Jerry Springer to Host America's Got Talent Live™ -– All Stars Tour
This winter, America's Got Talent Live is hitting the road to give fans a chance to see the hottest performers and favorite acts from the blockbuster reality series. Hosted by legendary TV personality Jerry Springer, the “America's Got Talent Live – All Stars Tour” kicks off on February 11th 2013, in Des Moines, Iowa and will continue for eight weeks across 40 U.S. cities.
“The America's Got Talent Live - All Star Tour” promises to bring the incredible range of unique talent to the stage that has made the television show a huge hit for the past seven seasons. Building on the momentum from the wildly popular “America's Got Talent Live” Las Vegas show which debuted on September 26th, this latest U.S. tour will give fans a chance to fully experience the same energy and excitement they normally see on television.
“We've never had a show like this...the best acts of the last TWO seasons...including the winners...dogs, kids, singers, magicians...unbelievable talent and entertainment...truly a show for the entire family. I'm thrilled to be a part of it," stated Jerry Springer.
"Being a part of America's Got Talent has been a true blessing and we are so excited to get to tour the country with this show and thank everyone who voted for us! This lineup of incredible acts will create a phenomenal show that we're proud to be a part of," said America's Got Talent Season 7 winners The Olate Dogs.
- The Olate Dogs – This year's winner and America's favorite dogs amaze fans with impressive pet tricks.
- Landau Eugene Murphy – Season 6 winner whose vocal prowess earned him a No. 1 spot on the Billboard jazz charts last December.
- Eric Dittelman – Season 7 semi-finalist who combines humor and surprise with his unique mind reading skills.
- Spencer Horsman – The world's youngest escape artist who blends nerves of steel with daring intrigue.
Plus more fan favorite acts from America's Got Talent.
Tour dates and information:
|Wed, Feb 13, 2013||Des Moines||IA||Civic Center of Des Moines|
|Thu, Feb 14, 2013||Minneapolis||MN||State Theatre|
|Fri, Feb 15, 2013||Milwaukee||WI||Riverside Theatre|
|Sat, Feb 16, 2013||Hammond||IN||Horseshoe Hammond|
|Sun, Feb 17, 2013||Windsor||ON||The Colosseum at Caesars|
|Wed, Feb 20, 2013||Akron||OH||Akron Civic|
|Thu, Feb 21, 2013||Columbus||OH||Palace Theatre|
|Fri, Feb 22, 2013||Elizabeth||IN||Horseshoe Southern Indiana|
|Sat, Feb 23, 2013||Cherokee||NC||Harrah's Cherokee|
|Sun, Feb 24, 2013||Raleigh||NC||Raleigh Memorial Auditorium|
|Wed, Feb 27, 2013||Pittsburgh||PA||Benedum Center|
|Thu, Feb 28, 2013||Shippensburg||PA||H. Ric Luhrs PAC|
|Sat, Mar 02, 2013||Troy||OH||Hobart Arena|
|Sun, Mar 03, 2013||Rochester||NY||The Auditorium|
|Wed, Mar 06, 2013||Virginia Beach||VA||Sandler Center|
|Thu, Mar 07, 2013||Lowell||MA||Lowell Memorial|
|Fri, Mar 08, 2013||Atlantic City||NJ||Harrah's|
|Sat, Mar 09, 2013||Verona||NY||Turning Stone|
|Sun, Mar 10, 2013||Hartford||CT||Bushnell Theatre|
|Wed, Mar 13, 2013||State College||PA||Bryce Jordan|
|Fri, Mar 15, 2013||New Brunswick||NJ||State Theatre|
|Sat, Mar 16, 2013||Wilkes-Barre||PA||Kirby Center|
|Sun, Mar 17, 2013||Reading||PA||Sovereign Performing Arts Center|
|Wed, Mar 20, 2013||Lakeland||FL||Youkey Theatre|
|Thu, Mar 21, 2013||Coral Springs||FL||CSCA|
|Fri, Mar 22, 2013||Orlando||FL||Bob Carr PAC|
|Sat, Mar 23, 2013||Jacksonville||FL||Times Union Center|
|Sun, Mar 24, 2013||Ft. Myers||FL||BB Mann|
|Wed, Mar 27, 2013||Tampa||FL||Morsani Hall|
|Thu, Mar 28, 2013||Atlanta||GA||Cobb Energy Center|
|Fri, Mar 29, 2013||Robinsonville||MS||Horseshoe Tunica - Bluesville|
|Sat, Mar 30, 2013||St. Louis||MO||Fox Theatre|
|Fri, Apr 05, 2013||Indio||CA||Fantasy Springs Resort|
|Wed, Apr 10, 2013||Mesa||AZ||Ikeda Theater|
|Fri, Apr 12, 2013||Reno||NV||Silver Legacy Casino|
|Sat, Apr 13, 2013||Grande Ronde||OR||Spirit Mountain Casino|
|Sun, April 14, 2013||Everett||WA||Comcast Arena|
Tour dates, venues and talent are subject to change.
America's Got Talent® is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco TV, and is licensed by FremantleMedia Enterprises'.
About America's Got Talent
America's Got Talent is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television. Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz (“American Idol”), Jason Raff, Ken Warwick (“American Idol”) and Georgie Hurford-Jones are executive producers. America's Got Talent is licensed by FremantleMedia Enterprises.
About FremantleMedia and FremantleMedia Enterprises
FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of television entertainment brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, which is in turn 92 percent owned by the international media company Bertelsmann. FremantleMedia's worldwide production arm is responsible for many of the world's highest rated prime time entertainment, drama, serial drama and factual entertainment programmes. FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing, Distribution and Home Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia Australia, Ludia, @radical.media and Original Productions, amongst others) has operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive global networks, creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia has some of the world's most sought after and long running formats in its catalogue, and globally produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with 19 Productions in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the US), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.
About Syco Entertainment
Syco, with offices in London and Los Angeles, is a global music, television and film production joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music Entertainment. Syco's television and music assets include the global TV franchises "The X Factor" and "Got Talent," both created and owned by Syco TV. Syco Music international artists include such diverse artists as One Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Il Divo, Cher Lloyd, Rebecca Ferguson and Labrinth. The Got Talent format launched in the USA in 2006, as America's Got Talent, reawakening the nation's passion for variety entertainment and fast becoming the world's top entertainment format and an award-winning ratings hit across the globe. America's Got Talent remains the #1 summer entertainment show on NBC and currently airs in 177 countries. Original versions of the Got Talent are now produced in 54 territories around the world. The award winning X Factor format first launched in the UK in 2004. Local versions of The X Factor are now produced in more than 50 territories and the U.S. version of The X Factor airs in over 162 countries. Artists discovered by The X Factor around the world have achieved over 250 number ones, 270 top 10, and 501 top 50 releases.
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