Regis Philbin Unable to Make Game-Show Lightning Strike Twice


Remember when Who Wants to Be a Millionaire launched some ten years ago and propelled Regis Philbin to superstardom? Well, it seems like American audiences aren't exactly crazy with nostalgia for Philbin's monochromatic shirt-tie combination; last night's prime-time debut of the special eleven-episode run placed fourth in the ratings and was beaten out by back-to-back reruns of The Simpsons. Our advice? Better find yourself some slumdogs, Reege! [Variety]