By Dan Duddy Published: July 27th, 2020
Loving tributes to Regis Philbin began pouring in on social media shortly after his death was announced on Saturday.
David Letterman’s first show after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks featured two guests: Dan Rather and Regis Philbin. Rather became emotional, while Letterman and Philbin engaged in a somewhat more lighthearted conversation, establishment a blueprint for how to return to late-night entertainment in the dizzying wake of that tragedy.
Regis Philbin has visited TODAY several times throughout the years. Here’s a look back on his best moments on the show.