Regis Philbin has hip replacement surgery

Television personalities Joy and Regis Philbin attend the world premiere of "The Dark Knight" at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on Monday, July 14, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini)

December 1, 2009 12:32:21 PM PST
Regis Philbin had successful hip replacement surgery Tuesday, and plans to return to his syndicated daytime talk show early next month.