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Ellen’s show will end in May

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Ellen DeGeneres will end “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in May.

The 64-year-old comic book talk show – which has been frequented by stars including Taylor Swift, Channing Tatum, Michelle Obama and the Duchess of Sussex – has attracted more than 4,000 guests since its debut in 2003, but it will end on May 26. after 19 seasons with a star-studded send-off paying “homage to the trailblazing host.

In a statement, a rep for the show said, “The special guest list will pay tribute to the trailblazing host and share their favorite memories from DeGeneres’ iconic 19 seasons.”

In May 2021, Ellen announced that she would be ending her longtime chat show – where she also interviewed his wife Portia De Rossi, Serena Williams, Zac Efron, Diane Keaton, Gwen Stefani and Kim Kardashian – because she had need “something new to challenge her.”

At the time, she said, “I was going to quit after season 16. It was going to be my last season, and they wanted to sign for four more years and I said maybe I’d sign for one,” she said. . “They were saying there was no way to sign for one. ‘We can’t do this with affiliates and the stations need more commitment.'”

Ellen continued, “So we [settled] three more years, and I knew it would be my last. That’s been the plan from the start.”

The Daytime Emmy-winning show’s slot — which has aired more than 3,200 episodes with nearly half a billion dollars in freebies — will be filled by ‘The Kelly Clarkson Show,’ which is hosted by the winner. ‘”American Idol”.

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