Live with Kelly could have an all-Philadelphia-area hosting panel come Oct. 21.

Dena Blizzard of Moorestown and Richard Curtis of Perkasie are two of 10 finalists vying to sit next to South Jersey's own Kelly Ripa on Live with Kelly's "Live with Kelly and You" contest. (Sommerdale's  Chris Stevens, alas, did not make the finals after making to top 40.)

The top five will be announced Friday. Each will be flown to New York to compete for the top spot, and the winner will set next to Ripa during her Oct. 21 show.

Ripa has been cohost-less since Michael Strahan left in April for Good Morning America; she's been sitting next to guest cohosts since. At least one favorite to take up permanent residence -- Ripa's friend Anderson Cooper -- is out of the running. His contract recently was renewed at CNN.