Following global ratings dominance, Australia’s Got Talent is back to warm your heart, tickle your funny bone and knock your socks off.
Get set to be entertained as Australia’s Got Talent joins the worldwide Got Talent revolution, on Channel 7 in 2019.
Creator of the Got Talent format, Simon Cowell, said: “I am absolutely thrilled because I have always known that Australia’s got talent.”
Watched by half a billion people worldwide this year alone, the Got Talent format is undisputedly the world’s most successful talent search with 71 local versions across Europe, Asia Pacific, the Middle- East, Africa and the Americas.
It’s the number one entertainment show in the USA and the 2018 series reached over 33 million viewers in the UK. With the show at its peak globally, it’s now Australia’s turn to join the party and witness the format’s evolution.
Australia’s Got Talent in 2019 is guaranteed to amaze viewers with unique, brilliant, funny and mind-blowing acts from all walks of life. The weird, the wild and the wonderful will showcase their talents in front of a panel of soon-to-be announced celebrity judges and a massive live theatre audience.
Number one for fun, Australia’s Got Talent is a show everyone knows and loves. But in 2019, it will be supercharged event-scale, feel-good entertainment like you’ve never seen before; appointment viewing for the entire family. If you think you’ve seen it all before...think again! There’ll be plenty of surprises in store with more announcements to follow.
Channel Seven’s Director of Network Programming, Angus Ross, said: “Family-friendly variety shows have always played an important role in Seven’s schedule and the timing feels right for the biggest of them all – AGT - to return home to Seven in 2019.”
Fremantle CEO Asia Pacific, Chris Oliver-Taylor, said: “The Got Talent format is a global phenomenon with audiences and its production values are without peer. We are thrilled to be partnering with Seven to bring a local version of this scale to Australian audiences. Our passionate creative team will deliver a bold and captivating series everyone will enjoy.”
A new wave of Australian talent is set to be discovered. If you’re the best at what you do and know how to thrill a crowd, AUSTRALIA’S GOT TALENT can make you a superstar across the country and around the world.
Got Talent makes megastars! The audition of 2017 Asia’s Got Talent winner The Sacred Riana is the number one all-time video on Facebook with 658 million views and counting. America’s Got Talent ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer and magician Shin Lim both went viral with their performances catapulting them to global fame. Britain’s Got Talent unearthed tenor Paul Potts, whose debut album topped the charts in 13 countries and whose story inspired the Hollywood film of the same name, starring James Corden, and Susan Boyle, who has had number one albums in over 40 countries.