The day is nearly right here. ABC has introduced when Ryan Seacrest will make his remaining look as host of Stay With Kelly and Ryan.
The community confirmed on Monday, March 13, that Seacrest, 48, is about to take his remaining bow on Friday, April 14. Following his departure, Kelly Ripa might be joined by her new cohost — and husband — Mark Consuelos on Monday, April 17. The speak present might be rebranded as Stay With Kelly and Mark after the actor, 51, makes his official debut.
Seacrest initially broke the information of his exit in February after six years internet hosting alongside Ripa, 52.
“Working alongside Kelly over the previous six years has been a dream job and one of many highlights of my profession. She has been an incredible accomplice, good friend, and confidant, and though we’ll at all times be part of one another’s lives, I’ll miss our mornings collectively,” he mentioned in a press release on the time. “I additionally wish to thank Michael Gelman and the whole employees and crew – we’ve made reminiscences to final a lifetime, met a few of the most unimaginable folks and had the warmest welcome into the properties of so many viewers throughout America. It’s been a memorable journey and now I’m excited to move the baton to Kelly’s ‘actual’ husband, Mark.”
The actress, for her half, gushed in regards to the time she bought to spend with the media persona on set.
“I can’t thanks sufficient [Ryan] on all of our behalf,” Ripa mentioned in the course of the February 16 episode. “There’s no person else such as you. There’s no person who can actually do what you do. I do know you in actual life in addition to TV life. I say this about only a few folks: what you see is what you get. This isn’t an act, it is a good man. I’m so endlessly impressed by you.”
Consuelos joined in on the love along with his personal farewell message to Seacrest. “Congrats in your subsequent chapter @ryanseacrest. I like you want a brother,” the Spain native wrote through Instagram that very same day. “I do know I’ve some huge footwear to fill … effectively truly they’re solely a measurement 9, however you recognize what I imply. @kellyripa my journey or die. That is going to be wonderful! I can’t consider in spite of everything these years of listening to you speak totally free, I discovered a strategy to receives a commission for it. Is that this an ideal nation or what? ❤️.”
Following the stunning shakeup, the previous cleaning soap star and Consuelos opened up about their resolution to work collectively.
“We figured that since we began our careers collectively, we’d as effectively end them collectively,” the couple, who beforehand labored on All My Youngsters, Hope and Religion and Riverdale collectively, completely informed Us Weekly that very same month. “We figured the concept ‘what may probably go unsuitable?’ is one thing we’d undoubtedly wish to discover. Now, we now have the possibility.”
Ripa, who shares youngsters Michael, 25, Lola, 21, and Joaquin, 19, with Consuelos, mentioned she was wanting ahead to the following chapter of her present.
“So many great moments have occurred whereas with ABC, so it solely is smart for us to return full circle and work collectively as soon as once more for the present that has given us a lot pleasure and so a few years of reminiscences,” she added.