Despite a Nearly Fatal On-Set Incident, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Spinoff Is Still Available on TV


America’s Got TalentA premiere date was finally secured, despite the fact that a stuntman nearly died in an accident on set last fall. This is the latest AGT Spin-off will be launched in February. It features Simon Cowell and Travis Pastrana, a race car driver. Total BellasStar Nikki Bella will serve as judge. Just five months after Jonathan Goodwin was nearly killed in an accident during rehearsals, the program will air on NBC.

AGT: ExtremeThe broadcast will start Monday, February 21st at 8 p.m. ET. Two-hour episodes will continue to air Mondays at 8 PM ET. ET until March. The death-defying acts will be performed by contestants who will vie for a $500,000 prize. Terry Crews is the host of the main. AGTThe series is hosted and hosted by.

NBC also planned the premiere American Song Contest. Inspiration from the beloved Eurovision Song ContestThe competition is open to all 50 states, five U.S. territory, and Washington, D.C. musicians who will perform original songs. (Although it is called American Song ContestIt will not include the South American countries! American Song ContestIt will debut Monday, March 21 at 8:30 p.m. ET for eight weeks. The finale will air Monday, May 9.

Production was halted by NBC AGT: ExtremeAfter Goodwin nearly died at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in October, While practicing a stunt, he was suspended 70 feet above the ground while wearing a straightjacket. He had to jump from the straightjacket to avoid being hit by the cars. There was an accident and he couldn’t get away in time. He fell to his knees, missed the mattress and landed on the top of his head. The cars collided, creating a huge fireball.

“During a rehearsal last evening for America’s Got Talent: Extreme, an accident occurred in which escape artist Jonathan Goodwin was injured while performing his act,”An America’s Got Talent spokesperson at the time. “He was responsive and was immediately taken to the hospital, where he is continuing to receive medical care. Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family as we await further updates on his condition.”

NBC executives included the show in its winter schedule almost a month later than the accident. “We have an investigation ongoing into what actually happened but we do anticipate the show coming back in midseason,”Frances Berwick, chairman of Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Television and Streaming told Deadline November “We have a lot of safety protocols in place and we have to conclude the investigation but we have certainly paused production for the time being.”

Goodwin also posted a picture from His hospital bed in October 20To thank his fans for their support. He hasn’t posted any updates to Instagram but he is still active on Twitter and engaging with his fans. Goodwin is a highly skilled daredevil who has competed in both. Britain’s Got TalentAnd AGT. He has had his own television shows in the U.K., and starred on Discovery’s. One Way Out series.