NBC’s America’s Got Talent season 15 started filming earlier than the outbreak of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, and so they needed to pause filming throughout auditions for the protection of the forged, crew and viewers. Now, the present’s schedule has change into extra clear and reside episodes will probably be going ahead.
The episode that airs tonight, June 30, 2020, would be the first to be filmed after social distancing laws started to be put in place. There will probably be no reside viewers. The episode was filmed within the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, and the acts carried out solely in entrance of the judges and host Terry Crews.
The episode was taped in March and was one of many final to movie earlier than they shut down for a number of months. Now, the present is again to filming, with the forged and crew filming the Judge Cuts episode open air in LA.
Judge Cuts Will Air on July 28
— America’s Got Talent (@AGT) June 30, 2020
The episode that filmed this week will probably be Judge Cuts, and it’ll air on July 28 at Eight p.m. The episode will present the judges making choices to determine which 44 acts go on to reside reveals.
“As bad as it is, you always have to find a solution to get back to work,” Cowell informed USA Today through electronic mail. “I have sympathy for so many people in this situation, but if our show is an example, there is a light at the end of the tunnel. It’s different, but hopefully, it will still be as popular.”
According to Jenny Groom, NBC’s govt vice chairman of other programming, they have been by no means contemplating the thought of scrapping your complete season.
“We wanted to figure out how can we do this in a safe manner and for fans to feel like they still get the show they love. We also talked a lot about how this is this show we feel America needs right now. They need to feel like they can escape,” she informed USA Today.
Live Shows Start on August 11
— terry crews (@terrycrews) June 29, 2020
Live reveals for the season will start airing on August 11, it doesn’t matter what kind they find yourself taking at that time.
The crew will navigate the CDC tips concerning social distancing after they do return for reside reveals, and there will probably be 44 acts performing over 4 weeks of reside quarterfinals.
Some of the acts that auditioned for the present did so from residence, as they have been desirous to get there earlier than COVID-19 restrictions elevated. In the ultimate audition episode, which is able to air on July 14, there’s a part of auditions filmed remotely.
Here’s what we all know concerning the ‘AGT’ Season 15 schedule thus far:
- June 30: Auditions
- July 7: Auditions
- July 14: Auditions, ultimate episode
- July 21: Road to reside reveals, audition highlights
- July 28: Judge Cuts
- August 4: AGT 15th Anniversary Special
- August 11: Live Shows Begin, Quarterfinals
- August 18: Quarterfinals
- August 25: Quarterfinals
- September 1: Quarterfinals
For these reside reveals, producers are hoping to have many of the acts carry out in entrance of the judges in a venue massive sufficient to accommodate social distancing. That venue should still be Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, and so they could also be making an attempt to get a digital viewers on the reveals.
Of course, plans should still change for ‘AGT’ transferring ahead if laws change or if there’s a spike in infections.
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