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Regis Philbin (co-host of Live With Regis and Kelly and the vertiable TV host of others), will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.
Induction will be April 24 at the association's annual convention in Las Vegas.
"Regis Philbin has been a television icon for four decades," said NAB President David Rehr."NAB is pleased to recognize him for his significant contributions to broadcasting."
Philbin started out as an NBC page in New York before moving to Los Angeles and beginning his career as an engaging talk- and game-show host.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.