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Jerry Springer Tapped to Host "America's Got Talent"

March 6, 2007 (3:17 am) GMT
NBC has named popular talk show host Jerry Springer as the new host of "America's Got Talent".

is adding one more TV show into his resume as NBC has named him as the new host of "America's Got Talent."

NBC executive Craig Plestis announced Monday March 5th that the popular talk show host will be the new frontman of "America's Got Talent" when the hit variety-talent competition series returns to the network line-up this summer.

"Jerry Springer is the perfect ringmaster to harness all the incredibly diverse talent of 'America's Got Talent' under one big tent," said Plestis. "To say the least, he is known for presiding over an unpredictable show where the unexpected is the typical order of each day."

"America's Got Talent" is a search for America's next best amateur talent act. It features singers, dancers, magicians, comedians and other talents of all ages. Anyone who believes they have talent can audition.

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