Regis Philbin Announces Retirement From Weekday Talk Show

Veteran broadcaster Regis Philbin says he's retiring from his weekday talk show.

Regis, 79, made the announcement at the start of Tuesday morning's "Live With Regis and Kelly," which he has hosted for a quarter-century, most recently sharing hosting duties with Kelly Ripa.

Philbin said he would be stepping down from the show around the end of the summer, but he didn't specify a departure date.

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  • by Pure Hollywood on Jan 18, 2011 at 09:26 PM
    Yes, we need more shows to focus on movies & actors to further the income that movies make for the movie industry. Thank You TV networks. Jay Leno, Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel, Ellen, etc....
  • by Cotten Location: New York City on Jan 18, 2011 at 09:17 PM
    Regis Philbin announces retirement on "Live With Regis & Kelly" Tuesday morning, For a 79 year old he looks pretty good.
  • by Michelle Location: Greenville on Jan 18, 2011 at 03:33 PM
    Regis has been great for the show! It is time for him to retire and I wish him the best.
  • by Why Location: NC on Jan 18, 2011 at 02:56 PM
    (yawning) Next!
  • by cj Location: enc on Jan 18, 2011 at 11:55 AM
    funny, this is news, yet when one of WITN's own anchors disappears from the air waves, nothing is ever mentioned. they just get replaced by another person with two first names.
  • by Bill Location: Eastern nc on Jan 18, 2011 at 10:43 AM
    The show sucks anyway. Id rather climb a tree and jump off the highest limb than watch it.
  • by Hetro-Man on Jan 18, 2011 at 09:58 AM
    Who cares,it's a girly and a man girly show anyway. Probably will be replaced by some hard core left wing dweeb like Alec Baldwin or Michael Moore.There goes that shows ratings.
  • by Mike on Jan 18, 2011 at 09:47 AM
    Good riddance, couldn't stand him or perky Kelly.

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