Watch Talent

  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 8.0  (29)

Talent is a reality television competition series that aired on Fox in 2011. The show featured aspiring performers from across the country competing for a grand prize of $100,000 and a talent deal with Sony Music. The show was hosted by actor Dave Navarro, who was joined by judges music exec L.A. Reid, singer Nicole Scherzinger, and British TV personality Simon Cowell. 14-26 year old solo singers and vocal groups auditioned in Los Angeles, Dallas, New York, Miami and Seattle. Those who impressed the judges in the early auditions advanced to the live performance shows in Hollywood.

In the live rounds, contestants performed in front of a studio audience and the judges. Following each performance, the judges offered feedback and critiques. Viewers at home could also vote for their favorite acts. The contestants with the fewest votes were eliminated each week, until a winner was declared in the season finale.

Throughout the competition, contestants were mentored by the judges and provided with vocal coaching, styling guidance, and performance tips. Backstage footage offered viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the contestants as they prepared for performances, reacted to feedback, and bonded with one another.

Featured heavily on the show were the judge's personalities, critiques and banter, which added entertainment value for viewers. Cowell in particular was known for his biting criticism of subpar performers. Scherzinger offered compassionate feedback, while Reid focused on potential commercial appeal. Navarro often played the role of mediator between judges and contestants.

The diverse talents featured on the show included pop singers, rappers, musicians, acrobats, dancers, magicians, aerialists, ventriloquists, and novelty acts. While solo singing acts were most common, several talented vocal groups were also featured. Styles ranged from pop and R&B to country, rock, and opera.

The competition was fierce, with many jaw-dropping auditions and memorable performances. Contestants brought passion, artistry and showmanship to the stage each week. Some overcame difficult life stories or honed their skills through years of small gigs and dedication to their craft. In the end, one talented performer was crowned the winner and awarded a record deal and cash prize.

Overall, Talent highlighted a broad range of performers with unique talents. The judges offered perspective from the entertainment industry while viewers followed along the contestants emotional journeys. The show provided an entertaining mix of dramatic competition, talent diversity, and musical performances that made for compelling television.

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The Non-Wedding Party
9. The Non-Wedding Party
January 26, 2012
Nothing inspires a great pop song like a lying, cheating ex. On the eve of Josie's "should-have-been" wedding day, she and Harper both have enough boy drama to fill a CD. Find out how they turn it into gold on Chapter 9 of Talent: Season 2.*
The Music Video
8. The Music Video
January 24, 2012
Ever dream of starring in your own music video? Harper Walker aspires to make her pop star fantasies come true on Chapter 8 of Talent: Season 2, featuring B.C. Jean performing "Stand Up"-a song she wrote exclusively for Talent.*
Dumping Coco
7. Dumping Coco
January 19, 2012
When you're in a bad relationship with a psychotic Hollywood manager, breaking up is hard to do. Still, Harper knows that Coco has to go. The only question is: what's the best way to dump her? Watch Chapter 7 of Talent: Season 2 and find out.*
Back To Big Bear
6. Back To Big Bear
January 17, 2012
If a million Twitter followers told you to give up your dream, would you? When Harper's single gets torn apart-one tweet at a time-she's ready to quit. But with Zach vying for her attention, and Josie pushing her not to give up, how can she walk away from LA? Watch what happens on Chapter 6 of Talent: Season 2.*
Harper's Debut Party
5. Harper's Debut Party
December 5, 2011
Imagine hearing your single played by the hottest DJ in LA. Harper Walker's new song, "I Don't Want Your Boyfriend" is about to hit the air waves, and not even the threat of a rival for Zach's attention can bring her down. RSVP for Harper's debut party by watching Chapter 5 of Talent:
The Photo Shoot
4. The Photo Shoot
November 30, 2011
Beyoncé may take photo shoots and recording sessions for granted, but as Harper Walker (B.C. Jean) struggles to become the pop star of her dreams, she's floored by all the attention. What other jaw-dropping surprises does her manager have planned? Watch Chapter 4 of Talent: Season 2 and find out.*
A Brand New Harper
3. A Brand New Harper
November 28, 2011
All work and no Hollywood hotties would make the quest to become a pop star lonely-and sans eye candy-for Harper Walker (B.C. Jean) and her friends. Luckily, things are about to get interesting with the boy next door. Watch the sparks fly on Chapter 3 of Talent: Season 2.*
Going Coco
2. Going Coco
November 22, 2011
Every girl who dreams of becoming a pop star needs a savvy manager-that, some talent, persistence and trustworthy friends. To find the perfect ally to launch her career, Harper Walker (B.C. Jean) will have to kiss a few industry frogs . . . but some look a lot like Hollywood princes. Watch what happens on Chapter 2 of Talent: Season 2.*
Finding A Lost Dream
1. Finding A Lost Dream
November 21, 2011
How do you keep life from getting in the way of your dreams? Harper Walker (B.C. Jean) wants to be a pop star, but when the going gets tough, it's not so easy to ignore the haters and keep going. Find out how Harper and her friends fight back on Chapter 1 of Talent: Season 2.*
  • Premiere Date
    April 5, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    8.0  (29)