'America's Got Talent' To Undergo Huge Change for Live Show

America's Got Talent has confirmed a big change to the series ahead of the live shows.

The talent show competition, hosted by Terry Crews and judged by Simon Cowell, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Sofia Vergara, is currently in the midst of its 17th season, airing on NBC.

The America's Got Talent live shows will see the Golden Buzzer acts go head-to-head with the lucky auditionees who made the cut for the live semifinals, all competing to win the $1,000,000 prize and the chance to headline America's Got Talent Las Vegas Live.

The 2022 America's Got Talent live shows will begin on Tuesday, August 9, with the first results show then taking place Wednesday, August 10.

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"America's Got Talent" is judged by Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Sofia Vergara and Simon Cowell. NBC/Chris Haston

But this year things are going to look a little different to viewers as it has been confirmed that the live shows will have a new venue.

In previous years the live shows have been held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles, but the Season 17 contestants will compete at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium instead.

While it is a new venue for the live shows, the setting will be very familiar to America's Got Talent viewers as it is where all of the auditions are filmed.

Once the live shows have begun, America's Got Talent will air one performance show and one results show each week on NBC. Every episode of America's Got Talent will also be available to watch the next day on Peacock.

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The "America's Got Talent" Season 17 live shows begin on Tuesday, August 9 and this year will be held at a different venue. Trae Patton/NBC

The previous season, there were three weeks of quarterfinals, two weeks of semifinals, and then the grand finale week. It's not yet been confirmed what Season 17's schedule will look like.

Who Are the Golden Buzzer Acts in the 'America's Got Talent' 2022 Live Shows?

The four America's Got Talent judges (Cowell, Mandel, Klum and Vergara) and host (Crews) sent five acts straight through to the live shows when they pressed their Golden Buzzers during the audition stages.

Crews awarded his Golden Buzzer to 21-year-old saxophonist Avery Dixon and Mandel gave his to 11-year-old singer Madison Taylor Baez.

Cowell was left impressed by 13-year-old singer Sara James and pressed his Golden Buzzer for her, while Vergara's went to Lebanese dance troupe Mayyas and, last but not least, Klum gave her Golden Buzzer to Lily Meola after the singer reduced the audience to tears with her original song "Daydreams."

Who Are the Other Acts in the 'America's Got Talent' 2022 Live Shows?

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"America's Got Talent" fans can vote for singers Ben Waites (L) and Debbii Dawson (not pictured), danger act Auzzy Blood (C) or comedian Jordan Conley (R) to be the wildcard act.

At the moment, there are 54 acts confirmed to be appearing in the America's Got Talent live shows, including the Golden Buzzer acts.

In the lead-up to the live shows, audiences have the opportunity to send one more wildcard act through to the live finals.

The four lucky potential wildcard acts are singers Ben Waites and Debbii Dawson, comedian Jordan Conley and danger act Auzzy Blood.

Viewers can now vote for which wildcard they want to go through to the live shows. Voting for the America's Got Talent wildcard act will close on Friday, August 5 at 7 a.m. ET.

America's Got Talent airs Tuesdays and Wednesdays on NBC at 8 p.m. ET.