Gimme the Mike Competition Advances Towards Finals

FOX50 Gimme the Mike Competition Advances Towards Finals

Gimme the MikeThe judges have now selected two finalists for Gimme the Mike, FOX50’s Triangle musical talent competition. The second episode aired on Wednesday, June 9, 2004, at 7:30pm, with Jason Carroll of Franklinton advancing to the live one-hour show finale.

Carroll is a 25-year-old operator for a Wake Forest drilling company. Viewers selected Emily Boyle of Cary as the Wild Card pick for the evening, voting online after the program aired. She now advances to the Ultimate Wild Card playoff bracket, online at www.fox50.com July 1-4. She is an 18-year-old recent graduate of Cary High School.

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Salimah Bryant (left) & Jason Carroll have moved to the finales for Gimme the Mike.

Gimme the Mike premiered on Wednesday, June 2, with the judges selecting Salimah Bryant of Fayetteville as the first finalist. Bryant is a 24-year-old administrative assistant for the Boys and Girls Club in Fayetteville. Viewers selected Meghan Lumsden of Raleigh as the evening’s Wild Card. She is an 18-year-old recent graduate of Broughton High School.

Each show features five local singers who have the chance to showcase their talent for 90 seconds in front of the FOX 50 Gimme the Mike judges and a live studio audience. Each week, the judges select one lucky contestant who advances to the live one-hour show finale on July 7th to compete for the grand prize.

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