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Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 1:51PM EST
Jerry Seinfeld changes his tune, says a Seinfeld revival is "possible"
Seinfeld made his "it's possible" comment this morning on Ellen, pointing out that Murphy Brown is coming back. But just five months ago, Seinfeld told Entertainment Tonight he was against the idea of bringing his iconic sitcom back. “Why? Maybe it’s nice that you continue to love it instead of us tampering with something that went pretty well," he said.
Posted Tuesday 2/13/18 at 1:51PM EST
Jerry Seinfeld sued over Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
Producer Christian Charles alleges that he originally pitched the web series to Seinfeld in 2002. He says they even filmed a pilot, but Seinfeld ended up making the show without him. Asked to respond, Seinfeld's attorney said Charles "concocted this claim" and "we are confident that this shakedown lawsuit will go nowhere." ALSO: Seinfeld unveils the first look at Ellen DeGeneres' Comedians in Cars episode.
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 6:18PM EST
Ellen scores a three-year ratings high with guest Michelle Obama
The first of two shows celebrating Ellen DeGeneres’ 60th birthday was the highest-rated episode in nearly three years. ALSO: Ellen gets Jennifer Aniston to breathe new life into Friends reunion hopes.
Posted Friday 2/02/18 at 1:33PM EST
Ellen DeGeneres's birthday celebration includes giving out $1 million for her audience to share
The $1 million was handed out to Ellen’s Friday audience in collaboration with Cheerios to thank them for completing one million acts of good.
Posted Thursday 2/01/18 at 2:23PM EST
Watch the Ellen show’s poignant look at Ellen DeGeneres’ rise to fame
The six-minute career retrospective, made in honor of Ellen’s 60th birthday, looks back at her becoming the first female comedian who Johnny Carson called over to his Tonight Show desk, as well as her groundbreaking 1997 coming out episode on her ABC sitcom. ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel dressed as a figure skater for Ellen’s birthday.
Posted Wednesday 1/31/18 at 4:29AM EST
Michelle Obama recalls Melania Trump’s inauguration day gift in Ellen interview
Watch a preview of the former first lady’s first TV interview since leaving the White House a year ago.
Posted Monday 1/29/18 at 2:45PM EST
Michelle Obama to appear on Ellen in her first TV interview since leaving the White House
The former first lady will help celebrate Ellen DeGeneres’ 60th birthday on Thursday for one of two birthday-themed shows.
Posted Friday 1/26/18 at 1:32PM EST
Ellen DeGeneres celebrates her 60th birthday
Kristen Bell and Justin Timberlake were among the stars to wish happy 60th to Ellen, who is celebrating her birthday today. Timberlake serenaded Ellen with a special version of "Happy Birthday."
Posted Monday 1/22/18 at 11:51PM EST
Ellen fans are stunned that Ellen DeGeneres is turning 60 this week
Ellen, who turns 60 on Friday, tweeted over the weekend: “I can’t believe I’m going to be 60 this week! I love rating your babies but this week I want to rate the 60 year olds in your life.” That prompted some tweets of disbelief, including one person who said “I am [in] shock. Like I cannot be the only one who thought she was maybe 45 all this time…” ALSO: Jeff Garlin didn’t know what to do after he never received the TV set Ellen "gave" him.
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 8:13PM EST
Ellen DeGeneres pays tribute to her father, who died this week at age 92
In addition to dealing with the mudslides in her Montecito neighborhood this week, Ellen has been mourning the loss of her father, Elliott Everett DeGeneres. Ellen noted on her talk show that when she was young, her dad took her on a trip to Los Angeles, where they got to tour the Warner Bros. studio lot in Burbank that her talk show now calls home. Ellen said that 10 minutes after she last spoke to her dad, he died and when she walked outside there was a rainbow over her studio.
Posted Thursday 1/11/18 at 9:34AM EST
Ellen FaceTimes with Oprah to discuss the deadly mudslides impacting their Montecito neighborhoods
““Today, I need you because there’s a lot going on in my life right now,” an emotional Ellen DeGeneres said while discussing the mudslides that have left 17 people dead following heavy rains earlier this week in Santa Barbara County. “I love this community,” she added. “If you’ve never been there, Montecito is a small town. It’s less than 10,000 people, it has 2 public schools, family-owned businesses. It’s a tight-knit community so everyone kind of knows everyone. I work in L.A., but I consider Montecito my home. I live there, Oprah lives there.”
Posted Wednesday 1/10/18 at 2:41AM EST
NBC renews Ellen’s Game of Games for Season 2
Ellen DeGeneres' comedy game show has been a breakout hit after a few airings.
Posted Thursday 1/04/18 at 4:57AM EST
Ellen hilariously responds to Eric Trump’s accusation that she’s part of the “Deep State”
“Eric, I just want to say I’m honored that you think I’m powerful enough to be part of a government conspiracy,” Ellen DeGeneres said on her talk show on Wednesday.
Posted Wednesday 1/03/18 at 6:00PM EST
Ellen puts Seth Meyers through award show boot camp
Ellen DeGeneres made the Golden Globes host do whatever was shown on the teleprompter, but he declined to sing the words to “Despacito.”
Posted Wednesday 1/03/18 at 1:26PM EST
Ellen DeGeneres thanks the firefighters who helped save her home
On her first Ellen show of 2018, DeGeneres recalled how 13 firefighters drove from the San Francisco Bay Area to protect her and Portia de Rossi’s home near Santa Barbara. Portia and I sat with them for a couple of hours and thanked them and talked to them,” DeGeneres said. “They were hilarious. That guy was hilarious,” she added while showing photos. ALSO: Eric Trump suggests Ellen is part of the “Deep State.”