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University of Bridgeport alum wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Since the star of “America’s Got Talent,” Kenichi Ebina has dazzled judges and viewers with his eye-popping performances that saw him fight video game villains, dance with himself and ascend to Heaven. Howie Mandel called him “the most talented man here.” Howard Stern praised him as “brilliant” and “mesmerizing.” He received one standing ovation after […] [Read More]
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University of Bridgeport alum dances with doppelgangers on ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals

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Kenichi Ebina has had no problem impressing judges with his one-man show. But for his performance on part one of Tuesday’s “America’s Got Talent” finale, he called on the help of not one, not two, but eight dance partners. Ebina, a University of Bridgeport alum, performed a seamless routine with a clown, a soldier, a […] [Read More]

University of Bridgeport alum flies into ‘America’s Got Talent’ finals

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One area dance troupe is out of the running, but another dance act with local roots is still vying for “America’s Got Talent’s” million-dollar crown. Kenichi Ebina, a University of Bridgeport graduate, is one of the six contestants who will compete in the final round of the reality competition on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 17 […] [Read More]

Silhouette dance troupe eliminated from ‘America’s Got Talent’

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After dazzling TV viewers with a series of imaginative, often poignant, silhouette dance routines on “America’s Got Talent” over the last few weeks, Catapult Entertainment was eliminated from the reality competition on Wednesday. “To all those who have supported us on this amazing series of opportunities and challenges called ‘AGT,’ I want to say, Thank […] [Read More]

Silhouette dancers inspire with anti-bullying message on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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In a routine that will likely resonate with local communities affected by the suicide of a relentlessly bullied Greenwich High School sophomore last month, a silhouette dance troupe once again stole the hearts of the judges on “America’s Got Talent.” “You told a simple story, and this is what you do best,” judge Howard Stern […] [Read More]

Fairfield University students to show school spirit on ‘Good Morning America’

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A group of Fairfield University students will show their school spirit live on national television. The students — members of the men’s and women’s basketball teams, women’s soccer and field hockey teams, cheerleaders, band members and Lucas the Stag, the school’s mascot — will celebrate Back to College Week on ABC’s “Good Morning America” on […] [Read More]

Silhouette dancers to compete in Top 12 of ‘America’s Got Talent’

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The members America’s favorite shadow dance troupe have made plenty sacrifices, as we learned in a profile in today’s Daily News. And on Tuesday, we’ll see if that hard work continues to pay off when Catapult Entertainment competes in the top 12 of “America’s Got Talent” on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. To vote […] [Read More]

New Canaan’s Harry Connick Jr. made ‘American Idol’ judge

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New Canaan resident Harry Connick Jr. will join Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban on American Idol‘s newest judges panel. In an announcement on Tuesday, the jazz musician and actor, who previously served as a mentor on ‘Idol,’ said he was “honored . . . to be a judge this season.” “As an entertainer, I am […] [Read More]
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Stamford teen competes on Rachael Ray/Guy Fieri cooking show

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Hunter Zampa still has a few more years before he can apply to culinary school. Fortunately, the 13-year-old chef has already had the opportunity to train under some top-rate teachers. Zampa, of Stamford, is one of eight contestants starring on a new Food Network series, “Rachael vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off”, premiering Sunday, Sept. 8 at […] [Read More]

Cindy Crawford uncovers Connecticut roots on TLC show

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Cindy Crawford is a beauty, but she’s no goddess. The mole-bearing, Midwestern-born super model has real-life human ancestors — the identity of whom Crawford uncovers on a recent episode of TLC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” And, as it turns out, those ancestors put down roots right here in Connecticut. The self-described “American mutt” […] [Read More]