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The judges picked the final 40 contestants last week for "America's Got Talent," but the episode ended with an ominous phone call from executive producer Simon Cowell, who said, "We have a very serious problem here."
He sent them a list of the acts he thought they should reconsider. Host Nick Cannon might have given something away in the intro, when he declared that 12 acts would perform Tuesday night. Twelve doesn't go into 40 in any even way. Could we be looking at 48 finalists?
"For the first time ever in 'America's Got Talent' history, eight acts have been given the ultimate second chance," Cannon said after Simon's full message was revealed.
The Diva League and Lake Houston Dance were the two wild cards given another chance. They would compete with singer Thia Megia; the Platt Brothers; dancer Arcadian Broad; AcroDunk; comedian Grandma Lee; singers Mosaic; dancers BreakSk8; Drew Thomas Magic; yodeling dominatrix Manuela Horn; and singer Kevin Skinner.
The 12 acts on Tuesday would ...