via press release:
FROM NASCAR TO THE NFL, “LIVE! WITH KELLY” FEATURES AN ALL-SPORTS
GUEST CO-HOST LINE-UP JANUARY 9-13, 2012
NEW YORK, NY – December 19, 2011 – Syndicated morning program “LIVE! with Kelly” will feature a special themed week of guest co-hosts January 9-13, 2012, with some of the brightest stars from the world of sports making their co-hosting debuts with LIVE host Kelly Ripa.
January 9, 2012 – Miami Dolphins running back REGGIE BUSH will head to New York City to join Kelly for the day. Stopping by the show that morning will be actor Mark Wahlberg and reality stars Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott.
January 10, 2012 – NASCAR star CARL EDWARDS joins Kelly for the day, and the two hosts welcome lovely actress Kate Beckinsale.
January 11, 2012 – Former quarterback standout, NFL studio analyst and radio broadcaster BOOMER ESIASON trades the broadcast booth for the host chat desk. Kelly and Boomer will speak with actress Jane Krakowski and Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino.
January 12, 2012 – ESPN college football analyst JESSE PALMER joins Kelly. Singer Dolly Parton and young actress Miranda Cosgrove stop by to chat with Kelly and Jesse.
January 13, 2012 – Eight-time U.S. Short Track Speedskating Champion and five-time Olympic medalist APOLO ANTON OHNO closes the week on “LIVE! with Kelly,” with a guest line-up that includes “Once Upon a Time” star Lana Parrilla and Common.
“LIVE! with Kelly” is distributed in national syndication by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Produced by WABC-TV in New York and executive produced by Michael Gelman, “LIVE! with Kelly” airs in more than 200 markets across the U.S.