“America's Got Talent” (AGT) on NBC can be seen each Tuesday & Wednesday evening at 9/8 p.m. Last night's episode on Tuesday Aug. 27, 2013 was the first of the semi-final rounds where 12 talent acts performed live at the “Radio City Music Hall” in New York City. That show grabbed 8.53 million TV viewers & reached 2.2 million TV veiwers in the all important 18-49 age demographic. After America's vote only 6 of them will move toward the finals.
One of the “KrsiStef" brothers was injured during their rehearsal. Kris is recovering & they will return next week to perform. Judge Howie Mandel took this opportunity to bring in his 'wild card' pick & it was “Red Panda.” She replaced “The KrisStef Brothers” last night.
“Tone the Chiefrocca” is a rap artist (B-O-O-T-Y). He is the 'wild card' pick of judge Mel B. She said she loved them & felt what a way to kick off the semi-finals! Judge Howard Stern said he was bored out of his skull & pushed his AGT buzzer “X.” Judge Howie Mandel said this was not as good as before. Judge Heidi said this was not her favorite performance.
“Red Panda” is a balancing act. Howie said he believes he did the right thing in choosing her, even after she dropped some bowls. Howard Stern said he loves this act & thanked Howie for bringing her back. Heidi said she believes in her. Mel B. said it was well done, but didn't like it.
“Angela Hoover” is a comedy impressionist. Howard Stern said she stepped it up & got better. Heidi said her material was not as good as the impressions. Mel B. also said she stepped it up & hopes America will vote for her. Howie said she is the best impressionist today in 2013.
“Duo Resonance” is the 'wild card' pick of judge Heidi Klume. Heidi said they always bring a different angle to their performance. Mel B. said she thought it was beautiful. Howie said they were surprising & creative. Howard Stern said the prop got in the way & it wasn't as strong as last week's performance.
“Collins Key” is a teen magician. Mel B. said it was confusing, but asked is it really real? Howie said he loved it & thought it was amazing. Howard Stern said he didn't like it all. Heidi said he is a very good performer & wants to see more.
“Innovative Force” is an all female dance group. Howie said they have amazing moves, but it looks like a cheerleading competition. Howard Stern said they are an inspiration because it is dangerous with their balancing act. Heidi said she loved them. Mel B. said she is a fan of them, but tonight it was a little bit messy.
“Dave Fenley” is a male singer. Mel B. said she loved the “Spice Girl” song rendition who made it his own. Howard Stern said it was a train wreck & it wasn't the song for him. Heidi said he has a one-of-a-kind voice. Howie said it was the best act of the night.
“Taylor Williamson” is a comedian. Heidi said her favorite part is when he flirts with her. He made her laugh. Mel B. said he is completely inapporpiste & loved it. Howie said he is the 'new' best act of the night. Howard Stern said he did the impossible & made America laugh.
“Jonathan Allen” is an opera singer. Mel B. said he showed his intimacy, but will America vote for him. Howie said he got into his comfort side & he missed it tonight. Howard Stern said tonight was not his night. Heidi said it was perfect & loved him.
“Catapult Entertainment” is a shadow dance group. Heidi said she liked it & enjoyed their magical journey. Mel B. said she liked it, but only halfway in. Howie said he didn't get their story. Howard Stern said tonight was a bit of a stumble because their story was not clear.
“Cami Bradley” is a female singer. Mel B. said she has an amazing voice, but tonight it was boring. Heidi said it takes a lot of courage to take on an Elvis song & she made it brand new. Howard Stern said everybody loved it & she did a great job. Howie said America is in love with her, but they have to vote.
“Forte” is a three male opera group. Heidi said wow, wow, wow! Mel B. said she changed her mind & said they did well. Howie said they solidified themselves by possibly winning the competition. Howard Stern said this is what everyone was waiting for. They came out & moved everybody.