Ellen DeGeneres, Kelly Ripa and More TV Hosts Win Halloween With These Incredible Costumes

Meanwhile, Today show and Good Morning America stars went full '80s.

By Corinne Heller Oct 31, 2018 3:22 PMTags
Watch: Ryan Seacrest & Kelly Ripa's Epic 60-Costume Halloween

And the winners of Halloween 2018 are...the hosts of morning and evening TV.

Ellen DeGeneres dressed up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, as expected, appearing as a fictional Bachelor contestant.

Meanwhile, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan's Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest went full retro with costumes from shows such as Laverne & Shirley and I Dream of Jeannie.

The Today show and Good Morning America both took on the '80s for Halloween. Totally radical! Hosts of both morning programs dressed up as iconic characters from movies and TV shows from that decade, as well as singers who topped the charts during that time.

And on Thursday night on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy FallonJimmy Fallon channeled a vampire Donald Trump.

Check out all the incredible costumes!

Ellen DeGeneres, Ellen DeGeneres Show

The host transformed into mock Bachelor contestant Kelllly D., a dental assistant from New Jersey.

Today Show Stars

L-R: Peter Alexander and Jenna Bush Hager as Top Gun's Goose and Maverick, Craig Melvin as Coming to America's Prince Akeem, Hoda Kotb as Elton JohnSavannah Guthrie as Cyndi LauperSheinelle Jones as Tina TurnerDylan Dreyer and Al Roker as Back to the Future's Marty McFly and Doc Brown, Kathie Lee Gifford as Madonna (in her music video "Material Girl"), Willie Geist as Ferris Bueller, and Carson Daly as Bruce Springsteen.

Savannah Guthrie, Today Show

The co-host dressed up as Cyndi Lauper.

Sheinelle Jones, Weekend Today

The NBC star dressed up as Tina Turner.

Hoda Kotb, Today Show

The co-host dressed up as Elton John.

Savannah Guthrie, Sheinelle Jones, Al Roker and Dylan Dreyer, Today Show

Simply the best!

The Talk Stars

Sara Gilbert (P!nk), Eve (Janet Jackson), Sharon Osbourne (Dolly Parton) and Sheryl Underwood (The Weather Girls) participate in the CBS show's fourth annual Rocktober Lip Sync War. 

Sara Gilbert, The Talk

The host dressed up as Pink.

Good Morning America Stars

Ginger Zee dressed up as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Michelangelo, Michael Strahan was Mr. TRob Marciano was Saved by the Bell's Zack Morris, Robin Roberts was Dynasty's Dominique Deveraux, Lara Spencer, Paula Faris and TJ Holmes appear as The Love Boat's Captain Stubing, Julie McCoy and Doc, Sam Champion returned as Blake, the tour guide for the show's All-Access '80s Tour, and Amy Robach was Married...With Children's Peggy Bundy. The group was also joined by real-life '80s icons Suzanne Somers (Three's Company) and singer Bonnie Tyler ("Total Eclipse of the Heart").

Michael Strahan, Good Morning America

We pity the fool who doesn't recognize Michael as Mr. T.

Robin Roberts, Good Morning America

The host dressed up as Dominique Deveraux from the '80s series Dynasty.

Amy Robach, Good Morning America

Get these woman some bonbons! Here's Peggy Bundy from Married...With Children.

Ginger Zee, Good Morning America

Cowabunga! Please welcome Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' Michelangelo. Anyone up for pizza?

Rob Marciano and Ginger Zee, Good Morning America

Michelangelo, meet Zack Morris.

Lara Spencer, Good Morning America

Hello, [The Love Boat's] Captain Stubing. How are Gopher and Doc?

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan

The two showcased several costumes on their Halloween show, including these from Laverne & Shirley.

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan

The two dressed up like characters from CHiPs.

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan

...and I Dream of Jeannie.

Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan


Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest, LIVE With Kelly and Ryan

Ripa's husband Mark Consuelos helped out for this I Love Lucy segment.

Rachael Ray, Rachael Ray

The host and husband John Cusimano dress up for a zombie prom while interviewing '80s icon Debbie Gibson.

Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

The host dressed up as "Count Trumpula" on his NBC talk show.

Jimmy Kimmel, Jimmy Kimmel Live!

The late-night host channeled Gabe Kaplan's Mr. Kotter from Welcome Back, Kotter. Guest John Stamos went as Vinnie Barbarino from the same classic sitcom.

The Real Stars

Tamera Mowry (Tyra Banks), Jeannie Mai (Ellen DeGeneres), Loni Love (Oprah Winfrey), and Adrienne Bailon (Sally Jesse Raphael) dressed up as some of America's other favorite hosts.

Busy Philipps, Busy Tonight

The E! late-night talk show host went with a leopard costume while her guest and Will and Grace star Megan Mullally wore cat ears.

Whoopi Goldberg, The View

The longtime host explained the next day on GMA, she went out as Vamperina because her great-granddaughter told her to.

Wendy Williams, The Wendy Williams Show

The host dazzled as the Queen of Hearts, exactly one year after fainting on the Halloween show.

Michael Strahan and Sara Haines, GMA DAY

The hosts explained on the show that their costumes were designed by kids, who were also on the show.

Happy Halloween 2018!