America's Got Talent Season 7 Discussion (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by KungFuCow, May 15, 2012.

  1. Cainebj

    Cainebj Well-Known Member

    Nov 10, 2006
    New York



    they do that at least once a season - hey producers
    - we've watched your show - we know that one already.
  2. super dave

    super dave Friend Of The Court

    Oct 1, 2002
    Maple Shade, NJ
    I would take this as bad news:

  3. WhiskeyTango

    WhiskeyTango New Member

    Sep 20, 2006
    New Jersey
    That's not good but I wouldn't read TOO much into it. Everything was down, and let's be honest, the talent isn't very good this year. Besides, it was just a results show. It's basically a waste of time when you can just read the next day to find out who went on. They are still doing pretty well on the performance nights. Last week's results show got a 2.3, this weeks was adjusted up to a 2.0. That 32% drop was from a performance show two weeks ago, so not nearly as drastic as they make it seem.
  4. GoHalos

    GoHalos Registered User

    Aug 30, 2006
    OC, CA
    I agree. I said earlier in the season that I was enjoying his judging (he was seemingly authentically laughing and enjoying acts and was not trying too hard), but he has become way too overbearing and trying to control the show. I haven't enjoyed his act the last couple of weeks -- at all.
  5. macnutty

    macnutty New Member

    Feb 17, 2012


    Man, I've had it with this show. Such god awful camera angles and over production. Most, if no all, of these acts are designed to be viewed from straight on. The stupid camera director has all these flying camera views and you miss half the act.

    PS, the sound, in general sucks as well.

    PSS, the talent this year is a joke compared to previous seasons.
  6. DLL66

    DLL66 Member

    Oct 20, 2002

    There is Howard again thinking he IS America's Got Talent...unimpressed. Watching the first 10 minutes and wanting to mute each time Howard talks.
  7. jdfs

    jdfs Unspecial Member

    Oct 21, 2002
    That is how I feel about all judge's comments at this point. They are not making the decisions now so their comments are pointless. I usually skip all judge comments. Same on result night, skip the long pauses and boring filler acts (excepts for the occasional good one).
  8. jdfs

    jdfs Unspecial Member

    Oct 21, 2002
    Every season I have made the same comment about camera angles. They are too bored to just shoot straight on so we miss the synchronization of the dance acts.
  9. loubob57

    loubob57 Cancer sucks! TCF Club

    Mar 19, 2001
    Bedford, TX
    Didn't the juggler drop one? I was surprised that Howard didn't buzz him.

    The guy on the rollers finally answered the question about what it looks like when it goes wrong. No way that kind of act can win anyway.
  10. That Don Guy

    That Don Guy Now with more GB

    Mar 13, 2003
    Benicia, CA
    I wouldn't be a bit surprised if it turns out that another of the conditions Howard had for being on the show is some right to have, for lack of a better phrase for it, a "Howard's Got Talent" tour (or at least a show somewhere) featuring acts of his choice. Remember that the "Las Vegas Show" promised to the winner only lasts for three days, if they do what they did last year.
  11. tiams

    tiams New Member

    Apr 19, 2004
    This episode was soooo bad. The juggler dropped, the balancing guy fell, Inspire the Fire's singing and costumes were awful, there were mistakes made by All Wheel Sports, the guy singing and playing the piano was terrible sounding. But the worst of all was Wordspit. They were grating. Howard must have some sort of stake in Wordspit.
  12. DeDondeEs

    DeDondeEs Well-Known Member TCF Club

    Feb 20, 2004
    Las Vegas, NV
    I sorta thought that he dropped it on purpose to build up the suspense for when he was juggling over the woman with "gasoline" on her. But probably not.
  13. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance

    Dec 1, 2000
    Silicon Valley
    I like having Howard on the show, but I agree he's being overbearing lately. He started out better... He also needs to reel in the advice. He's overstepping there too, but then again, that's Howard Stern. Alpha Male extraordinaire. How much you wanna bet they end up canning Howie (which is fine with me) and replacing him with someone more suited to Howard. That'll last one season and then Sharon will quit (which I would care about)... I hope I'm wrong... :p
  14. pmyers

    pmyers Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2001
    Gilbert, AZ
    Britain's Got Talent? I guess not!
  15. busyba

    busyba The Funcooker

    Feb 5, 2003
    Thank you! I did not get the love for those guys. It sounded like a bunch of instruments all playing from slightly different points on the sheet music. There was no cohesive blend at all; it was a mess. It sounded like a garage band having a bad rehearsal.

    This was a really weak bracket.

    Next week's set of 12 is almost an all-star team. I can easily see a few acts losing out of that 12 that would have won against this week's set of 12.
  16. MauriAnne

    MauriAnne Mostly lurking

    Sep 20, 2002
    That dancing dog was Britain's winner?? I'd hate to see the acts they cut.
  17. bareyb

    bareyb Under Maintenance

    Dec 1, 2000
    Silicon Valley
    Ha! We were thinking the same thing. Either that, or dogs are a lot more popular in Britain than they are here. :p
  18. getreal

    getreal postcrastinator

    Sep 29, 2003
    What about Nick Cannon trying to interview the dog afterwards? He actually held the mic to the dog and waited for a response several times. I think the first time was just to be funny, but I kinda' think he expected the dog to answer on the second question.

    Did I see correctly that the previews showed next week will be the Nutcracker moron? Did he actually make it to NewArk?
  19. super dave

    super dave Friend Of The Court

    Oct 1, 2002
    Maple Shade, NJ
    Yeah nutcracker is next.:thumbsdown:
  20. Einselen

    Einselen ɹǝsn pǝɹǝʇsıƃǝɹ

    Apr 25, 2006
    The acts I think I would happy with going through from tonight are:

    All That
    Joe Castillo (Sand Artist)
    Sebastien (Kid, I guess is ok)
    Dittleman (even though he was sloppy with the act)
    William Close (unique)
    Unity in Motion
    Eric and Olivia
    Lindsey Norton
    Olate Dogs

    That is 9/12. Personally I am pulling for Lindsey as she is a local.

    Tough week as I don't think any of these acts beside Olate Dogs are a for sure. Not many acts were better than another one, but there were only a few acts that were not worthy of moving on, Human Cannonball guy, Horse and Ulysses

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