Talent From Summer's Hottest TV Show Coming To Local Venues Across The Country With America's Got Talent Live™ Tour Tickets Go On Sale Today for Nationwide Tour

NEW YORK, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Syco Entertainment and FremantleMedia today announced that fans of the summer's top-rated America's Got Talent® TV show will have an opportunity to experience their favorite Season 8 acts when the America's Got Talent Live™ tour kicks off this October in Melbourne, Florida.  Tickets go on sale today, Tuesday, July 30th, for all tour dates.  Scheduled to appear in more than 30 cities across the country, the show will bring the acts that wowed America to local stages, allowing fans to experience the very best talent from the TV show up close and personal.

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Hot on the heels of their performances in the iconic Radio City Music Hall, fan favorite acts, including the yet to be announced season 8 winner, will again take to the stage with the hottest performances from the season. Featuring an array of performers – from singers and dancers to comedians and novelty acts - America's Got Talent Live will bring the top acts that fans have known and loved all summer to local venues around the country.   

"Nothing celebrates the American spirit like America's Got Talent, and we wanted to create a way for the blockbuster reality series to continue honoring the unique range of talent the TV show uncovers," said Jeff Palmer, Vice President of Live Events, FremantleMedia North America. "The upcoming America's Got Talent Live tour will bring the summer's top-rated TV show to a stage near you."

"No other television show can present such extraordinary and diverse performers, and it's exciting to announce that this year the best acts from America's Got Talent will go from performing at the legendary Radio City Music Hall to touring theaters across the country," said Guy Phillips, Head of Commercial Partnerships, Syco Entertainment.

Tour dates and locations for the upcoming America's Got Talent Live tour are as follows:

DATE

CITY

STATE

VENUE

Thursday, October 03, 2013

Melbourne

FL

King Center for the Performing Arts

Friday, October 04, 2013

Jacksonville

FL

The Union Centre

Saturday, October 05, 2013

West Palm Beach

FL

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

Monday, October 07, 2013

Raleigh

NC

Meymandi Concert Hall

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

Atlanta

GA

Fox Theatre

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Nashville

TN

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Birmingham

AL

Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex

Friday, October 11, 2013

Memphis

TN

Orpheum Theatre

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Park City

KS

Hartman Arena

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Houston

TX

Bayou Music Center

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Colorado Springs

CO

Pike's Peak Center

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Denver

CO

Paramount Theatre

Friday, October 18, 2013

Reno

NV

Silver Legacy Resort Casino

Saturday, October 19, 2013

San Francisco

CA

Nob Hill Masonic Center

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fresno

CA

Saroyan Theatre

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

San Diego

CA

Civic Theatre

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Las Vegas

NV

MGM Grand

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Los Angeles

CA

Greek Theatre

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Indio

CA

Fantasy Springs Resort Casino

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Mesa

AZ

Mesa Arts Center - Ikeda Theater

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Kansas City

MO

Uptown Theater

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Davenport

IA

Adler Theatre

Friday, November 01, 2013

Prior Lake

MN

Mystic Lake Casino

Saturday, November 02, 2013

Merrillville

IN

Star Plaza Theatre

Sunday, November 03, 2013

Indianapolis

IN

Murat Theatre @ Old National Centre

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Columbus

OH

Palace Theatre

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Cleveland

OH

State Theatre

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Verona

NY

Turning Stone Resort Casino

Friday, November 08, 2013

Lowell

MA

Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Buffalo

NY

Shea's Performing Arts Center

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Atlantic City

NJ

Golden Nugget

Monday, November 11, 2013

Staten Island

NY

St. George Theatre

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Bethlehem

PA

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem

Friday, November 15, 2013

North Charleston

SC

North Charleston Coliseum

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Westbury

NY

Theatre at Westbury

**Tour dates, venues and talent are subject to change**

Currently in its eighth season, America's Got Talent is attracting peak audiences of more than 11 million viewers.  Celebrating the phenomenal talent discovered in Season 8, tickets for America's Got Talent Live go on sale later today.  For more information on tour dates, locations and ticket availability, please visit the official tour website at www.agtlivetour.com

America's Got Talent, owned by Syco Entertainment, is co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and Syco Entertainment.

America's Got Talent airs on NBC on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 9:00pm.

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),  "Total Blackout" (Syfy), "Married to Medicine" (Bravo), "The Pet Collective" (Blip), "Perfect Score" (The CW) and "The Tomorrow People" (The CW).  

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 an 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.

SOURCE FremantleMedia North America



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