Donny O, Kathie Lee set sights on daytime slot

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--Kathie Lee Gifford and Donny Osmond could be the next hot couple to enter the daytime talk show arena.

Word is that the two are shopping for a deal that would have them on the air in the fall of 2006. The daytime veterans are said to have known each other for years; Osmond even subbed for Regis Philbin on Gifford's former syndicated show Live With Regis and Kathie Lee.

"Doing a talk show is the equivalent of the viewers inviting the hosts into their living rooms," Osmond said. "I'd like to think that Middle America would enjoy having Kathie Lee and me drop by for a visit each weekday."

Meanwhile, a spokesperson for Gifford said that the TV personality has been approached on several occasions about hosting another television show and "would look forward to working with [Osmond] at any time" but noted that "at this point, they are only in discussions."

Osmond's daytime credits include Donny & Marie and the game show Pyramid. Gifford, who cohosted Live With Regis and Kathie Lee from 1989-2000, joins the syndicated entertainment newsmagazine The Insider Monday as a special correspondent.

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Dear God, I hope they don't allow Kathie Lee to talk about her children on the air? We, the audience, can hear only so much about Cody.
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Donny...and Kathie Lee...together on TV?

Be afraid....VERY AFRAID....!!!
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I really don't care for Kathy Lee and i liked it better when it was Donnie & Marie but who knows wills see what happens next fall!
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Goodness - I think I could handle Donny Osmond back on the airwaves (I really did enjoy his talk show with his sister Marie) however I was ever so joyful, dancing around my living room when Kathie Lee left Live with Regis and Kathie Lee...I just find her so annoying. I enojoy Regis and Kelly so much better...
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Uummm...Not really interested
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I would like to see Donny on the air again. His talk show with Marie was really good. I was sorry to see it cancelled. I used to watch Kathie Lee with Regis. I just can't picture her with Donny. I have my doubts that she'll want to go back to a daily show, but maybe she needs the money. 8)
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