Which entertainer is credited by Guinness World Records with logging the “most hours on U.S. television”?
Answer: Regis Philbin is a well-known TV personality who has worked on various TV shows, eventually landing the co-hosting gig that would be known as Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, and later Live! With Regis and Kelly. Sometimes called “the hardest working man in show business”, Philbin holds the Guinness World Record for the most time spent in front of a television camera. In September 2011, when he was about to retire from Live with Regis and Kelly, he was credited with having clocked a record-high 16,746.5 hours on television.
Regis Francis Xavier Philbin (/ˈriːdʒᵻs ˈfɪlbᵻn/; born August 25, 1931) is an American media personality, actor, and singer, known for hosting talk and game shows since the 1960s. Regis Philbin, who has been hosting talk shows and game shows for so long that practically everyone in America knows the sound of his voice, holds the Guinness Book of World Records record for most hours spent in front of a television camera.