“THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW” SETS LINE UP OF GUESTS LEADING UP TO SERIES FINALE AIRING ON THURSDAY, MAY 26

Star-Studded Guests Pay Tribute to the Trailblazing Host, including Zac Efron, Kate McKinnon, Justin Timberlake, Keith Urban, Sean “Diddy” Combs, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Oprah Winfrey, Mila Kunis, Bruno Mars, Jennifer Aniston, Billie Eilish, and P!nk
Ellen Degeneres
In this photo released by Warner Bros., talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is seen during a taping of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" at the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank, Calif. (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)

Ellen DeGeneres is taking her final bow on her hit eponymous syndicated daytime talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” on Thursday, May 26, after almost two decades of delivering ​​unparalleled celebrity interviews, musical performances, topical stories, extraordinary human-interest guests, and sought-after viral sensations worldwide. Following the finale, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” will continue to air guest host shows, compilation shows, and repeats during the summer months on affiliate stations.

Longtime friends of the show, including Zac EfronKate McKinnonJustin TimberlakeKeith UrbanSean “Diddy” CombsLuke BryanKerry WashingtonBrad PaisleyJulia Louis-DreyfusOprah WinfreyMila Kunis, and Bruno Mars, will stop by to pay tribute to the legendary host during the final weeks. DeGeneres also welcomes back viral cousins Sophia Grace and Rosie, who shot to stardom after she discovered their cover of Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” in 2011. Plus, Jennifer Aniston, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show’s” very first guest in 2003, P!nk, who wrote the show’s Emmy Award-winning theme song, and Billie Eilish will all help DeGeneres close her two-decade long chapter during the series finale of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” first premiered on September 8, 2003, at NBC Studios. After moving to the Warner Bros. Studios lot in Fall 2008, Stage 1 was later dedicated to DeGeneres on November 12, 2015, in celebration of her landmark 2000thshow. In May 2021, DeGeneres announced she would be ending her talk show the following year after an impressive 3,300+ episodes and winning 64 Daytime Emmy Awards overall.

Watch “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” on WXXV NBC 25 at 3 p.m. each weekday or visit www.ellentube.com.

 

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