Inspired by my colleague Jon Weisman's Christmas Eve Holiday Comedy Extravaganza, I'm turning the New Year's Eve festivities over to the blurbmeisters.
As we look back at the years before us, I thought it would be fun to dig up some old TV promos -- some classic, some not-so-much. (Actually, I always find it fun. But New Years seemed like as good an excuse as any to throw them atcha.) For the next 24 hours, enjoy this special Retro Friday roundup.
Let's start things off in the A.M. -- "A.M. Los Angeles," to be exact. Here's a young Regis Philbin -- who's extremely subdued in this spot. I guess over-the-top Reege didn't come until later in life: