Pop Goes The NewsAmerica’s Got Talent judge Howie Mandel revealed Friday why he believes the Canadian version of the show was a failure.

Canada’s Got Talent aired for only one season on City stations across the country in the spring of 2012. Though 1.5 million viewers tuned in to the premiere, the finale attracted only 460,000.

Pop Goes The News — A Canadian act has been eliminated from America’s Got Talent.

On the episode that aired Tuesday night, acrobats Philippe Bélanger and Marie-Lee Guilbert dazzled the judges but failed to earn a spot on one of the live shows.

Pop Goes The News — Another Canadian act has advanced to the next round of competition on this season of America’s Got Talent.

The Russian Bar Trio from Quebec City earned enthusiastic “yes” votes from all four judges after performing on the episode that aired Tuesday night.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian comedian DJ Demers got enough laughs from the judges of America’s Got Talent on Tuesday night’s episode to advance to the next stage of competition.

The 30-year-old Toronto comic earned a “yes” from Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum, and Howie Mandel after cracking jokes about his hearing loss and sexuality.