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The Race Narrows: The 8 Current Contenders for Kelly Ripa's Live Co-Host

Originally posted 06/30/2016 02:45PM

Has Kelly Ripa found her new co-host?

After the Live host teased a "big announcement" will be made on Wednesday's edition of the morning talk show, viewers' ears naturally perked up that she might be naming her new partner-in-chat nearly four months since the May departure of Ripa's former co-host Michael Strahan, who officially began his full-time gig on Good Morning America this Tuesday morning.

ABC continues to hold off on an official announcement about who will fill Strahan's seat, but Ripa's already welcomed a full slate of guest co-hosts over the summer, and some clear favorites have risen in prominence.

PEOPLE has rounded up a list of possible candidates whose names have generated some attention – read on to find out more about the front-runners.

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Danica McKellar on the Chances of a Wonder Years Reunion and Why Fred Savage Should Be Kelly Ripa's Permanent Live Co-Host

Originally posted 06/02/2016 01:25PM

Even though Fred Savage says there's no chance of a Kevin Arnold/Winnie Cooper reunion, his former costar Danica McKellar isn't so sure.

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POLL: Which New Fall TV Show Excites You the You Most?

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POLL: Which New Fall TV Show Excites You the You Most?

Originally posted 09/02/2015 03:55PM

Forget back-to-school shopping and all things pumpkin spice, the real reason everyone's excited for fall is because it brings the return of all of our favorite TV shows – and the chance to develop new obsessions.

In the next few months it looks like TV schedules are going to be more packed than ever as tons of new comedies, dramas and even variety shows vie for DVR space. And even though we've only gotten the briefest of teases of what's heading to small screens, there are already a few shows whose premiere dates we've got marked down on our calendars. (Or, in the case of Neil Patrick Harris' variety show, set to record on every device we own.)

But which fall TV show are you giving a shot? Let's take a look at some of the potential contenders …

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Sure You Can Ask Fred Savage Anything About The Wonder Years (You Just Might Not Like the Answer)

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Sure You Can Ask Fred Savage Anything About The Wonder Years (You Just Might Not Like the Answer)

Originally posted 08/05/2015 07:25PM

Cue up the internal monologue – it's time to head back down memory lane to The Wonder Years.

Fred Savage, who's promoting his new Fox fall show The Grinder as part of this year's TCA Summer Tour, took a moment yesterday to reminisce about his six seasons as Kevin Arnold on the classic coming-of-age series. The venue: Savage's Twitter. The reunion fervor? As ever, at a fever pitch.

While Savage, 39, did open the floor to anyone who wanted to ask questions about Wizard, Little Monsters and The Princess Bride questions also," the real focus of the evening was answering '80s kids' burning questions about the show they grew up with. And with reboot fever taking over Hollywood, it wasn't long before someone asked the question on everyone's mind: Could there ever be a Wonder Years reboot with an older Kevin?

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Fred Savage Says There Will 'Never' Be a Wonder Years Reunion

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Fred Savage Says There Will 'Never' Be a Wonder Years Reunion

Originally posted 06/10/2015 04:10PM

His brother Ben stars on the Disney Channel reboot of Boy Meets World, but Fred Savage says you'll never see Kevin and Winnie all grown up in an on-screen Wonder Years reunion.

"Zero," Savage, 38, told PEOPLE of the chances for an encore of ABC's award-winning series set in the '60s. "Never."

Savage, who next appears opposite Rob Lowe on Fox's fall comedy The Grinder, understands the nostalgia.

"The show was about a time in your life. The show was about this finite moment in your life that has a beginning and an end, and I think that's what makes people long for that time in your life," he told PEOPLE at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas, over the weekend.

"You can't really go back to it. You can't all be 12 again, and that's why that time in our life is so special and why all the memories still stay with us and warm us and haunt us and all those things – because we can't go back to it."

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The Grinder's Fred Savage: Costar Rob Lowe Is 'Chiseled from Granite'

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The Grinder's Fred Savage: Costar Rob Lowe Is 'Chiseled from Granite'

Originally posted 06/08/2015 07:30AM

On The Grinder, TV lawyer Dean Sanderson Jr. (Rob Lowe) leaves his show to come home, and everyone is completely dazzled by his Hollywood charm.

So are the real Fox comedy's cast and crew.

"He's wonderful," costar Mary Elizabeth Ellis, 36, told PEOPLE on Sunday at the ATX Television Festival in Austin, Texas. "He's super professional and fun and funny."

"Chiseled from granite," joked Fred Savage, who plays his brother, actual attorney Stewart Sanderson.

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25 Years Later, Revel in the Nostalgia of The Wizard

25 Years Later, Revel in the Nostalgia of The Wizard

Originally posted 12/18/2014 04:15PM

Twenty-five years ago this week, the Fred Savage movie The Wizard hit theaters. For many '80s babies, this was required viewing – either to see a first glimpse of the yet-to-be-released Super Mario Bros. 3 or to see what the Wonder Years star looked like in contemporary clothes.

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13 Surprising Revelations of The Wonder Years Cast Reunion

UpdatePosted 10/21/2014 04:45PM

13 Surprising Revelations of The Wonder Years Cast Reunion

Originally posted 10/21/2014 02:45PM

Back in May, the cast of the Emmy-winning coming-of-age TV series The Wonder Years reunited to film some extras for the show's DVD release. The beloved show about growing up in the 1960s (filmed in the late '80s and early '90s) has been off the air for two decades, and the actors hadn't all gotten together in over 16 years.

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Fred Savage Teases Wonder Years Reunion on Twitter | The Wonder Years, Danica McKellar, Fred Savage

Fred Savage Teases Wonder Years Reunion on Twitter

Originally posted 05/29/2014 02:30PM

What do you see when you turn out the light?

Well, from here it looks like a Wonder Years reunion. Because that's exactly what it is.

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What Should Fred Savage Name His Newborn Son? | Fred Savage

What Should Fred Savage Name His Newborn Son?

Originally posted 12/01/2012 09:00AM

He is "still working" on a name for his baby boy, the director tells PEOPLE

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