Kelly Ripa: Melissa Joan Hart Melissa & Joey
On Wednesday May 30 2012, Live With Kelly will welcome Melissa & Joey star Melissa Joan Hart. Melissa will discuss the summer premiere of her ABC Family show, which also stars Joey Lawrence. The series follows politician Mel Burke (Hart) and her male nanny, Joe (Lawrence), whom she hires to watch her niece and nephew. The show premieres its second season on Wednesday.
Melissa, a former child star, is also known for her starring roles in the shows Clarissa Explains it All and Sabrina the Teenage Witch. She is originally from Sayville, NY, and now lives in Westport, Connecticut with her husband and two and a half children (she has one currently on the way).
Kelly Ripa: American Idol Finalist Joshua Ledet
This season’s American Idol ended last week with Phillip Phillips taking the top prize. Talented finalist Joshua Ledet, the contestant who placed third, will perform a song on Wednesday for the hosts and also chat about his experiences on the show. Joshua is twenty years old and from Westlake, Louisiana.
Live With Kelly: Martin Short Co-Hosts
Canadian actor, comedian, writer, and producer Martin Short will join Kelly Ripa on Wednesday as guest co-host. Martin is a veteran of film, television and theatre, as well as the legendary sketch show Saturday Night Live, and is known for his many zany and original characters.
This is not his first time sitting in the co-host chair, and he will surely be filled with many hilarious jokes and stories, as per usual. Martin and Kelly will chat about the day’s biggest news, studies, and gossip at the beginning of the show.