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PHOTOS: Kelly Ripa & Michael Strahan Kid Around in Disney World | Kelly Ripa

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan's Disney Vacation

Originally posted 02/17/2013 10:00AM

Call it an on-location family vacation.

Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan are taping four episodes of Live in Orlando, but the morning show co-hosts are also making time to embrace their inner children (and their real ones!) at Walt Disney World.

The Live co-hosts spent the day with their families at the park on Saturday, where Ripa rode the Epcot attraction Test Track with her kids Joaquin (next to Ripa), 9, Michael, 15, and Lola, 11.

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PHOTOS: See Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos's $24.5 Million Penthouse

Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos List N.Y.C. Penthouse for $24.5

Originally posted 01/22/2013 06:55PM

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are living the good life!

The couple have put their N.Y.C. penthouse on the market for a cool $24.5 million, according to real estate site Zillow.

Boasting a spacious rooftop terrace with an outdoor fireplace, the luxurious living space also has a private home gym, outdoor shower, five bedrooms and 4.5 baths.

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Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up About Accident in First TV Interview Since Injury | Kelly Ripa, Kristin Chenoweth, Michael Strahan

Kristin Chenoweth Still Dealing with 'Pain and Issues' After Good Wife Accident

Originally posted 09/07/2012 10:25AM

A feisty and fit-looking Kristin Chenoweth said she was happy to be "here" – meaning alive – Friday morning, during her first television interview since her accident on the set of The Good Wife this summer.

By "here," she also meant on Live! With Kelly and Michael, where the Emmy- and Tony-winner mentioned "pain and issues" she still faces after being seriously injured by a falling light fixture on July 11.

"Those who sent me prayers and well wishes," said the actress, "I want you to know, I could really feel it."

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Kelly Ripa's New Live! Co-Host Is ... | Kelly Ripa

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Michael Strahan Joins Kelly Ripa as Co-Host of Live!

Originally posted 09/04/2012 09:15AM

It's official!

Michael Strahan will join Kelly Ripa as co-host of Live!, the show announced Tuesday morning.

"It's time for a new era of our show to begin," Ripa said at the top of the hour. "It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you the newest member of our Live! family, Michael Strahan!"

"I adore you and I am so happy to be here and be a part of this," Strahan, 40, said. "You know how they say it's a dream come true? I truly can't say that because I didn't even know I could dream this."

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POLL: Is Michael Strahan the Right Co-Host for Kelly Ripa? | Kelly Ripa

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Kelly Ripa's New Co-Host Rumored to Be Michael Strahan

Originally posted 08/21/2012 06:50PM

Regis Philbin left behind big shoes to fill when he signed off from Live! last fall.

Coincidentally, the rumored front-runner has some very big feet.

Former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan will join Kelly Ripa as her co-host on Live! early next month, according to numerous reports. (ABC has no comment).

The football star and TV personality, 40, has joined Ripa, 41, on the show numerous times since Philbin's November departure as one of her many celebrity guest co-hosts (Nick Lachey and Neil Patrick Harris also took on the job). Earlier this summer, guest co-host Seth Meyers was rumored to be in line for the permanent gig.

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5 Things to Know About Michael Strahan, Kelly Ripa's New Live! Co-Host

5 Things to Know About Michael Strahan, Kelly Ripa's New Live! Co-Host

Originally posted 08/04/2012 09:30AM

Dozens of people auditioned for the role. But as he did so often on the football field, Michael Strahan emerged victorious – landing the coveted job of Live! co-host alongside Kelly Ripa following Regis Philbin's retirement.

Strahan, 40, is already a household name in New York, where he played his entire celebrated NFL career with the Giants. But what else does he bring to the table?

Below, check out five things to know about the Houston, Texas, native, including his charitable side and his future bride.

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Diem Brown's Blog: My Final Egg Retrieval Surgery & Last Chance at Fertility | Diem Brown

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Diem Brown: Her Final Egg Retrieval, Last Chance at Fertility

Originally posted 08/02/2012 11:00AM

In her last PEOPLE.com blog, Diem Brown, the Real World/Road Rules Challenge contestant recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer for the second time, chronicled her mood swings while taking fertility drugs. Now, she opens up about her anxiety over her final egg retrieval procedure – and her upcoming cancer treatment.

Calm. Breathe in slowly. You have done this before. It's easy. Just turn on your autopilot and let the doctors work their miracles.

I'm here at the NYU fertility clinic awaiting my second egg retrieval. I'm the first retrieval appointment of the day, so the waiting room is empty. It's just me and the nurse behind the check-in counter.

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Mark Consuelos Joins American Horror Story | Mark Consuelos

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Mark Consuelos Joins American Horror Story

Originally posted 07/17/2012 12:20PM

Daytime TV's favorite husband just got a little scarier.

Former All My Children star (and Kelly Ripa's doting husband), Mark Consuelos has joined the cast of FX's American Horror Story for season 2, EW.com reports.

Consuelos will play Spivey, a patient admitted to an institution for the criminally insane in the 1960s.

Jessica Lange (who won a Golden Globe for her role as Constance Langdon in the show's debut season), James Cromwell, Joseph Fiennes, Evan Peters, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Zachary Quinto, Adam Levine, Chloë Sevigny and Lizzie Brochere also are all slated to appear on season 2 of the series.

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Should Seth Meyers Co-Host Live! with Kelly Ripa?

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Seth Meyers: Should He Join Kelly Ripa on Live!?

Originally posted 07/06/2012 10:30AM

Live! with Kelly ... and Seth?

Months after Regis Philbin left his morning post of 28 years in November – shortening Live! with Regis and Kelly to the more succinct Live! with Kelly – the search for his successor is down to three familiar faces, including Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers.

According to one report, Meyers is the frontrunner. Also said to be vying for Philbin's seat next to Ripa are New York Giants veteran Michael Strahan and singer Josh Groban.

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Chris Colfer's 22-Lb. Cat Thinks He's 'Very, Very Small' | Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer's 22-Lb. Cat Thinks He's 'Very, Very Small'

Originally posted 05/15/2012 03:30PM

Chris Colfer is dealing with an identity crisis at home.

During an appearance Monday on Live! with Kelly, the Glee star talked about his recently adopted, 22-lb. senior cat, Brian.

"He's a lot of cat," Colfer said of his 8-year-old brown tabby. "He's a little bit in denial about his size and thinks he's very, very small. I go home and find him stuffed in all kinds of things."

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