The twelfth episode of Season 1, and the twelfth episode of America's Got Talent overall, aired on August 9, 2006. It was the last of five Semifinals performance episodes and took place in Hollywood. 10 acts, each of which had been eliminated in previous weeks, performed for the final two spots in the Season 1 Finals.
The four acts that finished in the Top 2 for the past four weeks were automatically given slots in this Wild Card episode. The six other acts were chosen by the three judges, each bringing back two acts.
|1. Nathan Burton||Magician||Week 3 2nd|
|2. Bobby Badfingers||Finger Snapper||Piers's Choice|
|3. Jessica Sanchez||Singer||Brandy's Choice|
|4. All That||Clogging Group||Week 1 2nd|
|5. Corina Brouder||Singer/Harpist||David's Choice|
|6. David & Dania - Quick Change||Quick Change Act||Week 4 2nd|
|7. N'Versity||Vocal Trio||Piers's Choice|
|8. Natasha Le||Pianist||Week 2 2nd|
|9. Alexis Jordan||Singer||Brandy's Choice|
|10. Leonid the Magnificent||Novelty Act||David's Choice|