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Sure, he's an excitable guy. Sure, he loves to complain. But Regis Philbin loves life
And after five decades in show businessand nearly 17,000 unforgettable hours on televisionhe has a lifetime's worth of stories to tell. In this entertaining memoir, the irrepressible Reegeconsummate talk-show host, man-about-town, loving husband, father, and yes, obsessive sports fanlooks back at his years in show business. How I Got This Way is filled with stories of lessons learnedand elbows rubbedwith extraordinary, and often unsuspecting, teachers, including David Letterman, Donald Trump, George Clooney, Howard Stern, and, of course, longtime cohosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Kelly "Pippa" Ripa.
Whether he's revealing what really drove him "bonkers" on the set of Seinfeld, how he survived the first known bomb scare on live TV, what Jack Nicholson said about his beautiful leading ladies during their guys' night out together, or poignant memories of his last moments with his idol and dear friend, Jack Paar, Regis packs every page with his signature heart, wit, dynamic energy, and gratitude for everything life has brought him.
Essential for all popular collections.
Others have come and gone, but the breezy Philbin is still here. What you see on TV is what you get in this book. Fans will love it.