Comedian Who Does a Regis Philbin Impression in the Running to Replace Regis on ‘Live’

Nov 7, 2011  •  Post A Comment

A well-known comedian who does an impression of Regis Philbin is reportedly one of the top contenders to replace Philbin as the co-host of “Live! With Regis and Kelly," according to the New York Post’s Page Six.

"Saturday Night Live" alum Dana Carvey has come to the attention of producers, who have also considered replacements including Ryan Seacrest, Andy Cohen and Mark Consuelos, the husband of co-host Kelly Ripa, the story says. Carvey is reportedly a top contender for the role, the piece adds.

A representative for the show had no comment, the article says.

Here’s a clip of Carvey doing an impression of Regis:


  1. This had to be a Gellman idea.. For petes sake, we’ve had to listen to Regis TRY and be funny, now ya want to put another “silly” person on in the morning…at leastput someone on that IS funny and easy on the eyes…. No more silliness … and ya wonder why “NO EMMYS”

  2. Nooooooooooo! Please find someone better than Dana Carvey! He’s tolerable as a guest host, but everyday!

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