Kelly Ripa Inks 5-Year Deal With "Live!"

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The hardest working mom in daytime television just keeps on working.


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Kelly Ripa

just re-signed a new contract with Disney-ABC Domestic Television for five years. Once Ripa's current deal ends, her new one will start fall 2012.  This news comes a week and a half before Ripa's co-host

Regis Philbin

departs the show on Nov. 18.