All My Children alums Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are among the celebrities attending this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner on April 28 in Washington D.C., according to Politico. The couple—along with Martha Stewart, The Big Ban Theory’s Johnny Galecki and Pan Am’s Kelli Garner—are guests of USA Today.
Various Hollywood types also providing sparkle to the event include: Eva Longoria, George Clooney, Viola Davis and Uggie, the dog from The Artist. My personal fave WHC Dinner celebrity headline comes from Jezebel: Fox News to Bring Political Expert Kim Kardashian to White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Former All My Children star turned talk show host Kelly Ripa is among the daytime celebrities included in The Hollywood Reporter’s 35 Most Powerful People in Media. In THR’s profile, Ripa discusses the ongoing search to replace Regis Philbin as her co-host.
But even amid talk of firming up the chair, Ripa says there’s “no urgency” to finding a permanent replacement and notes the show’s steady performance since Philbin’s exit. (It recently matched its February 2011 sweep rating of a 2.7 in households and is now the top syndicated talker among the coveted women 25-to-54 demo.) READ MORE
The family that's funny together, stays together — that means the Ripa-Consuelos clan will be making us chuckle as a unit for quite some time to come! Check out Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' hilarious Funny or Die video, The Bensonhurst Spelling Bee With Kelly Ripa, featuring The Sopranos' Lorraine Bracco and Tony Sirrico.
The comedy short, which has Consuelos trying to adjust to, shall we say, "unique" spelling choices at his offspring's predominantly Italian, middle school spelling bee, introduces the next generation of the Consuelos acting dynasty, the couple's 14-year-old son Michael Consuelos! These three need a sitcom, STAT! Watch the clip below:
Talk show host and mogul in the making, Kelly Ripa has been tapped to emcee the 10th Annual TV Land Awards. Ripa is returning as host for the awards, which will be held in New York City this time around. The TV Land Awards are slated to honor the Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin, with their Music Icon Award. The TV Land Awards will air at 9 pm EST, April 29 on TV Land. Peep all the details in the press release after the jump! READ MORE