Well, now it is. It’ll be interesting to see Ms. Ripa gettin’ her flirt on with Big Mike, who equally, if not more out-going than she is. Should their respective other-halfs (Yes you, Nicole Murphy and Mr. Ripa) be be a little concerned?
Anyway, here’s what The Hollywood Reporter says:
Since Philbin’s exit last November, Live! has had numerous guest co-hosts, starting with Jerry Seinfeld. Others included Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons, Alec Baldwin, Kim Kardashian, Mary J. Blige and Ripa’s husband, Mark Consuelos.
“As a guest co-host, Michael’s chemistry with Kelly was off the charts, and continued to grow each time he visited the show,” said Michael Gelman, Live! executive producer, in a statement. “The interaction between the co-hosts always has been what makes this show different from any other on television. Kelly and Michael’s ability to play off of one another and just plain have a good time together creates great TV for the audience.”
Strahan made 20 appearances as a guest co-host on the daytime program over the past two years.
Read/learn more at The Hollywood Reporter.