The popular daytime TV personality recounts his first experiences on television, his family life, his partnership with Kathie Lee Gifford, and his most memorable moments on the set of "Live with Regis and Kathie Lee"
Regis Philbin enters millions of Americans' homes each morning, exchanging laughs with Kathie Lee, commenting on the news, and interviewing their guests. Now, in his long-awaited first book, Regis reveals who he really is and what he cares most about - relating the amazing and entertaining events of the past year and showing us his real life, off-camera, as it's never been seen before.Travel with Regis across time and behind the scenes for unforgettable encounters with such celebrities as Johnny Carson, Robert DeNiro, Dean Martin, Perry Como, Jack Paar, Joan Lunden, Bill Cosby, Steven Spielberg, and many more. He takes us back to his boyhood stomping grounds in the south Bronx for a wild nostalgic tour; and back to Notre Dame, where he passionately relives his college adventures and provides Fighting Irish head coach Lou Holtz with feverish support and unsolicited strategy.He shares moments of heartbreak, family and career crises, and even his terrifying brush with death. (Not to mention a soon-to-be-legendary comic bout with the dreaded abdominal "grippers.")Then, once and for all, Regis answers the question that follows him everywhere ("Where's Kathie Lee?") and unleashes a string of anecdotes about his co-host that will surprise and delight fans of the show.