02:30 PM EDT 06/27/2016
Originally posted 05/14/2016 07:50AM
On Friday, Kelly Ripa and her co-host hugged and kissed while saying their final goodbyes before Strahan, 44, heads over to ABC's Good Morning America for his new role this fall. As the curtain closes on the former NFL pro's time at Live, questions still remain – who will replace Strahan?
First order of business, ABC has announced who'll fill the chair next to Ripa, 45, for the next two weeks.
Originally posted 05/13/2016 09:15AM
Michael Strahan last day at Live has come and gone.
On Friday, the star said farewell to the show, where he has served as co-host alongside Kelly Ripa since 2012.
Originally posted 05/12/2016 05:20PM
Kelly Ripa's Live cohost Michael Strahan may be leaving soon to take on an expanded role at Good Morning America – but don't expect her to follow suit.
Originally posted 05/11/2016 12:30PM
As her co-host Michael Strahan says goodbye, the Live star opens up about taking a stand for her show, her staff and herself
Originally posted 05/12/2016 12:45PM
Is she trying to send a message?
Originally posted 05/12/2016 11:00AM
Kelly Ripa has spent 16-years co-hosting Live – 10 of those in the seat next to founding co-host Regis Philbin.
Now, in the wake of Michael Strahan's departure from the show, Ripa is finding a path forward by looking back on the lessons she learned from Philbin, now 84.
"I just remember when Regis left it was so scary," Ripsa she tells PEOPLE in this week's issue. "Because we – meaning me – had never done this before. Regis had done it many times, and he was so good at it."
"It makes you terrified," Ripa continued. "Like can I do this without Regis being here?"
Originally posted 05/12/2016 08:25AM
The search for Michael Strahan's Live with Kelly and Michael replacement will officially commence on Friday – and Kelly Ripa already has an idea of what she's looking for.
The 45-year-old tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story that finding a new co-host after Strahan leaves for Good Morning America won't be easy.
Originally posted 05/11/2016 07:10PM
Could Kelly Ripa one day bring Live to sunny California? The co-host has at least one person at home who is likely pulling for that idea – her 14-year-old daughter, Lola.
Originally posted 05/11/2016 03:00PM
Ripa's husband Mark Consuelos offered the co-host much-needed support following the announcement last month that Strahan, 44, would be leaving the talk show after four years to expand his role at Good Morning America.
Originally posted 05/11/2016 11:30AM
Kelly Ripa's search for a new Live! co-host is starting four months earlier than previously announced – and for a reason.
Ripa's morning talk show costar Michael Strahan will end his nearly four years on Live! this Friday, despite initial plans for him to stay on through September before beginning a new role at Good Morning America.
The 45-year-old tells PEOPLE in this week's cover story that she and Live! staff members – whom she affectionately refers to as "family" – served as the impetus behind the decision to speed-up Strahan's departure.
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