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Entrepreneur, host, actress and producer, Kelly Ripa, is one of the most powerful voices in media, with a diverse body of work both on and off camera.

A household name for nearly two decades, Ripa has anchored the award-winning top morning talk show "Live" franchise for 16 years. In May 2017, it was announced that Ryan Seacrest will be her new permanent co-host. Ripa has established "Live" as a major destination for politicians, entertainers, athletes and other cultural icons. Ripa’s accomplishments extend beyond daytime television as she has evolved her career as an entrepreneur, producer and designer.

In 2016, Ripa was honored with her fifth Daytime Entertainment Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host on behalf of "Live." In addition, Ripa has received two TV Guide Award nominations for Favorite Daytime Talk Show and multiple People’s Choice nominations for Favorite Talk Show Host.

Beginning her entertainment career as an actress, Ripa’s success spans numerous celebrated television series. Most recently, Ripa guest-starred on an episode of the hit comedy series Broad City, where her performance, playing an alternate side of her television persona, was met with rave reviews. In 2003, she ventured into primetime, starring in the half-hour sitcom, Hope & Faith as "Faith Ford." The series ran for three seasons on ABC. Prior to this, Ripa concluded her 12-year tenure as "Hayley Vaughan," the role which launched her career, on ABC’s beloved daytime drama, All My Children. For her performance on the successful show, Ripa won three Soap Opera Digest Awards, two for Outstanding Younger Lead Actress and one for Hottest Romance, which she shared with her real-life husband and co-star, actor Mark Consuelos. In addition, Ripa received three Daytime Emmy nominations, two for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and one for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.

Ripa has earned numerous accolades over the years including the prestigious Excellence in Media Award from GLAAD in 2015, for her efforts advocating for equality and dedication to driving acceptance forward. She is consistently recognized by The Hollywood Reporter’s as part of its annual Women in Entertainment Power 100 list, and was recently acknowledged as one of the 35 Most Powerful People in NY Media. In October 2015, Ripa was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Takes Over The Oscars Stage For AFTER THE OSCARS Special

As the sun sets on Oscar night and all of Hollywood is dancing the night away, Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos and the “Live” family will work through the night in preparation for television's BIGGEST morning of the year. The highest-rated show of the year for “Live” will take place LIVE in front of an audience of fans and feature musical performances.

WORLD GONE CRAZY: New England Comedy Band Is Coming To Samuel Slater's

WORLD GONE CRAZY: New England’s Premiere Comedy Band is coming to Samuel Slater’s Restaurant in Webster, MA. Get your tickets now at

THE PERFECT MATE Comes to Pittsburgh CLO in February

Pittsburgh CLO’s Kara Cabaret Series presents a world premiere rom-com musical of the future; it’s 2063, and love is about to get an upgrade! David Rossmer & Dan Lipton’s THE PERFECT MATE brings love to life between February 2 - March 17 at the Greer Cabaret Theater.

THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW And More Take Home 2023 Daytime Emmy Awards; See the Full Winner's List!

See the full list of winners for the 50th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, recognizing outstanding achievement in all fields of daytime television production.

LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Grows To Its Second Strongest Week This Season In Households And Viewers

'Live with Kelly and Mark' has a strong week in households and viewers. Find out the latest updates on the show's ratings and performance. During the week of Nov. 27, 2023, “Live with Kelly and Mark” delivered its 2nd week of gains in both Households (+2% - 1.66 rating vs. 1.63 rating) and Total Viewers (+2% - 2.478 million vs. 2.437 million).

Pittsburgh CLO to Present the World Premiere Rom-Com Musical THE PERFECT MATE

Pittsburgh CLO announces THE PERFECT MATE at Greer Cabaret Theater from Feb 2-Mar 17, 2024. Get ready for a captivating musical experience.

Myles Frost & Chloe Bailey Give Spooky Kindness Tips on the Art of Kindness Podcast

Myles Frost and Chloe Bailey share spooky kindness and self-care tips on The Art of Kindness podcast, following their attendance at Bette Midler's Hulaween event.

Video: How Michael Urie Is Feeling Ahead of SPAMALOT's First Preview Tonight

Ahead of tonight's first preview of Spamalot on Broadway, Michael Urie sat down on LIVE! With Kelly & Mark to discuss how he's feeling. While Urie admitted that he's 'a little bit nervous,' he revealed his pre-show technique to ensure that he's at the top of his game at every performance. Watch the video from the interview now!

LIVE! WITH KELLY & MARK to Honor Taylor Swift With Halloween Episode

Led by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, whose love story is one for the ages, the special show will be filled with fabulous costumes, hilarious skits, music and dancing … but not to worry, there will be no bad blood. The 2023 Halloween special will feature over 50 elaborate costumes (in style) and celebrity guest cameos.

LIVE WITH KELLY AND MARK Scores Its Top-Rated Week Since May in Women 25-54

During the week of Sept. 25, 2023, “Live with Kelly and Mark” grew to its highest-rated week since May among Women 25-54 (0.55 rating) – since the week of 5/1/23. In fact, “Live” stood as one of only two daytime talk shows – network or syndicated – to deliver week-to-week growth this week in Women 25-54 (+2%).

LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Builds to 5-Month High in Total Viewers

Tuesday’s broadcast of “Live with Kelly and Mark” (on 9/19/23) was the show’s most-watched telecast (2.466 million) on any day in 5 months – since Mark’s 2nd day as co-host on Tuesday, 4/18/23. Tuesday’s episode featured news anchor and author Anderson Cooper, and TV personality and author Julie Chen Moonves.

ABC to Celebrate 100 Years of Disney With an Evening Hosted by Kelly Ripa; New Animated Short Film, ENCANTO & More Featured

In honor of Disney’s 100th anniversary, ABC is celebrating the iconic moment with an evening of magical programming hosted by Kelly Ripa. ABC will begin the evening with an episode of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” followed by a lineup that will include exclusive moments featuring Ripa and sneak peeks of upcoming Disney projects. Watch a video!


Internationally acclaimed intuitive psychic medium Char Margolis is connecting in Las Vegas with her live appearance in the Sahara Theater at the Sahara Las Vegas Sept. 16.

LIVE WITH KELLY AND MARK Returns For a New Season Next Week

In anticipation of the new season and in celebration of Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 4, Derek Hough will be a guest to talk about the new season of the smash-hit series “Dancing with the Stars,” which will air this fall on ABC and Disney+, and stream next day on Hulu. Plus, music group SHINEDOWN performs in studio!

Wake Up With BWW 7/6: Timothee Chalamet May Return to the Stage, and More!

Top stories: Timothee Chalamet teases a potential return to the stage, Jackie Burns joins Titanique, and more!

Video: Bernadette Peters Dances Her Way onto LIVE! to Discuss Broadway Barks

Bernadette Peters made quite the entrance on Live! With Kelly and Mark this morning to discuss the upcoming Broadway Barks! The Tony winning Broadway legend showed off her dance moves when she first entered the stage to see Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos. Watch video clips from Peters' appearance on the show now!

LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Is No. 1 Daytime Talk Show for 2nd Straight Week

During the week of April 24, 2023, “Live with Kelly and Mark” ranked as the No. 1 daytime talk show – network or syndicated – for the 2nd consecutive week across all key Nielsen measures, including Households (1.6 rating), Total Viewers (2.320 million) and Women 25-54 (0.6 rating).

LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Debuts With Record-High Ratings

The debut week of “Live with Kelly and Mark” (week of 4/17/23) stood as the show’s strongest week in 3 months in both Households (1.7 rating) and Total Viewers (2.448 million) ― since the week of 1/16/23. In fact, “Live with Kelly and Mark” tied the show’s 2nd highest-rated week this season in Households (1.7 rating).

LIVE WITH KELLY & MARK Debuts on Monday on ABC

'Live' is thrilled to welcome new co-host Mark Consuelos to TV's #1 entertainment talk show! Actor and husband of 26 years to the iconic Kelly Ripa, Mark Consuelos will bring his signature energy to daytime's longest running talk show. 'Live' consistently delivers A-list celebrity interviews, musical performances, and more.

Dr. Jill Biden to Appear on Ryan Seacrest's Final LIVE! WITH KELLY & RYAN Episode

In addition to a historic visit from the First Lady of the United States, the special farewell episode will feature surprises and a retrospective look back on Ryan’s years as co-host on “Live” - the No. 1 entertainment talk show on television. Mark Consuelos joins wife Kelly Ripa as the new co-host of “Live with Kelly and Mark.”

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