A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.

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Madonna is Ellen eleventh cousin. See more »

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Ellen states the purpose of her show is to promote equality, acceptance and love, however occasionally she employs Chippendale dancers to entertain her guests and the audience. Chippendale dancers have been criticized because they exploit, degrade and humiliate men. See more »

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Steve Harvey: [laughing after watching the particularly embarrassing and hilarious 'frightened turtle' reaction to Ellen scaring him] I had to straighten my clothes up. I swear to you man...
Steve Harvey: [stops laughing but is still lighthearted] That was not funny. Not only was that not funny, that wasn't even cool! I don't know what the hell you're laughing at. I should have shot him!
Ellen: We thought you were gonna punch him, he was prepared.
Steve Harvey: But where was I going, though? When you showed it what was with this leg over here ...
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best talk show yet
22 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Normally I am not a big fan of talk shows, not so with Ellen! I love Ellen, her dry humor about everyday situations is hilarious. I love how she opens each show by dancing, and watching the show just puts me in a great mood. I notice most of her guests can't help but laugh at some of her comments! All in all, I have never watched the show without laughing, and I need that every day!!! Nothing is too heavy or depressing, or controversial. I watch this show at every opportunity I have. She is easily one of my favorite comedians, and I am happy to see she has succeeded where many have failed in the talk show business. Keep up the great work Ellen!


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