Howard Stern May Judge America's Got Talent
He is reportedly in talks with NBC to replace Piers Morgan
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 10, 2011 6:20 PM CST
Howard Stern with wife Beth Ostrosky.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Here we go again with the Howard-Stern-as-celebrity-judge rumors. This time, he's supposedly in talks with NBC to join America's Got Talent as a judge alongside Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne, report the Wrap and the Wall Street Journal. Both cite anonymous insiders. Stern would replace Piers Morgan, who announced this week he is leaving the show to concentrate on his CNN program.

Stern recently re-upped with Sirius XM, and he would continue hosting his morning radio show. (He's in a legal fight with Sirius, it's worth noting, having sued his employer earlier this year over stock bonuses.) The new gig would reportedly pay him an additional $15 million a year. NBC is so serious it's considering moving the talent show from Los Angeles to New York, where Stern lives, says the Journal.