VIDEO: Portia de Rossi Discusses Why She Quit Acting on THE ELLEN SHOW
Portia de Rossi explained why she decided to quit acting after decades in the business. Then, she and Ellen got a huge surprise for The Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund from Portia's friends at "Arrested Development."
The Ellen DeGeneres Show (often shortened to Ellen and stylized as ellen) is an American television comedy talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres. Debuting on September 8, 2003, it is produced by Telepictures and airs in syndication, including stations owned by NBCUniversal. For its first five seasons, the show was taped in Studio 11 at NBC Studios in Burbank, California. From season 6 onwards, the show moved to being taped at Stage 1 on the nearby Warner Bros. lot. Since the beginning of the sixth season, Ellen has been broadcast in high definition.<
The show has won 59 Daytime Emmy Awards as of 2017, including four for Outstanding Talk Show and six for Outstanding Talk Show Entertainment, surpassing the record held by The Oprah Winfrey Show, which won nine. The show also won 17 People's Choice Award. THE TALK show's Youtube channel is currently charted as being in the top 20 most-subscribed Youtube channels. On January 20, 2016, it was announced that the show had been renewed for three additional seasons through 2020. In 2017, the show got a game show.