The Ellen DeGeneres Show, a sturdy daytime hit, has had a steep ratings decline since the host addressed accusations by former staff members that led to firings and an internal investigation.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show has extended its hiatus in compliance with the recommendation from Calif. Governor Gavin Newsom that Hollywood studios put a pause on filming amid the ongoing COVID-19 surge in the state. Producers informed staff on Thursday that the show will delay its return to production by a week, rather than resuming with new episodes Jan. 4 as originally planned. Employees will be paid and will continue to work from home.
Daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres revealed Thursday she tested positive for COVID-19. She said on Instagram she is “feeling fine” but will be following the CDC-approved guidelines and will see her audience “after the holidays.”
The Ellen DeGeneres Show started its 18th season in Los Angeles with the host on stage for the first time in months after taping from DeGeneres’s home during quarantine. There wasn’t a studio audience but a virtual one, with faces beamed in on monitors put in the audience seats. She addressed allegations of a toxic work environment, apologizing for things “that never should have happened.”
Over the past few years, Ellen DeGeneres’ image as a paragon of kindness has begun to crack. Can fans forgive her after recent toxic workplace claims?
There’s little chance that either Ellen DeGeneres or Warner Bros. will walk away from a staple of daytime TV that has flourished for almost two decades. Look for a carefully-orchestrated mea culpa and a triumphant return — she’s too good an actress for any other outcome.
Last week, a pair of BuzzFeed articles alleged a toxic work environment on her daily talk show, as well as allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct by producers. Warner Bros. launched an internal investigation. If you’re curious about how things got to this point, here’s a guide to how DeGeneres’s public persona went from the “new Queen of Nice” to even fellow celebrities calling her out for treating people “horribly.”
Ellen DeGeneres has built her worldwide, multimillion-dollar brand on the motto “be kind,” with lavish giveaways and acts of charity. But behind the scenes, current and former employees on her leading daytime show say they faced racism, fear and intimidation.
Ellen DeGeneres and Wendy Williams are resuming production on their daytime shows after taking some time off during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Both hosts will return to air on April 6, recording shows from their homes.
NBC will continue its relationship with Ellen DeGeneres: The network has renewed her unscripted show Ellen’s Game of Games for a fourth season. DeGeneres announced the pickup Tuesday on her daytime talk show during a round of “Danger Word,” one of the contests she features on Game of Games.
Fox said Tuesday that it is joining with Ellen DeGeneres to produce The Masked Dancer, a celebrity competition show based on The Masked Singer and a segment that DeGeneres originated on her talk show.
Stand-up comedian, award-winning talk show host and humanitarian Ellen DeGeneres is set to be honored with the second Carol Burnett Award at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards which will take place on January 5, 2020. The Carol Burnett Award is presented to someone who has made outstanding contributions to the television medium on and/or off the screen.
The WarnerMedia streaming platform has greenlit three series from the comedian — the unscripted shows Ellen’s Home Design Challenge and First Dates Hotel and the animated kids’ series Little Ellen — and is developing a fourth, a docuseries titled Finding Einstein.
NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman says he stuck around on network television about 10 years too long. He made that admission during an appearance Thursday on Ellen DeGeneres’ talk show. Letterman quit in 2015 after 33 years as a late-night host on CBS and NBC, and is beginning his second season on his more […]
As she prepares to release her first comedy special in 15 years, DeGeneres is considering a much bigger change, retiring from the long-running hit syndicated show that bears her name. She’s been receiving conflicting advice from her wife, the actress Portia de Rossi, and from her older brother, Vance DeGeneres, a comedian, and has changed her mind more than once.
Ellen DeGeneres has a new place to spin her favorite tunes: The talk-show host/comedian struck a content and promotion deal with Spotify, under which The Ellen DeGeneres Show and the music-streaming service partnership will promote each other.
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.
The three new trophies make Ellen DeGeneres the winningest entertainer in the show’s history.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama awarded the nation’s highest civilian honor to 21 groundbreaking actors, musicians, athletes and innovators who inspired him over the years and “helped make me who I am.” “Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful, personal way, in ways that they probably couldn’t imagine,” Obama said […]
President Barack Obama today unveiled 21 recipients for the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. Among them are Ellen DeGeneres, Lorne Michaels and former FCC Chairman Newton Minow
A multi-million dollar paycheck — that’s just what the doctor ordered. Daytime TV’s straight-talking Southerner is this year’s highest-paid host, banking $88 million pretax in Forbes’ 12-month scoring period, ahead of second-ranked Ellen DeGeneres ($75 million) and American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest (No. 3, $55 million).
Ellen DeGeneres will launch a new digital network with an initial production slate of six original shows, it was announced Wednesday at the 2016 Digital Content NewFronts. The Ellen Digital Network will curate all aspects of the Ellen brand combined with original programming and user-generated content.