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The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Created by:

Ellen DeGeneres

Produced by:

Ellen DeGeneres

Country of Origin:

United States

Original run:

September 8, 2003 - present



Episode count:


Executive Producers:

Ellen DeGeneres
Andy Lassner
Jim Paratore
Mary Connelly

Production Companies:

A Very Good Production
Telepictures Productions
WAD Productions


Warner Bros. Television Distribution

Original Channel


The Ellen DeGeneres Show (shortened as Ellen)

is an American television talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, including stations owned by NBCUniversal, in the United States and Canada. The show was taped in Studio 11 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California for the first 5 seasons. It later moved to Stage 1 on the nearby Warner Bros. lot. Ellen has broadcast in high definition since the beginning of season 6. The show has won 32 Daytime Emmy Awards as of 2011. The 10th season of the show began on September 10, 2012. It was announced on March 11, 2013 that the show had been renewed through 2017, which would extend the show through its 16th season. Now extend again for 2 more season until end-2021.


Name Description
Oh Hair-No involves fans sending funny haircuts to Ellen. Some of them appear on the show.
Know or Go involves 3 audience members to answer questions based on topics such as Thanksgiving, current events, about Ellen herself, etc. If they get a question wrong, the contestant gets dropped through trap door.
Clumsy Thumbsy Ellen shows messed up auto corrects sent in by fans.
Oh Puh-lice odd police reports are shown.
Ellen's Dance Dare viewers send videos of themselves secretly dancing behind oblivious people. Irish jigs were featured on the 2012 St. Patrick's Day episode. Many celebrities have participated such as Emma Stone, Zac Efron, The Janoskians and Taylor Swift.
Bad Paid for Tattoos Odd, usually incorrectly spelled body art is displayed.
What's Wrong with these Photos Silly photos sent in by viewers are featured.
What's Wrong with these Signs Viewers send Ellen pictures of signs that aren't quite right.
Tony Karaoke features the show's DJ, Tony, singing often wrong-but-hilarious lyrics to popular songs.
Tea Time with Sophia Grace and Rosie Sophia Grace & Rosie interview celebrity guests on the show, all while enjoying cookies and tea.
ApPARENTly Confused Ellen shows messages by parents who don't understand texting and technology
In Your FACEbook Ellen shares funny Facebook photos taken from the profile pages of audience members.
Weekly Tweetly Roundup Ellen shares funny and interesting tweets.
Classic Joke Wednesday Ellen shares funny jokes/puns, usually in a conversation with the show's DJ, Tony. Formerly called Classic Joke Tuesday.
Just KID-ink Ellen shares funny drawings from kids.
INSTA-grammification Ellen shares funny and unusual pictures from the show's Instagram page.
Vine after Vine Ellen shares funny 6 second video clips from the popular mobile app Vine.
In Your FACE-book (part 2)! Ellen reveals some personal and private information of the public to the audience.
Starbucks Prank Ellen send popular celebrities out to Starbucks to prank the cashiers.
What the Heck Are These Kids Talking About Ellen reviews rap lyrics and tries to figure out what they mean.
Celebrity Pranks Ellen often scares Taylor Swift (as she falls for it the most) and other famous celebrities.
Chat Time with Ellen Ellen talks about- or to- people who make viral videos
Epic or Fail Ellen plays several viral videos, and when it paused, Ellen and audience has to guess the outcome.
Ellen In Your Ear Celebrites interact with unsuspecting people, where Ellen instructing the celebrities through remote ear piece.

Production Information[]

  • Location: Studio 11, NBC Studios, Burbank, California
  • Executive Producers: DeGeneres, Mary Connelly, Andy Lassner, Jim Paratore
  • Writing Staff: DeGeneres, Karen Kilgariff, Karen Anderson, Magaret Smith
  • DJ:
    • DJ Scott K (seasons 1-2)
    • Tony Okungbowa (season 3)
      • DJ Chris Guénard (one of Okungbowa's replacements)
    • Jon Abrahams (season 4)
    • Ted Stryker (season 5)
    • Stephen "tWitch" Boss (season 11 - present)


Country Channel

CTV Two, E!, Citytv

United Kingdom 5*, Really
Australia Nine Network, Arena, GEM, WIN Television
New Zealand TV One
Ireland TV3
Germany Sat.1 Emotions
Netherlands RTL 5, RTL 8
Sweden TV3, Kanal 5
Brunei RTB3
Philippines 2nd Avenue
Singapore MediaCorp Channel 5
Turkey e2
Norway TV 2, TV 2 Bliss, TV 2 Zebra
Portugal SIC Muhler
Romania Euforia TV
Middle East OSN First
Brazil GNT
India Zee Cafe
Finland Nelonen, LIV
South Africa M-Net Series