Chris Parente Latest Local Newcaster to Sit in for Regis

Chris Parente sat in for Regis on Wednesday morning.
Chris Parente is a Denver-area television personality. He recently sat in for Regis Philbin on an episode of Live! with Regis and Kelly.

It's part of a week-long promotion that see local newscasters from around the country trying their hand at hosting the popular morning show.

From an article at the Hartford Courant:
Be sure to tune into KWGN The Deuce Wednesday morning when Chris Parente makes a special appearance on Live! With Regis & Kelly.

Chris will co-host with Kelly Ripa on the popular national morning show at 9:00 a.m on KWGN The Deuce.

Parente appears on Everyday with Libby and Natalie weekdays at 4:00 p.m. on FOX 31, and on News on The Deuce at 7:00 p.m.

President and General Manager of FOX 31 KDVR and KWGN The Deuce Dennis Leonard said, "Besides being wildly talented on air, Chris is also the keyboardist and trumpeter of the Denver famous 'Deuces Wild.'" (See the band's stage images at left).

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