and paving the way for the rumors about pierce morgan to be returning to america’ got talent more so. even though howard says simon cowel wants a judge’s seat. howard dropped a bomb shell that he is leaving america got talent after this season as a judge. citing that he has another tv deal in the works  plus his radio show something has to give so its agt which he also cited it was time too after being there for four years. as for who will take over howard says simon cowel wants the chair though odds are its going to be pierce morgan back . since he said he is returning to it soon. as howard sterns just does a goodbye act for america’s got talent. done as judge