Plus: Lena Dunham's you-go-girl rendition of Howard Stern's "little, fat chick" insult compliment, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
Here are seven of the most interesting things we discovered after digging into the summer TV numbers.
He's got his own singing competition to promote.
Listen to Howard Stern Come to the Defense of Ellen Degeneres, Rosie O’Donnell, and All the Gay Kids
Yes, Howard, things are NUTS.
Is it too late to bring back Celebrity Deathmatch?
Vulture investigates why criticism became verboten on musical competition shows like American Idol.
He's taking over for Piers Morgan.
A candid chat with a comic who has been laughed with and laughed at — and is surprisingly upbeat about it all.
Which led Howard to propose marriage.
"I've been drinking a lot. Everybody's worried and concerned about me."
He re-ups with Sirius/XM.
Howard Stern's sidekick did two sets in L.A. over the weekend.
But will he really?
From 'Schmucks' to 'Norbit' to that poor lady who hurt herself stomping grapes.
Radio lives! Sort of.
Could he retire next year?
Yesterday, Stern railed on the Oscar nominee on his show.
Plus: Opie displeased with probable obituary headline.
"I'm fairly certain that there hasn't been an approach at any time for Howard to do the show."
"A source familiar with the search process says Stern was never even being considered."
"A $100 million to judge a karaoke contest? Yeah, I would do that show for $100 million."
Surely this can't be right.
XM Sirius exec says the troubled comedian would be "welcomed back."
In other news, pigs can now fly.