'Our Long National Nightmare Is Over': Kelly Ripa Returned to Live! This MorningBobby Finger4/26/16 10:00am1058EditPromoteGo to permalinkKelly Ripa is fine. Michael Strahan is fine. ABC is fine. Everything is fine! That was the gist of the lengthy monologue with which Kelly Ripa opened Tuesday morning’s episode of Live! With Michael & Kelly—her first since news broke of Strahan’s upcoming departure for Good Morning America.