Ellen DeGeneres revealed that she will end her daytime talk show when Season 19 ends in 2022, and the comedian will now sit down with Oprah Winfrey on May 13 to explain her decision at Will move from “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”
DeGeneres, 63, has faced growing turbulence over the past year, where the talk show host was exposed to alleged workplace behavior creating a toxic environment for her employees, a component. Large, which resulted in a huge drop in the number of viewers.
She explained to The Hollywood Reporter her decision to tap Winfrey as her interlocutor to discuss the show’s finale.
“I have not yet asked her for advice. But I̵7;m sure she would say what my agent did. “Sit still for a while and figure it out,” DeGeneres said.
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It added: “So I don’t view this as an ending. But somehow it’s the start of a new chapter and hopefully the fans will go with me wherever I go. That being said, if I’ve never done anything else. Again, I am very proud of what this show stands for and how it stands and what we have made it through. ”
In elaborating behind the final decision to pull the plug on her show, DeGeneres told the publication that she no longer felt challenging enough from the show.
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“When you’re a creative person, you have to be challenged all the time – and just as big as this show and just as fun, it’s not a challenge anymore,” she said.
Nielsen’s March rating of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” lost more than 1 million viewers during the current season of the show.
According to Nielsen, the season 18 premiere had the highest ratings of any season opener in the past four years for “Ellen”. However, in the past six months the show has an average of 1.5 million viewers.
A source told the Daily Mail that the ranking of the item was It was “truly shocking” given reports of the poisonous workplaces allegedly created by DeGeneres.
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“She promised one more season after this season and will be released at the end of 2021/2022,” they said. “The ratings have been so shocking and shocking this year and Ellen knows her time is up.”
“The show has spoiled the audience since Ellen’s toxic environment and her performance went public,” said an insider.
The latest season of the show kicks off in September 2020 with an apology from the comedian over a toxic workplace claim that made the show in the summer.
“I’ve learned that things happen here that shouldn’t happen,” said DeGeneres. Said in the show at that time. “I take this matter very seriously and I want to say that I am sorry for the people affected.”
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She added: “This is ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show.’ My name is Ellen DeGeneres. My name is there. My name is there. My name is on underwear. The host joked. “We’ve had a lot of conversations over the past few weeks about showing our workplace and what we need for the future. We’ve made the necessary changes and today we’re starting a new chapter.”
In August 2020 Fox News learned that three talk show producers were ousted. After a number of employees came up with sexual misconduct claims.
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“EllenAuthorities received the news during a virtual conference led by DeGeneres, a source told Fox News at the time.
Fox News; Melissa Roberto contributed to this report.