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]

Catapult Entertainment slingshots to top 12 of ‘America’s Got Talent’

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Would their silhouettes vanish from the stage, or would they go on to compete for $1 million? The fate of Catapult Entertainment — the Kent-based shadow dance group that has won the hearts of viewers on “America’s Got Talent” over the past few weeks — was left in the hands of the judges on Wednesday. […] [Read More]

Can Catapult continue its climb on ‘America’s Got Talent?’

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It is down to the wire for the Kent-based dance troupe Catapult, which learns tonight whether they will continue to the finals of “America’s Got Talent,” or be sent home. The group competed Tuesday in the first semifinal round and must wait until the end of tonight’s performance, which airs on NBC beginning at 9 […] [Read More]

Silhoutette dancers compete on ‘America’s Got Talent’ semifinals

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A series of sensational performances on Season 8 of “America’s Got Talent” has brought Catapult Entertainment out of the shadows and into the spotlight. The group is now among two dozen semifinalists, who begin their journey this week for the finals and the $1 million top prize. The group of dancers will be featured during […] [Read More]