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America's Got Talent Season 5

In 2010, Philip Sahagun debuted his team "Kung Fu Heroes" on America's Got Talent Season 5 on NBC. The show is well known throughout the world for featuring singers, dancers, magicians, comedians, and other performers of all ages competing for the advertised top prize of one million dollars. 


For season five the network had considered moving the show to the fall, after rival series So You Think You Can Dance transferred from the summer to fall season in 2009. NBC ultimately decided to keep Talent a summer show, which was also the fate of rival Dance.


Open auditions were held in the winter to early spring of 2010 in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Orlando, and Portland. Non-televised producers' auditions were also held in Atlanta and Philadelphia. For the first time, online auditions were also held via YouTube.


For the 2010 season, judges consisted of comedian and TV host Howie Mandel, Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne who hailed the group as "by far the best martial arts group we have ever had."


The show premiered on Tuesday, June 1 at 8 pm ET and after making past three rounds of competition, The "Kung Fu Heroes" made it to the quarter finals before facing elimination. 



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