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"Rockin' Rory" Moving To Semifinals In "America's Got Talent"

Last updated on Thursday, August 13, 2009

(NEW CASTLE, IN) - A New Castle man and his dog have advanced to the next round of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”

Tony Hoard and his disc-catching dog "Rockin' Rory" will compete in the show's semifinals.

Judges Sharon Osbourne and David Hasselhoff voted Wednesday night to advance the Hoosier team; however, judge Piers Morgan voted against them.

Hoard and Rory beat piano-playing singer Charles DeWayne from California.

Hoard and Rory are among five finalists on the show.

The grand prize is one million dollars.

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