Regis Philbin - Seth Meyer To Take Over Regis Philbin Slot On Live! Full Time?

0
0
Subscribe to Regis Philbin alerts


Saturday Night Lives' Seth Meyer has been heavily tipped to take over from the ever-popular Regis Philbin on daytime talk show Live! With Regis and Kelly, nearly eight-months after the octogenarian announced his retirement from their popular syndicated daytime talk show.

Since Regis retired from the show, co-host Kelly Ripa has relied on an on-going reel of often high-profile guest hosts, but now it seems that the search for a new Regis may finally be over.

Reports from various sources including The LA Times, have been growing ever higher since the announcement that the 38-year-old comedian is due to return for another weeklong engagement beginning this Monday. Meyer has already been a guest host with Ripa on the morning show, however his most recent appointment comes at an important week for ratings for the network.

Should Meyer be appointed full-time, he will have pipped fellow part-time co-hosts including Joel McHale, Neil Patrick Harris, Anderson Cooper, Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Buble, and even Ripa's husband, actor Mark Consuelos to the post.

This method of appointment is of course not unfamiliar for the show, as Ripa's appointment arose in a similar kind of fashion when she eventually replaced Kathie Lee Gifford in 2000, after producers of the show similarly waited almost a year to decide on a full-time replacement.


Contactmusic

Tags: Regis Philbin - Kelly Ripa - Joel McHale - Neil Patrick Harris - Anderson Cooper - Jerry Seinfeld - Michael Buble - Mark Consuelos - Kathie Lee Gifford

0
0
Subscribe to Regis Philbin alerts
Advertisement

More Regis Philbin

Keith Olbermann Returns to ESPN But Contract Bans Political Talk

Keith Olbermann is returning to ESPN, 16 years after his contentious departure. The popular newscaster has signed a two year deal to host a one-hour...

Regis Philbin And Barry Glazer Share Thoughts On Deceased Dick Clark

Following the recent death of Dick Clark, host of America's longest running variety show "American Bandstand", Regis Philbin and Barry Glazer (director of productions on...

Jack And Jill Trailer

Jack Sadelstein loves his family. He loves his wife, Erin and he loves his two children, Sofia and Gary. But the one family member he...

Advertisement

Regis Philbin Signs His Memoirs With 'Blind Eyes' And An Empty Stomach

American TV personality Regis Philbin signs his new book 'How I Got This Way' at Barnes & Noble, Fifth Avenue, in New York. Regis is...

Guests Leaving The Regis and Kelly Show In New York

The celebrity guests that appeared recently on popular morning chat show 'Live! With Regis and Kelly' are seen leaving the studios in New York City....

Regis Philbin Wishes Kim Kardashian Good Luck After Birthday Bash

Regis Philbin, the veteran American television host, spotted leaving the Madeos restaurant in Los Angeles, California, after celebrating his 79th birthday with friends. Philbin took...

Advertisement

Comments

Regis Philbin Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Regis Philbin

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All