Ryan Seacrest Announced as New Co-Host on "Live with Kelly"

Ryan Seacrest
Posted at 10:15 AM, May 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-01 06:29:35-04

MIDWAY, Fla. (WTXL) -- CNN reports on one of the most anticipated announcements of the year in entertainment news. Ryan Seacrest has been named Kelly Ripa's co-host on "Live with Kelly".

Seacrest is one of best-known broadcasters in the entertainment business and has an extensive career.

He has hosted Fox's "American Idol", he currently hosts his syndicated radio show for iHeartmedia, he also has hosted many red carpets specials for NBCUniversal's E! network, and that just lists a few of his accomplishments.  

He has appeared on "Live with Kelly" as a guest host five times. ABC began their search for new host when Michael Strahan announced his departure one year ago.