America’s Got Talent Debuts Live Stage Show at MGM Grand Oct. 17

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America’s Got Talent, the No. 1 rated show on television, will bring a spectacular live-stage version of the international phenomenon to Las Vegas, Friday, Oct. 17. The dynamic one-night-only show will feature the amazing talents of Terry Fator, the ventriloquist/impressionist who won season two of the show, as well as several top performers from season three including the soon-to-be named champion. Jerry Springer will host the exciting night of entertainment at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, promoted by AEG Live. The show is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets priced at $99.50, $57.50, $49.50 and $39.50, not including applicable service charges, are now on sale at the MGM Grand Garden Arena box office and at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers, and Macy’s West at the Fashion Show Mall). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (702) 474-4000. Tickets also are available for purchase at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

“America’s Got Talent has discovered some of the most dynamic and diverse entertainers in the world and there is no better destination than Las Vegas, the entertainment capital of the world, to bring this spectacular variety show to fans for the first time,” said Debra Rathwell, vice president of AEG Live.

America’s Got Talent, NBC’s hit summer series from American Idol producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell’s SYCO Television, returned this summer for the blockbuster reality show’s third season. The series brings the variety show format back to the forefront of American culture. Each week, the show features a colorful array of the hottest performers from across the country – singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts of all ages – who have an opportunity to perform in front of a panel of celebrity judges including David Hasselhoff, Sharon Osbourne and Piers Morgan. The ultimate winner is chosen by the television viewing audience. Since launching in 2006, America’s Got Talent has been sold to more than 100 countries with localized versions of the hit format being produced in 24 countries around the world.