Video: Olate Dogs Beat Garibaldi to Win 'America's Got Talent'

David Garibaldi and His CMYKs were eliminated in the final episode of 'America's Got Talent' Thursday night.

Former student David Garibaldi's journey on "America's Got Talent" came to an end in the show's finale episode Thursday night.

Garibaldi and His CMYKs finished in fourth place out of the six finalists, while the acrobatic canine act Olate Dogs were crowned the winners. They'll receive a million dollar prize and their own Las Vegas performance.

"This has been the most amazing journey in my life," Garibaldi told the judges when the results were announced. He dedicated his group's journey to the late painter Denny Dent, who he said invented the style of painting he uses.

The full episode is embedded above, and Garibaldi's elimination comes at approximately the 62-minute mark.

Judge Howard Stern praised the performance painters.

"You electrified our lives," he said.

Posting on Facebook and Twitter, Garibaldi reflected on the show's run Friday morning.

"Flying home right now thinking about this incredible journey on AGT," he wrote. "I can't wait to show the world what else is in my imagination."


What did you think of the results? Did you think the right act won, or should Garibaldi have ranked higher? Tell us in the comments.


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Bwood September 14, 2012 at 05:29 PM
$1,000,000 awarded to dogs and their trainers. What a colossal disappointment after all this hoopla. Truly a dog and pony show.
M.Legison September 14, 2012 at 07:03 PM
I must be missing out on life. I don't have a smart phone. I have no need for an iPad. Somehow I survive without instant communications. I have never watched one of these amateur hours shows. I don't watch reality shows either. I hardly ever watch cable news. I prefer books over readers. I have one computer. We manage fine.
Sherry wilburn September 14, 2012 at 07:20 PM
Terrible outcome!! How many different trick acts can these dogs perform and for how long--15 min- 20 min?? I believe votes came in from animal lovers but not for any outstanding talents these dogs have.
Bwood September 15, 2012 at 03:43 AM
Same here, M. No smartphone, no iPad, no ipod, no kindle, one laptop. I find most of these devices redundant inasmuch as they all do pretty much the same thing. No reality shows and damn little tv news. We do fine too. I never have understood people's euphoria over the next iPhone, etc.
Jacqueline S September 15, 2012 at 01:04 PM
Sorry, but I loved those dogs and thought they were awesome! :) Although I would have been happy to see any of the other top acts win...especially David Garibaldi's CMYK! BTW, what does having a smart phone or ipad have to do with this article? Just curious.
Bwood September 15, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Sorry, I commented on M. Legison's reply which, I'm assuming, was an inadvertent hijacking of the thread. Animals do not have "talent" as such. They can only do what they are trained to do by their handlers. That being said, they should not be competing with humans for huge cash prizes which mean nothing to them. The show was not billed as, "America's Animals Got Talent." My opinions only.
Jacqueline S September 15, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Yes, but also athletes, dancers, acrobats, actors, and such are also "trained" in a way but still possess the "raw" talent if they are successful. Not all dogs can be trained to that level, and the men that care for, and do train these dogs are ultimately the ones rewarded for their expertise and efforts. Vegas is well known for animal acts such as Siegfried and Roy, and therefore I think it is appropriate that this act was allowed to compete since they will be performing in Vegas.
Bwood September 15, 2012 at 04:55 PM
"Vegas is well known for animal acts such as Siegfried and Roy, and therefore I think it is appropriate that this act was allowed to compete since they will be performing in Vegas." Then they belong in Vegas, not competing against humans for cash on reality TV shows. They are not people no matter how much the rest of us continue to try to anthropomorphize them. Montecore, one of Seigfried & Roy's tigers was considered, by your definition, "talented" until he decided to reward Roy for his expertise and effort by turning him into an appetizer.
Jacqueline S September 15, 2012 at 06:10 PM
The winner of America's Got Talent gets a headline show in Vegas. That's why there are a lot of acrobat, magician and danger acts that get through...as well as animal acts. True, those dogs are not people, but I'm pretty sure the two men that train them and were on stage with them are people.
Bwood September 16, 2012 at 03:57 AM
Jacqueline, nevertheless they're people who are exploiting the dogs for financial gain..
Linda October 04, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Who cares if you people don't have smarts phone, iPads, iPods , TV's , computers etc.... The dogs won get over it!


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