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FIFA: 1 Billion People Saw Part Of World Cup Final

FIFA announced Monday that the 2010 World Cup final was seen by at least 1 billion people.

FIFA research shows that 909.6 million television viewers watched at least one minute of the match between Spain and the Netherlands.

When you factor in fans who watched online and in public viewing places, that figure is more than 1 billion.

The 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony retains its spot as the most-watched televised event in the world with 984 million people tuning in for at least part of the four-hour ceremony.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup was show in every single country and territory on Earth. Coverage of the competition reached over 3.2 billion people around the world (46.4 percent of the global population), based on viewers watching a minimum of over one minute of coverage. Those numbers are up eight percent compared to the 2006 FIFA World Cup. Read more

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Michael Strahan Getting Shot To Replace Regis Philbin

Live With Michael & Kelly?

Former New York Giants defensive end and FOX NFL Sunday co-host Michael Strahan is getting an opportunity to co-host Live With Regis & Kelly within the next month. If Strahan does well, he could be selected as Regis Philbin‘s replacement.

Also rumored to be in the running to replace Philbin are Mario Lopez, actor Mark Consuelos (and Kelly Ripa‘s husband), 2o/2o anchor Chris Cuomo and former Access Hollywood reporter Tony Potts.

“Yeah, I’m serious,” Strahan said on the Dan Patrick Show.” “That would be a phenomenal job. I’d love it. I think it’s one of those spontaneous-type jobs. You have to be quick on your feet and witty and fun and keep up with the culture . . . and being able to banter back and forth and being able to talk about your life and be open about it. That’s what [Regis] does, and I think I’d love to do that.”

Eat your heart out, Tiki Barber.