AMERICA'S GOT TALENT LIVE Comes to Nashville, 10/9
SYCO Entertainment and FremantleMedia have announced the full lineup for the upcoming America's Got Talent Live tour, which includes a performance at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on Wednesday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m. Headlining the tour will be Season 8 winner Kenichi Ebina, who mesmerized America with unique dance performances that combine illusions, mime, special effects, sound, light and video.
"I still can't believe I won America's Got Talent," Ebina said. "Being a part of Season 8 at Radio City Music Hall was so much fun, and I can't wait to take my act on the road and perform live for the fans who voted for me from their homes across America."
Additional acts on the tour will include:
· Collins Key - the gifted 17-year-old with an engaging expression of the art of magic
· Jimmy Rose - the U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Kentuckian who learned to play guitar and write his own songs while serving in Iraq
· Cami Bradley - the singer, songwriter and pianist who warmed America's heart
· KriStef Brothers - the duo who combine comedy and acrobatics into a one-of-a-kind act
· Tone The Chiefrocca - the songwriter and rapper from Inglewood, California, who had all of America singing the one-hit-wonder "B-Double-O-T-Y"
America's Got Talent has been TV's No. 1-rated summer reality series for eight straight years. Fans who have been following the remarkable talent discovered this season at the iconic Radio City Music Hall will now have an opportunity to experience their favorite acts up-close and personal.
Tickets are available at NashvilleSymphony.org, at the Schermerhorn Symphony Center box office or by phone at 615.687.6400.
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America's Got Talent, owned by Syco Entertainment, is co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment.
ABOUT FREMANTLEMEDIA NORTH AMERICA
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon "American Idol" (FOX), "The X Factor" (FOX), "America's Got Talent" (NBC), "Family Feud" (SYN), "The Price Is Right" (CBS), "Let's Make A Deal" (CBS), "Married to Medicine" (Bravo), "The Pet Collective" (BlipTV), "Perfect Score," (The CW), "The Tomorrow People" (The CW) and "Psychic Tia" (A+E).
The FremantleMedia Group (which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK, FremantleMedia Australia, Ludia, @radical.media and Original Productions, among others) has one of the most comprehensive global networks with operations in 22 countries, creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 150 countries. FremantleMedia is part of RTL Group, the leading European entertainment network, which is in turn 75% owned by the international media company Bertelsmann.
ABOUT SYCO ENTERTAINMENT
Syco Entertainment is a joint venture between Simon Cowell and Sony Music and is one of the world's leading global music, film and television production companies responsible for some of the world's most successful global TV and music franchises. Syco Entertainment is also the world's most successful producer of international talent with Syco Music being the record label home for such diverse international recording artists as One Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Little Mix, Labrinth, Il Divo, Jonathan and Charlotte, Tate Stevens, Emblem3, Fifth Harmony, James Arthur, Ella Henderson and the Loveable Rogues. Syco's television assets include the global franchises The X Factor and Got Talent. The X Factor was created by Syco Television and is produced by Syco Television and FremantleMedia. Local versions of The X Factor are produced in more than 42 territories and the US version of The X Factor airs in over 205 countries. Got Talent first launched in the US as America's Got Talent and remains the No 1 summer entertainment show. America's Got Talent airs in 193 countries with original versions of the format now produced in 56 territories around the world, making it the world's biggest selling TV format. Britain's Got Talent remains the highest rated entertainment series since it launched. The 2013 series final of BGT, had a peak audience of 17.4 million, the highest peak since the 2009 final. Britain's Got Talent in 2009 discovered the global singing career of Susan Boyle, who has sold 19 million records sold to date. Got Talent has boosted broadcasters' prime time audience shares by more than 300%.
Syco is co-producing a autobiographical 3D film centered upon the lives of global pop sensation One Direction. Morgan Spurlock will direct the film, giving fans a snapshot look into the lives of the band as they embark on the sold out world-wide tour. Additionally, Simon Cowell is Executive Producing with Harvey Weinstein to create a film centered around the remarkable success story of Britain's Got Talent winner Paul Potts, with James Corden taking the role of Potts.