A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres.
Did You Know?
As of 2016, Heads Up!, Never Have I ever, learning Accents, True or False, are some of the games Ellen plays with her guests. What's in the box?, Let's make a trade, blindfolded musical chairs,Fast Fingers of Fate, Epic or Fail, are some of the games she has audience members play. See more
Ellen states the purpose of her show is to promote equality, acceptance and love, however occasionally she employs Chippendale dancers to entertain her guests and the audience. Chippendale dancers have been criticized because they exploit, degrade and humiliate men. See more
[laughing after watching the particularly embarrassing and hilarious 'frightened turtle' reaction to Ellen scaring him
I had to straighten my clothes up. I swear to you man...
[stops laughing but is still lighthearted
That was not funny. Not only was that not funny, that wasn't even cool! I don't know what the hell you're laughing at. I should have shot him!
We thought you were gonna punch him, he was prepared.
But where was I going, though? When you showed it what was with this leg over here ...