The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Get out your dancing shoes. Ellen DeGeneres’ self-titled talk show has been renewed through the 2016-17 season in 96 percent of the country. The renewal includes all 10 NBC-owned and operated and an additional 179 stations. In a released statement, Said President of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution Ken Werner:
Ellen is quite simply the best,” Werner said in a statement. “Day in and day out she and her team produce a unique and compelling hour of entertainment which is appointment television for legions of women. We are absolutely thrilled that NBC, Ellen, Warner Bros. and all of our station partners will be continuing our successful relationship for years to come. READ MORE
American Idol host and Keeping up With the Kardashians godfather Ryan Seacrest dropped by Ellen, where he and Ellen DeGeneres chatted about Nicki Minaj vs. Mariah Carey on American Idol, Seacrest living in DeGeneres' old home and of course the Kimye baby. Watch the clip after the jump!
Fresh on the heels of her divorce announcement, Bethenny Frankel stopped by The Ellen DeGeneres Show to open up about her personal life. The reality star/business mogul was frank with boss and friend DeGeneres about her situation:
It's difficult. Do I want to be doing this exact thing right now? No, but I can't just only be on reality TV and show everything when it's fairy princess, fairy tale and then not take my hits when I have to. I've kind of had the best worst year ever. So I have to, you know, it's the highs and the lows. ... Just going through something personal you have so many different emotions and I feel like a bit of a disappointment to all of you. And, I feel like a failure.
To find out what Frankel has to say about why she decided to end her marriage, watch the emotional interview below. READ MORE
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