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Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Photo: Disney General Entertainment/Miller Mobley)
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos (Photo: Disney General Entertainment/Miller Mobley)

'Live with Kelly and Mark' boasts sizzling summer shows


Fri, Jun 16th 2023 08:55 am

Press Release

School’s out! The sun is shining, and “Live with Kelly and Mark” is geared up for a summer season filled with never-before-seen content, fantastic theme weeks, special guest co-hosts and more to keep viewers entertained all season long.

Since Mark Consuelos joined the show in April, “Live with Kelly and Mark” stands as the No. 1 syndicated talk show and No. 1 entertainment talk show across all dayparts. Another fun fact: The “Live” franchise has amassed 27.1 billion minutes of viewing so far this season, making it the season’s most-watched talk show on television. (Source: Nielsen, w/o 4/17/23 through w/o 5/29/23, Live+SD, HHs, P2+ and W25-54; Live+7, 9/5/22-6/4/23, includes all occurrences/sustainers, Total Minutes Viewed – linear only.)

The summer season will feature select episodes of Mark welcoming special guest co-hosts including Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen and Maria Menounos.

On select days, while the “Live” family is on summer vacation, fans will see a familiar face on screen as “Live” will air never-before-seen host chat and trivia segments featuring Kelly and beloved “Live” family member Ryan Seacrest, along with some of their best celebrity interviews and fun moments from the past year.

“Live’s 4th of July Party” will be star-studded, with Kelly and Mark welcoming Jake Shears to perform in studio, plus actress Nina Dobrev, who will all partake in festive Independence Day games with the hosts and lucky audience members.

Then, “Live” will feature “Aches and Pains Week,” July 17-21, providing tips to help everyone (as they might be hauling beach chairs on their backs) and more. Will Kelly and Mark cool down from the summer heat with an ice-cold plunge?!? The week will feature guests including Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Issa Rae, Simu Liu, Steph Curry, and Kevin and Franklin Jonas.

And, summer rolls on with “Live’s” “Dog Days of Summer Week,” July 24-28, with Kelly and Mark learning everything about their furry friends and showcasing new dogs available for adoption. The show will have some of the very many pets that have been adopted by the “Live” family in studio to celebrate the occasion.

“Live with Kelly and Mark” airs at 9 a.m. weekdays on WKBW-TV Channel 7.

Check local listings or visit www.livewithkellyandmark.com.

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