Bethenny Frankel apparently did a nice showing during her talk show's six-week trial run. On Monday's episode of Ellen, the former reality star announced Bethenny has been picked up. Executive Producer Ellen DeGeneres stated:
We are not going to give a lot of details, because we can’t. But, it is safe to say she will be on television soon. The television show will be back on the air.
Bethenny's trial run debuted in Fox markets in Dallas (KDWF at 1 PM), Los Angeles (KTTV 2 PM), Minneapolis (KMSP 10 AM), New York (WNYW 11 AM), Philadelphia, (11 AM) and Phoenix (KSAZ 11 AM). According to Celebuzz, the show tested highly in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Minneapolis. Watch Frankel and DeGeneres discuss their good news after the jump!
Ellen DeGeneres was honored with a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on September 4. The funny lady's wife Portia de Rossi and mother Betty joined her to celebrate the occasion. Late night host Jimmy Kimmel and American Idol host Ryan Seacrest also participated in the festivities. See more photos after the jump! READ MORE
A pair of cute, cuddly blondes, Big Bird and Ellen Degeneres, led the non-soap Daytime Emmy nominations this year. Kiddie TV classic Sesame Street had the most non-soap nominations with 16. The Ellen Degeneres Show nabbed the most talk show nods with 12. For the complete list of Daytime Emmy nominees (including soaps again) see below!
Ellen DeGeneres taped a side-splitting reading of E.L James' "mommy porn" novel Fifty Shades of Grey. Complete with props, Ellen wonders if she should paraphrase the book’s racier scenes. At one point she says “I don’t think he should use a spatula for that. If you go to Anastasia’s house don’t eat the pancakes. Don’t eat the pancakes.” Watch Ellen’s spoof after the jump!