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WJLA, November 18, 2011

Regis Philbin's illustrious career (photos)

Regis Philbin made his final appearance on morning television today, signing off after 28 years on the air with Live! Philbin, at 80 years old, has logged more than 17,000 hours on television in a career that dates back to the 1960s. Here's a look back at his television career.

Regis appeared on "The Late Show With David Letterman" Thursday night. Letterman played a montage of his memorable Philbin clips and presented Regis with a red Vespa scooter, which Regis first fell from before getting on the back behind Letterman.