- a theatrical show in which a series of usually amateur or aspiring singers, dancers, comedians, instrumentalists, etc., perform in the hope of gaining recognition.
Examples from the Web for talent show
Contemporary Examples of talent show
Last week, a Taiwanese talent-show contestant nicknamed "Little Fatty" drew comparisons to Susan Boyle.The World's 9 Best 'Idols'
The Daily Beast Video
April 9, 2010
I can honestly say it was one of the most extraordinary moments in my perhaps equally unlikely career as a talent-show judge.How Susan Boyle Won My Heart
April 16, 2009