The Ellen Degeneres Show joins ITV2
The hugely popular US talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show is joining ITV2 in 2016 and will kick start the year airing brand new episodes on the channel from Monday 18th January.
Hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres the daily talk show features a combination of comedy, celebrity and music guests alongside topical human-interest stories. To date, the show has won 55 Daytime Emmys including nine for Outstanding Daytime Talk Show.
Airing every weekday at 1.45pm, the channel will air new episodes of the current series (in line with US air dates). Highlights from the most recent series which has seen a host of Hollywood A listers pop by include the cast of Star Wars talking about their latest worldwide movie sensation, Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton and popular returning guest Justin Bieber revealing all to Ellen.
“After what feels like decades of campaigning I’m so excited that my show is on ITV2. I can literally feel my crumpets tingling down in my cockles,” said talk show host Ellen DeGeneres.
Angela Jain, ITV’s Director of Digital Channels and Acquisitions said “Ellen is an award-winning and hilarious comedian whose talk show is quite literally talked about. It will be a fantastic addition to ITV2”.
About The Ellen DeGeneres Show
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” premiered on September 8, 2003 and was the highest-rated freshman syndicated show of the 2003-2004 season. Ellen serves as an Executive Producer of the series along with Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner and Kevin A. Leman II. Originating from Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” is produced by A Very Good Production and WAD Productions, Inc. in association with Telepictures, an industry leading and Emmy award-winning producer of innovative, multiplatform advertiser friendly television and digital content for the syndication, cable and digital marketplace, and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.