NBC announced today Sharon Osbourne will join David Hasselhoff and Piers Morgan to judge the second season of the hit talent competition series “America’s Got Talent” when it returns with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, May 29 (9-11 p.m. ET). As previously announced, Jerry Springer will be the new host of the series, which was last summer’s top-rated new show.
The announcement was made by Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment.
“Sharon Osbourne is show business personified and she has seen and done it all,” said Plestis. “She will make an excellent fit with David and Piers, who we’re delighted to have back for another great season.”
“We’re very excited about our new ensemble of judges and host this season,” said Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia North America, executive producer of “America’s Got Talent.” “I’m certain this extraordinary and dynamic group will prove most entertaining to our growing audience.”
“On this show, it just had to be Sharon Osbourne,” said Simon Cowell, executive producer.