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Oprah Winfrey

After 25 years as the reigning queen of daytime talk, she left to start the Oprah Winfrey Network.

Meredith Vieira

Vieira, who succeeded Couric as the cohost of Today in '06, left the show in June to spend time with her family.

Katie Couric

After five years anchoring the CBS Evening News, she departed this May. She'll return next year with a daytime talk show on ABC.

Regis Philbin

Having logged more than 16,000 hours on TV, he said farewell to Live with Regis and Kelly in November but doesn't intend to retire.

Mary Hart

Hart, who holds the Guinness record as longest-serving host, bid adieu to Entertainment Tonight after a whopping 28 years.

Susan Lucci

She was Erica Kane for 41 years on All My Children until the last episode this fall. Catch her next on Hot in Cleveland.