Kelly Ripa's

Live boss Michael Gelman will guest-star on an upcoming episode of her ABC sitcom, Hope & Faith, playing the son of Regis Philbin's Handsome Hal character. The episode, which tapes the week of Dec. 6, also features an appearance by Ripa's hubby Mark Consuelos. Rumor has it ABC is hoping the casting stunts will take some of the focus off the writing.