Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan celebrate one year together on 'LIVE with Kelly and Michael'by jmaloni
Festivities conclude on Friday, Sept. 13, with "LIVE's" one-hour "First Anniversary Viewer's Choice Show"
The week of Sept. 2 will mark the first anniversary of Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan's partnership on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael," and the show is pulling out all the stops with a gala two-week anniversary celebration. The festivities will culminate in "LIVE's" "First Anniversary Viewer's Choice Show," a one-of-a-kind episode featuring a countdown of the top 10 best moments from their first year, as chosen by the show's viewers.
Beginning on Aug. 19 and continuing through Aug. 30, Ripa and Strahan will feature five clips each day showcasing memorable moments of their first year together. Viewers can then go to livekellyandmichael.com to vote for their favorites, which will be showcased on the Sept. 13 special.
Everyone who votes also will have the chance to win a trip to New York City and tickets to the anniversary taping. Further details are available on the "LIVE" website at http://livekellyandmichael.dadt.com/sweepstakes/lives-first-anniversary-viewers-choice-sweepstakes-rules/.
During the weeks of Sept. 2 and Sept. 9, "LIVE's" in-studio audience also will have the chance to join in the fun. With "The Anniversary Games," one audience member a day will have one minute to win up to $1,000.
Guests during "LIVE's" two-week anniversary celebration will include Demi Lovato, Zachary Quinto, Jennifer Hudson, Ricky Gervais, Michelle Pfeiffer, Katie Couric, Cedric The Entertainer, Arsenio Hall, and performances by John Legend, Selena Gomez, Jennifer Nettles, Sean Kingston and Tamar Braxton. And favorite celebrity friends of the show also will chime in with special anniversary greetings for Ripa and Strahan.
Visit "LIVE" on the Web at www.LIVEKellyandMichael.com, on Facebook, or follow "LIVE" on Twitter, @KellyandMichael.