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Howard Stern in talks for America's Got Talent

The radio host is said to be in "serious negotiations" with network NBC to replace Piers Morgan - who announce his departure earlier this week - and join the panel alongside Sharon Osbourne and Howie Mandel.

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Broad comedy: A new wave of funny women

Forget French and Saunders. There's a new wave of funny women hitting British television screens. Gerard Gilbert introduces the best of the next generation

Hit & Run: Brother bother

Barack Obama can count himself lucky. His much younger half-brother George has caused a flutter by getting arrested for marijuana possession. But on the Richter scale of sibling embarrassments, this one is a barely discernable tremor.

Gay fury at wedding ban

Protesters take to the streets in California after shock vote leaves same-sex marriages in legal limbo