CANADA’S GOT TALENT Schedule of Semi-Finals & Voting

Updated: May 8, 2012

The 12 finalists have been chosen - their names will be in red!


Posted: March 29, 2012

The competition is on! We were thrilled to announce the 4 talented acts that make up the East Coast Crew in this first season of CANADA'S GOT TALENT earlier this week (post).

Canada's Got Talent - East Coast Crew - 4 semi-finalistsSince then the site has been slammed with questions as to when ANGRY CANDY (Moncton, NB), FRANCELLE MARIA & MATHIEU LEGER (Dieppe, NB), IVAN DAIGLE (Petitcodiac, NB) and ONEBLOOD (Lunenburg, NS) will be performing and how fans can vote...what follows is the official schedule - just released by City TV along with all the information on how you can cast your vote....

CANADA’S GOT TALENT LIVE PERFORMANCE SHOWS BROADCAST SCHEDULE (TORONTO – March 29, 2012) Following the dramatic semifinalists reveal on Canada’s Got Talent last Sunday, the competition intensifies as 39 of the nation’s most talented acts perform live in hopes of securing a coveted spot in the finals. The six weeks of semifinals start with three weeks of extended, 70-minute performance shows – beginning on a special date, Monday, April 2 at 8 p.m. local time on Citytv. The first-ever results show will follow on Tuesday, April 3 at 8 p.m. local time. Subsequent live performances will air Sundays at 8 p.m. local time starting April 8, with results shows each Monday at 9 p.m. local time, starting April 9. The Canada’s Got Talent broadcast schedule for the live semifinals and finale is as follows (all times local and subject to change):

Semifinal Week 1 Monday, April 2 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Tuesday, April 3 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: Christopher Charles (Hamilton, ON); Freshh (Vancouver, BC); H.I.X. (Montreal, QC); Julie LaFontaine (Montreal, QC); Marissa Puff (Edmonton, AB); Pulp City Inn (Windsor, ON); Wushu By Storm (Toronto, ON)

Semifinal Week 2 Sunday, April 8 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Monday, April 9 at 9 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: ANGRY CANDY (Moncton, NB); Daddy Cool (Montreal, QC); Fantasy Circus (Markham, ON); Roger Leblanc (Calgary, AB); Scott Jackson (Toronto, ON); Vithou Thurber-Promtep (Montreal, QC); and Yuval Fichman (Toronto, ON)

Semifinal Week 3 Sunday, April 15 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Monday, April 16 at 9 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: Craz E Crew Stunt Team (Ottawa, ON); Emilio Fina (Petersburg, ON); Nathan Knowles (Maple Ridge, BC); ONEBLOOD (Lunenburg, NS); Shale Wagman (Toronto, ON); and The Brat Pack (Dollard Des Ormeaux, QC)

Semifinal Week 4 Sunday, April 22 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Monday, April 23 at 9 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: Enigma Dance Productions (Montreal, QC); IVAN DAIGLE (Petitcodiac, NB); Jack, Michel & Maria Forestier (Edmonton, AB); Lisa Odjig (Manitoulin Island, ON); and The Dance & Illusions of Oslen (Vancouver, BC), Mathew Cathcart (aka The Emsee)

Semifinal Week 5 Sunday, April 29 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Monday, April 30 at 9 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: Angela Ewtushik & Rally (Harriston, ON); Eric Saintonge (Montreal, QC); KRNFX (Toronto, ON); Sagkeeng’s Finest (Sagkeeng First Nation, Fort Alexander, MB);  and Silvia Ricciotto (Montreal, QC)

Semifinal Week 6 Sunday, May 6 at 8 p.m. (LIVE Performance) and Monday, May 7 at 9 p.m. (LIVE Results)

Performers are: Aygul Memet (Toronto, ON); Broken Dance (Mississauga, ON); FRANCELLE MARIA & MATHIEU LEGER (Dieppe, NB); Jack Ettlinger (Toronto, ON); Laheeb Quddusi (Devon, AB); and Marianne Demers (Sainte-Julie, QC)

Final Performance Show Sunday, May 13 at 8 p.m.  (LIVE)

  • Top 12 Finalists Perform in final round

Season Finale Monday, May 14 at 7 p.m. (LIVE)

  • Canada’s Got Talent winner is revealed

Full performer bios and photos are available at Each week, up to seven semifinalists will take the Canada’s Got Talent stage to show the judges, the live studio audience, and viewers across Canada if they have what it takes to reach the finals and be crowned the nation’s most talented performer. In the weekly results show, two semifinalists will advance – one selected by the viewers’ votes and one selected by the judges. In addition, the highest vote-getter of the Top 20 acts from the YouTube Last Chance Auditions, sponsored by Nissan, plus one act selected by the judges, will be revealed in the first live results show on Tuesday, April 3 at 8 p.m. local time.

Each week during the broadcasts, viewers can catch an 80-minute live stream of the Excel Refresh Lounge, sponsored by Excel gum, where digital correspondent Graeme O’Neil will get the backstage scoop from each act before and after their performances. O’Neil will be interacting with viewers and sharing never-before-seen rehearsal footage of each of the semifinalists. Fans will also have a chance to be part of the action during commercial breaks, getting an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at the show. Plus, the Lounge will feature appearances by host Dina Pugliese, judges Martin Short, Measha Brueggergosman and Stephan Moccio and special guests who will weigh in on each episode and the performances. This co-viewing experience will be made available on both the Canada’s Got Talent app for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ and iPad as well as website. Canadians will have the chance to vote for their favourite acts immediately following each live performance show via text, online, Facebook, Twitter, or by phone. Public voting will remain open from 9 p.m. ET to 2 a.m. ET.

HERE’S HOW TO VOTE: Viewers are permitted 10 votes per voting period, per platform. The five different ways to vote are:

Text – text “VOTE” to the short code associated with the act you want to advance. Standard text messaging rates may apply; must be a Rogers customer.

Online – visit to select your favourite acts and click on the “VOTE” button.

Facebook – on the Canada’s Got Talent Facebook page, visit the “Vote Now” tab and click on the “VOTE” button corresponding to your favourite act. A registered Facebook account is required.

Twitter – register by clicking on the “Vote with Twitter” link found on or the Facebook page. Once registered, vote by sending a direct message to @CGTCitytv using the word “VOTE” and the four-digit number assigned to each competitor.

Phone – dial the toll-free number corresponding to the act you want to advance. Note: busy signals can be expected.

All Canada’s Got Talent live performance and results shows will take place at Showline Studios, 915 Lake Shore Blvd. East, Toronto, Ontario. Tickets to the shows are available to the general public free of charge on a first come, first served basis. All requests must be sent to [email protected]. Fans who miss the show can also catch up on or on the Citytv Video App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

For more information on how to vote and a list of FAQs, visit Also, follow us on Twitter @CGTCitytv, and “like” us on Facebook for the latest updates, info and announcements.

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