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Jerry Springer to Host America's Got Talent Live™ -– All Stars Tour

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

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.

Performers include:

  • 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:

DATE   CITY   STATE   VENUE
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.

www.fremantlemedia.com

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.

FremantleMedia Enterprises
Kristina Kirk, 818-748-2521
Kristina.kirk@fremantlemedia.com
Sunshine Sachs for FME
Lainie Rosenthal, 212-691-2800
Rosenthal@sunshinesachs.com
Syco Entertainment
Ann-Marie Thomson, Global Head of Media
310-435-1034
annmarie@sonymusic.com
Melanie Pritchett
Melanie.pritchett@sonymusic.com

 

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