Did Regis Philbin Quit Live! Over Money? 7.93K Jeff Neumann 01/22/11 05:09PM Filed to: Money Matters Money Matters Regis Philbin Television Money Gettypic On Tuesday Regis Philbin announced he was leaving Live! this year. According to TMZ, Regis wanted more cash, while ABC pointed out that Live! isn't doing well and Regis takes too much time off. Cut him some slack, he's 79!