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]

David Hasselhoff shows support for injured Shelton store clerk

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“Don’t hassle the Hoff” goes the time-honored axiom. A convenience store clerk in Shelton took the saying to heart on Tuesday when he tried to thwart the theft of two ad signs featuring the “Knight Rider” and “Baywatch” star — a valiant attempt that left him critically injured. Police said the 36 year-old clerk, whom […] [Read More]

Greenwich’s Judge Judy Sheindlin is highest paid TV star

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Every time Judge Judy Sheindlin bangs her gavel, the sound she’s really hearing is “cha-ching!” Sheindlin, of Greenwich, makes a whopping $47 million per year — almost $129,000 per day of work — to sassily chastise those locked in petty disputes on the daytime show that bears her name. The information comes from TV Guide’s […] [Read More]
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Silhouette dancers get standing ovation for Newtown tribute on ‘America’s Got Talent’

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A team of silhouette dancers launched itself to the top of the “America’s Got Talent” scoreboard last night with a show-stealing performance that paid tribute to the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Catapult Entertainment, which performs behind a screen using their bodies to project eye-popping images and stories, honored the victims with […] [Read More]

Original ‘ThunderCats’ stars the voice of New Canaan resident

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For many 80s babies, his voice is unmistakable. When you get on the phone with him, it’s like you’re talking to the Lord of the ThunderCats himself. That’s until he starts waxing nostalgic about his days as the voice of Lion-O on “ThunderCats,” the late 80′s cartoon series that follows the adventures of a group […] [Read More]

Seymour tavern gets cooking on ‘Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell’

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When the executive chef at Tavern 1757 turned in his notice several weeks ago, the restaurant was left without a captain to helm the stoves at the rustic Italian hotspot. In came a famous face from the Food Network to help fill the position. It was none other than Anne Burrell, the blond, spiky-haired star […] [Read More]

Stamford resident heading to Radio City for ‘America’s Got Talent’

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A Stamford resident who wowed viewers with eye-popping shadow figures on “America’s Got Talent” is heading to Radio City Music Hall next week. Rebecca Moore will perform with her group, Catapult Entertainment, as they compete to advance to the next round of the reality talent competition. Moore urged fans of Catapult — a New York […] [Read More]

Bridgeport tattoo artist survives first round on ‘Ink Master’

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In the first episode of Spike TV’s ‘Ink Master,’ ES Barazza found himself behind bars. But, thanks to his inking acumen, he made it out alive. Barazza, of Bridgeport, survived the first round of Spike TV’s reality tattoo competition, impressing judges with his single needle tattoo of a prisoner at a maximum security prison in […] [Read More]