America's Got Talent Live In Las Vegas Returns to The Palazzo Theatre By Popular Demand

   America's Got Talent Live In Las Vegas Returns to The Palazzo Theatre By
                                Popular Demand

Seven-week engagement to kick off on Feb 25 Starring Comedian Tom Cotter,
Olate Dogs and an All-Star Cast from the hit TV show


PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a successful
limited-engagement run, producers of America's Got Talent Live In Las Vegas
are proud to announce that the one-of-a-kind live show, featuring stars from
NBC's #1 hit television sensation, will return to The Palazzo Theatre for a
seven-week run beginning Monday, Feb. 25.


"We are very happy to announce the return of America's Got Talent Live to The
Palazzo Theatre," said John Caparella, president and chief operating officer
for The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo. "This show represents the
quality entertainment experience for which The Venetian and The Palazzo are

The live show, produced by FremantleMedia Enterprises and Syco Entertainment,
and presented by AEG Live and The Palazzo Las Vegas, kicked off an eight-week
run just two weeks after Olate Dogs were declared season-seven winners of the
one-million dollar grand prize. They along with other fan favorites from the
season were whisked away to fabulous Las Vegas, where competitors became
co-stars in the extraordinary 90-minute live stage production.

The returning show will feature Tom Cotter, the first comedian ever to reach
the finals of the hit show and season seven's "top human finalist." Cotter,
who has been busy making rounds on the national interview circuit, returns to
Las Vegas to host the production, which will star a diverse cast of
season-seven talent, past fan favorites and surprising guest appearances.

The all-star cast will also include:

Olate Dogs – Led to first place by champion trainer Richard Olate and his son
Nicholas, the high-energy, magnificently coached four-legged posse will return
with new routines, added agility and some new furry friends.

Lightwire Theater – The spellbinding group of performers will bring their
electro-luminescent creations back to the stage, where new characters will
combine dance, puppetry and beauty to create unforgettable glow-in-the-dark

David Garibaldi and His CMYK's – Combining masterful painting and explosive
dance moves, David Garibaldi and his crew of performance artists create
stunning visual images before audiences' eyes to up-tempo beats that
exhilarate and excite.

Jarrett & Raja – Las Vegas Strip regulars Jarrett & Raja have entertained
audiences worldwide with their amazing and unique blend of magic, music and
comedy, and illuminating feats that dazzle the eye.

Anna Graceman – 13-year-old musician and singer/songwriter Anna Graceman blew
America away with her soulful and powerful rendition of "If I Ain't Got You"
by Alicia Keys when she auditioned for the sixth season of America's Got
Talent. The budding performer has written more than 30 songs and released her
eponymous debut album in 2012.

America's Got Talent Live In Las Vegas will perform six shows per week at 7:30
p.m. For up-to-date schedule information, including dark dates, or to purchase
tickets ($45-125) visit any Venetian|Palazzo Box Office, or go online to or, or call 702.414.9000.

America's Got Talent returned last summer with the hottest performers from
across the country competing in the blockbuster reality show's seventh
season. Bringing the variety show format back to the forefront of American
culture each week, the show features a colorful array of hopeful future stars
-- singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts of all ages. While
each contestant has the chance to strut and perform in front of a panel of
celebrity judges including Howard Stern, Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne, the
eventual winner is chosen by the television viewing audience. Since launching
in 2006, America's Got Talent has been sold in 177 countries, with localized
versions of the hit being produced in more than 54 countries around the world.

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 and television production companies
responsible for some of the most successful global entertainment
franchises.Syco's television and music assets include "The X Factor" and
"Got Talent," as well as international superstar artists such as One
Direction, Leona Lewis, Susan Boyle, Il Divo, Cher Lloyd, Rebecca Ferguson and
Labrinth. The Got Talent format is the world's top global entertainment format
and is a ratings hit in every corner of the world. America's Got Talent is the
longest running iteration of the show after seven hit seasons attracting peak
audiences of over 12 million viewers. America's Got Talent currently airs in
177 countries. Britain's Got Talent, is the UK's number one entertainment show
of the last decade, along with its equivalents in Australia, France and Russia
with recent adaptations of format launching in French-speaking Belgium,
Vietnam, Peru, Ecuador and New Zealand where it was the highest rated
locally-produced entertainment launch for seven years. Further local versions
of Got Talent are on the way, with total sales of the blockbuster format
reaching 54 territories to date. "Britain's Got Talent" in 2009 launched the
global singing career of Susan Boyle. Her debut Syco album sold over 8 million
units in six weeks, making it the world's biggest-selling album of 2009 and
the fastest-selling album in history with 20 million records sold to date. The
X Factor format was also created by Simon Cowell and is owned by Syco.
Artists launched through The X Factor series globally have sold over 100
million records achieved over 110 number one, 270 top 10, and 501 top 50
releases. Local versions of The X Factor format are now produced in more than
41 territories and the U.S. version of the show airs in over 166 countries.

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
(syndicated), The Price Is Right (CBS), Let's Make A Deal (CBS), Total
Blackout (Syfy), Final Offer (Discovery), The Pet Collective (YouTube) and the
first scripted series The Wedding Band (TBS, premieres November 2012).

About Fremantlemedia Enterprises & Fremantlemedia

FremantleMedia is one of the leading creators and producers of entertainment
brands in the world. FremantleMedia is part of the RTL Group, Europe's largest
television and radio broadcast company, which is in turn 90 per cent owned by
Bertelsmann AG, one of the world's major media and entertainment companies.
FremantleMedia's worldwide production arm is responsible for many of the
world's highest rated prime time entertainment, drama, serial drama and
factual entertainment programmes. FremantleMedia Enterprises is the brand
extension arm of FremantleMedia, offering a one-stop-shop for all Licensing,
Distribution and Home Entertainment around the world. The FremantleMedia Group
(which includes FremantleMedia North America, UFA, FremantleMedia UK,
FremantleMedia Australia, Original Productions, and Ludia
amongst others) has operations in 22 countries, one of the most comprehensive
global networks, creating over 9,200 hours of programming a year, rolling out
more than 60 formats and managing over 300 individual titles. FremantleMedia
has some of the world's most sought after and long running formats in its
catalogue, and globally produces such programmes as: Idols (co-produced with
19 Productions in the US), Hole In The Wall, Got Talent (co-produced with Syco
in the UK and the US), The X Factor (co-produced with Syco in the UK and the
US), Take Me Out, Family Feud, The Price is Right, Farmer Wants A Wife, Gute
Zeiten Schlechte Zeiten, and Neighbours.

About AEG Live

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is
dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is
comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special
event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively
books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert
tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon
Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin &
Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company
is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the
exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG's
exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time,
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than
8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music
festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley
Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans
Jazz & Heritage Festival.

About The Palazzo Las Vegas

With more than 3,000 spacious suites, luxury shopping, world-class dining and
entertainment, the $1.9 billion, Silver LEED® (Leadership in Energy and
Environmental Design)-certified Palazzo Las Vegas literally takes luxury to
new heights. Ranked as one of the top 25 hotels in the U.S. and Canada in
Travel + Leisure "World's Best Awards" for two consecutive years, the AAA Five
Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four Star-Award winning resort is highlighted
by a flagship 85,000-square-foot Barneys New York. The Shoppes at The Palazzo®
feature more than 60 luxury boutiques, including 20 remarkable stores and
couture brands making their Las Vegas debuts at The Palazzo including Chloe,
Tory Burch, Christian Louboutin, Diane von Furstenberg, and Van Cleef &
Arpels. The all-suite resort offers plush and opulent suite accommodations
ranging from a Luxury Suite at an unprecedented 720 square feet to the
8,000-square-foot Chairman suite with private terraces and plunge pools. The
Palazzo also offers a variety of cuisines from a collection of award-winning
chefs such as Carnevino by Mario Batali, CUT by Wolfgang Puck and Table 10 by
Emeril Lagasse. Other unique offerings include the chic dining and nightlife
hotspot, LAVO; the world's largest Canyon Ranch SpaClub®; the ultimate sports
bar, sportsbook and restaurant on the Strip, Lagasse's Stadium; and Prestige
at The Palazzo – an exclusive space designed to offer the sophisticated
traveler an elevated level of services and amenities including private
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they eat, sleep, shop and play with Grazie, the premiere loyalty program,
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the first-ever Alliance Resorts in the InterContinental Hotel Group global
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Contact: Langdon Flynn Communications, Michelle St.Angelo, +1-702-889-2705,; or FremantleMedia Enterprises, Lainie Rosenthal,
Sunshine Sachs, +1-212-691-2800,; or The Palazzo
Las Vegas, Keith Salwoski, The Palazzo Public Relations, +1-702-414-4334,; or AEG Live, Kris Lingle Griffith, AEG
Live Las Vegas, +1-702-650-8408,; or Syco Entertainment,
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