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America's Got Talent: The Champions

America's Got Talent: The Champions is a spin-off of America's Got Talent (also known as AGT), a televised American talent show competition which was created by Simon Cowell, produced by Fremantle, and broadcast on the NBC television network. It premiered on January 7, 2019.[1] The program's format is similar to that of the main edition, but features a variety of winners, finalists, and other successful or notable participants from the American and other international editions of the Got Talent franchise. They compete against each other in a series of preliminary episodes for a place in the finals,[2][3] with the winning finalist being crowned "World Champion" and receiving $25,000.[4][5]

America's Got Talent:
The Champions
AGT The Champions titlecard.jpg
GenreReality
Talent show
Created bySimon Cowell
Presented byTerry Crews
Judges
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes7 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Simon Cowell
  • Sam Donnelly
  • Jason Raff
  • Trish Kinane
  • Richard Wallace
Producer(s)Fremantle USA
Syco Entertainment
DistributorFremantle
Release
Original networkNBC
Original releaseJanuary 7, 2019 (2019-01-07) –
present (present)
Chronology
Related showsAmerica's Got Talent
External links
Website

In the first season, the series had seven episodes on consecutive Monday nights, and was hosted by Terry Crews. Plus, it featured the same four judges who appeared during the thirteenth season of America's Got Talent.[6] The competition resulted in Shin Lim, winner of the thirteenth season of AGT, finishing first, with singer-ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer, winner of the twelfth season of AGT, coming in second, and sand artist Kseniya Simonova, winner of the first season of UMT (Ukrayina maye talant), placing third.

Contents

ProductionEdit

Simon Cowell was the first confirmed judge for the spin-off show. Then, on July 27, 2018, it was confirmed that Mel B would also be a judge.[7][8] Finally, on September 27, 2018, it was announced that Terry Crews would host the show and that Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel would be joining as judges, thereby having all four of the current judges from the main series.[9]

America's Got Talent: The Champions judges and host












EpisodesEdit

No.Title [6]Original air dateProd.
code
U.S. viewers
(millions)
1"The Champions One"January 7, 2019 (2019-01-07)1019.97[10]
In their performance order, the ten contestants competing were Bianca Ryan, The Clairvoyants, Sara & Hero, Uzeyer Novruzov, Vicki Barbolak, Alex Magala, Justice Crew, Susan Boyle, Sofie Dossi, and Preacher Lawson. Susan Boyle received Mel B's golden buzzer directly after her performance and Preacher Lawson received the most votes by the end of the show, resulting in them both advancing to the finals. Bianca Ryan and Sofie Dossi received the second-highest and third-highest number votes by the end of the show, respectively.
2"The Champions Two"January 14, 2019 (2019-01-14)1029.98[11]
In their performance order, the ten acts competing were Darci Lynne Farmer, Ashleigh and Sully, Light Balance, Taylor Williamson, Cristina Ramos, DDF Crew, Viktor Kee, Courtney Hadwin, Deadly Games, and Piff the Magic Dragon. Deadly Games received Heidi's golden buzzer directly after their performance and Cristina Ramos received the most votes by the end of the show, resulting in them both advancing to the finals. Darci Lynne and Courtney Hadwin received the second-highest and third-highest number votes by the end of the show, respectively.
3"The Champions Three"January 21, 2019 (2019-01-21)1039.70[12]
In their performance order, the ten acts competing were DJ Arch Jnr, Darcy Oake, Angelica Hale, Tom Cotter, Prince Poppycock, Ryan Stock & AmberLynn, Samuel J. Comroe, Paul Potts, Jon Dorenbos and Billy and Emily England. Angelica Hale received Howie's golden buzzer directly after her performance and Paul Potts received the most votes by the end of the show, resulting in them both advancing to the finals. Billy and Emily England and Jon Dorenbos received the second-highest and third-highest number votes by the end of the show, respectively.
4"The Champions Four"January 28, 2019 (2019-01-28)10410.45[13]
In their performance order, the ten acts competing were Issy Simpson, The Texas Tenors, Drew Lynch, Paul Zerdin, Moonlight Brothers, Tape Face, Kechi Okwuchi, The Professional Regurgitator, Brian Justin Crum and Kenichi Ebina. Kechi Okwuchi received Simon's golden buzzer directly after her performance and Brian Justin Crum received the most votes by the end of the show, resulting in them both advancing to the finals. Paul Zerdin received the second-highest number votes, and Drew Lynch and Tape Face both received the third-highest number votes by the end of the show.
5"The Champions Five"February 4, 2019 (2019-02-04)1059.79[14]
In their performance order, the ten acts competing were Attraction, Jackie Evancho, Colin Cloud, Lost Voice Guy, Sal Valentinetti, Tokio Myers, Kseniya Simonova, Cosentino, Sons of Serendip and Shin Lim. Kseniya Simonova received Terry's golden buzzer directly after her performance and Shin Lim received the most votes by the end of the show, resulting in them both advancing to the finals. Attraction and Sons of Serendip received the second-highest and third-highest number votes by the end of the show, respectively.
6"The Champions Finals"February 11, 2019 (2019-02-11)10610.44[15]
In their performance order, the twelve acts competing were Cristina Ramos, Preacher Lawson, Darci Lynne Farmer, Deadly Games, Kechi Okwuchi, Brian Justin Crum, Jon Dorenbos, Angelica Hale, Kseniya Simonova, Paul Potts, Shin Lim and Susan Boyle.
7"The Champions Results Finale"February 18, 2019 (2019-02-18)10710.57[16]
Shin Lim was crowned the winner by the end of the show, while Darci Lynne Farmer became the runner-up, with Kseniya Simonova came third and Christina Ramos and Preacher Lawson rounded out the top 5.

Contestant overviewEdit

Note: All contestants below have previously competed in America's Got Talent unless otherwise noted.

Key
  Winner
  Runner-up
  Third place
  Top 5
  Finalist
  Golden buzzer   Wild card
  Advanced Immediately
  Advanced (won Superfan vote)
  Advanced (Wild card)
  Eliminated (vote 2nd place)
  Eliminated (vote 3rd place)
  Eliminated
Name of act[17] Act Got Talent history Preliminary Week[18] Results
Original season Original result Preliminaries Finals
  Shin Lim Card Magician 13 Winner 5 Advanced Winner
  Darci Lynne Farmer   Singing Ventriloquist 12 Winner 2 Advanced (Wildcard) Runner-up
  Kseniya Simonova  (From Terry) Sand Artist UMT: 1 Winner 5 Advanced Immediately 3rd Place
  Cristina Ramos Opera/Rock Singer GTE: 1 Winner 2 Advanced 4th Place
  Preacher Lawson Comedian 12 Finalist 1 5th Place
  Deadly Games   (From Heidi) Extreme Knife Throwers 11 Semi-finalists 2 Advanced Immediately Top 12
FIT: 12
  Angelica Hale   (From Howie) Singer 12 Runner-up 3
  Paul Potts Opera Singer BGT: 1 Winner 3 Advanced
  Susan Boyle   (From Mel B) Singer BGT: 3 Runner-up 1 Advanced Immediately
  Jon Dorenbos   Magician 11 Third place 3 Advanced (Wildcard)
  Kechi Okwuchi   (From Simon) Singer 12 Finalist 4 Advanced Immediately
  Brian Justin Crum Singer 11 Fourth place 4 Advanced
  Attraction Shadow Theatre Group DS: 6 Semi-finalists 5 Eliminated (vote 2nd) N/A
BGT: 7 Winners
  Sons of Serendip Band 9 Fourth place 5 Eliminated (vote 3rd place)
  Colin Cloud Mentalist BGT: 6 Auditionee 5 Eliminated
12 Semi-finalist
  Cosentino Escape Artist and Illusionist AuGT: 5 Runner-up 5
  Jackie Evancho Singer 5 Runner-up 5
  Lost Voice Guy Comedian BGT: 12 Winner 5
  Sal Valentinetti Singer 11 Fifth place 5
  Tokio Myers Pianist/Drummer/Remixer BGT: 11 Winner 5
  Paul Zerdin Ventriloquist 10 Winner 4 Eliminated (vote 2nd)
  Drew Lynch Comedian 10 Runner-up 4 Eliminated (vote tied for 3rd)
  Tape Face Mime 11 Finalist 4 Eliminated (vote tied for 3rd)
  Issy Simpson Magician BGT: 11 Runner-up 4 Eliminated
  Kenichi Ebina Dancer 8 Winner 4
  Moonlight Brothers Dance Duo DHT: 4 Winners 4
  The Texas Tenors Country/Classical Vocal Group 4 Fourth place 4
  The Professional Regurgitator Regurgitator BGT: 4 Semi-finalist 4
DS: 4 Finalist
ČSMT: 2
DS: 5 Semi-finalist
IGT: 4
FIT: 9 Fourth place
10
DS: 12 Winner
  Billy & Emily England Extreme Rollerskating Duo BGT: 9 Semi-finalists 3 Eliminated (vote 2nd place)
12
  Darcy Oake Illusionist BGT: 8 Fifth place 3 Eliminated
  DJ Arch Jnr DJ SAGT: 6 Winner 3
  Prince Poppycock Opera Singer 5 Fourth place 3
  Ryan Stock & AmberLynn Sideshow Duo 11 Quarter-finalists 3
  Samuel J. Comroe Comedian 13 Fourth place 3
  Tom Cotter Comedian 7 Runner-up 3
  Courtney Hadwin Singer 13 Finalist 2 Eliminated (vote 3rd Place)
  Ashleigh and Sully Dancing Dog Act BGT: 6 Winners (as Ashleigh and Pudsey) 2 Eliminated
  DDF Crew Jump Roping Dance Crew HGT: 5 Winners 2
BeGT: 4 Semi-finalists
  Light Balance Electronic Dance Troupe BGT: 8 Semi-finalists 2
12 Third place
  Piff the Magic Dragon Comedic Magician 10 Finalist 2
  Taylor Williamson Comedian 8 Runner-up 2
  Viktor Kee Juggler 11 Finalist 2
  Bianca Ryan Singer 1 Winner 1 Eliminated (vote 2nd place)
  Sofie Dossi Contortionist/Aerialist 11 Finalist 1 Eliminated (vote 3rd place)
  Alex Magala Sword Swallower 8 Quarter-finalist 1 Eliminated
IGT: 5 Finalist
MS: 8 Winner
UMT: 6 Semi-finalist
FIT: 9 Auditionee
BGT: 10 Finalist
ČSMT: 6 Semi-finalist
  The Clairvoyants Mentalist Duo 11 Runners-up 1
  Justice Crew Dance Troupe AuGT: 4 Winners 1
  Sara and Hero Dog Act 12 Fifth place 1
  Uzeyer Novruzov Ladder Acrobat 10 Finalist 1
FIT: 11 Semi-finalist (as Freeladderman)
  Vicki Barbolak Comedian 13 Finalist 1

PreliminariesEdit

Each of the five preliminary rounds consists of 10 acts competing for a place in the tournament's final round. The winner of each round, determined by a panel of 50 "superfans" representing the 50 U.S. states, advances to the final round. As with the main series, each of the four judges and the host may also use the golden buzzer to advance an act immediately to the final.[19]

Key   Golden buzzer   Buzzed
  Advanced Immediately
  Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)
  Advanced (Received Judges' Wildcard)
  Eliminated (2nd)
  Eliminated (3rd)
  Eliminated (4th to 9th)

Note: Flag opposite to each contestant represents the Got Talent franchise of a country the contestant is highest-ranked in.

Week 1 (January 7)Edit

Act Order Performance description Buzzes Result
Cowell Klum Brown Mandel
  Bianca Ryan 1 Singer; Sang "Say Something" by A Great Big World. Eliminated (2nd in Superfan Vote)
  The Clairvoyants 2 Mentalist Duo; First requested Cowell, Heidi and Mandel to select a place, candle and a item that they would be going to or will be taking to a date respectively. They then identified each place/item selected by each judge starting from Heidi's camp fire candle, Simon's place of Shanghai, China and Howie's selection, 'pants'. The act ended with a video showing the Clairvoyants predicting what each judge would choose prior to the competition. Eliminated
  Sara and Hero 3 Dog Act; Performed a variety of dog tricks in a 'bank robbery' theme. The act ended with Hero hiding inside a suitcase to hide from the 'police'.
  Uzeyer Novruzov 4 Ladder Acrobat; Performed acrobatics and balancing routines using a smaller ladder initially and ended up balancing himself on a longer ladder, which was a re-attempt of a act which he performed in the past series.
  Vicki Barbolak 5 Comedian; Performed a comedy routine related to "Trailer Nasty". She initially talked about her trailer nasty theme and later on commented how skinny rich people rescued dogs and how it is obviously rescued due to its hideous look. She later adds on saying how she tried to adopt a celebtrity dog and how it is expensive to take care of these dogs.
  Alex Magala 6 Sword Swallower; First swallowed a sword and requested Simon to pull it out. He then performed acrobatics whilst swallowing a sword. Ended the routine by dropping from a height, again while swallowing a sword, facing himself towards the ground.
  Justice Crew 7 Dance Troupe; Sang a original song called "Boom Boom" while performing a hip-hop dance routine.
  Susan Boyle 8 Singer; Sang "Wild Horses" by The Rolling Stones.   Advanced Immediately
  Sofie Dossi 9 Contortionist/Aerialist; Performed a routine initially to Que Sera and then did a aerial performance hanging herself from the air ending the routine by spinning herself as a fidget spinner. Eliminated (3rd in Superfan Vote)
  Preacher Lawson 10 Comedian; consisted of performing a stand up routine about being vegan, dating a white girl and what it means to be a black man. Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)

Week 2 (January 14)Edit

Act Order Performance description Buzzes Result
Cowell Klum Brown Mandel
  Darci Lynne Farmer 1 Singing Ventriloquist; Sang a medley of "Nutbush City Limits" and "Proud Mary" by Tina Turner with her puppet Oscar. Advanced (Received Judges' Wildcard)
  Ashleigh and Sully 2 Dancing Dog Act; Performed various dog tricks at the beginning including walking with hind legs. Sully and Ashleigh then 'competed' against each other in a 'wrestling' theme. The act ended with Sully forcing Ashleigh on the ground and eventually winning the match. Eliminated
  Light Balance 3 Electronic Dance Troupe; Performed a rock musical band themed hip-hop dance routine to "I Was Made for Lovin' You" by Kiss, "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)" by the Backstreet Boys and "Runaway (U & I)" by Galantis.
  Taylor Williamson 4 Comedian; Initially showed a picture of him 'half-naked' with Heidi Klum and tells that one should never give up on his/her dreams. Later adds on how he makes more money doing comedy than most celebrities. Chats about how immigrants take up jobs in the country including the judging panel of America's Got Talent. Ended the comedy routine thanking all for laughing at him.
  Cristina Ramos 5 Opera/Rock Singer; Sang an opera and a rock edition of "Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen. Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)
  DDF Crew 6 Jump Roping Dance Crew; Performed a dance routine while jump roping to "Pump It" by The Black Eyed Peas. Eliminated
  Viktor Kee 7 Juggler; Performed a routine syncing it with a projection on the screen.
  Courtney Hadwin 8 Singer; Performed an original song called "Pretty Little Thing". Eliminated (3rd in Superfan Vote)
  Deadly Games 9 Extreme Knife Throwers; Performed a knife-throwing routine set in a technology lab. It included Alfredo throwing knives at Anna while in a rotating frame and shattering a martini glass as well as aiming at a target with a crossbow while taking a video of himself with Klum's cell phone.   Advanced Immediately
  Piff the Magic Dragon 10 Comedic Magician; Performed a routine where he appeared to make his dog Mr. Piffles eat Klum's ring, only for it to appear inside an egg. Eliminated

Week 3 (January 21)Edit

Act Order Performance description Buzzes Result
Cowell Klum Brown Mandel
  DJ Arch Jnr 1 DJ; Performed a routine mixing various hip hop songs on a turntable including "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan. Eliminated
  Darcy Oake 2 Illusionist; Performed a routine where he had Howie Mandel and another gentleman lie on their backs on stage and hold a board above their heads. Heidi Klum laid on the board and Oake removed the board and had each man drop his hands so Klum was levitating.
  Angelica Hale 3 Singer; Sang "Fight Song" by Rachel Platten.   Advanced Immediately
  Tom Cotter 4 Comedian; Performed a comedy routine involving jokes about dogs and being a father to twins.   Eliminated
  Prince Poppycock 5 Singer; Sang "The Edge of Glory" by Lady Gaga.
  Ryan Stock & AmberLynn 6 Sideshow Duo; Performed an act where Ryan snapped a mousetrap on his tongue, bit a cinderblock while AmberLynn placed another cinderblock on his back and hit it with a sledgehammer, and AmberLynn shot a flaming arrow into a bullseye in Ryan's mouth,the act that went wrong in season 11, where Ryan was shot in the neck.
  Samuel J. Comroe 7 Comedian; Performed a comedy routine involving jokes about the ways in which his life has changed since the end of Season 13 as well as about his wife's pink luggage.
  Paul Potts 8 Opera Singer; Sang "Caruso" by Lucio Dalla. Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)
 Jon Dorenbos 9 Magician; Performed an act where he had Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, and Mel B take papers out of a box filled with audience suggestions and not look at them. Played a game of tic-tac-toe with Howie on a board, asked the other judges for the words on their papers, and then spun the board around to reveal their words were on the back of the tic-tac-toe board. Advanced (Received Judges' Wildcard)
  Billy and Emily England 10 Extreme Rollerskating Duo; Performed a death-defying routine which included Emily swinging from Billy's beard. Eliminated (2nd in Superfan Vote)

Week 4 (January 28)Edit

Act Order Performance description Buzzes Result
Cowell Klum Brown Mandel
  Issy Simpson 1 Magician; Performed a routine where she made the judges look over to books she loved, then she had picked one of the judges and asked them to choose a word. She then asked Howie to choose a card. Then, it appeared on her shirt. Simon chose the word "excellent" for it to appear on a board she had written on before the show. Eliminated
  The Texas Tenors 2 Vocal Trio; Sang "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers.
  Drew Lynch 3 Comedian; Performed stand-up routine including jokes about Invisalign braces. Eliminated (Tied 3rd in Superfan Vote)
  Paul Zerdin 4 Ventriloquist; Performed a routine with his puppet Sam where he discusses elevators, and then sings and beatboxes at the same time. Eliminated (2nd in Superfan Vote)
  Moonlight Brothers 5 Dance Duo; Performed a dance routine to "Move Your Feet" by Junior Senior. Eliminated
  Tape Face 6 Mime Act; Did a routine where he did record scratching with Howie Mandel and enticed host Terry Crews to do a construction worker striptease. Eliminated (Tied 3rd in Superfan Vote)
  Kechi Okwuchi 7 Singer; Sang "You Are the Reason" by Calum Scott.   Advanced Immediately
  The Professional Regurgitator 8 Regurgitator; consisted of regurgitating an unscrewed bolt and screw that he screwed while inside him and a cherry tomato and small blade that he sliced while inside him.   Eliminated
  Brian Justin Crum 9 Singer; Sang "Your Song" by Elton John. Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)
  Kenichi Ebina 10 Dancer; consisted of performing a dance routine with a space age theme with graphics that matched his choreography, including two special moves that gave the illusion that he had separated parts of his body from himself. Eliminated

Week 5 (February 4)Edit

Act Order Performance description Buzzes Result
Cowell Klum Brown Mandel
  Attraction 1 Shadow Theatre Group; Performed a shadow dance routine telling the story of growing up and sharing adventures across the United States set to "I Lived" by OneRepublic. Eliminated (2nd in Superfan Vote)
  Jackie Evancho 2 Singer; Sang "The Music of the Night" from The Phantom of the Opera. Eliminated
  Colin Cloud 3 Mentalist; Initially asked the judge board to throw paper balls towards the audience in which one was marked with an 'X'. Later requested Howie to think of a number and a letter, which he predicted correctly as 'L-3'. The person with the paper marked 'X' in the audience was asked to think of a celebrity and she replied as David Hasselhoff (a former America's Got Talent judge), only to find him seated in the seat named L-3.  [a]  [a]  [a]
  Lost Voice Guy 4 Comedian; Performed a comedy routine on him being disabled and unable to talk.
  Sal Valentinetti 5 Singer; Sang "Mack the Knife" by Bobby Darin.
  Tokio Myers 6 Pianist/Drummer/Remixer; Performed a medley of "Clair de lune" by Claude Debussy and "Bloodstream" by Ed Sheeran.
  Kseniya Simonova 7 Sand Artist; Performed a routine through sand art about a person who grew up to become a famous artist and over time forgot his parents.  [b] Advanced Immediately
  Cosentino 8 Escape Artist; Attempted to unchain his hands and feet when tied to a wheel before having arrows fired at him from two crossbows. After 30 seconds, the wheel began to spin and enabled two more crossbows and a bear trap to be used. After two minutes, the wheel was set on fire, with him escaping just before that. Eliminated
  Sons of Serendip 9 Band; Performed "Somewhere Only We Know" by Keane. Eliminated (3rd in Superfan Vote)
  Shin Lim 10 Card Magician; Performed a routine in which cards disappeared, changed color and materialized out of nowhere. Advanced (Won Superfan Vote)
  1. ^ a b c Cloud instructed them to hit their buzzers after they were finishing throwing papers.
  2. ^ Crews' golden buzzer act.

FinalsEdit

Week 6 (February 11)Edit

Act Order Performance description Result
  Cristina Ramos 1 Opera/Rock Singer; Sang "Call Me" by Blondie. Advanced
  Preacher Lawson 2 Comedian; Consisted of performing a stand up routine about alcohol use and his previous career working at a gym. At the end of his set, he proceeded to tear off his T-shirt.
  Darci Lynne Farmer 3 Singing Ventriloquist; Sang "O mio babbino caro" from Gianni Schicchi with her puppet Petunia.
  Deadly Games 4 Extreme Knife Throwers; Consisted of Alfredo throwing knives at Anna while she dodged them, Alfredo shooting an apple on top of Anna's head with a crossbow, and then Alfredo throwing knives at Anna while she was on a rotating frame . Alfredo then requested for Crews and the judges to stand in line with Anna while holding balloons so that they could all be shot at once with a crossbow being aimed at a target. Top 12
  Kechi Okwuchi 5 Singer; Sang "Opportunity" from Annie.
  Brian Justin Crum 6 Singer; Sang "Never Enough" from The Greatest Showman.
  Jon Dorenbos 7 Magician; Consisted of having each of the judges select a number corresponding with a board on the stage. Jon then requested Mandel to select a city from a stack of cards with cities in which he toured, Brown to select a random card from a deck, Klum to select a picture of her wearing a costume and Cowell to also select a random card from a deck. He then revealed the back of each board and correctly guessed each judge's selection and later revealed each of their selections to be the same as previously done tricks.
  Angelica Hale 8 Singer; Sang "Impossible" by Shontelle.
  Kseniya Simonova 9 Sand Artist; Consisted of telling a story through sand art about how a couple and family were affected by war with a theme of love. Advanced
  Paul Potts 10 Opera Singer; Sang "Nessun dorma" from Turandot. Top 12
  Shin Lim 11 Card Magician; Consisted of performing a card trick in which he made cards appear and disappear including two cards each selected and signed by Crews and Mandel. At one point in his performance, he made one of the cards appear as a tattoo on his chest, and finished his routines by disappearing Crews' and Mandel' s cards, only to reappear inside Mandel's drink on the judges' table. Advanced
  Susan Boyle 12 Singer; Sang "I Dreamed a Dream" from Les Misérables. Top 12

Week 7 (February 18)Edit

Guest performers in the finale included previous Got Talent contestants, Tokio Myers, Voices of Hope Children's Choir, The Clairvoyants, and Jackie Evancho. It also included Melissa Fumero and Cirque du Soleil.

The following chart describes the acts, appearances and segments presented during the finale.

Act(s) Performance Description
 Preacher Lawson Comedian; Starred in a pre-recorded section where he was trying to team up with some of the finalists to become a double act.
  Tokio Myers and Voices of Hope Children's Choir Musician and Choir; Performed "All We Got" by Chance the Rapper.
  The Clairvoyants Mentalists;
  Jackie Evancho Singer; Sang "Somewhere" from West Side Story
Cirque du Soleil Circus;
  Cristina Ramos, Brian Justin Crum, and Deadly Games Opera/Rock Singer, Singer and Extreme Knife Throwers; Ramos and Crum sang "The Show Must Go On" by Queen while Deadly Games performed a knife throwing and whip routine.
  Shin Lim Close-up Magician; Guest volunteers Melissa Fumero
  Darci Lynne Farmer Singing Ventriloquist; Sang "Can't Smile Without You" with her puppet Edna and guest star Rowlf the Dog from the Muppets
Key
  1st place (Winner)
  2nd place (Runner-up)
  3rd place
  4th place
  5th place
Act Result
Shin Lim Winner
Darci Lynne Farmer Runner-Up
Kseniya Simonova 3rd Place
Cristina Ramos 4th Place
Preacher Lawson 5th Place

RatingsEdit

U.S. Nielsen ratingsEdit

Episode Title First air date Timeslot (ET) Rating
(18–49)
Share
(18–49)
Viewers
(millions)
Nightly
Rank
Weekly
Rank
1 The Champions One January 7, 2019 Monday 8:00 p.m. 1.8 7 9.97[20] 1 7[21]
2 The Champions Two January 14, 2019 1.7 7 9.98[22] 1 6[23]
3 The Champions Three January 21, 2019 1.6 6 9.70[24] 1 2[25]
4 The Champions Four January 28, 2019 1.8 8 10.45[26] 1 7[27]
5 The Champions Five February 4, 2019 1.6 7 9.79[28] 2 4[29]
6 The Champions Finals February 11, 2019 1.7 7 10.44[30] 2 2[31]
7 The Champions Results Finale February 18, 2019 1.7 7 10.57[32] 2 6[33]

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