WHEN FAITH DISCOVERS �HANDSOME HAL� IS DOWN ON HIS LUCK,
SHE INVITES HIM TO BE HER HOUSE GUEST AND THE ODD COUPLE
DECIDE TO AUDITION AS HOSTS OF A LOCAL TALK SHOW,
ON ABC�S �HOPE & FAITH�
Regis Philbin (�Live with Regis and Kelly�) Reprises His Role as �Handsome Hal Halverson�
Also Guest-Starring is Regis� Real-life Wife, Joy Philbin
�Homeless Hal� � Hope and Faith are shocked to find �Handsome Hal� working as a clerk at the local convenience store. It seems that Hal has fallen on hard times, having been busted for running a scam at his car dealership. After Hope chastises Faith for gloating over his bad luck, Faith invites him to stay with her while he gets back on his feet. Faith immediately regrets her compassionate act when Hal takes over her bedroom and becomes just plain annoying, but then the odd couple decide that her acting talent and his people skills make them the ideal team to audition to be hosts of the Glen Falls morning show. Will the duo have that perfect TV chemistry? Find out, on �Hope & Faith,� TUESDAY, MARCH 28 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.
�Hope & Faith� stars Kelly Ripa as Faith, Faith Ford as Hope, Ted McGinley as Charley, Megan Fox as Sydney, Macey Cruthird as Hayley and Paulie Litt as Justin.
Guest-starring are Regis Philbin as �Handsome Hal� Halverson, Joy Philbin as Joy, Danton Stone as Ed and Dan McCabe as Chad.
�Homeless Hal� is written by Mark Driscoll, and directed by Scott Ellis.
�Hope & Faith� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.