Howard Stern Gets Thumbs-up For America's Got Talent Debut

0
0
Subscribe to Howard Stern alerts


Howard Stern made his America's Got Talent debut last night and whilst many viewers will have tuned in to see what the shock-jock would bring to the show, they were quickly reminded that you don't need Howard Stern to bring "outrageous" to America's Got Talent. The contestants have got that all sewn up, before Stern makes it anywhere near a microphone.

In amongst the terrible singers and bizarre stage acts, though, Stern used his trademark cutting humour sparingly and effectively. Reminding the viewers exactly why he was chosen to take part in the show, at one point, he delivered a one-liner that could well have been the highlight of the show. When one less-than-perfect singer took to the stage and explained that his father had died, Stern simply replied "of embarrassment?" Comedy, of course, is all about timing and Howard timed that one perfectly. Today, New York Daily News have questioned whether or not his appeal will last beyond the initial rounds of the show: "how well Stern will cut to the truth when the goofy acts have gone home and tough decisions arise between talented people with different skills?" asks D. Hinckley.

The general consensus from the major US news outlets today though, suggests that Stern is hitting the mark for most. Fears have been allayed over his potential inappropriateness and with a sigh of relief, viewers can now look forward to the coming weeks.


Contactmusic

Tags: Howard Stern

0
0
Subscribe to Howard Stern alerts
Advertisement

More Howard Stern

Robert Downey Jr. Would Ask Matthew Broderick's Permission To See Ex Sarah Jessica Parker

Whilst Howard Stern - and the rest of us - may have forgotten Robert Downey Jr. went out with Sarah Jessica Parker, Downey still holds...

Lena Dunham & Jack Antonoff Holding Off On Marriage Until Same Sex Couples Can Marry In All 50 States

Lena Dunham will not be tying the knot with her partner of two years Jack Antonoff - or not until same sex couples can marry...

Heidi Klum High Fives 'America's Got Talent' Winner Mat Franco At Finale Event - Part 2

'America's Got Talent' judge and international supermodel Heidi Klum poses alongside the show's sixth series winner, magician Mat Franco, at the finale red carpet event...

Cyndi Lauper And Travis Barker Join 'America's Got Talent' Judges At Finale Event - Part 1

Veteran popstar Cyndi Lauper and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker were spotted on the red carpet among arrivals at the 'America's Got Talent' finale event at...

Advertisement

'America's Got Talent' Judges Sparkle At Another Season 9 Post Show Event - Part 2

The 'America's Got Talent' judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B hit the red carpet at their latest post-show event held at...

Jonah Hill And The Art Of Apologizing Like An Alright Human Being

Well, at least Jonah Hill knows how to apologize like a grownup. The 22 Jump Street star had a run-in with a pap over the...

Will Jonah Hill's Homophobic Slur Damage His Pristine Reputation?

Uh oh, Jonah Hill’s really put his foot in it. Lately he’s been riding high off his superb performance in The Wolf of Wall Street...

Drugs, Alcohol, A Super Group With Sting - Billy Joel's Chat With Howard Stern

When Billy Joel started talking about his rocky history with alcohol and his dabble with heroin, most thought that the interview had reached the rocky...

Advertisement

Comments

Howard Stern Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Howard Stern

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All