The "Piers Morgan Tonight" host was welcomed to The Grove by "Extra's" Mario Lopez, and proudly spoke of his show's upcoming one-year anniversary. "We have a big line-up, it's gonna be fun," Morgan hinted, adding, "We've established ourselves as a show that people are aware of. We've had great guests."
Morgan revealed his favorite guest, saying, it "has to be Oprah," and "for sheer danger, Charlie Sheen at the height of his craziness. Walking in with five minutes to spare on live television on-air was madness, but brilliant."
"Extra" caught up with Simon Cowell backstage after "The X Factor" elimination show to talk about Piers Morgan leaving "America's Got Talent" (which Cowell also produces) -- and about the buzz that "AGT" is in talks with Howard Stern to replace Morgan.
Cowell said he loves Stern, but admitted, "That would be a difficult guy to produce."
Morning radio show host Howard Stern may be taking Piers Morgan's place at the judge's table alongside Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel on "America's Got Talent."
"Extra" confirmed NBC and Stern are talking about having Stern sit at the judging table alongside Howie Mandel and Sharon Osbourne.
CNN talk show host Piers Morgan announced Wednesday that he will not return for another season of "America's Got Talent" in order to focus on "Piers Morgan Tonight." In a reference to Eddie Murphy pulling out as host of the Oscars, Morgan began the announcement on his show by saying, "Well, members of the Academy, I'm available..."
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