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Anderson Cooper's Talk Show Gets a Makeover; Kristin Chenoweth Announced as First Cohost

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Anderson Cooper's getting a new look, but don't worry—the handsome silver fox is still keeping his signature style.

Instead, Anderson Live (formerly known as Anderson) will debut Sept. 10 with a brand new set and rotating daily guest hosts. Kristin Chenoweth was announced today as the cohost for the first show.

Other newly announced cohosts include Goldie Hawn, Kelly Osbourne, Cyndi Lauper, Howie Mandel, Erin Andrews, D.L. Hughley and Kellie Pickler. 

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The popular daytime show is moving to a new set at Manhattan's CBS Broadcast center, which allows for a live studio audience. Viewers are now able to participate in real time via Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter.

Anderson also continues to tweet his own excitement for the upcoming season and shared his eagerness to have Kristin Chenoweth on set:

"I'm very excited @KChenoweth will be my first co-host on #AndersonLive for the premiere show sept 10. We have a lot to discuss! @Anderson."

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He also tweeted a pic from the new set and continues to share his enthusiasm for the interactive new format:

"We've got a lot of fun, great things planned for the new season," Cooper, who executive produces Anderson Live with Terence Noonan, said in a statement. "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."

Are you excited about Anderson Live's new look? Sound off with your thoughts on the show!

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