updated 01/26/2011 AT 10:30 AM ET
•originally published 01/26/2011 AT 10:40 AM ET
How do you replace the irreplaceable? You don’t!
So without replacing a TV icon, they can merely attempt to bring in someone who will hopefully pave their own way in morning television and who will hopefully have fresh chemistry with Ripa. According to EW, there are 10 names that are being considered as possible contenders: