America's Got A New Judge: Howie Mandel

From: E! News

It seems a bit quick after David's announcement, however, E! cites they have confirmed the details. Howie Mandel will take David's place on the judge panel on America's Got Talent. 

The 54-year-old former Deal or No Deal host will sit at the judge's table with Piers Morgan and Sharon Osbourne for the show's fifth season, E! News has confirmed.This announcement follows news of judge David Hasselhoff's departure, who is leaving the NBC show after four seasons to focus on creating his own TV program."It's been a rewarding experience and now I'm thrilled to be able to follow my dream to do my own TV show, which will be announced very shortly," the Hoff said in a statement Wednesday.Mandel returns to reality TV after giving up his suitcase-toting duties in early 2009, when Deal or No Deal was cancelled.