America's Got Talent

Howard SternHeidi KlumMel B.Howie Mandel and host Nick Cannonare all returning to America's Got Talent next season, NBC announced Wednesday.

"Howard, Heidi, Mel and Howie have proven that they are a dynamic quartet of judges who aren't afraid to share their opinions, while at the same time creating fireworks of their own," Paul Telegdy, NBC's alternative programming head, said in a statement. "Along with Nick serving as an incomparable host, our talent onTalent is among the finest on all of television."

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Dancer Kenichi Ebina won Season 8 of the NBC talent show. Past victors include a ventriloquist, an opera singer and a dog trick act.

Auditions for the next season of AGT are already underway.

Season 9 of America's Got Talent will premiere next summer.