Reality TV Buzz

Americas Got Talent Winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr Arrested for Domestic Assault

A singer who won the NBC competition series Americas Got Talent in 2011 has been arrested on a domestic violence charge, the Charleston Gazette-Mail reports. Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. allegedly hit a woman with a golf club, causing injuries to her head and face and leading to her hospitalization during a Monday incident at Murphys Whitman, West Virginia home. A criminal complaint alleged that Murphy also slapped the woman and slammed her head into a sidewalk.  ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/americas-got-talent-winner-landau-eugene-murphy-jr-arrested-for-domestic-assault/

Americas Got Talent Just Broke a Reality Ratings Record (Exclusive)

Americas Got Talent has a new claim to fame: the NBC summer series just broke the record for delayed viewing growth among broadcast reality shows. AGTs most recent edition, originally airing Tuesday, June 27 , grew from 12.363 million live viewers to 15.929 million after a week of catch-up watching was counted. Thats a big difference of 3.566 million total viewers, a new high-water mark for such an increase.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/agt-americas-got-talent-reality-ratings-record-exclusive/

Are 'AGT' Hopefuls Oskar and Gaspar Talented or Just Weird?

The penultimate audition episode of America's Got Talent season 12 was an interesting one. There was no Golden Buzzer act in sight and while the quirkier acts made a strong first impression, they quickly gave way to splashier singers. Somewhere in that weird mix the unique act called Oskar and Gaspar made their debut. Oskar and Gaspar came out of nowhere and might just be the weirdest and most out-of-place act that America's Got Talent has ever seen.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/are-agt-hopefuls-oskar-and-gas-65212.aspx

Americas Got Talent': This Dude Just Crushed Whitney Houstons I Have Nothing (Video)

The judges dont really need to look very much further: Johnny Manuels got talent. The singer, who was signed to a record label at 14-years-old, once went out on tour with NYSNC so you know hes got chops. Still, no one expected this. Manuel nailed Whitney Houstons power ballad I Have Nothing on Tuesdays Americas Got Talent, and everyone in the NBC audience melted. That includes the judges, by the way, and Howie Mandel led the room in a standing ovation after all the notes were hit. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/agt-johnny-manuel-whitney-houston-americas-got-talent-video/

America's Got Talent: Former NSYNC Opening Act Delivers Chilling Performance

  Tuesday night's America's Got Talent saw one contestant looking for a second chance. At 14 years old, Johnny Manuel was signed to a record contract and even got to tour with NSYNC as an opening act. "As a kid, I thought I was gonna take off and see the stars," the Flint, Michigan native explained to ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/americas-got-talent-johnny-manuel/?rss=breakingnews

Americas Got Talent Teen Says Song Is One of Her Cancer-Stricken Dads Best Moments

Evie Clair made her emotional debut on Americas Got Talent last week, and her family couldnt be more pleasedby how it went. The 13-year-old singer from Arizonaearned high praise from the judges for her rendition of Christina Perris Arms. During the episode, Clair told the crowdthat she was dedicating the tune to her father, who has been battling Stage IV colon cancer. The teen told TheWrap that her father was quite moved by her timeon stage. ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/americas-got-talent-evie-clair/

Did Tyra Banks Have the Best Golden Buzzer of Season 12 on 'America's Got Talent'?

America's Got Talent season 12 offered a double whammy of a surprise in the fourth week of auditions. A Golden Buzzer was pressed, not in its usual closing spot, but right in the middle of the two-hour episode. The even bigger shocker was that a singing act didn't earn it. Tyra Banks used the power that was given to the host in season 11 and pressed her Golden Buzzer for the dance group Light Balance. It was surprising move but it might also be the best use of a Golden Buzzer so far in season 12.   ...Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/did-tyra-banks-have-the-best-g-65132.aspx

America's Got Talent: Try Not to Cringe At This Naked, Frying Pan Acrobatic Performance

  There's weird and then there's Two Men Performing Slightly Acrobatic Moves While Covering Their Bits with Frying Pans weird. Yeah, this week's episode of America's Got Talent upped its game in the "What am I watching? Why is this happening?" department. Meet Men with Pans, a comedic duo who's been   ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/americas-got-talent-men-with-pans/?rss=breakingnews

Evie Clair and Light Balance From America's Got Talent Will Wow You With 2 Very Different Performances

Grab the tissues, you're going to need them after watching Evie Clair's America's Got Talent performance. The 13-year-old singer from Arizona took to the stage to sing...   ...Read More... http://www.eonline.com/news/862334/evie-clair-and-light-balance-from-america-s-got-talent-will-wow-you-with-2-very-different-performances?cmpid=rss-000000-rssfeed-365-tvnews&utm_source=eonline&utm_medium=rssfeeds&utm_campaign=rss_tvnews

Americas Got Talents Formerly Blind Singer Was Horrified When Producers Asked Him to Change Songs

Christian Guardino earned the golden buzzer on last weeks Americas Got Talent , but his path to success on the show was not exactlysmooth. The 17-year-old singer, who wasformerly blind, told TheWrap that he was all set to performStevie Wonders Loves in Need of Love Today for the judges. But when producers heard him warming up with a few other songs just beforefilming began, they encouraged him to switch to Whos Lovin You by the Jackson 5, which he had also prepared.   ...Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/americas-got-talent-christian-guardino/