Chenoweth is stepping in for co-host Kelly Ripa and will spend the hour with veteran performer/host Regis Philbin. Guests are scheduled to include Adam Sandler, Cyndi Lauper and Jonny Lang.
"Live with Regis and Kelly" airs in the metropolitan New York City area on ABC-TV Channel 7 from 9-10 AM ET; check local listings.
The chat show — co-hosted by Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa — is executive produced by Michael Gelman and distributed by Disney ABC Domestic Television.
Chenoweth, who received a Tony nomination for her work as Glinda in Stephen Schwartz's Wicked, has been seen on the New York stage in The Fantasticks, Scapin, Steel Pier, A New Brain, Epic Proportions, Strike Up the Band, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Apple Tree, Stairway to Paradise and Candide. The actress won her Tony Award for her performance as Sally Brown in the Broadway bow of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Her screen credits include "Four Christmases," "Into Temptation," "Pushing Daisies," "Kristin," "The West Wing," "The Music Man," "The Pink Panther," "Stranger Than Fiction," "Deck the Halls" and "Running with Scissors." Her solo recordings include "Let Yourself Go," "As I Am" and the newly released "A Lovely Way to Spend Christmas." She recently picked up her first Emmy Award for her work in ABC's "Pushing Daisies."