Former Baywatch star David Hasselhoff has announced he is leaving his judging role on America's Got Talent to "follow my dream".
The actor, who has been part of the show's judging panel for four years, told People that he plans to start up his own TV show.
He said working on the popular talent show had been a "rewarding experience", while producers say they are "sad to see him go".
"We wish him all the best with his new show," said a statement from NBC.
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