After a Yearlong Search, Live Picks Ryan Seacrest as Kelly Ripa’s Next Co-Host

He'll continue his other TV and radio jobs from NY

Ryan Seacrest is moving to New York to co-host Live, but said he will fly back to L.A. on weekends. Disney/ABC

Kelly Ripa’s year-long search for her new Live co-host is finally over. This morning, Ryan Seacrest was officially named the co-host of the long-running morning talk show, which will now be known as Live with Kelly and Ryan.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.