(NBC) "America's Got Talent" enters the next phase of its competition tonight.
With the initial auditions complete, it's now time to start whittling down the field.
This time there's no crowd to stir up a frenzy, just the four judges.
"This is the one moment that the judges can spend with them in an environment that tests your nerves at best," says host Nick Cannon.
The ones who make the cut move on to the live round of shows, which start next week at Radio City Music Hall.
"America's Got Talent" airs tonight at 9 p.m.