According to The Hollywood Reporter, Tony-winner Kristin Chenoweth is set to co-host the premiere episode of Anderson Cooper's daytime talk show, ANDERSON LIVE. The actress, who was recently injured while filming a scene for the CBS drama series 'The Good Wife,' will join Coooper on his newly reformatted show which returns on September 10th.
On Broadway, Chenoweth has appeared in Steel Pier, You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, Epic Proportions, Funny Girl, Wicked, The Apple Tree, Promises, Promises, and On the Twentieth Century. Her Off-Broadway credits include The Fantasticks, Box Office of the Damned, Scapin, Strike Up the Band, A New Brain, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, Candide, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise and Love, Loss and What I Wore.
Along with a new name, 'Anderson Live', the Warner Bros-distributed daytime show will sport a new set and a new live format with rotating co-hosts including Howie Mandel, Goldie Hawn, Kelly Osbourne, D.L. Hughley, Kellie Pickle, Cyndi Lauper and Erin Andrews. Other upcoming co-hosts include Richard Gere, Beyonce, Jake Gyllenhaal, Claire Danes, Meg Ryan, Ben Affleck, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Kerry Washington, Kelsey Grammer, Carol Burnett and Stephen Colbert.
Said Cooper, "We've got a lot of fun, great things planned for the new season. I am really excited to be joined by daily co-hosts and look forward to switching to a live format, which allows us more freedom to cover topical issues as well as connect more with the viewer at home."