The Ellen DeGeneres ShowSeptember. 08,2003
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, often shortened to just Ellen, is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
Seasons & Episode
Ellen’s favorite dancer, tWitch, is taking over as guest host, and his wife Allison Holker Boss joins as guest DJ! Get on your feet, because DEREK HOUGH is here! The accomplished entertainer is best known for his work as a pro partner on “Dancing with the Stars,” which he won a record-breaking six times! For the past four seasons of "World of Dance," Derek has been a judge alongside Jennifer Lopez and Ne-Yo! Now, he’s back as a judge on the current season of “Dancing with the Stars,” and he’ll share his thoughts about how the contestants stack up, and what it’s been like filming the hit series during the pandemic. Then, get ready for some magnificent moves, because MDC 3, winners of “World of Dance” Season 4, are here to perform! Watch Madi Smith, Diego Pasillas, and Emma Mather as they do an incredible routine on stage!
Ellen Pompeo, Niecy Nash, Black Pumas
Jennifer Garner, Maren Morris
Guest Host Brooke Baldwin with Hilary Duff
John Cena has written two inspirational books, and he explained to Ellen how international K-pop stars BTS and their powerful fans, the BTS Army, helped the pro wrestler embrace his vulnerability and turn a moment of weakness into a passion for helping others find self-love. The actor also discussed hobbies he's taken up in quarantine, and not being a big fan of horses.
Actor DON JOHNSON joins Ellen! The Golden Globe winner is known for his roles in “Miami Vice,” “Nash Bridges,” and “Knives Out,” and he’s here to talk with Ellen about starring as Kenan Thompson’s father-in-law on the NBC sitcom “Kenan”! The hilarious NICOLE BYER is here! The comedian has made us laugh for years with appearances on “Girl Code,” “30 Rock,” “The Good Place,” and “Nailed It” – for which she received a received an Emmy nomination! Today she’ll talk with Ellen about co-hosting a reboot of the competition series “Wipeout”!
The magnificent LUPITA NYONG’O is here! The Oscar-winning actress from “12 Years a Slave,” “Black Panther,” “Us,” and more, is here to talk with Ellen about her new YouTube series “Super Sema” – Africa’s first kid superhero animated series! Ellen then welcomes former NBA player JEREMY LIN
tWitch takes over as guest host and welcomes SUSAH KELECHI WATSON! The actress has been making us laugh - and cry - for the past five seasons on “This Is Us”, and she’ll talk to tWitch about her strong bond with on-screen husband Sterling K. Brown, as well as show off her dance background in a fun game with tWitch!
It’s getting hot in here – MARK WAHLBERG returns! He's the star of “Boogie Nights,” “The Departed,” “Ted,” and the family reality show “Wahlburgers,” and more! Now he’s returning to the small screen with “Wahl Street,” an HBO Max docuseries that takes an inside look at how he balances a rigorous film schedule with his growing network of businesses. Don’t miss his chat with Ellen!
Live from New York, it’s MELISSA VILLASEÑOR! The comedian has been on “Saturday Night Live” for five seasons, and now she’s set to host the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards. Be sure to watch Melissa’s hilarious visit!
This just in – SAVANNAH GUTHRIE is here! The accomplished journalist will chat all about what’s going on at “Today,” and so much more. Don't miss her visit with Ellen... today! Country music star BRETT ELDREDGE takes the stage to perform his new hit song, “Good Day”! Ellen chats with TAMARA LEVITT, Head of Mindfulness at the Calm app. She’ll talk about her experience and her daily meditation offering, “The Daily Calm.”
The amazing KEITH URBAN is back! He’s one of the biggest stars in country music, and now he’s co-hosting one of the genre’s biggest award shows – the upcoming 56th ACM Awards! He’ll talk with Ellen about emceeing the event with Mickey Guyton, and what to expect as it takes place during the pandemic.
Guest host TIFFANY HADDISH is back, and she'll have a chat with actress/singer ANDRA DAY! The talented star is a Grammy-nominated artist, and recently made her mark on the big screen in the Hulu film, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday.” Her performance as the iconic singer has already won her a Golden Globe, and she’s up for Best Actress at the upcoming Oscars! She’ll tell Tiffany all about that and more! Then, Tiffany talks with LIL REL HOWERY! The comedian has been in hits like “Get Out,” “Bird Box,” and “Judas and the Black Messiah.” Now he’s here to chat about “Bad Trip,” his Netflix movie with Tiffany! Get ready to dance with K-pop group TOMORROW X TOGETHER as they perform their hit song, “We Lost the Summer”!
The charming and talented SCOTT FOLEY is here! He’s the star of shows including “Scandal,” “Felicity,” and “The Unit.” In his spare time, he’s an amateur furniture maker and now serves as a judge on Ellen’s new furniture design competition series on HBO Max, “Ellen’s Next Great Designer”! He’ll talk all about the exciting new project they’re working on! The delightful JANE LEVY joins Ellen! The Golden Globe nominee has appeared in the hit shows “Shameless” and “Suburgatory,” and for the past two seasons she’s starred in the NBC musical dramedy, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist” – and she’ll tell Ellen all about it! Then, singer HUNTER HAYES will perform his new song, “If You Change Your Mind”
It’s Ellen’s big Earth Day show! Country music star MICKEY GUYTON chats with Ellen! The trailblazing singer will talk about her latest single, “Black Like Me,” and her experience co-hosting the ACM Awards with Keith Urban! Then, Ellen welcomes conservation scientist Dr. Julian Fennessy, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation. He's featured in the new Discovery+ documentary “Endangered,” which Ellen narrated and executive produced! He’ll talk all about the movie and his work protecting endangered species!
The fun and fearless ASHLEY GRAHAM guest hosts and welcomes AMY SCHUMER! With hits like “Trainwreck” and her Emmy-winning series “Inside Amy Schumer,” the comedian has entertained us for years! Today, she’ll talk about what mom life has been like, and she’ll be joined by her artist friend Tyler Hays to talk about their exciting project! Then, Ashley interviews the inspiring nurse DaKoyoia Billie. She’ll talk about how at the beginning of the pandemic, she made the difficult decision to leave her family in Atlanta to work on the frontlines in New York City. You won’t want to miss DaKoyoia's incredible story, and Ashley’s huge surprise for her!
Ellen welcomes MICHAEL STRAHAN to the show! The Super Bowl champion keeps busy as a football analyst on "FOX NFL Sunday" and as co-host of “Good Morning America.” He’s here to talk about another one of his ventures – his clothing line MSX by Michael Strahan! Then, a chat with DANIEL DAE KIM! The accomplished actor is known for his roles in “Lost,” “Hawaii Five-O,” and most recently, the groundbreaking Disney movie, “Raya and the Last Dragon.” Today, he’ll talk with Ellen about his new movie, “Stowaway” – a sci-fiction thriller about the crew of a spaceship headed to Mars that discovers an accidental stowaway shortly after takeoff. It’s a cooking showdown with KYM DOUGLAS and Executive Producer Andy! You won’t want to miss it when the two compete to make a home-cooked dish!
Here’s something to invest in – MARK CUBAN is on the show! The billionaire entrepreneur, TV personality, and Dallas Mavericks owner is one of the most successful people in the world, and today he’ll talk with Ellen about the current 12th season of “Shark Tank”! Ellen then welcomes the incredible JAY SHETTY! The award-winning storyteller is a monk-turned-purpose coach, whose wise words have inspired people all over the world. Don’t miss his visit with Ellen! Singer/songwriter INGRID MICHAELSON will take the stage with a performance of her latest song, “To Begin Again.”
It’s sure to be a good day when GAYLE KING visits! The “CBS This Morning” co-anchor and accomplished journalist always has plenty to say, and we can’t wait to hear what’s new!
Celebrate Ellen’s milestone 3,000th show! To join in on the fun, Ellen welcomes one of the most popular stars in all of music, her good friend ADAM LEVINE! He’ll chat about MAROON 5’s upcoming seventh studio album, and he’ll later be joined by the rest of Maroon 5 to perform their latest song, “Beautiful Mistakes”! Ellen welcomes incredible 2nd grade teacher Pascual Cubero Soto. Ellen recently surprised him via Zoom after learning about his dedication to his students and how they’re raising money for The Ellen Fund in his classroom. He’ll join in-person for a visit he won’t forget!
The always entertaining ANTHONY ANDERSON is here to guest host the show for the first time! He’ll welcome accomplished actor TOPHER GRACE, who has been in memorable projects such as “That ‘70s Show,” “BlacKkKlansman” and “Valentine’s Day.” Now he’s back on the small screen in the new ABC series “Home Economics,”. and he’ll tell Anthony all about it! The talented CALEB McLAUGHLIN is here! He’s best known for playing Lucas in the fan-favorite “Stranger Things,” and now he’s making his feature film debut alongside Idris Elba in the Netflix film “Concrete Cowboy”! Then, Anthony has an incredible surprise for Principal Abeni Carr from the College Bridge Academy in Compton, California. She’ll tell Anthony about how she provides for her students both in and out of the school, and about Havens House Youth, the non-profit organization she runs for homeless youth.
He’s crashing the party – LUKE BRYAN returns! The country music superstar has kept busy with the new season of “American Idol” and gearing up for the deluxe album release of his “Born Here Live Here Die Here,” and he’s here to tell Ellen all about it! He’ll also take the stage to perform! Ellen will then chat with EMMANUEL ACHO, a former NFL player-turned-sports analyst. In addition to his sports career, he hosts a YouTube series called “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” which addresses issues about race in America. He’ll talk with Ellen about his projects, including his children’s book, “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy.”
The always entertaining MICHAEL CHE is here! The “Saturday Night Live” star will chat with Ellen about his new HBO Max series – a sketch comedy show which he stars in and executive produces! Country star THOMAS RHETT is here! He’ll tell Ellen about his new album, “Country Again (Side A),” and his new tequila brand, Dos Primos! There’s more – he’ll perform his hit single, “What’s Your Country Song”!
She’s everyone’s friend – COURTENEY COX is here! The actress will chat with Ellen about the return of her Facebook Watch docuseries, “9 Months with Courteney Cox,” and more! Singer/songwriter JULIA MICHAELS will perform a new song, “Little Did I Know,” from her upcoming album! Ellen welcomes beekeeper Erika Thompson, who’s been posting TikToks of her removing bees with her bare hands. Her videos went viral with over 330 million views. She’ll talk with Ellen about the fascinating process of beehive removal, and explain why it’s her mission to educate people about saving the bees.
Start Mother’s Day weekend with one of the biggest and best shows of the year! There's no better way to celebrate than with the mom boss of three young kids, AYESHA CURRY! She’s a cookbook author, TV personality, and host of Ellen’s original series, “Fempire”! Today’s she's here to help celebrate all of the incredible parents-to-be in the audience, and to talk about her lifestyle magazine and store called “Sweet July.” Then, the first-time parents in the virtual audience will be showered with amazing presents to help them welcome their babies!
International pop star P!NK is back is here to talk with Ellen about her new Amazon documentary, “P!nk: All I Know So Far.” Rock out with the IMAGINE DRAGONS as they perform their latest single, “Follow You”! Plus, a surprise visit from a beloved superstar!
The Cast of ‘Mom,’ Machine Gun Kelly
She’s an icon who needs no introduction – OPRAH WINFREY is here! The best friends will catch up, and Oprah will chat about her new book, “What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience, and Healing.” P!NK returns, and this time she’s taking the stage for a special performance of her single, “All I Know So Far”! She’ll also chat about receiving the Icon Award at the upcoming Billboard Music Awards!
She’s sure to bring a smile to your face – ELLIE KEMPER is here! The star of “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “The Office,” and “Bridesmaids” will chat with Ellen direct from her home closet! Plus, Ellen takes a look back at her chats with Mila Kunis, country music star T.J. Osborne, and a performance by Lake Street Dive!
We’re all in as STACEY ABRAMS returns to chat with Ellen! The voting rights activist and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate will discuss her hard work in the 2020 election, her mission as an advocate for free and fair elections, and her upcoming novel, “While Justice Sleeps” – a suspense thriller set within the halls of the U.S. Supreme Court. The multi-talented DAVE BAUTISTA is here! The WWE champion-turned-actor has been in many hit action movies, including “Spectre,” “Riddick,” and “Blade Runner 2049.” He’s best known in the Marvel Universe as Drax the Destroyer from “Guardians of the Galaxy” and the “Avengers” movies, and now he’s facing zombies in the highly anticipated “Army of the Dead”! Country music superstars LADY A is here! They’ll perform their latest hit, “Feel Like a Lady,” from their new album!
This just in… JAKE TAPPER returns! In addition to anchoring his own CNN show, “The Lead with Jake Tapper,” the accomplished journalist is also a best-selling author, and he’ll tell Ellen about his new novel, “The Devil May Dance”! Ellen’s friend TIG NOTARO returns! She’s always entertaining, and today she’ll not only bring the laughs, she'll also talk about her new zombie heist movie, “Army of the Dead”! Recent "American Idol" castoff HUNTER METTS is here! He’ll chat about his experience, then take the stage for a special performance!
Accomplished actor ROB LOWE guest hosts the show for the first time!