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Orlando Comedian Preacher Lawson on NBC Tonight
AMERICA'S GOT TALENT premieres Tuesday, May 30, 2017 on NBC at 8p.m. eastern time. Orlando has a stake in the game with local stand-up comedian and now LA resident Preacher Lawson, who is a contestant of the premiere.
Filmed in New York, Preacher Lawson's segment is a buzz among local Orlando comedians who have watched Lawson grow as a performer over the past few years. Orlando residents may have seen Preacher at popular stand-up comedy mics, Ken Miller's Monday night mic at the Other Bar, as well as appearances on Bonkerz and Orlando Improv comedy club stages.
The show will include the arrival of new host Tyra Banks this season who will join the existing judges, Simon Cowell, Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, and Mel B. This will be the 12th season of the talent show in America.
You can follow the show on twitter via handle @AGT or follow Preacher directly at @PreacherLawson.
Correction: May 30, 2017
An earlier version stated that Tyra Banks was a new judge. She is the new host of the show.