PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- It's been an exciting day for two local stars on the rise.
On Friday, Kelly Ripa announced the top five finalists in her "Kelly and You" contest, which gives one lucky fan the chance to play co-host for the day.
And two of our local contestants made it through - and made that list!
Richard Curtis is a TV teacher at Souderton High School. His students screamed and cheered when they heard the news at a little viewing party during their TV class Friday morning.
Dena Blizzard is a comedian from Moorestown, Burlington County.
Dena and Richard were both among those who got the most votes.
They join the rest of the five finalists in New York on Monday to compete for the coveted guest co-host's chair.
The winner of the "Kelly and You" contest joins Ripa as a guest host on Friday, October 21st.
2 local contestants make top 5 to co-host Live! With Kelly