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13 Celebs Who Could Fill Michael Strahan's Seat as Kelly Ripa's New Live Co-Host

Originally posted 04/21/2016 04:55PM

Michael Strahan has left Live With Kelly and Michael to enjoy a relaxing summer before he joins Good Morning America full-time, the search for Kelly Ripa's new co-host is just heating up.

While no official announcements have been made about who will fill Strahan's seat, PEOPLE has rounded up a list of possible candidates whose names have been floated – and some who we think would fit the bill.

Keep scrolling to see who is currently in the mix.

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Watch Neil Patrick Harris Learn the Dramatic Story of His Ancestors' Immigration to the New World

Originally posted 02/23/2016 10:35AM

Neil Patrick Harris might have been part of Ted Mosby's story for his children about how he met their mother, but now he's finding his own roots.

In an exclusive sneak peek at Tuesday's episode of Finding Your Roots, Harris learns that his ancestors have been in America since 1618 – two years before the Mayflower touched down.

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See How Neil Patrick Harris Got Several Real Housewives Favorites to Infiltrate a Superfan's Life

Originally posted 10/07/2015 07:15PM

Neil Patrick Harris made one Real Housewives superfan's dream come true ... albeit in a supremely sneaky way.

With some help from Bravo king Andy Cohen on Tuesday, the Best Time Ever host had the reality TV favorites take over the life of unsuspecting audience member Nicole Taylor in a segment he kidded would be called "The Real Housewives of Richmond, Virginia."

First, Real Housewives of Beverly Hills stars Kyle Richards and Lisa Vanderpump share a meal and show off things they'd "borrowed" from Taylor – including her husband.

"I have seen a lot of underhanded activities on The Real Housewives, but stealing a husband?" Cohen joked.

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Neil Patrick Harris Says His New Book Series The Magic Misfits 'Would Have Thrilled Me as a Kid'

Neil Patrick Harris Says His New Book Series The Magic Misfits 'Would Have Thrilled Me as a Kid'

Originally posted 10/07/2015 02:30PM

Neil Patrick Harris is hitting the books!

As he readies to release a new middle grade fiction series called The Magic Misfits in spring 2017, the Best Time Ever host is releasing The Magic Misfits tells PEOPLE that "reading and books have become a mainstay in my family, and they have gotten me thinking in a new way about the power of storytelling."

Though Harris, 42, is already a best selling author (he released his memoir Choose Your Own Autobiography last October), this is his first go at writing for a younger audience.

"Playing with the elements of magic, adventure and friendship, The Magic Misfits is the kind of series that would have thrilled me as a kid," Harris said. "And I hope it does just that for today's young readers."

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Neil Patrick Harris Has the Best Time Ever Pranking Fans with Britney Spears and Joe Jonas in Hilarious New Sketch

Originally posted 09/23/2015 01:30AM

Forget Simon Says, it was a game of Spears Says on Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris.

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What a Crew! Seth Meyers, Britney Spears and Joe Jonas to Guest-Star in Neil Patrick Harris' Best Time Ever | Neil Patrick Harris

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What a Crew! Seth Meyers, Britney Spears and Joe Jonas to Guest-Star in Neil Patrick Harris' Best Time Ever

Originally posted 09/22/2015 01:15PM

This really does sound like the Best Time Ever.

Seth Meyers will make a special appearance on Tuesday's episode of Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris, PEOPLE reveals exclusively.

The episode will also feature Britney Spears and Joe Jonas for some fun. In a new segment called "Voices in Your Head," Harris and Jonas team up with Spears in Las Vegas, and the pop star has to follow their instructions as she interviews potential bodyguards for some bound-to-be hilarious results.

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The Voice Coaches Get Pranked By Neil Patrick Harris – and It's Hilarious!

Originally posted 09/16/2015 03:55PM

Neil Patrick Harris sure had the Best Time Ever on the set of The Voice recently – of course, it happened to come at the expense of the coaches.

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Reese Witherspoon Takes a Terrifying Plunge on Best Time Ever: 'Is This a Bad Time to Tell You I'm Afraid of Heights?'

Originally posted 09/16/2015 08:00AM

That sure doesn't look like someone having the best time ever.

As the first guest celebrity announcer on Neil Patrick Harris' new live variety show, Best Time Ever, Reese Witherspoon took her life into her own hands after she was tricked into competing in a high-wire challenge.

While she climbed the 15-storey high contraption, she nervously confessed to Harris that she wasn't a fan of heights. "Neil, I am going to bury you," she threatened.

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