Regis Philbin Tribute Drives Huge Ratings Growth for ‘Live With Kelly and Ryan’

Philbin’s old daytime talk home soars 19% to a seven-week high

Regis Philbin posthumously delivered big viewership to his old daytime talk show, “Live.”

For the week ending Aug. 2, the week following Philbin’s passing at age 88, “Live With Kelly and Ryan” ratings soared 19% from the prior week to reach a seven-week high.

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Tony Maglio

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