difficult recovery after an electric bike accident left him needing back surgery
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NBC has reached a settlement with former "America's Got Talent" judge Gabrielle Union, following her explosive accusations of rampant workplace toxicity on the talent competition series. “We’ve reached an amicable resolution. NBC Entertainment appreciates the important concerns raised by Gabrielle Union and remains committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive working environment where people of […]
"America's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell is out of the hospital, barely a week after breaking his back while testing out a new electric bicycle.
Kelly Clarkson will be filling in for her former “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell on “America’s Got Talent” this week while Cowell recovers from back surgery, NBC said Monday.Clarkson will join Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara at the judges’ table on this week’s live episodes on Tuesday and Wednesday.“My friend, Simon Cowell, is doing better now but was in an accident and won’t be able to make Tuesday and Wednesday’s live shows for AGT, but no worries America, someone far wiser, cooler, and hotter is taking his seat! The unbelievably amazing Kelly Clarkson 😜 You’re welcome in advance!,” Clarkson said in a statement.Also Read: Simon Cowell Offers Up 'Some Good Advice' About Electric Bikes After Breaking His BackCowell underwent five-hour surgery on Saturday night after suffering a serious injury while testing his new electric bike outside his Malibu, California, home. His representatives said in a Sunday statement that the operation involved “a number of fusions and metal rod put into his back,” and Cowell remained in the hospital recovering.The British star took to Twitter Monday to make light of the injury, writing, “Some good advice… If you buy an electric trail bike, read the manual before you ride it for the first time.”Production on this 15th season of “America’s Got Talent” resumed back in June after shutting down due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic back in March. This week’s episodes — which feature new safety precautions, including an outdoor location and greater distance between the judges — are the first live episodes of the season.Read original story Kelly Clarkson to Fill in for Simon Cowell on ‘America’s Got Talent’ After His Back Surgery At TheWrap
Toxicity in the workplace is often invisible, but actor and producer Gabrielle Union says she’s never seen it defined more clearly than in her first moments on the set of the reality competition show “America’s Got Talent." It was when the newly minted judge stood on a closed soundstage and was enveloped in a cloud […]
Howie Mandel showed up to work on the set of America’s Got Talent in a full hazmat suit, with gloves, a mask and breathing tube.
UPDATED: America's Got Talent judge Heidi Klum is staying home ill on Wednesday, sources said. The show is shooting as planned. PREVIOUSLY, March 10 PM: America's Got Talent was down a judge on Tuesday. A source close to the NBC reality series confirmed that Heidi Klum went home ill. Klum was photographed smiling as she showed […]
Henson, who is launching her own line of black hair care products, is supporting Union over claims her hair was criticized on "AGT."
Terry Crews spoke glowingly of his experience on "America's Got Talent," proclaiming, “It was the best experience I ever had in my entire life.” And Gabrielle Union took to Twitter to protest.
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Two organizations dedicated to the inclusion and representation of Asian American communities in media have condemned comedian Jay Leno, and called on network NBC to sever its business ties with the former late night host. Both organizations -- Asian Americans Advancing Justice, and the Media Action Network for Asian Americans -- refer to a joke […]
Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment and ITV have signed a new five-year deal amid the ongoing controversy over "America's Got Talent" in the U.S. The agreement gives Britain's biggest commercial broadcaster Syco's shows for the next half-decade, including “Britain’s Got Talent,” which will be on ITV until 2024. The deal also covers “The X Factor,” which […]
"America's Got Talent" executive producer Simon Cowell has set his legal representation for an investigation into the NBC competition series, which was announced by the network this week after a lengthy meeting with ousted judge Gabrielle Union. Cowell has hired Larry Stein, a longtime litigator in Hollywood and media spaces, multiple individuals familiar with the […]
Time's Up, a woman's advocacy group formed as the MeToo movement roiled Hollywood, issued an unflinching condemnation of NBCUniversal following Variety's exclusive reports surrounding the departure of "America's Got Talent' judge Gabrielle Union. Newly appointed Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen decried what she observed as a "pattern" within NBC as an institution -- one that […]
Following seven weeks of fierce competition, America’s Got Talent: The Champions has finally crowned its winner, someone Simon Cowell claims to be “the best of the best of the best of the best of the best.” (Did we miss any?) But before revealing the champion of Champions, Monday’s two-hour finale looked back on the high […]
NBC has made a list — and checked it twice — for all of its upcoming holiday specials, and TheWrap has the exclusive details on the broadcaster’s seasonal-programming slate. Also among NBC’s offerings are the previously-announced “A Legendary Christmas with John and Chrissy” (TheWrap has the exclusive details on that too, which you can read about here) and a special episode of “Deal or No Deal,” which will air two days before the series makes its return to television on CNBC.
Wednesday night’s broadcast of “America’s Got Talent” brought some extra excitement to the season when host Tyra Banks announced that the biggest boy band in the world, BTS, is set to perform at the Dolby Theatre next week. On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the South Korean boy band will perform their new song, “Idol,” on the NBC competitive show. […]