In 1964, Westinghouse Broadcasting picked up Philbin's talk show for national syndication in the late night time slot (replacing Steve Allen).
I think the road name should be changed to something less silly.‘It does concern me that house prices are being undermined as well.They claim the unfortunate name has depressed house prices by as much as £60,000 while children who live there are even being bullied at school. Some are so fed up they have launched a petition calling on the council to act. Philbin gained his first network TV exposure in 1967 as Joey Bishop's sidekick on The Joey Bishop Show.Sometimes called (alternatively attributed to James Brown) "the hardest working man in show business", His trademarks include his excited manner, his New York accent, his wit, and his irreverent ad-libs.It may have prompted a few childish sniggers as people walk by. We have had a problem with people nicking the sign but nobody is that fussed about the name.‘There are no plans to start a petition, people are happy with the name of the road.’Three years ago, Bell End - which has an average property value of £125,500 - was placed in the top 15 list for rude sounding place names.