However, when it comes to who Kelly favors, her pal Anderson Cooper tops the list.

Now a CNN anchor, Anderson described it as a “dream” to take on the challenge. Anderson already has experience hosting a daytime talk show, but has emphasized he has not been offered a job yet. “It would be a dream to work with Kelly, but nobody’s offering anything, so…” Although Anderson’s pal Andy Cohen gets mentioned a lot, he has attempted to take himself out of the running by pointing out that he already wears numerous TV hats, from managing the sometimes-volatile Then there’s Neil Patrick Harris, who hasn’t made a public statement but according to Alyson Hannigan, he would love it. She’s the real boss of the house, so we’ll see what she has to say about that,” joked Mario.

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“I think that it is his dream job,” said Alyson about Neil. I actually did a movie with her husband, Mark [Consuelos], who’s a real good guy.” But as to the final decision? , which listed Kelly Osbourne, Rosie O’Donnell, Zendaya, and Audra Mc Donald as possible competition for all those male contenders.

Josh Groban already has a history as a popular guest on the talk show, and he is slated to serve as a co-host during the hunt for Strahan’s replacement. The growing list of men who could fill Strahan’s shoes include Ripa’s own husband, Mark Consuelos, Sam Champion, Ryan Seacrest, and Jeff Probst. Josh Groban, Andy Cohen, and Anderson Cooper also will take on that gig, all of whom originally sought the seat that Strahan filled.

Anderson Cooper celebrated his 50th birthday by posting a throwback photo.

The CNN anchor thanked friends and fans for their birthday wishes Saturday by sharing a picture of himself from the early 1990s without his signature silver hair.

This should stoke the fire of the feud she has with Ryan for while longer.

, names of potential heirs to his throne have been bandied about.

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Hosted by Lucy Hale, the New Orleans segment also will feature the fleur-de-lis drop at Jax Brewery, according to press materials.

He thought he was the strength of the show.” Yet another insider said Ripa “is the queen bee of the show, always has been.” More reason she might replace Strahan with a close pal.