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Regis Philbin shares a laugh with new co-host Kelly Ripa during a broadcast of LIVE! with Regis and Kelly on Feb. 5, 2001, in New York. / Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear on Regis farewell episode of LIVE! with Regis and Kelly on Nov. 18, 2011. - Provided courtesy of AP Photo / Kathy Willens / Charles Sykes

Has Kelly Ripa lost touch with Regis Philbin, her longtime co-host of daytime series "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly"?

"I haven't seen him, no," The Hollywood Reporter quoted her as saying recently. Check out 9 TV shows Regis Philbin has appeared on since leaving "LIVE!."

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Bill Murray appears on The Late Show with David Letterman on Jan. 31, 2012. / Howard Stern appears on The Late Show on Feb. 1, 2012. - Provided courtesy of CBS / Worldwide Pants

David Letterman recently celebrated his 30th anniversary of his job as a late-night television host by featuring on his CBS series "The Late Show" shock jock Howard Stern and "Groundhog Day" actor Bill Murray, who almost started a fire at the CBS studio.

On Tuesday's episode, the 61-year-old actor, known for his eccentric humor, brought Letterman a chocolate-frosted cupcake with 30 candles. He lit them with an electronic lighter and matches. Murray dropped several sticks, still attached to the packet, on the floor and uttered a muted expletive before he kicked it and put out the flames. Letterman, 64, then blew out the candles.

Kelly Ripa and Jerry Seinfeld and his dog appear on LIVE! with Kelly on Nov. 22, 2011. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Jerry Seinfeld knows the secret to winning over viewers of ABC's daytime talk show "LIVE!" following Regis Philbin's exit: Puppies.

The comedian and "Seinfeld" star brought his new black and tan-colored dachshund, Jose, on the show on Tuesday, November 22, the second day of his co-hosting gig. He had said a day earlier that his family got it as an "impulse buy."

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Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa talk to WABC Television in this interview posted on Nov. 18, 2011, his last regular appearance on LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of WABC

Regis Philbin bid farewell to his longtime ABC daytime talk show "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly" on Friday, November 18, after serving as a host more than 28 years, during an emotional tribute episode.

The 80-year-old maintained his composure during his final regular appearance, which featured appearances from celebrities and members of his family, as well as words of praise from co-host Kelly Ripa, who fought back tears as she said on the air that her life "forever changed" when she joined the program more than a decade ago.

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Hoda Kotb and Kathie Lee Gifford are seen on NBCs Today show on Nov. 18, 2011, the day Gifford appeared on Regis Philbins last regular appearance as a co-host of ABC program LIVE! with Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Kathie Lee Gifford says she held in her tears at Regis Philbin's final "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly" show until "the cast of 'Rent' started singing.

Gifford served as Philbin's co-host on the series, then called "LIVE! with Regis and Kathie Lee," for 15 years before leaving in 2000. She now serves as a host on NBC's "Today" show and was one of several celebrities who sat in the audience at the taping of Philbin's final regular appearance on the ABC daytime talk program on Friday, November 18. The 80-year-old has hosted the show for more than 28 years.

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Jerry Seinfeld talks to OnTheRedCarpet.com at a post-Oscar party thrown by Vanity Fair magazine on March 8, 2010. - Provided courtesy of OTRC

Jerry Seinfeld is set to temporarily take over hosting duties after Regis Philbin leaves his post at ABC morning show "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly" later this month.

The "Seinfeld" comedian and actor will co-host the program with Kelly Ripa for three episodes, airing between November 21 and November 23, organizers say. He is one of several celebrity guest hosts the show has lined up.

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Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear in a promotional photo for LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Regis Philbin announced on Tuesday, September 6, that his final appearance on "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly" will be on November 18.

The show will continue with Kelly Ripa, who joined him as co-host a decade ago. No new co-host has yet been chosen to team up with Ripa.

Lisa Rinna appears in a promotional photo for The Celebrity Apprentice in 2011. - Provided courtesy of NBC

Lisa Rinna has expressed interest in taking over Regis Philbin's spot on "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly," opposite Kelly Ripa.

In a recent interview, Rinna says she was up for Ripa's spot on the show ten years ago but thinks it would be interesting to turn the show into "LIVE! with Lisa & Kelly."

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Veteran broadcaster Regis Philbin announced hes retiring from his weekday talk show, LIVE! with Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of KABC

Is Regis Philbin trying to score a new daytime syndicated talk show, which would air following his departure from "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly?"

Philbin, who will leave the series in November, has not commented publicly on a New York Post report that said the 79-year-old was in talks with studios to develop a talk show that contained more news coverage.

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Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear in a promotional photo for LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Kelly Ripa is developing a television special about Regis Philbin, who is set to leave their talk show "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly" in November.

The project, helmed by her and husband Mark Consuelos' production company, will showcase highlights from the life and career of Philbin, who is 79 and has hosted the ABC daytime program in its various formats for some 25 years, the Hollywood Reporter said.

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Co-host Kelly Ripa, right, poses with her wax likeness which was debuted during a broadcast of Live! with Regis and Kelly, Tuesday, April 5, 2011 in New York. The wax figure will be displayed at Madame Tussauds New York. - Provided courtesy of AP / Disney-ABC Domestic Television

"LIVE! With Regis & Kelly" co-host Kelly Ripa unveiled her wax twin this week.

The Madame Tussauds wax figure, which was unveiled Tuesday in New York City, looked just like Ripa with its straight blonde hair and dimples.

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Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa appear in a promotional photo for LIVE! With Regis and Kelly. - Provided courtesy of ABC

Regis Philbin has postponed his departure from the morning talk show "LIVE! with Regis & Kelly" from the end of the summer to November, OnTheRedCarpet.com has confirmed.

Meanwhile, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama's wife Michelle will make her first appearance on the show on February 9, ABC announced.

MoNique and The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences President Tom Sherak announce the Best Picture nominations for The 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011 in Beverly Hills, Calif. - Provided courtesy of AP / Matt Sayles This week's show was filmed at the sizzling set of TV Land's hit Hot in Cleveland. In this episode of On The Red Carpet the race is on for Oscar gold, plus, the Super Nanny shares her secrets!
Nigel Lythgoe speaks to OnTheRedCarpet.com in January 2011 about the revamped 10th season of American Idol, which debuts on Jan. 19, 2011. - Provided courtesy of OTRC This week's show was filmed at the historic Hollywood Heritage Museum. In this episode On The Red Carpet spills the details on the new season of /*American Idol*/, RuPaul talks the new seaon of Drag Race and James Van Der Beek takes on a loving new role.
Natalie Portman speaks to KABC Television, OnTheRedCarpet.coms parent company, in November 2010 to promote Black Swan. - Provided courtesy of KABC This week's show was filmed at the Esquire House in the Hollywood Hills. Jeff Bridges takes us through the world of "Tron: Legacy", Reese Witherspoon gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Ben Affleck goes job hunting in his new film The Company Men.

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