Kelly Ripa & Mark Consuelos Will Return To "All My Children" For Soap Opera's 40th Anniversary

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    WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 28: Actress Kelly Rippa (L) and Actor Mark Consuelos attend the celebration of Capitol File Magazine's Pre-Launch and the premiere of Miramax's "The Great Raid" at the Uptown Theater on July 28, 2005 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Niche Media via Getty Images)

    Kelly Ripa and her husband, Mark Consuelos, will return to ABC's "All My Children" for the daytime soap opera's 40th anniversary.

    Brian Frons, president of ABC's daytime unit, made the announcement Friday. "All My Children" will celebrate its anniversary on Jan. 5, 2010.

    Ripa and Consuelos' episodes will air Jan. 4-5. It will be the first time either actor has appeared on "All My Children" since they left the show in 2002.

    She is now co-host of the morning talk show "Live With Regis and Kelly."

    Ripa says "Live With Regis and Kelly" will air behind-the-scenes footage next month of the couple's return to Pine Valley.

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