03:38 PM EDT 12/22/2014
Originally posted 02/16/2005 09:15AM
TEASED: Regis Philbin, 73, introduced Jeff Probst, 43, on Tuesday's Live with Regis & Kelly with more than a suggestion that the Survivor host (who has subbed for Reege in the past) was being groomed to take over for Philbin when he retires. "This is a guy who would kill to sit here every day," Philbin said on camera, before telling cohost Kelly Ripa that Probst "sits here and he looks at you – the whole thing is developing before your eyes." Replied Ripa: "I think a little jealousy is what we're watching unfold." A spokesperson for the Live told the New York Post after the show aired: "Regis was kidding around with a friend of the show, and it's nothing more than that."
Originally posted 12/14/2004 08:05AM
Regis Philbin's dance card is full: He will stand in as host of ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve 2005, as the veteran Clark recovers from what is being called a mild stroke, and Reege will also handle the hosting duties for Thursday's reunion portion of The Apprentice 2 season wrap-up, NBC has announced.
Originally posted 08/20/2004 09:00AM
CAST: Former Moesha star Brandy, 25, is returning to her comedy series roots by finalizing a deal to star in a weekly half-hour project for FOX TV, says the Hollywood Reporter. A concept for the sitcom is still being devised. While that occurs, the trade paper reports, Brandy will continue to promote her latest album, Afrodisiac, which has sold about 287,000 copies in the U.S. since its release in June, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
Originally posted 02/11/2004 12:04PM
A million dollars just doesn't go as far as it used to. But $10 million might be nice.
Originally posted 01/26/2004 5:59PM
At ABC, it's out with the old, and in with the old.
Originally posted 04/08/2003 01:00PM
He's no former soap star, but Andy Beckman, a 22-year-old senior in telecommunications at Indiana's Ball State University, will get to sit in Kelly Ripa's chair next to Regis Philbin on April 16.
Originally posted 03/20/2002 01:00PM
The cohosts are both out on Tuesday, a record in the annals of the 17-year-old morning talk show. So Joan Rivers and Thomas Gibson save the day.
Originally posted 02/01/2002 01:15PM
Friday night signifies the two-decade mark for Letterman's late-night debut, but he's keeping the landmark pretty quiet, except for an appearance by Regis Philbin.
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