From the NFL to Fox sports to Live! With Kelly–Michael Strahan must have himself a really good publicist. Rumors abounded on TMZ yesterday that the New York Giants defensive end would finally fill the empty chair left vacant by the departure of Regis Philbin last November.
This morning, WABC, a syndicate of the network that produces the morning show, announced that the 6-foot-5 Fox Sports commentator would be offcially joining the 5-foot-3 human percolator on September 4.
Which leaves just one question: Out of all the 59 hosts that ABC has used as rotating guest hosts, why Mr. Strahan, a name that carries far less cachet than say, NY1′s Pat Kiernan, Mario Lopez, Seth Meyers or Alec Baldwin?
“What you’re going to see today is equal parts audacious, shocking, um, decadent and wildly entertaining,” announced Lionsgate exec Joe Drake before last night’s screening of The Devil’s Double.
An eclectic audience—including Dame Helen Mirren, designer Cynthia Rowley, actress Zoe Lister Jones, Nicole Murphy accompanied by ex-Giant Michael Strahan, and dynamic duo Ice-T and Coco Read More
“If I were a football player, I would be a quarterback,” Erin Andrews, ESPN’s blond bombshell of a sideline reporter, told the Daily Transom on Friday night, April 24. “It’s the most important!”
We would have guessed tight end.
Sporting a blue dress and heels, Playboy‘s 2009 Sexiest Sportcaster of the Read More
As television coverage of the Giants hosting the hapless 49ers in East Rutherford began yesterday, the first image we saw was gap-toothed Michael Strahan’s pre-game speech, with the obligatory request for a “New York Giants on three.”
The next shot was of Osi Umenyiora, Strahan’s partner at the other end of the defensive line. Read More