Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos co-host 'Live' after Ryan Seacrest's departure: Can't quit now!

Live's latest chapter has started.The first episode of Live With Kelly and Mark, which co-stars Kelly Ripa and...

...her husband Mark Consuelos, aired on Monday. Just days after Ryan Seacrest said goodbye,

the venerable morning talk show has a new beginning.

Holding hands, they made their way out to the freshly painted set, which featured Live with Kelly and Mark signs and coffee mugs.

It's Monday, April 17, 2023, she announced at the beginning of the show,

making the new co-hosting arrangement official. Joining I am Mark Consuelos right now and until one of us passes away.

The couple's 21-year-old child, Lola Consuelos, who recently moved back in with her parents, attended her parents' first show as co-hosts.