Radio Facts: #1 HIT TV SHOW AMERICA'S GOT TALENT TO LAUNCH FIRST EVER NATIONWIDE TOUR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1st IN OAKLAND, CALIVE SHOWS TO FEATURE HOST JERRY SPRINGER WITH PERFORMANCES BY SEASON 5 CHAMPION & FAN FAVORITES* * *Tickets on Sale Friday, July 23rd at 10am”America's Got Talent,” NBC's hit television talent show from American Idol producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television, will launch its first ever nationwide tour this fall, bringing the country's most dynamic and diverse entertainers to 25 cities beginning October 1st at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland , CA. The announcement was made jointly today by Debra Rathwell, Senior Vice President of AEG Live, Northeast, and Andy Felsher, SVP, Games, Entertainment and Live Events for FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME). Hosted by Jerry Springer, the spectacular live stage version will feature the Season 5 winner, who will be crowned during the show's season finale on September 15th. This phenomenal event, promoted by AEG Live, will also feature other dynamic finalists and fan favorites from the hit series.Tickets to America's Got Talent Live go on sale Friday, July 23rd at 10am and can be purchased via”America's Got Talent has discovered some of the most amazing performers that this country has to offer,” said Debra Rathwell of AEG Live, in making the announcement. “We're proud to have the opportunity to tour this unique and explosive live stage show.””After the huge success of both the television show and the live version of America's Got Talent in Las Vegas hosted by Jerry Springer, we're thrilled for another opportunity to bring fans closer to one of their favorite shows, in what is sure to be an amazing tour,” said Andy Felsher, Senior VP Entertainment, Games, and Live Events, FME.America's Got Talent returned this summer with the hottest performers from across the country competing in the blockbuster reality show's fifth season. Bringing the variety show format back to the forefront of American culture each week, the show features a colorful array of hopeful future stars — singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts of all ages. While each contestant has the chance to strut and perform in front of a panel of celebrity judges including Howie Mand el, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan, the eventual winner is chosen by the television viewing audience. Since launching in 2006, America's Got Talent has been sold to over 100 countries, with localized versions of the hit format being produced in 24 countries around the world.AMERICA'S GOT TALENT FALL 2010 TOUR ITINERARY:DATE CITY VENUEFri. 10/1/10 Oakland , CA Paramount TheatreSat. 10/2/10 Reno, NV Reno Events CenterSun. 10/3/10 Fresno, CA William Saroyan Theatre Fresno Convention & Entertainment CenterWed. 10/6/10 Phoenix, AZ Dodge TheatreThu. 10/7/10 Los Angeles, CA Nokia Theatre L.A. LiveFri. 10/8/10 Las Vegas, NV The Colosseum at Caesars PalaceSat. 10/9/10 San Diego, CA San Diego Civic TheatreWed. 10/13/10 Grand Prairie, TX Verizon TheatreFri. 10/15/10 Kansas City, MO The Midland by AMCSat. 10/16/10 Minneapolis, MN Northrop AuditoriumSun. 10/17/10 Milwaukee, WI Riverside TheaterWed. 10/20/10 Rosemont, IL Rosemont TheatreThu. 10/21/10 Saint Louis, MO Fabulous Fox TheatreFri. 10/22/10 Indianapolis, IN Clowes Memorial HallSat. 10/23/10 Columbus, OH Veterans Memorial AuditoriumSun. 10/24/10 Detroit, MI Fox TheatreWed. 10/27/10 New York, NY Beacon TheatreThu. 10/28/10 Richmond, VA Land mark TheaterFri. 10/29/10 Mashantucket, CT The MGM Grand at FoxwoodsSat. 10/30/10 Atlantic City, NJ Trump Taj Mahal – Mark Etess ArenaWed. 11/3/10 Boston, MA Citi Performing Arts Center-Wang TheatreThu. 11/4/10 Washington DC DAR Constitution HallFri. 11/5/10 Greensboro, NC Greensboro ColiseumSat. 11/6/10 Atlanta, GA Cobb Energy Performing Arts CentreSun. 11/7/10 Orland o, FL Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre



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