Making an entrance.

Former Hayley on “All My Children” Kelly Ripa hosted the 2012 TV Land Awards on April 29, paying homage to classic TV series. This year’s awards show honored the likes of “Laverne & Shirley,” “Murphy Brown,” “In Living Color” and “One Day At A Time.” Aretha Franklin was also given the Icon Award.

As part of her opening, Ripa tried on the costumes of some of TV’s most celebrated characters with the help of former Dancing with the Stars contestant Carson Kressley.