"As Regis Philbin prepares to depart his long-running talk show on Nov. 18, 2011, the staff of 'Live! with Regis and Kelly' has put together a spectacular send-off, with favorite guests, musical tributes and an hourlong final show commemorating Philbin's nearly three decades on 'Live!,'" ABC said in a news release Tuesday. "Leading up to the big finale, daily themed pieces will showcase Philbin's top moments, classic memories many viewers will remember, and the most entertaining highlights from the past 28 seasons of "Live!'"
A permanent replacement for Philbin, 80, has not yet been announced.
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