Howard Stern Debuts as America's Got Talent Judge: Rate His Performance!

He’s got a reputation for being outrageous, inappropriate, and downright bawdy, but Howard Stern showed another side — warm, honest, a little bit sentimental — as he made his debut at the America’s Got Talent judges’ table during the show’s Season 7 premiere on Monday.

Oh, sure, Stern still brought the occasional shock to NBC’s cheesy variety show. After asking one deluded singer if his mom or dad had ever dissuaded him from pursuing his music dreams, the guy responded that his parents were dead. READ MORE