"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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CNN host Piers Morgan has been dragged into the escalating phone-hacking scandal at the UK tabloid News of the World.
During the Parliament hearings, Tory MP Louise Mensch claimed Morgan had admitted in his book, "The Insider," that he used phone hacking to get stories when he was the editor of The Mirror, a competing tabloid, in 1996.
Morgan talked with "Extra's" Terri Seymour about the claims, denying ever using that practice at The Mirror.
"Absolutely not, absolutely not," Morgan told Seymour. "What she's trying to do is smear my good name. It certainly never happened at The Mirror when I was there, to my knowledge."