Nick Lachey, Martin Short to Co-Host 'Live! With Kelly'

Nick Lachey Summer TCA - H 2012
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Nick Lachey Summer TCA - H 2012

Continuing in its guest co-host rotation, Live! With Kelly has announced the latest personalities and celebrities to sit next to Kelly Ripa.

Former 98 Degrees member and TV personality Nick Lachey has been tapped to co-host two episodes: March 5 and 6. Additionaly, actor-comedian Martin Short will do double duty, leading two shows that same week (March 8 and 9).

NY1 news anchor Pat Kiernan will take the helm on March 7.

Guests for the week include Fran Descher, Willem Dafoe, Ewan McGregor, Kathy Bates and Big Time Rush.

Since Regis Philbin departed last November, Live! With Kelly has seen the likes of Jerry Seinfeld, Josh Groban, Jonah Hill, Jerry O'Connell, Neil Patrick Harris, Jim Parsons and Michael Buble taking up co-hosting duties.