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Shock jock Howard Stern says he is "absolutely thrilled" to reprise his role as a judge on the NBC competition series "America's Got Talent" for what will mark his second season and the show's eighth, adding that he plans to be "even more straightforward and direct" with contestants.
The 58-year-old made the announcement on his adult-oriented SIRIUS-XM satellite radio show on Monday, December 3. NBC also put out a statement confirming the news.
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Sharon Osbourne recently revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy after she discovered she carries the gene that makes her predisposed to developing breast cancer.
The 60-year-old TV personality, who is also a survivor of colon cancer, told Hello! magazine that the decision was a "no brainer."
Is Sharon Osbourne leaving "America's Got Talent"?
The 59-year-old wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne has served as a judge on the NBC competition series since its second season, which premiered in 2007. On Tuesday, a cryptic Tweet was posted on her Twitter page and read: "My darling @HowardStern, money is not the reason I'm not returning to @nbcagt, it's because..."
Shock jock and "America's Got Talent" judge Howard Stern is mourning the recent loss of his and wife Beth Ostrosky Stern's English bulldog Bianca and nearly broke down in tears several times on his radio show while talking about her.
"I didn't want to [bring it up] because I will start to cry and I don't want to cry on the air because you guys are so [expletive] brutal," he said on his popular X-rated Sirius SM show on Wednesday, July 18." I just know the tape will be played over and over again so I'm being a hard-ass."
Howard Stern helped drive 7-year-old rapper Mir Money to tears by giving him the "X" for rejection on "America's Got Talent" and says he became so emotional after comforting the boy that he contemplated having more children. Then the feeling passed.
The 58-year-old made his comments on his raunchy Sirius XM satellite radio show on Tuesday, May 22, a day after the episode of the NBC reality show aired. Stern made his debut as the third judge on the series last week, joining Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne, who followed Stern's lead to also reject Mir Money's act.
Shock jock Howard Stern finally made his debut as a co-judge of the NBC reality show "America's Got Talent" on Monday and showcased the blunt, somewhat perverted sense of humor fans of his X-rated radio show know him to possess - but with a lot of heart. And hugs.
Check out Howard Stern's 9 best moments from his debut on "America's Got Talent."
Howard Stern has never been shy about his opinions and now the "America's Got Talent" judge has slammed rival TV judges Jennifer Lopez and Britney Spears.
Stern had a long day of press, promoting his new position on the NBC reality competition series. He appeared on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday evening and did the "Today" show and a press conference on Thursday. During his press tour, Stern promised to be compassionate and honest as a judge, something he believes is lacking on some of the other reality talent competitions.
Howard Stern recently unleashed a some 35-minute expletive-filled rant on his Sirius XM satellite radio show after a New York judge tossed his $300 million lawsuit against the company and says he plans to appeal the case.
The 58-year-old shock jock and new "America's Got Talent" co-judge had sued the firm, which has aired his widely popular talk show since he left terrestrial radio in 2006, for allegedly refusing to give him stock options he says he was promised. During his rant, which he made on his show on Wednesday, he called the ruling "ridiculous."
David Letterman recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of his job as a late-night television host by featuring on his CBS series "The Late Show" shock jock Howard Stern and "Groundhog Day" actor Bill Murray, who almost started a fire at the CBS studio.
On Tuesday's episode, the 61-year-old actor, known for his eccentric humor, brought Letterman a chocolate-frosted cupcake with 30 candles. He lit them with an electronic lighter and matches. Murray dropped several sticks, still attached to the packet, on the floor and uttered a muted expletive before he kicked it and put out the flames. Letterman, 64, then blew out the candles.
Elle MacPherson, dubbed "The Body" during the height of her career as a supermodel, is seen in a new photo wearing a white, string bikini, which was taken during what has been dubbed her first official swimsuit photo shoot in six years.
The image of the 47-year-old Australian was published by People magazine on Thursday, March 15, two days after the premiere of her new NBC reality show, "Fashion Star." The episode earned relatively low ratings for its 9:30 pm. time slot - a 1.6 among people aged 18 to 49, with 4.55 million viewers overall.
The 47-year-old Australian supermodel, who is promoting her new NBC show "Fashion Star," had made the comment on Tuesday. The radio star, whose parents are Jewish, asked her about typical sexual issues he is known to discuss on his show, such as personal grooming preferences, before they began to chat about a racy photo of herself that she said she keeps in the bedroom of her London home.
When it comes to Christina Aguilera's weight, her "Voice" mentor's co-mentor Adam Levine is keeping his mouth shut.
Howard Stern, a shock jock who is also set to co-judge "America's Got Talent," which airs on their show's network, NBC, appeared to put the Maroon 5 singer on the spot by asking him about the issue during a recent interview on his X-rated Sirius XM radio show.
Shortly after Howard Stern was named as a replacement judge for Piers Morgan on NBC's reality series "America's Got Talent" on December 15, the television watchdog group the Parents Television Council released a statement saying they were not pleased with the choice by the network.
"The once-proud broadcast network has lost its way and has made it clear it holds no concern whatsoever for children and families," PTC president Tim Winter told OnTheRedCarpet.com in a statement. "It also risks losing millions in advertising dollars. Whatever principles NBC had in the past, when the network was successful, have clearly gone out the window."
Howard Stern, known for his X-rated Sirius XM radio show, will replace Piers Morgan as a judge on NBC reality series "America's Got Talent," following weeks of speculation.
The 57-year-old shock jock made the announcement on his program on Thursday, December 15. Auditions for season 7 of the show began in October. The series usually airs its season premieres in the late spring.
Artie Lange, the comedian who was Howard Stern's former sidekick returned to radio this week and said that returning to "The Howard Stern Show" would be the "greatest thing ever."
"That would be the greatest thing ever, but listen, I was on the greatest show of all time for about nine years, and I put them in a very awkward situation, to say the least, so what am I going to do?" Lange said on Fox Sports Radio, Punchline magazine reports. "But I love them all and they were great to me."