Deb’s AUGUST column – Canada’s Got Talent’ returning to Citytv with Simon Cowell as part of 2021/22 lineup!
The music and TV mogul will dust off the variety show for Canada’s Citytv after it was last on the network for a single season in 2012. Cowell is also creating an America’s Got Talent live show in Las Vegas.
Canada’s Got Talent will return in spring 2022, with production beginning in the fall if 2021 in Niagara Falls. Fremantle, Cowell’s Syco Entertainment, and McGillivray Entertainment Media Inc are producing the talent contest.
Do you want to be part of the biggest variety show in the world? Canada’s Got Talent is Back! Returning to Canada after a 9 year hiatus!!
TORONTO — Ten years after a single-season run, “Canada’s Got Talent” is returning to Citytv with the involvement of franchise creator and discerning judge Simon Cowell.
Rogers Sports & Media has announced a revival of the homegrown version of the popular “Got Talent” franchise, which originally aired in 2012.
The reality competition is part of Citytv’s newly announced 2021/22 lineup and begins production this fall in Niagara Falls, Ont., with the premiere set for next spring 2022.
Hayden Mindell, vice-president of programming at Citytv, says Cowell will appear in this incarnation but “to what extent is still to be determined.”
He says they hope to announce details on who will host and judge the nine episodes soon.
Mindell adds the show will be filmed indoors, possibly with a live studio audience if pandemic protocols will allow it.
Canada’s Got Talent is the world’s greatest talent competition, for acts of all ages and sets out to discover the most unique, skilled, heartwarming and showstopping performers Canada has to offer. This is the only competition show that is open to ANY age and ANY talent who can do ANYTHING! So calling ALL talented and entertaining Canadians, young or old, from across the nation, from small towns to big cities. This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show us your act. Whether you are dancers, singers, illusionists, comedians and every imaginable talent in between, you will compete before a panel of celebrity judges, a live studio audience and the entire nation. At stake is the title of Canada’s Got Talent Champion and a life-changing prize beyond their wildest dreams. With compelling stories and mesmerizing performances, this competition is unlike any other. So if you are an aerialist, acrobat, stilt walker, martial artist, figure skater, singer, stand-up comic, dancer, contortionist, cellist, fire walker or have a great animal act – your weird, wacky and wonderful are all celebrated here – just show us what you got!
We enjoy ALL talent that is fun, brilliant, surprising, award-winning, record-breaking, never seen before, professional or brand new. So, if you are entertaining, you are in the right place.
FYI – Did you know that as of last year, the Got Talent franchise has sold in more than 75 territories around the world.
Welcome to Canada’s Got Talent!
Please take your time reading and reviewing the entire application, including the Terms & Conditions, CGT FAQ and CGT TIPS.
- We recommend that you complete this application on a laptop or desktop computer
- You MUST complete the application in one session. You cannot save and revisit your application again later.
- If you are under the age of 18 years, you MUST have permission from your parent or guardian to submit this application and will require their signature and contact information.
Please have the following visuals ready to upload to your application:
- TWO photos:
- one (1) of you (shoulders up) /your group (close up)
- one (1) of you (full length)/your group (wide shot)
- TWO videos:
- Upload a video of you/your group performing your talent (under 2 minutes)
- Upload an introductory video – you/your group representative (under 2 minutes)
- Give us your name, age, where you are from
- Tell us about your talent and how long you have been performing
- What makes you unique
- What would it mean to you to win CGT
- Finish this sentence ‘You need me/us on Canada’s Got Talent because…’
If you have read, reviewed, carefully selected your visuals, then let’s go!
It’s time to SHINE!
DETAILS, terms, and all information needed to APPLY visit https://cgt.citytv.com today!!!!