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“For comic Tom Cotter, network TV brought a new level of attention”

Thursday May 9, 2013 – By Nick A. Zaino III The Boston Globe If not for his impressive run on last season’s “America’s Got Talent,” comic Tom Cotter says, he would not be playing the Wilbur Theatre this weekend. The Providence native has played a lot of rooms in Boston, having ...

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“Comedian Tom Cotter reflects on life after 'America's Got Talent'”

Wednesday May 8, 2013 – By Angela Frissore Comedian Tom Cotter will be headlining The Wilbur Theatre on Friday, May 10, and this time, he won't be sharing the stage with any four-legged companions.

Cotter has taken the comedy scene by storm this year as a fi...

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“‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: Finalists Revealed”

Thursday August 30, 2012 9:15 AM – By Dan Hyman Rolling Stone Heading into Tuesday night's semifinal on America's Got Talent, we found ourselves wondering whether the countless rounds of eliminations that had preceded it served a greater purpose. Was the talent now truly top-notch? Had...

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“Tom Cotter advances to finals of America’s Got Talent 2012”

Thursday August 30, 2012 – By Sean L. McCarthy The Comic’s Comic The viewing audience has spoken! Their votes last night put stand-up comedian Tom Cotter through to the finals of the 2012 season of NBC's America's Got Talent.

Cotter, a 48-year-old who won the Seattle c...

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“‘America’s Got Talent’ recap: The semifinals finally begin”

Wednesday August 29, 2012 – By Amy Reiter Los Angles Times This incredibly nimble comedian offered the judges a broad choice of topics. Mandel chose college, and Cotter was off and running. He was so sharp and laugh-out-loud funny. "I can't say anything but OMG … that was amazing," M...

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“‘America’s Got Talent’ advances Stony Point's Tom Cotter to semifinals”

Thursday July 12, 2012 10:29 AM - By Chris Serico Newsday Rockland County stand-up comedian Tom Cotter appeared emotional Wednesday night after earning a spot in the semifinals of the NBC talent show, "America's Got Talent.”

Cotter, a 48-year-old Stony Point resident, bu...

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“‘America’s Got Talent’ Recap: Hate Myself for Loving You”

Wednesday May 23, 2012 10:30 AM – By Dan Hyman Rolling Stone We try not to let those intro montages for any contestant color us. But after learning about this father of three, a longtime comedy club rat who claims to have been working on his craft for 23 years, we couldn't help but roo...

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“The Improv welcomes Cotter to Tahoe”

Wednesday October 26, 2011 – By Howie Nave Tahoe Daily Tribune Just like last week, Harveys' Improv has a debut appearance. I've been waiting for Tom Cotter to get up here and still can't believe it's taken more than 10 years to get him to play our little room.

Cotter he...

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“Comedian Tom Cotter From ‘America’s Got Talent’ – The Interview”

Monday October 15, 2012 – By Bernadette Pauley (Comedian) My friend and first runner up from 'America's Got Talent' took time out to fill me in on the show, talk about how the exposure has changed his life and share some war stories from the long bumpy road of standup comedy...

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