Regis Philbin's last show Friday boosted ratings of Live With Regis and Kelly to near-record highs, with ABC scoring a 7.3 household rating and 23 percent share.
Philbin’s swan song included a celebrity packed audience, taped accolades from celebrities and a key to the city presented by New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.
Ratings were up 157 percent year-over-year, leaving many fans wondering what the network will do to replace him ... and specifically who will fill his shoes.
Questions for another time. Here's Regis Philbin's brief farewell speech:
Who should replace Regis?