Music mogul Simon Cowell
has hired outrageous talk show host Jerry Springer
to front his hit US TV talent contest America's Got Talent
Springer will replace chat show host Regis Philbin
as the presenter of the variety competition series when it returns to TV this summer.
Springer, 63, was slated to host the show after becoming a fan favorite on the last series of celebrity TV talent contest Dancing With The Stars
Last summer's first season of America's Got Talent
was won by 12-year-old singer Bianca Ryan
, who has since won a recording contract with Columbia Records.
(This news article provided by World Entertainment News Network)