‘America’s Got Talent’ Excited to See Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough as New Judges


'America's Got Talent' Excited to See Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough as New Judges
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The ‘Being Mary Jane’ star and the ‘Dancing with the Stars’ alum are replacing Mel B and Heidi Klum, while Terry Crews will take over the hosting gig from Tyra Banks.

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Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough will replace Melanie Brown a.k.a. Mel B and Heidi Klum on top U.S. TV show “America’s Got Talent“.

The two actresses will join returning judges Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel for the upcoming 14th season of the series.

“One of the many secrets to the success and longevity of ‘America’s Got Talent’ is its fearless drive to reinvent itself,” Meredith Ahr, president of the alternative and reality group at NBC Entertainment – the network behind the show, says. “The next evolution of the format brings in fresh expert eyes to join Simon and Howie on the panel.”

“Gabrielle and Julianne are two of the most aspirational women in the business, on top of being electric entertainers with talent across disciplines. I am excited to see how their knowledge, compassion and sheer joy enhance the experience for acts and viewers alike.”

Meanwhile, “The Expendables” star Terry Crews, who currently serves as host on “America’s Got Talent: The Champions”, will take over as the show’s presenter from Tyra Banks.