Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest’s Talk Show Back To ‘Live’ Format?

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest announced their lineup for premiere week. This comes amid the complaints about their morning show. The hosts have been away a lot this summer. The constant juggle of celebrity guest hosts has fans fed up lately.

There have also been complaints about the lack of live broadcasts lately. Fans claimed they were “tricked” into watching new episodes that would then show segments from old episodes. The hosts have been promising fans that they will get new interviews and shows soon.

Read on to learn more about the guest lineup and the fan backlash.

Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest [Live With Kelly & Ryan | YouTube]
[Live With Kelly & Ryan | YouTube]

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest announce Live’s premiere date

The premiere date for Live With Kelly & Ryan has been announced. On Monday, August 29, it was revealed that the morning show is returning sooner than expected. The show’s social media accounts shared a clip of Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest smiling together. It featured the word “one week” in a large font.

“Are you ready?! A new season of Live with Kelly and Ryan is ONE WEEK away!” the social media post reads. “Tune in Monday, September 5th.”

Fans flocked to the tweet to share their thoughts. Most of them are excited to finally see live episodes of the talk show. Most have grown tired of the pre-recorded episodes.

  • “Can’t wait!!”
  • “I am so ready!!!!”
  • “Yes, I am!”
  • “The word Live should be dropped as most of the year is previously recorded.”
  • “Yes, definitely for new episodes & new guests.”
  • “Thank Goodness, it was no fun watching the whole summer of pre-recorded shows. Live isn’t Live anymore??? I think you lost a lot of the fan base doing this so long.”

As you can see, the fanbase is fed-up with the talk show. They already blamed Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest for staging bloopers for the sake of ratings. Not as many viewers have been tuning in this summer.

Kelly Ripa & Ryan Seacrest [Live With Kelly & Ryan | YouTube]
[Live With Kelly & Ryan | YouTube]

Live With Kelly & Ryan announce the guest lineup

On the heels of the premiere, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest shared the news of the guest lineup for premiere week. It includes a mix of actors, comedians, writers, and others from the entertainment industry. On Monday, September 5, Justin Long is the first guest of the season. He’ll discuss his new Disney+ movie, Barbarian.

Caroline Rhea will also be on the show to talk about her comedy tour. On Tuesday’s episode of Live With Kelly & Ryan, Regina Hall and Betty Gilpin are the guests. Susan Sarandon will talk about her new show, Monarch, on Wednesday’s broadcast. Jesse Palmer will promote the new season of The Bachelorette.

On Thursday, Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest will speak to Keegan-Michael Key about the new Disney+ live-action movie Pinocchio. Glee alum Jane Krakowski will also be on the show that same day. Live With Kelly & Ryan will return in live format on Monday, September 5.

What are your thoughts on the guest lineup for premiere week? Do you miss Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest? What do you want to see in the new season of Live With Kelly & Ryan? Sound off below in the comment section.

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