“America's Got Talent” (AGT) on NBC was seen all summer on Tuesday & Wednesday evenings at 9/8 p.m. Last night on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013 America had voted & “Kenichi Ebina” won $1 million dollars plus his own headline show in Las Vegas. AGT garnered 11.34 million TV viewers & also reached 2.5 million TV viewers in the all important 18 to 49 age demographic. Kenichi was the favorite dance/acrobatic performer with the four AGT judges throughout the 8th TV season. He was also popular with AGT fans who cheered him on during their interviews.
The AGT cameras went backstage on Tuesday night to give us a glance on what was happening with the final 6 talent contestants. They were all in the “Snapple Room” watching their competitors perform live at the “Radio City Music Hall” in New York City. The pressure was intense with all the contestants who had to perform twice during the show. All of them delivered with each performance.
Kenichi Ebina 'wowed' everyone & comedian Taylor Williamson commented that he was going to vote for Kenichi. Judge Heidi Klume said that he was her favorite act all season on AGT. Judge Mel B. said she got 'chills' after watching Cami Bradley sing. Teen magician Collins Key said “Forte” was crazy insane with their first performance. Taylor Williamson had everyone laughing including those backstage.
Judge Howie Mandel said Tuesday's performances by all 6 finalist's were amazing. The “Rockettes” who appeared at the beginning of the AGT TV season again returned Wednesday night to perform a new dance number. It was beautiful & exciting. Producer Simon Cowell was also in the audience on last night's result's show.
The final 6 talent acts were called to the stage by AGT host Nick Cannon. America had voted & the act taking 6th place was..., “Cami Bradley.” Judge Howie Mandel said the dream continues for her because she is a star.
America had voted & the act finishing in 5th place was..., “Collins Key.” Howard Stern said he is only 17 year's old who did a wonderful job & commented that the “World is his oyster.”
America had voted & the act finishing in 4th place is..., “Forte.” Some of the audience 'booed' the results & the AGT judges were also shocked. Judge Heidi Klume said she was sorry for them, but will follow them where ever they go.
America had voted & the act finishing in 3rd place is..., “Jimmy Rose.” AGT showed his journey on the show from his audition. Judge Mel B. said she is not worried about his next journey because he is an inspiration.
“Taylor Williamson” & “Kenichi Ebina” were the final top 2 performers. AGT showed both their journey's from their auditions. It was an incredible Journey. America had voted & the winner is..., “Kenichi Ebina.” “Taylor Williamson” took 2nd place. Judge Howard Stern said America got it right by voting for “Kenichi” because they found a superstar.