The Latest: ‘Afghanistan’s Got Talent’ to Launch Later This Year

Simon Cowell‘s Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia International are expanding the Got Talent series to Afghanistan later this year.

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Afghanistan’s Got Talent will be the 55th adaptation of the show, following recent Brazilian and Kazakhstan installments.  Judges and a celebrity host are yet to be announced.

A source on a Metro article said, “There may be a war raging in Afghanistan – but people are still living their lives and they enjoy watching TV just like anyone else.”