Philbin to Host ‘America’s Got Talent’

May 10, 2006  •  Post A Comment

Daytime talk show host and former “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” host Regis Philbin will headline NBC’s summer reality competition series “America’s Got Talent.”

“Talent,” which is being executive produced by “American Idol” judge Simon Cowell and “Idol” production company FremantleMedia, will premiere on NBC with a special two-hour broadcast Wednesday, June 21, at 8 p.m. (ET).

The series gives singers, dancers, comedic performers and unique acts a chance to compete for a $1 million prize. Viewers will have a say in choosing the “Talent” winner.