Is Rachael Ray worried about competition from Katie Couric and Ricki Lake’s new talk shows next fall or ABC’s The Chew this season? When asked about the topics by Zap2it, Ray responded:
"I'm a huge Katie fan, and I think she's going to kill it. And I love Ricki. There's going to be a lot of great television to watch. I think those are probably both afternoon-type shows, and the afternoon hasn't settled in yet. There isn't another 'Oprah,' and there never will be, but there isn't a lot of smart talk going on in the afternoon."
Find out what Ray had to say about The Chew after the jump.
Boy oh boy, those ABC Daytimers really need to get better firewalls! Once again someone working for the lineup has allegedly been hacked on Twitter. Following our decision to post the tweet from Live With Regis and Kelly publicist/producer Brittany Forgione's personal account allegedly stating how happy she was that the soaps were over, Forgione's boss, Barbara Warren, vice-president of publicity for the talk show, contacted us saying Forgione had been hacked and demanded we remove the post. First off, no one can "demand" anything from us, because we don't work for Disney or ABC. Now that we've gotten that out of the way... READ MORE
Watching @TheChew right now on ABC. Looking good...and yummy. I'm glad the soaps are over. READ MORE
Since Regis Philbin announced in January that he’d be retiring from Live With Regis and Kelly, fans have wondered when he’d host his last show. Today Philbin revealed on 'Live' when his last day on the popular talk show will be, November 18. Philbin’s replacement and Kelly Ripa's future co-host has not been chosen.
Regis Philbin may be leaving Live With Regis and Kelly later this year, but don’t expect him to ride off into the sunset of retirement. According to USA Today, Philbin plans to publish a memoir this fall through It Books, an imprint of HarperCollins.
Philbin called the book a "valedictory" and a "personal thank-you," especially to his fans.
It looks like Kelly Ripa and Regis Philbin will be working together after he leaves Live With Regis and Kelly later this summer. According to Deadline, Ripa and hubby Mark Consuelos’ company Milojo is developing a TV special starring Philbin. Reportedly, "it is said to showcase Philbin's abilities as a storyteller."