"LIVE! WITH REGIS AND KELLY" HITS THE ROAD FOR LAS VEGAS, BROADCASTING FROM ENCORE AT WYNN LAS VEGAS THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 23, 2009
NEW YORK, NY� October 22, 2009 -- "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly" hosts Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa are packing up the show and taking it cross country to Las Vegas the week of November 23, 2009, originating from the city's hottest new resort, Encore at Wynn Las Vegas.
The November trip will mark "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly's" first return to Las Vegas in nine years. The "LIVE" episodes will be shot at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas, and will highlight all of the elements that make the city one of the entertainment capitals of the country. In addition to a top-notch lineup of guests, Regis and Kelly will turn the spotlight on Las Vegas' vibrant nightlife, elaborate stage productions and all of the sights and sounds of this unique oasis in the desert.
"Las Vegas is the ideal place to produce a talk/variety show," said Michael Gelman, executive producer of "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly." "Vegas has color and excitement; it's filled with interesting people; and it has an unbelievable roster of talent. And we're so happy to be working with Encore at Wynn Las Vegas�there's no better setting for the show than the top new resort in town."
"We are very excited and honored to host �LIVE! with Regis and Kelly' at Encore," said Andrew Pascal, president of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore. "The show is always entertaining, fun and spirited, and we look forward to being a part of it and introducing our property to its many viewers."
Information about tickets for "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly's" Las Vegas shows can be found online at LiveRegisAndKelly.com.
Wynn Resorts, Limited is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol WYNN and is part of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Indexes. Wynn Resorts owns and operates Wynn Las Vegas (www.wynnlasvegas.com), Encore (www.encorelasvegas.com) and Wynn Macau (www.wynnmacau.com). Wynn Las Vegas, a luxury hotel and destination casino resort located on the Las Vegas Strip features 2,716 luxurious guest rooms and suites, an approximately 111,000 square foot casino, 22 food and beverage outlets, an on-site 18-hole golf course, approximately 223,000 square feet of meeting space, an on-site Ferrari and Maserati dealership, and approximately 74,000 square feet of retail space.
Encore, the new signature resort in the Wynn collection, opened December 22, 2008. Encore is located immediately adjacent to Wynn Las Vegas and features 2,034 suites, approximately 72,000 square foot casino, 12 food and beverage outlets, a night club, a spa and salon, approximately 60,000 square feet of meeting space and approximately 27,000 square feet of upscale retail outlets.
Wynn Macau is a destination casino resort in the Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China and currently features 600 deluxe hotel rooms and suites, approximately 205,000 square foot casino, casual and fine dining in five restaurants, approximately 46,000 square feet of retail space, a health club, pool and spa, along with lounges and meeting facilities.
"LIVE! with Regis and Kelly" is executive-produced by Michael Gelman, and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Produced by WABC-TV in New York, "LIVE! with Regis and Kelly" airs every weekday morning in more than 200 markets across the country.