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America’s Got Talent Heads North -Season 5 Premieres Tuesday, June 1 on Citytv


America’s Got Talent Heads North
Season 5 Premieres Tuesday, June 1 on Citytv

This Season Gets Canadian with Howie Mandel On The Judging Panel

(Toronto – May 27, 2010) The competition heats up this summer with America’s Got Talent on Citytv. Watch as the entertaining and the downright eccentric go head to head to secure their chance at having their dreams come true. America’s Got Talent premieres with a special 2 hour episode Tuesday, June 1 at 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT) followed by the Wednesday edition on June 2 at 9pm ET/PT/CT (8pm CT, 10pm MT).

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“America's Got Talent is proven US ratings winner with an existing fan base," says Malcolm Dunlop, EVP Programming, Rogers Media Television. "This season is sure to be a hit with prior fans of the series as well as our audiences in its new home on Citytv."

A talent search open to acts of all ages, America's Got Talent brings the variety format back to the forefront by showcasing performers from across the country. The series features a colorful array of hopeful stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to perform on stage hoping to win the $1 million prize. Nick Cannon hosts and celebrity judges Sharon Osbourne, Piers Morgan and Canadian funny man Howie Mandel bring a dynamic and entertaining perspective to the judging panel in an effort to help contestants take their talents to the next level. The season kicks off with coverage of the star-making and sometimes heart-breaking auditions from Los Angeles. Don’t miss a second of the excitement!

America’s Got Talent airs 2 Episodes per week (Tuesdays and Wednesday nights)
*Tuesday episodes move to 9pm ET/PT (8pm CT, 10pm MT) starting June 8
*Wednesday episodes move to 8pm ET/PT (7pm CT, 9pm MT) starting June 9

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Stephanie Leslie, Rogers Media Television, 416.764.3191,

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