Howard Stern Joins America’s Got Talent

Howard Stern on Late Night with Jimmy Fallow
Howard Stern on Late Night with Jimmy Fallow (March 17, 2011) - Photo Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC © NBCUniversal, Inc.
Shock jock/author/TV host Howard Stern has joined NBC’s America’s Got Talent, so says the network. Stern will be a new judge on the series, providing his own feedback on the acts that come out for audiences to try and make it big. Stern fans will also still be able to catch him on his SiriusXM radio program as he’ll keep doing that gig while judging AGT.
 
According to NBC, production of the show will move to New York for season #7.

 
“Howard Stern’s larger-than-life personality will bring a thrilling new dynamic to America’s Got Talent starting this summer,” stated Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Late Night Programming, NBC in the press release. “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.”
 
Source: NBC – December 15, 2011