Ryan Seacrest Named New Co-Host Of ‘Live With Kelly’

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A year after Kelly Ripa went solo following Michael Strahan’s drama-filled exit, she is getting a new permanent co-host on Live With Kelly, American Idol veteran Ryan Seacrest. The show which has been renamed Live with Kelly and Ryan. The choice makes a departure from the selection of relative TV novice, former NFL star Strahan, five years ago as Seacrest is one of the most seasoned live hosts working in television after years of IdolDick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve