Ellen DeGeneres kicked off her two-hour 60th birthday celebration on The Ellen DeGeneres Show with its highest rated episode in nearly 3 years (3.4 household rating). The birthday bash also ranked No. 1 in its time period among adults and women 25-54 in the top three markets — New York (1.6/13 adults 25-54 rating/share), Los Angeles (1.4/12) and Chicago (1.2/10).
Following Ellen’s Game of Games’ strong ratings in its regular slot debut, the breakout new alternative series hosted and executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres has been picked up by NBC for a 13-episode second season.
Combined, the world’s 10 highest-paid TV show hosts earned $462.5 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, before management fees and taxes. Dr. Phil McGraw, Ellen DeGeneres And Ryan Seacrest lead the pack.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show host came under fire after wishing Roar singer Katy Perry a happy birthday — by tweeting a photo of herself staring at Perry’s breasts.
Ellen DeGeneres will appear in a brand new stand up special for Netflix. The daytime host made the announcement on Twitter Wednesday morning.
Others included General Hospital, honored as best daytime drama, with top acting awards going to Scott Clifton for The Bold and the Beautiful and Gina Tognoni for The Young and the Restless.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show has set a special tribute to its host’s most important episode of television. The syndicated talk show will dedicate its entire April 28 hourlong episode with a special star-studded tribute to the April 30, 1997, “The Puppy Episode” of her former ABC sitcom Ellen during which DeGeneres’ character came out as gay and aired in tandem with the comedian-turned-actor-turned-host’s personal declaration on the cover of Time magazine.
NBC is turning to Ellen DeGeneres and her syndicated daytime talk show for its latest game show. The network has handed out a six-episode series order to Ellen’s Game of Games, an hourlong game show based on popular games from The Ellen DeGeneres Show.