A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.
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 Himself - Host (231 episodes, 2009-2016)
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A weekly talent competition where an array of performers -- from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts -- vie for a $1 million cash prize.

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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Terry Fator, of season two, is the male contestant to win the competition. Not only that, he is the first non-singing act to win. Olate Dogs, Kenichi Ebina, and Mat Franco were the next three non-singing acts to win through seasons seven to nine. See more »

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Nick Cannon - Host: [repeated line when a dangerous act is performed] Don't try this at home.
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The judges take too much space.
31 May 2014 | by (France) – See all my reviews

This show is probably one with the most misused potential I have seen in a long time. Too much attention is focused on the judges. We see them arrive, in their dressing rooms and most annoyingly, too many times during the performances. The editing of this show is what turns me off the most. During spectacular performances, there are too many cut aways from the performers to show us the audience, the judges and the host. Not that there should not be any. But there are way too many cuts from the performers. I have no problem with the choice of acts or the trigger happy judges who buzz just because they don't like the contestant's looks. I think the judges get their time when they make their comments. They don't need more. Too bad, because the British version has the same flaws. I have seen enough.


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