Executive Producer and Global Entertainment Icons Receive Keys to The Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS (March 14, 2022) America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE, the celebrated live show from the world’s most successful TV franchise, welcomed Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel to the star-studded spectacle on Saturday, March 12. The executive producer and creator of the “Got Talent” franchise, Simon Cowell, along with long-time AGT judge Howie Mandel, reunited with AGT alumni including winners, finalists, runner ups, fan favorites and golden buzzer acts. Ahead of the production’s showtime, Cowell and Mandel were met by Clark County Commissioner Michael Naft and MGM Resorts International’s Dan Bernbach, Senior Vice President of Content Development, who together presented the world-famous personalities with Keys to The Las Vegas Strip as Saturday, March 12 was officially declared “America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE Day.”


Addressing the cast, crew, MGM Resorts and AGT executives, Cowell said, “The AGT experience at Luxor has been amazing. Thank you to the cast and crew – we couldn’t have done it without you. Your amazing talent and artistry are the definition of what this show is. This is big, and I am so thrilled to have a permanent home for the AGT brand at the Luxor.”


Mandel added, “This is an amazing moment for us. I am honored to sit in a room and watch people show up and make their dreams come true. This is more mind blowing than the TV show because this is the dream. This is real and this is the best show in Vegas.”


America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE performs Wednesday – Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. and Sunday at 7 p.m. inside Luxor Theater. Tickets starting at $49, plus tax and applicable fees, are now on sale and can be purchased at MGMResorts.com, Luxor.com and AGTVegasLive.com or by visiting any MGM Resorts International box office. An exclusive “America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE VIP Meet & Greet” package, starting at $159, features a meet and greet with select cast members and more.


To view America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE sizzle reels and key art, click here.


Show assets, AGT TV show content and the Las Vegas show logo can be downloaded here.


About Luxor Hotel and Casino

One of the most iconic hotels on The Strip, the Luxor pyramid invites curiosity while the inside rewards visitors with equal parts excitement and intrigue. The resort features a wide variety of entertainment including international phenomenon Blue Man Group, the hilarious comedy of Carrot Top, the provocative adult revue FANTASY, and the ultimate competition gaming and entertainment venue HyperX Esports Arena. Luxor is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit luxor.com, call toll free at (877) 386-4658, or find us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


About Syco Enertainment

Simon Cowell’s Syco Entertainment, is an independent entertainment company which owns TV formats such as “Got Talent” and “The X Factor”. Got Talent is officially the world’s most successful reality TV format; America’s Got Talent has remained the No1 summer series in the US for the past 16 years; The X Factor is the most successful music TV format in history delivering more global chart stars than any other show.  These two shows are currently on air in more than 180 countries and are watched by more than a billion people each year. 


Artists discovered on his TV formats have sold over 600 million records and Simon has launched more superstar careers than any other in history including One Direction, Camila Cabello, Leona Lewis, Fifth Harmony, CNCO, Little Mix, Louis Tomlinson, James Arthur, Paul Potts, Susan Boyle and Grace VanderWaal. He also launched the careers of the international groups Il Divo and Westlife.


About Fremantle

Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. From The Mosquito Coast to Got TalentWe Are Who We Are to Family FeudAmerican Gods to Idol and My Brilliant Friend to Enslaved – we are behind the world’s most-loved and most-watched shows.


We have an outstanding international network of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries - our Fremantle family includes UFA (Germany), Wildside (Italy), Abot Hameiri (Israel), Miso Film (Denmark, Sweden and Norway), Blue Circle (Netherlands), Original Productions (USA) and Easy Tiger (Australia) to name a few.


We produce in excess of 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 70 formats and air 400 programmes a year worldwide. We also distribute over 30,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories.


We are also a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, with more than 426 million fans across 1,500 social channels and over 100 billion views across all platforms - and are the creator of Facebook’s most viewed video of all time, The Sacred Riana. We are part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.


For more information, visit www.fremantle.com, or follow us @FremantleHQ and visit our LinkedIn and Facebook pages.


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Media Contacts:

Scott Ghertner/Katharine Sherrer

MGM Resorts International

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Kristina Kirk/Jordan Perlmutter


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