America's Got Talent: Sofia Vergara, Heidi Klum join season 15 as judges

America's Got Talent (AGT) has become the star of Modern Family Sofia Vergara and supermodel Heidi klum to judge the next 15 season.

Vergara and Klum, who was a judge at AGT for six seasons, from 2013 to 2018, join the returning judges. Simon Cowell , the creator and executive producer of the program, and Howie Mandel , as well as host Terry Crews.

I am very happy to join my new family at AGT. This is an exciting new next chapter for me and I am extremely proud to be the first Latino judge in the program. I'm eager to see all the talent and have fun with all of you, said Vergara, who will judge the program for the first time, in a statement to an entertainment portal.

Vergara and Klum replace Gabrielle Union & Julianne Hough who were fired in November after a season at AGT.

"I'm so excited to be back at AGT with Simon, Howie & Terry. The fact that Sofia Vergara is joining us is the icing on an already delicious cake," Klum said.

The new season will be released around June of this year.