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11/09/2011 08:28 am ET Updated Jan 09, 2012

Kelly Ripa Signs Five Year Deal For 'Live!'

With Regis Philbin leaving Live! With Regis And Kelly next week, the company that distributes the popular daily syndicated talk show has moved to lock in co-host Kelly Ripa through at least 2017. I've learned that Ripa has signed a new five-year deal with Disney-ABC Domestic Television that will start in fall 2012, when the talk show host's current pact expires.

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