Seacrest heads west as ABC speak present is rebranded “Dwell with Kelly and Mark.” Consuelos and Kelly Ripa are husband and spouse.
Ryan Seacrest is leaving “Dwell with Kelly and Ryan” after six seasons. He’ll get replaced by Kelly Ripa’s husband, actor Mark Consuelos, and the ABC speak present might be rebranded (once more) as “Dwell with Kelly and Mark.”
Seacrest is heading again west the place he’ll proceed to host ABC’s “American Idol” from that coast. He’ll proceed annual internet hosting duties for “Dick Clark’s New Yr’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” The subsequent “Idol” dwell reveals, which occur in Los Angeles, are set for spring.
“Working alongside Kelly over the previous six years has been a dream job and one of many highlights of my profession. She has been a tremendous accomplice, pal, and confidant, and though we’ll at all times be part of one another’s lives, I’ll miss our mornings collectively,” stated Seacrest. “I additionally need to thank Michael Gelman and your complete employees and crew — we’ve made reminiscences to final a lifetime, met among the most unbelievable individuals 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 cross the baton to Kelly’s ‘actual’ husband, Mark.”
“I’m so grateful to have spent the final six years beside my pricey pal of too many many years to depend and can miss beginning my days with Ryan,” stated Ripa. “Ryan’s vitality, ardour and love for leisure is one-of-a-kind.”
Ripa’s parting with Michael Strahan was not as cordial.
Ripa has hosted the present since 2001. She partnered with Regis Philbin, then Strahan, then 1,000,000 visitor hosts, then Seacrest, and now her hubby. Seacrest has initially signed on to co-host “Dwell” for 3 years; he ended up staying for six.
“Goodbyes are by no means straightforward, however we sit up for welcoming Ryan again repeatedly with open arms. As a fan-favorite visitor host for years, Mark isn’t any stranger to the ‘Dwell’ household. Having him be part of the present is so particular for us and we’re certain that viewers will really feel the identical,” Gelman, the chief producer of “Dwell with Kelly and Ryan,” stated.
“Dwell with Kelly and Ryan” is daytime’s prime speak present this season — community or syndicated — amongst whole viewers and its key demographic, ladies 25-54. As a matter of truth, “Dwell” has been No. 1 for 56 straight weeks in that demo.
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