July 6th, 2012
09:50 AM ET
Kelly Ripa has been holding down the "Live!" set quite well since her former co-host, the venerated Regis Philbin, decided to wrap up his long run in November.
The show has used a succession of guest co-hosts since then, but the list of names mentioned as possibilities for a more permanent replacement has apparently shrunk to three.
Chief among them is "Saturday Night Live's" Seth Meyers, who according to Showbiz 411 is the lead pick out of the trio of options that also reportedly includes Josh Groban and former NFL star Michael Strahan.
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Strahan just ended a round of guest co-hosting duties, as he worked alongside Ripa on Monday and Tuesday of this week.
The week of July 9, however, will belong to Meyers, as he'll be on tap as guest co-host every morning.
Showbiz 411 pegs Meyers as a "popular co-host" with Ripa, noting that he's appeared on the show multiple times in the spring, and that his wide appeal might have something to do with his rumored frontrunner position.
But what do you think - who would you like to see fill in as Ripa's regular co-host?
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