It’s official: Shock jock Howard Stern will be filling the vacancy on the judging panel left by the departure of Piers Morgan.
The info was tweeted out:”It’s offical – Howard just signed on the dotted line – he is now the newest judge on America’s Got Talent!”
But it was also confirmed by Paul Telegdy, president of alternative and late night at NBC, who said, “Howard Stern’s larger-than-life personality will bring a thrilling new dynamic to ‘America’s Got Talent’ starting this summer. He’s a proven innovator and his track record in broadcasting is truly remarkable. Howard is very passionate about this show and is fully committed to its future success.”
To accommodate Stern’s Sirius XM radio show, the live shows will now take place in New York.