Ellen DeGeneres tearfully said goodbye to the daytime talk show on Thursday, saying the show “changed my life forever.”
DeGeneres opened the final hour of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” by discussing the progress the series has made since it premiered in 2003, noting that she “can’t say ‘gay'” or mention her wife, Portia de Generes, at the start of the show. Rossi, because same-sex marriage is illegal.
“Now I always say ‘wife,'” she said.
DeGeneres, noting that the show was being boycotted and that few were giving it a chance to survive, promised she wouldn’t be away for too long. “Today is not the end of a relationship, it’s more of a small break,” she said. “You can watch other talk shows now.”
The show features footage from 3,200 episodes of DeGeneres, including her tearful thanking viewers after recording the first episode, as well as other highlights of her career, such as hosting the Oscars, winning the Mark Twain Award and the Presidential Medal of Freedom .
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DeGeneres’ guests included Jennifer Aniston, who was the first guest when the series debuted. Aniston gave her a welcome mat that said “Thank you for the memories.”including last week Oprah Winfrey’s visithe talked about the family aspects of a long-running show.
The other guests are Billie Eilish and Pink. “You help people find their joy,” said Pink, who also performed.
DeGeneres thanked her crew and producers, as well as her loyal audience. “If I’ve done anything in the past 19 years, I hope I can inspire you to be who you are—your real, authentic self,” said the cartoonist, who appeared on her ABC sitcom “Ai” in 1997. Len” appears.
No mention of any controversy surrounding the show in recent years, including reports of toxic culture, in the final episode prompted DeGeneres Apologize 2020 to her staff.
The Ellen Show is distributed by Warner Bros. Television, which, like CNN, is a unit of the Warner Bros. Discovery Channel.
‘The Kelly Clarkson Show’ will enter DeGeneres’ time slot Stations owned by NBC Hosting the show includes New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, the three largest television markets in the United States.