Howie Mandel made the exciting announcement on Sunday as he confirmed that Tyra Banks will be officially named the new host of America’s Got Talent.
Mandel, 61, who serves as one of the hit show’s judges, announced the huge news using Twitter as he posted, “Please welcome @TyraBanks to the @NBCAGT family! She’s our new host. #TyraBanks.
This came after Nick Cannon quit the show in Februray which gave Tyra a chance to climb to the spot light.
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Nick shockingly announced that he was leaving the show via Facebook, after they allegedly threatened to fire him for making remarks about the network and the show during a stand up show. Even though he’s sticking to his decision, it seems they’ve found their perfect leading lady!
Tyra is reported to have hosted and executive produced America’s Top Model for all of its 22 cycles, scoring huge ratings along the way. On top of that, she was also a co-host on the daytime show, FabLife.
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