Regis Philbin is to host Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular on NBC.
The special event celebrates America's 236th birthday with performances by Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney.
Doug Vaughan, NBC's SVP of Special Programmes and Late Night, expressed: "Regis Philbin has been an integral part of every American's life for a generation, which makes him the perfect host for our nation's birthday celebration.
"We're thrilled to have his unique and legendary talents involved in this very special day."
Themed 'Ignite the Night', Macy's will light up the New York sky for its 36th annual 4th of July fireworks displays.
Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular will air on Wednesday, July 4 starting at 9pm ET and 8pm CT on NBC.
Since his Live with Regis and Kelly departure, Philbin has appeared in Adam Sandler comedy Jack and Jill and guest hosted CNN's Piers Morgan Tonight, where he interviewed Dave Letterman.