Springer Rejoins 'America's Got Talent'

Jerry Springer, Host -- NBC Universal Photo
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Jerry Springer is coming back in the "America's Got Talent" fold --this time hosting a live version of the TV talent contest in Las Vegas.

Springer, who served as host of "America's Got Talent" for two seasons on NBC, will emcee the Las Vegas show at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino starting in October. It will run for at least 10 weeks, a spokesman for the show said Tuesday.

Springer left the TV series to appear on stage in the musical "Chicago." His Broadway stint as flashy lawyer Billy Flynn wraps Sunday.

Before that, Springer was one of the contestents on "Dancing With The Stars."

Last year, Springer was the host for a single presentation in Las Vegas of "America's Got Talent Live." The new run starts Oct. 7 and include shows Wednesday through Sunday.