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[02/25/08 - 01:51 PM]
America's Got Talent Is Coming to a City Near You!
Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York are named the audition sites for the show's third season.

[via press release from NBC]

"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT" IS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU!

"AMERICA'S GOT TALENT" IS COMING TO A CITY NEAR YOU!

COME SUPPORT YOUR HOMETOWN ACTS ALONG WITH SHOW JUDGES, DAVID HASSELHOFF, PIERS MORGAN, SHARON OSBOURNE AND HOST JERRY SPRINGER!

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SIMON COWELL AND SEASON 2 CHAMP TERRY FATOR WILL MAKE SPECIAL APPEARANCES AT SELECTED TAPINGS

BURBANK, CA � February 25, 2008 � "America's Got Talent," NBC's hit summer series from "American Idol" producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television, will be traveling to Atlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles and New York as part of a nationwide search for the hottest performers in the country to compete in the blockbuster reality show's third season.

Auditions and show tapings take place in each city as an array of hopeful stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists of all ages strut and perform on stage in front of judges David Hasselhoff, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne. Additionally, members of the public are invited to attend the tapings and judge the acts along with the show's judges.

A ventriloquist from Dallas, Texas, Terry Fator's life changed forever last August when he was crowned the second season champion. Not only did he win the $1,000,000 grand prize, but his lifelong dream to headline on the Las Vegas strip came true when he signed a 2008 contract with The Las Vegas Hilton in a deal worth more than $1.5 million dollars.

Auditions are open to everyone, however, we encourage people to go online and pre-register at http://www.nbc.com/Americas_Got_Talent/

The audition/taping dates, times and locations are as follows. PLEASE NOTE: This competition is subject to applicable rules, which are subject to modification at any time in the producer's discretion.

ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Auditions - February 24, 25
9:00 AM
America's Mart
240 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

Tapings - February 27, 28

Cobb Energy Centre
2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339
Ticket link is http://www.ocatv.com/shows/show/189
All tickets are free and can be printed directly off of the website or, if you don't have internet access, you may leave a message at (888) 258-0661.

DALLAS, TEXAS

Auditions - March 2, 3
9:00 AM
Fairmont Hotel
1717 N. Akard Street
Dallas, TX 75201

Tapings �March 5, 6
Majestic Theater
1925 Elm Street
Dallas, TX 75201
Ticket link: http://www.ocatv.com/shows/show/190
All tickets are free and can be printed directly off of the website or, if you don't have internet access, you may leave a message at (888) 258-0661.

LOS ANGELES

Auditions � March 9, 10, 11, 12
Location TBD
Check website for updates: http://www.nbc.com/Americas_Got_Talent/

Tapings � March 29, 30, 31
Location TBD
Check website for updates: http://www.ocatv.com/ or call (888) 258-0661

NEW YORK

Auditions � April 5, 6, 7
Location TBD
Check website for updates: http://www.nbc.com/Americas_Got_Talent/

Tapings � April 9, 10, 11
Location TBD
Check website for updates: http://www.ocatv.com/ or call (888) 258-0661

With a talent search open to any act of any age, "America's Got Talent," hosted by Jerry Springer and presided over by celebrity judges David Hasselhoff, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne, has brought the variety format back to the forefront of American culture by showcasing performers from across the country. Each week, the show features a colorful array of hopeful stars, including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, jugglers, magicians and ventriloquists, all vying for their chance to strut and perform on stage in front of a panel of celebrity judges in the hopes they'll be chosen a winner by the viewing audience.

"America's Got Talent" was last year's #1 summer series in total viewers, averaging 11.4 million persons. The finale on August 21 garnered 4.2 rating/12 share in adults 18-49 and 13.9 million viewers overall � a new series record in total viewers, with a 16 percent increase over its finale the year before.

"America's Got Talent" is produced by FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Televison. Simon Cowell, Cecile Frot-Coutaz ("American Idol"), Jason Raff, James Sunderland and Georgie Hurford-Jones are executive producers.





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