America’s Got Talent Season 17 Release Date, Cast, Story, and More

In the latest episode of America’s Got Talent season 16, America’s votes were tallied to reveal the names that pulled through to the Finals in Las Vegas. The red zone included two Golden Buzzer acts that shocked everyone, including the judges. There are more details laid out for you in the recap. Now, here is everything we need to know about America’s Got Talent season 17.

America’s Got Talent Season 17 Release Date

America's Got Talent Season 17 Release Date
America’s Got Talent Season 17 Release Date

Season 17 of America’s Got Talent will premiere on NBC on May 31, 2022, at 8 p.m. ET. Each episode lasts approximately 2 hours.

America’s Got Talent Season 17 Cast

America's Got Talent Season 17 Cast
America’s Got Talent Season 17 Cast

America’s Got Talent is back with Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Sofia Vergara as judges. This is the third season in a row that this quartet has served as America’s Got Talent judges, though Cowell, Klum, and Mandel have been with the show longer (as far back as season 5 for Mandel).

Meanwhile, Terry Crews is back in charge of hosting. Everybody Hates Chris and The Brooklyn Nine-Nine Chris star is currently in his fourth season as America’s Got Talent host.

America’s Got Talent Season 17 Story

America's Got Talent Season 17 Story
America’s Got Talent Season 17 Story

There were eleven acts left in the sixteenth episode, five of which advanced to the next round. Michael Winslow, World Taekwondo Demonstration Team, and Jimmie Herrod were the bottom three acts. The disappointment was palpable in both the audience and the judges’ panel, as two of these acts had previously received the Golden Buzzer. Gina Brillon, Beyond Belief Dance Company, and Tory Vagasy competed in the first round of selection.

America rallied behind Gina, the comedian who received a standing ovation for her hilarious performance. It was followed by a performance by Preacher Lawson (a finalist on the show’s 12th season), who had the audience in fits of laughter. The next round of elimination began shortly after. Aidan Bryant, a teen aerialist, received more votes than Korean Soul and Madilyn Bailey, who were eliminated.

Dustin Tavella and Peter Rosalita faced off in the following round. Dustin prevailed due to his exceptional storytelling abilities and natural ability to captivate an audience. Jimmie Herrod, the only singer who survived elimination that night, won the Instant Save. The judges made the final decision of the evening, between Michael Winslow and the World Taekwondo Demonstration Team. They ultimately chose the latter, sending the comedian home.

Where To Watch America’s Got Talent Season 17 Online?

When ‘America’s Got Talent season 16 episode 17 air’s on NBC at the above-mentioned date and time, you can watch it on your television. If you missed it, you can watch the episode on NBC’s official website or the NBC app. DirecTV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, Apple TV, and Fubo TV all offer additional viewing options. If you have a Hulu subscription, you can watch the most recent episode on the streaming service or Hulu+Live TV. If none of these options work out, you can watch the episode on Peacock TV the day after it airs on NBC.

Who won Season 17 of America’s Got Talent?

The Mayyas, a Lebanese dance troupe, won Season 17 of America’s Got Talent. They won a $1 million prize and were invited to perform at America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE at the Luxor Hotel and Casino.

What exactly is The Mayyas?

The Mayyas is an all-female dance group made up of 36 Lebanese women of various ages. The name of the group is derived from an Arabic word that means the proud walk of a lioness. The group’s mission is to spread the message of female empowerment. Building a successful career in Lebanon was difficult for the women in the group. They required a larger stage, which America’s Got Talent provided.

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