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9 comedians, 2 ventriloquists competing on America’s Got Talent: The Champions

American TV audiences will finally get to hear Susan Boyle sing in primetime.

Boyle is one of 50 acts from the Got Talent franchise worldwide, and the first phenomenon from it, to participate in the first-ever all-star edition for NBC, called America’s Got Talent: The Champions. The lineup also includes nine stand-up comedians and two ventriloquists (both of the ventriloquists, Darci Lynne Farmer and Paul Zerdin, are former AGT winners). The competition begins with 10 acts tonight vying for two slots in the “champions” finals.

The comedians returning?

  • Drew Lynch: Season 10 runner-up
  • Lost Voice Guy: Britain’s Got Talent winner, season 12
  • Piff the Magic Dragon: Season 10 finalist
  • Preacher Lawson: Season 12 finalist
  • Samuel J. Comroe: Season 13, fourth place
  • Tape Face: Season 11 finalist
  • Taylor Williamson: Season 8 runner-up
  • Tom Cotter: Season 7 runner-up
  • Vicki Barbolak: Season 13 finalist

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