February 26, 2017 | Updated at 06:49 AM EST The Latest Entertainment & Celebrity News

'America's Got Talent' 2013 Spoilers: Howie Mandel Very Impressed with Talent, Debuts Clip on 'Leno' [VIDEO]

America's Got Talent judge Howie Mandel said he's more impressed with talent this season than any other.

By Kevin Jacobsen, EnStars on May 25, 2013 12:26 PM EDT
facebook tweet this pin it reddit plus
Sign Up for Newsletter
Howie Mandel
Host Howie Mandel gestures at the panel for the NBC television show "Deal Or No Deal" at the "Television Critics Association" summer 2006 media tour in Pasadena, California. (Photo : Reuters)

America's Got Talent judge Howie Mandel said he's more impressed with talent this season than any other.

Mandel has started writing a weekly column for Parade, blogging his thoughts about the contestants and his fellow judges.

He revealed in Saturday morning's column that the hardest thing to do on America's Got Talent is judge honestly. He noted that it's easy to tell someone they're incredibly talented, but when they're not it becomes difficult.

Despite this difficulty, Mandel praised the talent this season as unlike anything he had seen before:

"I have to say that this season, more than any other season, my jaw has dropped more-I've seen things that can't be put into categories."

Mandel also delved into what new judges Heidi Klum and Mel B were bringing to the table.

"I was concerned about having four judges this season rather than three," he said, "but I think it works out well. Each of them adds something totally different and totally new. It's very different than it was last season."

Last year's judging panel consisted of Mandel, shock jock Howard Stern, who returns this season, and television personality Sharon Osbourne, who quit after a nasty dispute with NBC.

Inferring that last year's panel wasn't as helpful, Mandel noted that Klum and Mel B have "constructive input you wouldn't hear from anybody else but themselves."

He added: "Heidi Klum and Mel B know how to market to international audiences, whether in fashion, TV, or music. That's what we're looking for: Something that can be launched and become a household name and an international act."

Mandel also made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Friday night and brought a clip from one of this year's more eccentric acts. Watch the clip here:

America's Got Talent will be back for its eighth season with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, June 4 at 9pm on NBC.

© 2017 Enstarz, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.

  • SEARCH ENSTARS

Latest News

Michael Schumacher Still Can't Walk But Shows Improvement

Michael Schumacher Showing Improvement, Friends Hoping For Full Recovery

Michael Schumacher is still unable to stand or walk according to court proceedings in Germany. The real status of his health has remained undisclosed as his family has opted to keep it under wraps to protect his privacy.

Microsoft Surface Pro 5

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 UPDATED Release, News: 2 in 1 to Launch Alongside Xbox Project Scorpio [Video]

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 could be released very soon, if recent rumors are to be proven true, the 2 in 1 hybrid device may be unveiled at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

MacBook Pro 2017

MacBook Pro 2017 Release, Specs: Apple Releasing New MacBook Pro in Late 2017 With Kaby Lake Processor [Video]

Apple only released the MacBook Pro 2016 in October last year, and the latest reports say that MacBook Pro 2017 will hit the market in the fourth quarter of this year.

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Matte Black Color Variant Will be Available Starting March 1 [Video]

The black color variant of Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 will be up for sale on Flipkart and company's e-commerce platform Mi.com beginning March 1.

Real Time Analytics