Regis Philbin Joins 'Beavis & Butthead' (Video)

By Darrick Thomas on
Everyone may have just said goodbye to Regis Philbin after his last episode of Live! With Regis and Kelly, but that doesn't mean the iconic TV man is hanging it up all together. As Reg pointed out on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, he has a bunch of new projects in the works. He even brought along a clip to prove he was moving in an altogether new direction. That clip? Just Regis taking over for Beavis alongside Butthead for the newly branded Regis & Butthead. A live Regis sits down in the...Read Full Story

Regis Philbin Says Goodbye to 'Live!'

By Jill Slattery on
Regis Philbin wrapped up his 28 year run with Live! With Regis and Kelly this morning.The 80-year-old, who began his TV career in the 1960s and has logged a record 17,000+ hours on television, was treated to a moving farewell that included appearances by celebrities like Tony Danza, former co-host Kathie Lee Gifford, the cast of Rent, and his wife Joy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg also stopped by to give Regis the keys to New York City.During the show, Philbin reflected on his time on Live! and on...Read Full Story

Neil Patrick Harris, Mario Lopez in Running to Replace Regis Philbin

By JJ Duncan on
With Regis Philbin's impending retirement from ABC's Live! morning show, a lot of names are being thrown around as the network looks for a new host to sit next to Kelly Ripa. While not all of them are very viable, at least a few stand out as awesome potential replacements.Earlier this week published an insider short list of candidates for the job, which included names such as Neil Patrick Harris, Mario Lopez and Ryan Seacrest. While contractual obligations (not to mention familial...Read Full Story

Regis Philbin Announces Retirement from 'Live with Regis and Kelly'

By Jake on
After nearly three decade on the air, Regis Philbin is hanging it up, announcing this morning that this season of Live With Regis and Kelly will be his last.“I don’t want to alarm anybody … but this will be my last year on the show,” said Philbin on the air this morning. “There is a time that everything must come to an end for certain people on camera, especially certain old people."Philbin has hosted the morning show, alongside a variety of co-hosts, for 28 years. The show first aired in...Read Full Story

Regis Gets Shrekked Out for Letterman

By JJ Duncan on
(Photo by Photo Agency) Regis Philbin inexplicably dressed up in the Shrek costume used in the broadway musical playing down the street to pick up some laughs on David Letterman's show Wednesday night.The whole thing might have been a promotional double whammy. Not only does Shrek: The Musical get some publicity, but so does Regis, who will be hosting a network revival of Who Wants to be a Millionaire this summer on ABC.Whatever. Sometimes seeing Regis dressed up like Shrek is all you need to...Read Full Story