alec baldwin sept 2011 gi Alec Baldwin set for 'Live! with Kelly' co hosting gigAlec Baldwin is set to join the parade of suitors paired with Kelly Ripa in the  “Live! with Kelly” co-host chair. The “30 Rock” regular and Words with Friends aficionado will join Ripa on Wednesday, Feb. 29.

Ripa has hosted a rotating cast of co-hosts — including Kim Kardashian, Josh Groban, Jomah Hill, Tye Diggs, Kevin Jonas, Nick Lachey, Jerry Seinfeld and Ripa’s husband, Mark Consuelos — since Regis Philbin left the show in November.

Other just-announced hosts include Neil Patrick Harris, who will be making a return visit to join Ripa live from the Kodak Theatre for the day-after-the-Oscars broadcast on Feb. 27. Lucy Liu will join Ripa on Feb. 28, while Dan Abrams will finish out the week on March 1-2.

Scheduled guests for the week include actress “GCB’s” Kristin Chenoweth, “Smash star Anjelica Huston and Don Cheadle.

Posted by:Liz Kelly Nelson