How to watch the America's Got Talent 15th Anniversary Special online from anywhere

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It's time for the America's Got Talent 15th Anniversary Special, which is taking place at the crucial junction between the Judge Cuts and the 2020 live shows. Forget who'll be leaving for one peaceful week only and get ready for the highest of AGT highlights. Read on to find out how to watch America's Got Talent online and stream the new season 15 episode this week - the 15th Anniversary Special.

Watch America's Got Talent this week

Season 15 of AGT started Tuesday, May 26 at 8pm ET on NBC. It keeps the same slot every week until further notice - but if you don't have cable, read on for all the latest and best America's Got Talent streaming options.

With Gabrielle Union and Julianne Hough both stepping aside, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara joined the panel for the latest AGT season, while supermodel Heidi Klum returns after a year off from the show. Terry Crews is back as host, while veteran AGT judges Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel are on hand to give their verdicts on the hopefuls.

While some early episodes were filmed as normal at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California prior to the Covid-19 shutdown, later instalments of the show are set to break from the usual set-up and showcase a fair few remote filming changes;

For later stages of the show, performances by contestants will be pre-recorded, with the judges critiquing and commenting on the acts through live video feeds. So without further ado, here's how to watch America's Got Talent season 15 online and stream this week's new AGT episode - hold your breath, it's finally time for the Judge Cuts!

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How to watch America's Got Talent: stream AGT online for FREE in the US 


America's Got Talent season 15 will air on NBC each week at the syndicated time of 8pm ET/PT from Tuesday, May 26.

You can also stream the show through the NBC website, or using one of the network's apps - available for iOS, Android, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and Android TV devices, as well as the Xbox and select Samsung and Vizio smart TVs.

Those without cable will likely have found that NBC isn't available on many popular cord-cutting options - but it is as part of a Sling TV Blue package in a number of major metropolitan markets - current deals include a free trial period.

Read on if you normally reside in the US but are currently stuck elsewhere for whatever reason, as we can tell you the best way to get around this. Spoiler alert: it's by using a VPN.

How to watch AGT 2020 from outside your country

As we've just explained, anyone in the US will likely find it easy to watch America's Got Talent 2020 - but anywhere else may not be quite so simple. As the show is on NBC, anyone from America abroad will find that it isn't being aired simultaneously in places a number of places.

Netflix in the UK, for instance, will add new episodes - but not until the Friday after they air in the US Equally, trying to tune into NBC from like you would from home isn't possible because of geo-blocking restrictions.

Fortunately, there is a solution in the form of a VPN. This nifty bit of software changes your IP address so that you can access all the content you normally would at home, from anywhere in the world.

However, note that some services require you to verify local credit card or cable subscription details before gaining access, so it's always best to read the fine print first.

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Once installed, select the location of your home country and simply click connect to watch America's Got Talent 2020 at home from anywhere on the planet.

Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch is a London-born, Dublin-based writer and journalist. The author of Steve Jobs: A Biographic Portrait, Kevin is a regular feature writer for a number of tech sites and the former Technology Editor for the Daily Mirror. He has also served as editor of and has been a member of the judging panel for the BAFTA British Academy Video Game Awards. Alongside reviewing the latest AV gear, smartphones and computers, Kevin also specialises in music tech and can often be found putting the latest DAWs, MIDI controllers and guitar modellers through their paces. Born within the sound of Bow Bells, Kevin is also a lifelong West Ham fan for his troubles.