Cowell to launch Afghanistan's Got Talent? - Daily TV round-up

Troops serving may even be able to enter the talent contest

Simon Cowell is planning to launch 'Afghanistan's Got Talent', according to reports.

The TV mogul is seeking potential Afghan stars for the show, which will be holding its auditions in the coming months with a view to launching on the 1TV channel in the Autumn.

British troops who are fighting there may also be allowed to enter the show.

A source told The Sun: “Simon has always believed Got Talent can work anywhere, because ― no matter where you are - people have amazing talents.


“There may be a war raging in Afghanistan - but people are still living their lives and they enjoy watching TV just like anyone else.

“Rules are being drawn up but there is a possibility troops will be allowed to enter - assuming they can get permission.”

Cowell already has versions of the 'Britain's Got Talent' format in 57 countries.

It appears in the likes of Brazil, Ukraine, Kazakhstan and South Korea. [The Sun]

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