America's Got Talent: The Champions Week 5: Jackie Evancho and More Return — Who's Going to the Finals?

Only two more spots remained in the finals atop Monday’s episode of America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which brought 10 of the franchise’s most popular acts back to the stage for one last shot at glory. So, which two acts will get to compete against previously announced finalists Susan Boyle, Deadly Games, Angelica Hale, Kechi […]

The World's Best Premiere: Grade CBS' New Talent Competition Series

Between the low-scoring game and the lackluster halftime show (Maroon 5 & Co. earned an average grade of “D+” from TVLine readers), there wasn’t a whole lot of talent on display during Sunday’s Super Bowl. After the game, however… CBS awarded the highly coveted post-Bowl slot to the premiere of The World’s Best, a James […]

Apple adds ‘Fast & Furious’ director Justin Lin to its TV talent pool

Justin Lin is the latest to join Apple’s ever-growing pool of TV talent as he and his Perfect Storm Entertainment production company have now signed an overall TV deal with Apple. It’s a multi-year agreement, according to Deadline, and under it, Lin will develop, produce and direct TV series for Apple’s upcoming service. Known for […]

America's Got Talent Finale Recap: Did the Right Act Win Season 13?

America’s Got Talent wrapped its 13th season on Wednesday with a two-hour extravaganza that paired the remaining 10 acts with some of the biggest names (and tongues) in entertainment. Following Kiss’ high-energy opening performance of “Detroit Rock City,” host Tyra Banks introduced a series of duets and encores from Season 13 favorites. Glennis Grace was […]

America's Got Talent: Which Five Acts Made it Through to the Finals?

America’s Got Talent on Wednesday sent five acts through to the Season 13 finals, eliminating several fan favorites in the process. With Tuesday night’s performances still fresh in their minds, the judges — Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B, along with host Tyra Banks — revealed that the following acts will proceed […]

Talent will determine the world’s next tech investment hubs

GUEST: For years, Silicon Valley wasn’t the main place many venture capitalists looked for deals — it was the only place. But the Bay Area is beginning to lose its once vice-like grip on talented workers, and its startup investment market is looking dangerously overheated. Now VCs are lifting their gaze from California and scouting […]

The Flash season 5 spoilers: America’s Got Talent contestant cast as new villain

The Flash has had a number of eccentric villains in its time on air, and its newest has now been found. The classic DC Comics villain Rag Doll has been reported to join the line-up of baddies working to take down Barry Allen (played by Grant Gustin). Even more surprising is that America’s Got Talent […]

Risky Thailand cave rescue relied on talent, luck—and on sticking to the rules

Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Last week, the world was riveted by the successful rescue of a youth soccer team as they and their coach were pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand. The team had been stranded on a narrow rock shelf in the dark for two weeks, the way out blocked […]

Football talent scouts become more rational

Making a Kylian CHEERS erupted from Calais to Cannes when Kylian Mbappé, a 19-year-old striker, thumped in France’s fourth goal in the World Cup final on July 15th. Among the smuggest onlookers were the accountants at Paris Saint-Germain, Mr Mbappé’s club. He was already a prized asset before the tournament, having broken the record for […]