Alex Hooper Reflects On Performing on Two Very Different Seasons of America’s Got Talent

Alex Hooper peels back the curtain on his two runs through America’s Got Talent, the summer competition series broadcast in primetime by NBC, in a new essay, “Playing the Game on Hard Mode.” Going on TV can be a nerve-wracking experie…

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Alex Hooper’s Quarterfinals Performance on America’s Got Talent 2020

Alex Hooper roasted the judges on America’s Got Talent both when he first auditioned a few years ago, and again this year, and wasn’t going to let that stop him once he became the last comedian standing in the competition’s final quar…

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Usama Siddiquee Performs at AGT Quarterfinals

2020 has been a rough year for live stand-up comedy, and equally rough for this year’s stand-ups competing on America’s Got Talent. Usama Siddiquee performed in this week’s quarterfinals, and did not make it to the semis. Here’s…

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Michael Yo on the Quarterfinals of AGT 2020

The live episodes of America’s Got Talent 2020 began on Tuesday without a live audience, per se, although NBC had judges and a crew on hand in addition to the virtual audience who Zoomed in to watch the first night of the quarterfinals, which fea…

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America’s Got Talent Reveals Top 44 Acts Competing in Live Shows For 2020, Including 3 Comedians and 1 Impersonator

This is a first: America’s Got Talent isn’t waiting for you to watch any more episodes on NBC before revealing who are the 44 acts remaining that will compete in the live shows this August. Among them: comedians Alex Hooper, Usama Siddiquee…

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Ty Barnett On America’s Got Talent Judge Cuts

For the first week of “Judge Cuts” on the 2020 season of America’s Got Talent, the contestants performed separately from the show’s four judges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That meant that most of them also could do something u…

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John Hastings auditioned for America’s Got Talent 2020

If you couldn’t tell from the way he said the word “borrowed,” comedian John Hastings is a Canadian. Hastings has lived in London, performed at Edinburgh and Melbourne, and now makes his home in Los Angeles, where he could audition fo…

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John Hastings auditioned for America’s Got Talent 2020

If you couldn’t tell from the way he said the word “borrowed,” comedian John Hastings is a Canadian. Hastings has lived in London, performed at Edinburgh and Melbourne, and now makes his home in Los Angeles, where he could audition fo…

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Alex Hooper roasts the America’s Got Talent Judges 2020

A few seasons ago, Alex Hooper auditioned for America’s Got Talent with a roast format, and the audience wasn’t having it. In 2020, with no audience, and missing one judge, Hooper returned. With new roast jokes for each of the judges. &#822…

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Alex Hooper roasts the America’s Got Talent Judges 2020

A few seasons ago, Alex Hooper auditioned for America’s Got Talent with a roast format, and the audience wasn’t having it. In 2020, with no audience, and missing one judge, Hooper returned. With new roast jokes for each of the judges. &#822…

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