Love him or hate him, there is no denying Jerry Springer's impact on popular culture. But the godfather of reality entertainment understands why The Jerry Springer Show turns off many viewers: It's not his cup of tea either. The talk show is just his job, but his passion remains politics.
The British newspaper journalist and TV personality will take over in 2011 from King, who was originally set to retire this fall. Morgan is already known to U.S. viewers of America's Got Talent, the British show's spin-off.