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MICHAEL STRAHAN JOINS KELLY ON LIVE!

September 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Revealing one of television’s worst-kept secrets, Kelly Ripa today (Tuesday) introduced the person who will replace Regis Philbin as her co-host on Live!. As Michael Strahan stepped on stage to the cheers of the audience, Ripa greeted him with hugs and kisses — and balloons. Strahan remarked, “You know how you say it’s a dream […]

REPORTS: A REPLACEMENT FOR REGIS HAS BEEN FOUND

August 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After nearly a year-long search following the departure of Regis Philbin, ABC has found a permanent co-host for Kelly Ripa on its morning Live! talk show. He’s former football star Michael Strahan, who currently appears on Fox NFL Sunday and is expected to remain on that show, according to the Los Angeles Times. Broadcasting & […]

ABC BIGGEST WINNER AT DAYTIME EMMYS

June 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC took home a passel of Emmys at Saturday’s 39th annual Daytime Emmy Awards. They included an award for outstanding drama series, General Hospital and one for best actor, Anthony Geary (his seventh such award). And, after years of complaining about never receiving an Emmy, Regis Philbin finally got one for Live with Regis and […]

SURVIVOR‘S JEFF PROBST TO HOST NEW TALK SHOW

June 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

CTD, the syndication arm of CBS, which had been preparing to announce a new daytime talk show with Katie Couric until Couric jumped to ABC, has a new host for the show that Couric shunned — Jeff Probst, best known for his hosting duties for NBC’s Survivor. Probst is not unfamiliar with daytime talk-show hosting, […]

WHERE WILL OPRAH’S VIEWERS GO?

May 23, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The departure of Oprah Winfrey from daytime network television will likely see the networks scrambling to attract her more than 6.5 million viewers, the Wall Street Journal observed today (Monday), noting that the networks are abandoning shows and personalities that appeal principally to older baby-boomers — soap operas and Regis Philbin, for example — and […]

NOW, REGIS IS QUITTING, TOO

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a surprise announcement, Regis Philbin said on this morning’s (Tuesday) Live with Regis and Kelly that he will be retiring from the show around the end of summer. “I don’t want to alarm anybody,” he remarked, then stated, “This will be my last year on the show.” His co-host, Kelly Ripa is expected to […]

EMMYS GALORE FOR “AS THE WORLD TURNS [OFF]”

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sunday’s 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards ceremonies turned out to be a bittersweet affair for the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns, which ends its 54-year run on TV on September 17. Michael Park won the best actor award; Mara West, the best actress award; and Julie Pinson, the best supporting […]