The Disney folks hope to get the best out of a "Live With Kelly and Michael" visit to Disneyland in several ways. The nationally syndicated show will offer five shows -- May 18 to 22 -- from Southern California to mark Disneyland's 60th anniversary.
The May 18, 19 and 20 episodes will air on the final three days of the May ratings period. The May 21 and 22 installments will lead into the Memorial Day Weekend, which should help boost park attendance. The Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration starts May 22.
Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan will broadcast from in front of Main Street, U.S.A., and Sleeping Beauty Castle. Their guests will include Mariah Carey, Dwayne Johnson, singer and "Voice" judge Christina Aguilera, "Tonight Show" host Jimmy Kimmel, "Scandal" star Scott Foley and "Middle" star Patricia Heaton.More guests will be announced. Ripa and Strahan will look at the park's history and the new attractions.
If you want to attend, ticket information is available on the show's website, LIVEKellyandMichael.com . "Live With Kelly and Michael" airs at 9 a.m. weekdays on WESH-Channel 2. The show is distributed in national syndication by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution.