Rhode Island native and America’s Got Talent season nine winner Mat Franco makes New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s cell phone disappear and reappear inside a football. The clip comes in anticipation of Franco’s show, “Mat Franco’s got Magic,” which airs on Thursday, September 17 on NBC from 9 – 11 p.m.
“Mat Franco’s Got Magic” will show Franco’s journey from Rhode Island to Las Vegas, featuring celebrities like Heidi Klum, Jason Mraz, Penn & Teller and of course, Rob Gronkowski.
Franco grew up in Johnston and graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2010. Franco is the first and only magician to win America’s Got Talent.