Regis Philbin: Kelly Ripa Is Bitter!

Regis Philbin: Kelly Ripa Is Bitter!

Regis Philbin departed Live! with Regis and Kelly back in 2011, but his friendship with co-host, Kelly Ripa has not been the same since. 

In a new interview with Larry King, the 85-year-old opened up about his strained friendship with Ripa, who seemed to think his departure was linked to her. 

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Rob Lowe to Replace Regis Philbin on Live?

Rob Lowe to Replace Regis Philbin on Live?

Regis Philbin's replacement on ABC could be Rob Lowe, reports say.

Lowe just finished a two-day stint guest hosting with Kelly Ripa and an ABC source says the top network brass "loved the chemistry between them."

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Taylor Armstrong, Regis Philbin to Go Dancing With the Stars?

Taylor Armstrong, Regis Philbin to Go Dancing With the Stars?

With ratings down last season, Dancing With the Stars is under the gun from ABC to live up to its name and land a buzz-worthy crop of contenders this spring.

J.R. Martinez, last season's winner, proved enormously popular - once he was cast on it. He was probably one of the least-known celebrities prior to the show.

Regis Philbin's Last Show Boosts Live Ratings

Regis Philbin's Last Show Boosts Live Ratings

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.

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Regis Philbin Signs Off, Speculates on Replacement

Regis Philbin Signs Off, Speculates on Replacement

The day has come. Regis Philbin has taken a seat alongside Kelly Ripa on Live for the last time. At his farewell press conference yesterday, he reflected on his exit.

"I feel pretty good," he said. "I'm not saying I'm gonna feel as good on Monday down there in Miami, but right now... I wasn't looking forward to this moment."

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Regis Philbin to Retire November 18

Regis Philbin to Retire November 18

It's official. November 18, 2011 will the final Live with Regis and Kelly.

The last with 80-year-old Regis Philbin at the helm, anyway. They could keep his name in the title, although that would just be plain misleading.

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Regis Philbin Replacement Rumors Heat Up

Regis Philbin Replacement Rumors Heat Up

In November, Regis Philbin is expected to exit the seat he's occupied for decades.

So, who will banter with Kelly Ripa every morning on her ABC talk show? Disney insiders claim "it's ridiculous at this point to be speculating about who will replace" the TV legend, but The Wall Street Journal reports three names have emerged as contenders:

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