NBC Confirms Howard Stern Returning To America's Got Talent
December 3, 2012
NBC officially announced today that Howard Stern will be back for a second season as a judge on America's Got Talent. In a statement, NBC Entertainment President of Alternative and Late Night Programming PaulTelegdy said, "Howard Stern’s towering presence and opinions on last season’s show as a new judge made a dramatic impact and added a sharper edge to the fascinating developments on stage. We know that Howard believes in America’s Got Talent -- which remains America’s top-rated summer series -- and that dedication comes across in a genuine way to our viewers who share his passion about our amazing talent competition."
Stern confirmed the news on his SiriusXM morning show today, telling the audience, "I'm very, very excited, honestly, about going back to America's Got Talent. I'm very excited to be working again with [AGT Executive Producer] SimonCowell and NBC and all the various folks who work there."