N.J. Hall of Fame inducting Chuck Wepner, Kelly Ripa, Ray Liotta

Among the nominees who didn't make the Hall: Antonin Scalia, Woody Johnson and Aaron Burr Heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, the man said to have inspired "Rocky," glass ceiling-shattering news anchor Connie Chung, and chirpy morning staple Kelly Ripa are among those voted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame's 2016 class.  The Hall of Fame also...
January 17, 2017

Michael Strahan to stop endorsements as part of GMA deal

It looks like Michael Strahan’s move to a full-time role on Good Morning America will carry some drawbacks for him. In addition to his work on Fox NFL Sunday and Live! With Kelly And Michael, Strahan has long been a pitchman for companies ranging from Subway to Snickers, and while that hasn’t posed many problems with his previous contracts, it’s apparently against the policies...
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July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon interested in joining 'Live' with Kelly Ripa

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Jeff Gordon is open to succeeding Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa's new ''Live'' co-host - so long as he could continue his new job as a NASCAR analyst. Gordon is calling his final race of the season Sunday for Fox Sports and then will head into the first significant downtime of his professional career. The four-time NASCAR champion is in his first year in the...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Strahan Finally Leaves ‘Live!,’ Ending Awkward Kelly Ripa Saga

Turn off the lights. The party’s over. And by “party,” we mean “awkward, dramatic, tumultuous separation.” Michael Strahan signed off from “Live! with Kelly and Michael” for the final time Friday, ending what had been an interesting breakup that began last month when it was announced that the NFL Hall of Famer was leaving the popular morning TV show to join “Good...
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Nails Would Like to Co-Host LIVE! with Kelly Ripa

Lenny Dykstra hit social media Tuesday and now, less than three days into it, has proven himself to be one of the more entertaining followers in the Twittersphere. Oh so this is Twitter? I can say whatever the **** I want right? — Lenny Dykstra (@LennyDykstra) May 10, 2016 Sorry to say but the rumors were false. I was not secretly working as an extra on Orange is the New Black...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly Ripa, Michael Strahan Reunite On ‘Live!’ After Morning TV Drama

Kelly Ripa is back. The popular morning TV host returned to “Live! with Kelly and Michael” on Tuesday, ending a much-publicized absence that began last week after it was announced that Ripa’s co-host, Michael Strahan, will be leaving the show to join “Good Morning America” in September. Multiple reports last week said Ripa was blindsided by the news, which she reportedly...
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Strahan Had ‘Temper Tantrums,’ Clashed With Kelly Ripa

It appears Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa are damn good actors. Although Strahan and Ripa seemed to have remarkable chemistry on ABC’s “Live! with Kelly and Michael,” a Ripa source told Page Six of the New York Post that the two actually “could not stand each other” before it was announced earlier this week that Strahan will be leaving their morning show and joining ...
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Kelly Ripa reportedly unhappy about Michael Strahan’s departure, and saga is far from over

You would think Disney and ABC learned from the mistakes of their counterparts at NBC. Based on what occurred Tuesday, the only thing they didn’t learn is how essential talent and their emotional state is to the success of your broadcast. Michael Strahan’s surprise jump to Good Morning America has become a huge story and it probably won’t go away anytime soon and could have...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Who will replace Michael Strahan as Kelly Ripa’s co-host on “Live”?

Michael Strahan shocked the media world on Tuesday, making the decision to leave Live! With Kelly and Michael to join ABC’s Good Morning America full-time. ABC executives and insiders who spoke to various media outlets say that the move is being done in order to stop the Today show’s momentum. While GMA is still the No. 1 morning show in America among total viewers, the show...
Via The Comeback
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael Strahan Leaving Kelly Ripa, ‘Live!’ For ‘Good Morning America’

Michael Strahan is changing television shows. ABC News president James Goldston revealed Tuesday that Strahan is leaving his co-hosting role on “Live! with Kelly and Michael,” where he starred alongside Kelly Ripa, to join the cast of “Good Morning America.” The shift will happen in September. Strahan has made appearances on “Good Morning America” in the past, but he’ll...
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

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