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The Ellen DeGeneres Show

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Season 1

Season 2

Season 3

Season 4

Season 5

  • Monday, October 30th, 2006

    s5e1: Tyra Banks/Barry Manilow

    The multi-talented host TYRA BANKS ("Tyra Bank Show" & "American's Next Top Model (The CW, Wednesday @ 8pm)") stops by to chat with Ellen about her multiple career successes. Plus, find out how Tyra pulled off one of the biggest pranks on Ellen's very set! Hey Fanilows! Get ready to sing along when the one and only BARRY MANILOW performs "Can't Take My Eyes Off of You" from his hit CD "The Greatest Songs of the Sixties." Then, Ellen helps you get in the Halloween spirit when she checks in on the "Pumpkin House" in West Virginia decked out in over 3,000 pumpkins! And, Ellen lets you sound off when she reads your e-mails in another hilarious edition of "WRITE ON." Plus, someone's got an evil twin we've never seen before. Who could it be?

Season 7

  • Sunday, September 6th, 2009

    s7e1: Mariah Carey

  • Monday, September 7th, 2009

    s7e2: David Beckham

  • Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

    s7e3: The Real Housewives of Atlanta

  • Thursday, September 10th, 2009

    s7e4: Kate Beckinsale

  • Friday, September 11th, 2009

    s7e5: Katherine Heigl

  • Sunday, September 13th, 2009

    s7e6: Sharon Osbourne

  • Monday, September 14th, 2009

    s7e7: Queen Latifah

  • Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

    s7e8: Jennifer Aniston

  • Thursday, September 17th, 2009

    s7e9: Ted Danson

  • Friday, September 18th, 2009

    s7e10: Neil Patrick Harris

  • Monday, September 21st, 2009

    s7e11: Jennifer Love Hewitt

  • Tuesday, September 22nd, 2009

    s7e12: Jennifer Garner

  • Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

    s7e13: Courteney Cox Arquette

  • Thursday, September 24th, 2009

    s7e14: Christina Applegate and Dave Annable

    Actress Christina Applegate; actor Dave Annable (``Brothers & Sisters"); the Noisettes perform.

  • Friday, September 25th, 2009

    s7e15: Patricia Arquette

    Actress Patricia Arquette (``Medium"); ``Dancing With the Stars" contestants Tom DeLay and Cheryl Burke.

  • Monday, September 28th, 2009

    s7e16: Rebecca Romijn

    Actress Rebecca Romijn (``Eastwick").

  • Tuesday, September 29th, 2009

    s7e17: Drew Barrymore

    Director Drew Barrymore (``Whip It").

  • Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

    s7e18: Heidi Klum

    Model Heidi Klum (``Project Runway"); Brad Paisley performs; chef Roberto Martin.

  • Thursday, October 1st, 2009

    s7e19: Kate Walsh

    Actress Kate Walsh (``Private Practice"); dancers Melissa Sandvig and Ade Obayomi perform.

  • Friday, October 2nd, 2009

    s7e20: Felicity Huffman

    Actress Felicity Huffman (``Desperate Housewives"); Roger Daltrey performs; animal handler Jack Hanna.

  • Monday, October 5th, 2009

    s7e21: Julia Louis-Dreyfus

    Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus (``The New Adventures of Old Christine"); actor Jason Schwartzman (``Bored to Death"); ``Dancing With the Stars" contestants Melissa Joan Hart and Mark Ballas.

  • Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

    s7e22: Rob Lowe

    Actor Rob Lowe (``The Invention of Lying"); actress Juliette Lewis (``Whip It"); Miranda Lambert performs.

  • Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

    s7e23: Ellen Page

    Actress Ellen Page (``Whip It"); actor Kevin Nealon; Michael Franti & Spearhead perform; Horia ``Billy" Cretan discusses saving a 4-year-old boy from a burning building.

  • Thursday, October 8th, 2009

    s7e24: Clive Owen

    Actor Clive Owen (``The Boys Are Back"); actress Joely Fisher (``'Til Death"); the Backstreet Boys perform.

  • Friday, October 9th, 2009

    s7e25: Jason Bateman

    Actor Jason Bateman (``Couples Retreat"); author Judy Shepard (``The Meaning of Matthew"); 9-year-old singer Anna Grace performs.

  • Monday, October 12th, 2009

    s7e26: Vince Vaughn

    Actor Vince Vaughn (``Couples Retreat"); Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson perform.

  • Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

    s7e27: Jimmy Smits

    Actor Jimmy Smits; actor T.R. Knight (``Parade"); Daughtry performs.

  • Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

    s7e28: Alison Sweeney

    TV show host Alison Sweeney (``The Biggest Loser"); the Script performs; 10-year-old twins perform a cappella.

  • Thursday, October 15th, 2009

    s7e29: Taye Diggs

    Actor Taye Diggs (``Private Practice"); chef Wolfgang Puck; dancer Shelby ``Skip" Skipper performs.

  • Friday, October 16th, 2009

    s7e30: Marcia Cross

    Actress Marcia Cross ("Desperate Housewives"); actor Dylan Walsh ("The Stepfather"); dancer Bryan Boyer performs.

  • Monday, October 19th, 2009

    s7e31: Hayden Panettiere

    Actress Hayden Panettiere (``Heroes"); Angel Taylor performs; ``Dancing With the Stars" contestants Aaron Carter and Karina Smirnoff.

  • Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

    s7e32: Lauren Graham

    Actress Lauren Graham ("Parenthood"); music group One Republic; 4-year-old hip-hop dancer.

  • Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

    s7e33: Mario Lopez

    Author Mario Lopez ("Mud Tacos!"); chef Roberto Martin.

  • Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

    s7e34: David Spade

    Actor David Spade; actor John C. Reilly (``Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant"); Mika performs; a 10-year-old girl raises money for a no-kill animal shelter.

  • Friday, October 23rd, 2009

    s7e35: Alyson Hannigan

    Actress Alyson Hannigan (``How I Met Your Mother"); ``Dancing With the Stars" contestants Mya and Dmitry Chaplin.

  • Monday, October 26th, 2009

    s7e36: Hilary Swank

    Actress Hilary Swank (``Amelia"); Jay Sean performs.

  • Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

    s7e37: Jimmy Kimmel

    Talk-show host Jimmy Kimmel; author Deepak Chopra (``Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul").

  • Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

    s7e38: Katie Couric

    Journalist Katie Couric; TV personality Kate Gosselin; actress Gabourey "Gabby" Sidibe ("Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire").

  • Thursday, October 29th, 2009

    s7e39: Taylor Swift

    Singer Taylor Swift; Tim McGraw performs; backup dancers from ``Michael Jackson's This Is It" perform.

  • Friday, October 30th, 2009

    s7e40: Halloween Show

    Halloween Show: singer Kellie Pickler; singer Rick Springfield; Science Guy Steve Spangler.

  • Monday, November 2nd, 2009

    s7e41: Jim Carrey

    Actor Jim Carrey (``A Christmas Carol"); singer Faith Hill discusses her new fragrance.

  • Tuesday, November 3rd, 2009

    s7e42: Mo'Nique

    Actress Mo'Nique (``Precious: Based on the Novel ``Push" by Sapphire"); ``The Biggest Loser" castoff Abby Rike; Justin Bieber performs.

  • Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

    s7e43: Mariah Carey

    Singer Mariah Carey; author Jonathan Safran Foer (``Eating Animals"); latest castoffs from ``So You Think You Can Dance."

  • Thursday, November 5th, 2009

    s7e44: Amy Poehler

    Actress Amy Poehler (``Parks and Recreation"); actress Fran Drescher discusses her skin care line.

  • Friday, November 6th, 2009

    s7e45: Pamela Anderson

    Actress Pamela Anderson discusses her new fragrance; young inventors.

  • Monday, November 9th, 2009

    s7e46: George Lopez

    Talk show host George Lopez; actress Robin Wright Penn (``The Private Lives of Pippa Lee"); 7-year-old solar system enthusiast Brandt Bickford; Game Week kicks off.

  • Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

    s7e47: Jenny McCarthy

    Actress Jenny McCarthy; actor Shemar Moore; Game Week continues.

  • Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

    s7e48: John and Ella Bleu Travolta

    Actors John and Ella Bleu Travolta (``Old Dogs"); Game Week continues.

  • Thursday, November 12th, 2009

    s7e49: Harry Connick Jr.

    Harry Connick Jr. performs; actress Paula Patton (``Precious: Based on the Novel ``Push" by Sapphire"); Game Week continues.

  • Friday, November 13th, 2009

    s7e50: Ryan Seacrest

    Media personality Ryan Seacrest; the latest castoff from ``So You Think You Can Dance"; Game Week concludes.

  • Monday, November 16th, 2009

    s7e51: Dakota Fanning

    Actress Dakota Fanning (``The Twilight Saga: New Moon"); rapper Diddy discusses his alcoholic beverage line; ``Dancing With the Stars" contestants Joanna Krupa and Derek Hough.

  • Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

    s7e52: Dwayne Johnson

    Actor Dwayne Johnson (``Planet 51"); journalist Brian Williams; 12-year-old singer Rhap Salazar performs.

  • Wednesday, November 18th, 2009

    s7e53: Carrie Underwood

    Carrie Underwood performs; actor Kellan Lutz (``The Twilight Saga: New Moon").

  • Thursday, November 19th, 2009

    s7e54: Simon Baker

    Actor Simon Baker (``The Mentalist"); Leona Lewis performs; former tennis player Andre Agassi discusses his autobiography, ``Open."

  • Friday, November 20th, 2009

    s7e55: Robert Pattinson

    Actor Robert Pattinson (``The Twilight Saga: New Moon"); 13-year-old violinist Justus Rivera performs.

  • Monday, November 23rd, 2009

    s7e56: Jon Bon Jovi

    Singer Jon Bon Jovi; the group Bon Jovi performs; "Dancing With the Stars" contestants Kelly Osbourne and Louis van Amstel; a 7-year-old pingpong prodigy.

  • Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

    s7e57: Penélope Cruz

    Actress Penélope Cruz ("Broken Embraces"); Kris Allen performs; the latest castoffs from "So You Think You Can Dance."

  • Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

    s7e58: Sandra Bullock

    Actress Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side").

  • Friday, November 27th, 2009

    s7e59: Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga performs; beauty guru Kym Douglas.

  • Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

    s7e60: Adam Lambert

    Adam Lambert performs; model Marisa Miller.

  • Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

    s7e61: Matt Dillon

    Actor Matt Dillon (``Armored"); actress Ashley Greene (``The Twilight Saga: New Moon"); TV personality Tia Maria Torres (``Pit Bulls and Parolees").

  • Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

    s7e62: Jennifer Lopez

    Jennifer Lopez performs; a performance from Cirque du Soleil's KOOZA.

  • Friday, December 4th, 2009

    s7e63: Tobey Maguire

    Actor Tobey Maguire; actress Minnie Driver.

  • Monday, December 7th, 2009

    s7e64: Zach Braff

    Actor Zach Braff (``Scrubs"); Allison Iraheta performs; the latest castoffs from ``So You Think You Can Dance").

  • Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

    s7e65: Clint Eastwood

    Actor Clint Eastwood (``Invictus"); Overtone performs; 7-year-old Brandt Bickford showcases the hottest toys for the holidays.

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

    s7e66: Howie Mandel

    Author Howie Mandel (``Here's the Deal"); actress Marie Osmond.

  • Thursday, December 10th, 2009

    s7e67: Steve Harvey

    Actor Steve Harvey; actress Mindy Kaling.

  • Friday, December 11th, 2009

    s7e68: Selena Gomez

    Actress Selena Gomez; Selena Gomez & The Scene perform; chef Roberto Martin.

  • Monday, December 14th, 2009

    s7e69: Ray Romano

    Actor Ray Romano (``Men of a Certain Age"); Marie Tillman, widow of former NFL player Pat Tillman.

  • Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

    s7e70: John Mayer

    John Mayer performs; a performance by the top six contestants from ``So You Think You Can Dance."

  • Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

    s7e71: Paris Hilton

    Socialite Paris Hilton discusses her new fragrance; author Lewis Blackwell (``The Life & Love of Trees").

  • Thursday, December 17th, 2009

    s7e72: Craig Ferguson

    Author Craig Ferguson ("American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot"); Actor Zoe Saldana ("Avatar")

  • Friday, December 18th, 2009

    s7e73: John Krasinski

    Actor John Krasinski ("It's Complicated"); Robin Thicke performs.

  • Monday, January 4th, 2010

    s7e74: Christian Slater

    Actor Christian Slater (``The Forgotten"); Rickie Lee Jones and Ben Harper perform; the winner of ``So You Think You Can Dance."

  • Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

    s7e75: Helen Mirren

    Actress Helen Mirren (``The Last Station"); 8-year-old pianist Emily Bear; Kesha performs.

  • Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

    s7e76: Queen Latifah

    Actress Queen Latifah; exercise guru Richard Simmons.

  • Thursday, January 7th, 2010

    s7e77: Wanda Sykes

    Comic Wanda Sykes; 5-year-old Kylie Kim.

  • Friday, January 8th, 2010

    s7e78: Jackie Chan

    Singer Mary J. Blige performs; actor Jackie Chan (``The Spy Next Door"); actress Anna Kendrick (``Up in the Air").

  • Monday, January 11th, 2010

    s7e79: Matthew Broderick

    Actor Matthew Broderick ("Wonderful World"); Mary J. Blige performs; Jillian Michaels ("The Biggest Loser").

  • Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

    s7e80: Bette Midler

    Singer Bette Midler; actor Eric Stonestreet (``Modern Family"); chef Tal Ronnen (``The Conscious Cook").

  • Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

    s7e81: Josh Holloway

    Actor Josh Holloway (``Lost"); actor Matthew Goode (``Leap Year"); Gloriana performs.

  • Thursday, January 14th, 2010

    s7e82: Edward Norton

    Producer Edward Norton (``By the People"); actor Jim Parsons (``The Big Bang Theory"); magician Shawn Farquhar performs.

  • Friday, January 15th, 2010

    s7e83: Mark Wahlberg

  • Monday, January 18th, 2010

    s7e84: Keith Urban

    Keith Urban performs; Jake Pavelka (``The Bachelor"); 10-year-old twins Darius and Demetrice Gillespie perform; LMFAO performs.

  • Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

    s7e85: Jeff Bridges

    Actor Jeff Bridges (``Crazy Heart"); director Tom Ford (``A Single Man"); subway hero Douglas Murphy; Matt Morris and Justin Timberlake perform.

  • Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

    s7e86: Dennis Quaid

    Actor Dennis Quaid (``Legion"); actress Sofia Vergara (``Modern Family"); a castoff from ``The Bachelor."

  • Thursday, January 21st, 2010

    s7e87: Colin Firth

    Actor Colin Firth (``A Single Man"); Drew Pinsky (``Celebrity Rehab With Dr. Drew"); Orianthi performs.

  • Friday, January 22nd, 2010

    s7e88: Sean Hayes

    Actor Sean Hayes (Broadway's "Promises, Promises"); journalist Anderson Cooper discusses the Hope for Haiti telethon; Ingrid Michaelson performs.

  • Monday, January 25th, 2010

    s7e89: Valerie Bertinelli

    Actress Valerie Bertinelli; actor Zachary Levi ("Chuck").

  • Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

    s7e90: Ellen's birthday show

    Ellen's birthday show; singer Harry Connick Jr.; actor Will Arnett ("When in Rome"); Adam Lambert performs.

  • Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

    s7e91: Jenna Elfman

    Actress Jenna Elfman (``Accidentally on Purpose"); show host Chris Harrison (``The Bachelor"); Lady Antebellum performs.

  • Thursday, January 28th, 2010

    s7e92: Mario Lopez

    Show host Mario Lopez ("Extra"); Corinne Bailey Rae performs.

  • Friday, January 29th, 2010

    s7e93: Josh Duhamel

    Actor Josh Duhamel (``When in Rome"); actor Matthew Bomer (``White Collar").

  • Monday, February 1st, 2010

    s7e94: Ellen's Grammy Show

    Singer Rhianna and highlights directly from the Grammy red carpet..

  • Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

    s7e95: LL Cool J

    Actor LL Cool J ("NCIS: Los Angeles"); actress Jessica Capshaw ("Grey's Anatomy"); golfer Bubba Watson.

  • Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

    s7e96: Ellen Pompeo

    Actress Ellen Pompeo (``Grey's Anatomy").

  • Thursday, February 4th, 2010

    s7e97: Heidi Klum

    Model Heidi Klum discusses heart disease awareness; Olympic men's snowboarding gold medalist Shaun White; juggler Anthony Gatto performs.

  • Friday, February 5th, 2010

    s7e98: Super Bowl Show

    Ozzy, Sharon, Jack and Kelly Osbourne discuss Ozzy's new book; chef Roberto Martin; Train performs.

  • Monday, February 8th, 2010

    s7e99: 1,100th Show

    Actress Jessica Alba (``Valentine's Day").

  • Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

    s7e100: Bradley Cooper

    Actor Bradley Cooper ("Valentine's Day"); actress Emily Blunt ("The Wolfman").

  • Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

    s7e101: Demi Moore

    Actress Demi Moore (``Happy Tears"); actor Channing Tatum (``Dear John"); Michael Bubl? performs.

  • Thursday, February 11th, 2010

    s7e102: Patrick Dempsey

    Actor Patrick Dempsey (``Valentine's Day"); beauty guru Kym Douglas.

  • Friday, February 12th, 2010

    s7e103: Valentine's Day Show

    Actress Anne Hathaway (``Valentine's Day").

  • Monday, February 15th, 2010

    s7e104: Eric Dane

    Actor Eric Dane ("Valentine's Day"); Rihanna performs; Game Week kicks off.

  • Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

    s7e105: Mardi Gras Show

    Singer Kellie Pickler; ``The Bachelor" castoff; Sade performs; Game Week continues.

  • Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

    s7e106: Tracy Morgan

    Actor Tracy Morgan ("30 Rock"); racecar driver Danica Patrick; Game Week continues.

  • Thursday, February 18th, 2010

    s7e107: Kate Walsh

    Actress Kate Walsh ("Private Practice"); Game Week continues.

  • Friday, February 19th, 2010

    s7e108: Game Week Finale

    Reality TV star Kim Kardashian; the latest "American Idol" castoff; Game Week concludes.

  • Monday, February 22nd, 2010

    s7e109: Randy Jackson

    "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson.

  • Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

    s7e110: Ewan McGregor

    Actor Ewan McGregor (``The Ghost Writer"); chef Gordon Ramsay; a Georgia woman tells her heroic story; ``American Idol" castoff Shelby Dressel.

  • Wednesday, February 24th, 2010

    s7e111: Woody Harrelson

    Actor Woody Harrelson ("The Messenger"); skier Julia Mancuso.

  • Thursday, February 25th, 2010

    s7e112: Felicity Huffman

    Actress Felicity Huffman ("Desperate Housewives"); actor Jesse Williams ("Grey's Anatomy").

  • Friday, February 26th, 2010

    s7e113: Jimmy Kimmel

    Comic Jimmy Kimmel.

  • Monday, March 1st, 2010

    s7e114: David Spade

    Actor David Spade; ``The Buried Life" creators, Duncan Penn, Ben Nemtin, Dave Lingwood and Jonnie Penn; Daniel Merriweather performs.

  • Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

    s7e115: Lauren Graham

    Actress Lauren Graham (``Parenthood''); skier Lindsey Vonn; Mina Tank performs.

  • Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010

    s7e116: Courtney Cox

    It's been a crazy season full of scandals and surprises on "The Bachelor," and Ellen has been riveted with the rest of America. This week, Jake finally made his decision between Vienna and Tenley -- was it the right one? Today the woman without the ring is visiting Ellen to spill everything -- about everyone! Then, COURTENEY COX is sure to have some fun and crazy stories -- she just returned from Jennifer Aniston's huge birthday party in Cabo San Lucas! Courteney has had a lot to celebrate recently, with her first Golden Globe nomination for her hit show "Cougar Town." She and husband David Arquette met while filming "Scream" -- and will soon get a chance to relive it when they start filming the fourth one this summer! Ellen will make sure to get an update on their beautiful daughter, Coco. It's also time for another round of Know or Go. While people are falling down, you never know if a celebrity might pop up with a big surprise for the audience!

  • Thursday, March 4th, 2010

    s7e117: Simon Baker

    Jake from "The Bachelor" has given the final rose, and today the couple is here to share all the behind-the-scenes details with Ellen! It's been one of the most scandal-filled and surprising seasons ever, and they have a lot of questions to answer! Ellen will find out all the drama, and she's making sure they answer the tough questions! While here, Jake might want to get some tips from the very sexy SIMON BAKER. He's been married for over 11 years! It must be the romance -- he said he loves an open fire with a sunset. Who wouldn't love a man like that? Being labeled the sexiest man on TV doesn't hurt either! Plus, last summer over 2 million people downloaded the #1 hit song, "Whatcha Say." It was JASON DERULO's first single, which made it clear that he was headed to the top! Now he's releasing his debut CD and is stopping by to perform his latest hit, "In My Head." And, Ellen has another group of audience members who will show off their unbelievable hidden talents today.

  • Monday, May 3rd, 2010

    s7e151: Kiefer Sutherland

    Kiefer Sutherland discusses his medical emergency on the set of 24 and where the show is going. A 10-year old guitarist, Yuto Miyazawa, performs. A new edition of mystery word.

Season 8

  • Monday, September 13th, 2010

    s8e1: Lady Gaga (MTV Video Music Awards)

    Ellen kicks-off Season 8 with the biggest premiere ever -- direct from the MTV Video Music Awards! The incredible LADY GAGA, nominated for more VMAs than any other artist in history, is headed straight from the VMAs to Ellen's season premiere! That's not it! JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, KATY PERRY, and JUSTIN BIEBER are all stopping by... plus, you never know who else may drop in!

  • Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

    s8e2: Lauren Graham

    It's Ellen's first day back in the studio for a brand new season, and there's no one better to help get things started than her friend and star of "Parenthood," the hilarious LAUREN GRAHAM. Ellen had plenty of time to get some GTL (gym, tan and laundry) this summer, so she's all set when the THE CAST OF "JERSEY SHORE" drops by. He's starting Season 8 with a bang, joining Ellen at the VMAs -- USHER is in studio today to perform his hit, "DJ Got Us Fallin' in Love Again." Plus, the hottest dancers from the latest season of "SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE" are showing off their amazing moves.

  • Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

    s8e3: Jane Lynch

    She just won an Emmy, now JANE LYNCH is visiting Ellen for the very first time to share all the excitement of the new season of "Glee." Last week, Ellen brought some cameras and crashed the U.S. Open in New York, and today she'll show you everything that happened. One of Ellen's favorite "American Idol" alums, DAUGHTRY, will perform their huge hit, "September" from their album, "Leave This Town." NEV SCHULMAN, ARI SCHULMAN and HENRY JOOST are here to tell Ellen about making her favorite new documentary, the suspenseful "Catfish."

  • Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

    s8e4: Ben Affleck

    Ellen has been looking for great talent, and she discovered another incredibly talented teen musician in 16-year-old TOM ANDREWS. She flew him all the way from England to L.A. just to perform for you! It's been four years since he's stopped by; today the multi-talented BEN AFFLECK returns to Ellen! He directed, co-wrote and stars in the new movie "The Town." But can he juggle while being interviewed by Ellen? You've heard the biggest hit of the summer, "Cooler Than Me," all over the radio. Now MIKE POSNER will perform it for Ellen!

  • Friday, September 17th, 2010

    s8e5: Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen

    MARY-KATE & ASHLEY OLSEN have their very own fashion line, and today they'll bring the season's hottest styles to Ellen! Last week, Ellen dropped in on New York Fashion Week, and today she's showing what happened when she hit the runway. On Wednesday night, the newest winner of "America's Got Talent" will be crowned. Ellen has the champagne ready to go when she welcomes them to the show!

  • Monday, September 20th, 2010

    s8e6: Courteney Cox

    While hiking in Utah, a man named ZAK ANDEREGG saw an abandoned puppy 350 feet down a hole -- and risked his life to save it! He and his wife MICHELLE are here with the dog, Riley, to share the beautiful story with Ellen. COURTENEY COX knows how to stay young -- or at least keep the men around her young! She's starting a brand new season of "Cougar Town," where she's reuniting with "Friends" co-star Jennifer Aniston! "Hawaii Five-O" is back and better than ever with a brand new reboot. The sexy ALEX O'LOUGHLIN will tell Ellen all about it. OK GO is known for their inventive music videos, and today Ellen has the world premiere of their latest.

  • Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

    s8e7: Hugh Laurie

    He's hilarious and he's finally back to chat with Ellen -- HUGH LAURIE has the scoop on the brand new season of "House"! Ellen is always searching for the most talented kids, and she found one in 6-year-old TANNER EDWARDS. He's an unbelievable hip-hop dancer and is coming here to perform for everyone. He's in one of Ellen's favorite shows, "Modern Family." Today, the Emmy-nominated JESSE TYLER FERGUSON is here to tell her what's in store this season. MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD are releasing a brand new album, "The Sound of Sunshine," and will perform the title track for everyone.

  • Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

    s8e8: Brooke Shields

    It's been six long years since BROOKE SHIELDS was on the show, but today she's finally back and ready to have some fun! Ellen recently hit the runway at the Richie Rich fashion show during New York Fashion Week. She brought along some cameras, and today you'll get to see everything that happened behind the scenes. The multi-talented actress and singer Selena Gomez is here with her band, SELENA GOMEZ & THE SCENE. They'll perform their new song, "Round and Round" from their upcoming album, "A Year without Rain."

  • Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

    s8e9: Ed Helms

    The last time he was here, ED HELMS showed off his hidden talent: the ability to spin any object on his fingers! He's back -- and he just might have another talent to show off! KELLY OSBOURNE is always up for something new. She's now the new co-host of "Fashion Police" on E! -- and is chatting with Ellen today. LE REVE at the Wynn in Las Vegas is well-known its jaw-dropping acrobatics. The cast is here today to perform one of their unbelievable routines.

  • Friday, September 24th, 2010

    s8e10: Jimmy Smits

    Ellen loved the salsa lessons from JIMMY SMITS last year, so she's invited him back for another round on the dance floor! Ellen loves MAROON 5, and their album, "Hands All Over," is getting a lot of attention. They're here to perform their hit song, "Misery."

  • Monday, September 27th, 2010

    s8e11: LL Cool J

    Ellen is always on the lookout for the most talented kids. Today she'll introduce you to 7-year-old rapper LIL P-NUT, who will astound the audience with his skills. Last time here, LL COOL J beat Ellen in a round of Guesstures. She's got LL back today and might just challenge him to a rematch, but not before hearing about the new season of "NCIS: Los Angeles." It's been a difficult few months for MAURA TIERNEY, now she's healthy and ready to go with her brand new show, "The Whole Truth," and Ellen can't wait to see her!

  • Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

    s8e12: John Stamos

    He's on one of the hottest shows on TV! Ellen's former WB neighbor, JOHN STAMOS, will return to his old home to share some inside details about "Glee." Yesterday, the newest "Bachelor" was announced, and today he's making an exclusive talk show appearance -- only Ellen will have the inside scoop on the upcoming season! When the new band VAMPIRE WEEKEND released their album, it went straight to #1. Now they're coming straight to the show to perform for Ellen.

  • Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

    s8e13: Patrick Dempsey

    The very sexy PATRICK DEMPSEY is back today to share all the details of the new season of "Grey's Anatomy" -- hopefully wearing the thong Ellen gave him last time! The movie "The Social Network" hasn't been released yet, and it's already getting Oscar buzz! One of the stars, RASHIDA JONES, is here to tell Ellen all about it. They won a Grammy for Best New Artist, and the Academy of Country Music Award for Top New Group -- now the ZAC BROWN BAND is here to perform "As She's Walking Away" from their album "You Get What You Give."

  • Thursday, September 30th, 2010

    s8e14: Anthony Hopkins (Ellen Hits Broadway)

    While in New York, Ellen dropped in on a production of "Promises, Promises" with her friends Kristin Chenoweth and Sean Hayes. She brought along some cameras, and you'll get to see everything that happened! It seems like every time TAYE DIGGS is here, he gets sexier! He'll stop by today to tell Ellen all about this season of "Private Practice," and she's expecting some photos of his son! Since his debut in 2001, PETE YORN has consistently been an amazing musician. He just released his new, self-titled album and is stopping by to perform.

  • Friday, October 1st, 2010

    s8e15: Jennifer Grey (Breast Cancer Awareness Show)

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Ellen is dedicated to finding a cure. The show is going pink today, and Ellen will share how she's helping the cause -- and how you can join in! It was an emotional start to "Dancing with the Stars" for JENNIFER GREY. She and her dance partner, DEREK HOUGH, are stopping by to chat with Ellen. Ellen is welcoming back her personal chef, ROBERTO MARTIN, who will teach everyone another delicious and healthy meal. Ellen is always on the lookout for the greatest inventions, and she thinks she found them! Today she has four more KID INVENTORS who will show off their incredible creations.

  • Monday, October 4th, 2010

    s8e16: Ellen Pompeo

    What could possibly be better than an incredibly talented kid? Three talented kids! Nine-year-olds Gavin Pecson & Kris Mangonon, and 8-year-old Kida Burns are amazing hip-hop dancers who formed the crew THE ART OF TECHNIQUE and they're bringing their moves here. "Grey's Anatomy" is back for another season, and that means ELLEN POMPEO is back with Ellen today! She has the latest on her hit show, and is sure to have some adorable stories from her daughter's first birthday! KENNY CHESNEY is one of the biggest country music stars ever -- and he's not stopping! He just released his new album, "Hemingway's Whiskey" and will drop by to perform and chat with Ellen.

  • Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

    s8e17: Jenny McCarthy

    Last week, GREYSON CHANCE gave his biggest performance ever at Canada's We Day. Ellen will connect with him today to hear all about the exciting experience. Whenever JENNY McCARTHY stops by, it's always a fun time! Whether Ellen is dropping her in a dunk tank or scaring her with a giant panda, Jenny is up for anything. She'll have a lot to talk about when she shares her new book with Ellen; "Love, Lust, and Faking It: The Naked Truth About Sex, Lies, and True Romance." You may not know the name ARMIE HAMMER now, but you will! He's in the new movie "Social Network," and is getting a lot of attention -- there's even talk of an Oscar! He's introducing himself to Ellen today. RASCAL FLATTS has been together for 10 years, and they're still going strong. Today they're here to perform one of their greatest hits before they chat with Ellen. Your jaws will drop when Ellen welcomes quick-change artists SOS & VICTORIA.

  • Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

    s8e18: Felicity Huffman

    Last week, ANDERSON COOPER focused on an issue that's very important to Ellen: bullying. Today she's talking with him live from New York about what's happening -- and how you can help put an end to it. Ellen has been searching for the worst of the worst photos that you paid for -- and she found them! Today Ellen's got another hilarious batch of BAD PAID-FOR PHOTOS that you have to see to believe! Whenever FELICITY HUFFMAN stops by, Ellen is ready to challenge her to a game. Today they're trying a brand new one -- you never know what's going to happen! Not only does Ellen love GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS, Rolling Stone called them the Best New Act of 2010! They're here today to perform one of their hit songs.

  • Thursday, October 7th, 2010

    s8e19: Howie Mandel

    Ellen is always making sure HOWIE MANDEL feels comfortable, even it means sealing him in an inflatable ball! The hilarious guy is about to hit the road on tour, and is making Ellen his first stop! For years, KEN JEONG has been a licensed medical doctor. Now he's one of the most talked about comedians, and starring on "Community!" He's here to tell Ellen how it all happened. MIKE TOMPKINS has become an internet sensation with his web videos -- where he not only sings, but creates all the music -- with just his mouth! Ellen welcomes him here today to recreate one of the popular videos!

  • Friday, October 8th, 2010

    s8e20: Michael C. Hall

    One of Ellen's all-time favorite shows is "Dexter" -- and today Dexter himself, MICHAEL C. HALL, is finally here for the very first time and Ellen's getting the scoop on the exciting new season. Last year, TONY DANZA took on one of the hardest jobs in America -- he became a high school English teacher! His new show, "Teach: Tony Danza" follows his experience, and he'll tell Ellen what it was like. Ellen saw a video of C.J. HOLLAND & DAKOTA BRADLEY singing, and had to get them here! They'll be performing a beautiful song for her today.

  • Monday, October 11th, 2010

    s8e21: Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino & Karina Smirnoff

    MIKE "THE SITUATION" SORRENTINO has a new ritual: gym, tan, laundry... and dance! He's partnered with KARINA SMIRNOFF on "Dancing with the Stars" and will show Ellen what he's got. Ellen's friend DAVID SPADE just can't stay away! It's his 12th time here, and he's always hilarious. Today will be no exception! Legendary producer Danger Mouse, and the lead singer of The Shins, James Mercer, have teamed to create the critically acclaimed duo, BROKEN BELLS. They'll perform their hit song today for Ellen, "The High Road."

  • Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

    s8e22: Bruce Willis

    It's been six long years since BRUCE WILLIS has been here, but today he's back! He's still as big an action star as ever and is taking a minute to chat with Ellen about everything that he's been up to. Ellen's WB neighbor and fellow ping-pong enthusiast KALEY CUOCO is back to work after her recent horseback riding injury. Ellen will make sure Kaley is comfortable when she stops by today. JOSHUA RADIN sang for Ellen and Portia at their wedding, and today Ellen is excited to see him again as he premieres a song from his brand new album, "The Rock and The Tide."

  • Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

    s8e23: Minnie Driver

    She can act, she can sing, and she's helping to fight breast cancer. The always delightful MINNIE DRIVER is back today. Her son, Henry, is 2 years old, and Minnie is sure to have some stories! It was a scary year for BRET MICHAELS, but he's back to health and back to work. Today he's sitting with Ellen and will share what he's learned from the experience. You may wonder why DOMINIC LACASSE is better known as "FLAG MAN," but after he shows off his talents today, it will be clear! PEREZ HILTON is well known for his gossip blog -- and for saying what he thinks. He's been thinking a lot recently... and today he's here with an important announcement.

  • Thursday, October 14th, 2010

    s8e24: Simon Baker

    The very sexy SIMON BAKER will feel right at home when he visits Ellen today -- he filmed some of his hit show, "The Mentalist," on Ellen's set! He's sure to bring a lovely thank-you gift for her. As if the show couldn't get any sexier, CHRISTINA HENDRICKS is stopping by to talk about her breakout role on "Mad Men." Ellen wants to hear what it's like working alongside Jon Hamm! BRUNO MARS has the #1 hit in the country, and he's here to perform it for Ellen. You don't want to miss him sing, "Just the Way You Are."

  • Friday, October 15th, 2010

    s8e25: Eva Longoria Parker

    The gorgeous EVA LONGORIA PARKER is visiting Ellen today. Last time, she won a basketball challenge. Can she best Felicity Huffman's score in Funglish? Every time KEVIN NEALON stops by, no one can stop laughing! The incredibly funny guy is returning today to tell Ellen the latest on his show, "Weeds." If you don't know about FLORENCE + THE MACHINE, you should! They were on this year's MTV Video Music Awards and will be opening for U2 next year, and they're here to perform for Ellen today!

  • Monday, October 18th, 2010

    s8e26: Russell Brand

    RUSSELL BRAND is stopping by for the first time -- and he couldn't be busier. He'll soon be married to Katy Perry, in a wedding that will last six days! He just wrote a new book, "My Booky Wook 2: This Time It's Personal." "The Social Network" has been the top movie for several weeks and today the film's star, JESSE EISENBERG, is here to chat with Ellen about all the excitement. One of the breakout dancers on this season of "Dancing with the Stars" is KYLE MASSEY. He and his partner, LACEY SCHWIMMER, are stopping by to tell Ellen all about it. Actress SHEILA KELLEY discovered a new way to work out -- by stripping! She's stopping by to share her fitness secrets with Ellen.

  • Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

    s8e27: Chris O'Donnell

    Last time here, CHRIS O'DONNELL showed off one of his hidden talents -- karaoke! When he's back today, Ellen's finding out what else he can do! ASHLEY TISDALE has grown up from "High School Musical" -- now she's on the popular new show, "Hellcats," where she plays the captain of a cheer squad. She'll stop by and might have a routine to teach Ellen!

  • Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

    s8e28: Jeff Foxworthy

    When he visited Ellen before, the hilarious JEFF FOXWORTHY was full of stories about his children. It seems he learned a lot from them -- he just released a brand new children's book and has all the details for Ellen. Ellen saw an amazing 12-year-old singer named SHEALEIGH VOITL on YouTube, and had to get her here! She'll be performing a song you don't want to miss! Everyone knows that Ellen loves playing games, and today she's introducing a brand new one! Today's audience won't be sorry they played!

  • Thursday, October 21st, 2010

    s8e29: Clint Eastwood

    CLINT EASTWOOD doesn't often appear on talk shows, but he wouldn't miss a visit with Ellen! Her WB neighbor is stopping by to tell her about his new movie, "Hereafter" -- and to remind her to stay off his lawn! When KELLIE PICKLER stops by, Ellen never knows what to expect -- other than Kellie will have her laughing the entire time! Through the magic of television, Ellen gets to visit all 50 states, but not everyone gets to make it to California. Today she's surprising one lucky home viewer with a trip to one of the most gorgeous spots in the Golden State.

  • Friday, October 22nd, 2010

    s8e30: Wanda Sykes

    If you're still deciding what to wear for Halloween, Ellen's got you covered. She's got great kid costume ideas you'll love! Whenever WANDA SYKES has an opinion, one thing is certain: it'll be hysterical! Ellen's friend is about to start a new stand-up tour, but will first stop by the show! Four years ago, a pregnant BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD joined Ellen for her Mother's Day Show -- now she's back and will be sure to have stories about her boy.

  • Monday, October 25th, 2010

    s8e31: Hilary Duff

    If you're still deciding what to wear for Halloween, Ellen's got you covered with great kid costume ideas you'll love! HILARY DUFF proved she's both a talented actress and an amazing singer, now she's adding author to the list! She's just written a new book and will have all the details for Ellen. Then, she's moved out of the hills and onto the dance floor -- AUDRINA PATRIDGE is here with TONY DOVOLANI to talk about "Dancing with the Stars" -- and they'll perform a number for everyone. Earlier this year, Ellen introduced you to the new band, ONE ESKIMO. She loves them so much, she brought them back to perform another song.

  • Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

    s8e32: Greyson Chance

    All summer long, GREYSON CHANCE has been hard at work on his debut album. It's almost ready, and today he's stopping by for the world premiere of his brand new single, "Waiting Outside the Lines." He's performing it live for Ellen -- and you don't want to miss out! For the past year, DIANE SAWYER has been delivering the news with poise and dignity on "ABC World News." Now she's ready to put her feet up and have a laugh with Ellen! BETHENNY FRANKEL made herself known as a "Real Housewife of New York City" -- now she's helping people stay thin by eating right. Today she's sharing a recipe from her book, "The Skinnygirl Dish: Easy Recipes for Your Naturally Thin Life."

  • Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

    s8e33: David Beckham

    The sexiest man in the world is back in L.A.! DAVID BECKHAM recovered from a frightening injury and is once again playing with the L.A. Galaxy soccer team, but he wouldn't think of playing without first stopping by to visit Ellen! SARA BAREILLES is back with a brand new #1 album, "Kaleidoscope Heart." She's here to perform her hit single, "King of Anything." Ellen is always up for a game -- today she's got another fun Hasbro game that everyone will love!

  • Thursday, October 28th, 2010

    s8e34: First Lady Michelle Obama

    It's a big day! FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA and SECOND LADY DR. JILL BIDEN will be here! The presidential wives are encouraging everyone to support military families and will share why it's so important. Also, during the campaign, Ellen started a fun dance battle between the President and First Lady -- now we'll see what moves they've got today! The Grammy-wining country music duo SUGARLAND is returning to perform their hit single "Stuck on You," from their brand new album.

  • Friday, October 29th, 2010

    s8e35: Vanessa Williams (Halloween Show)

    Look out behind you! It's Ellen's spooky Halloween Show! You don't want to miss what she'll be this year -- she's going as something that everyone is talking about! Ellen is starting off with a treat for everyone -- VANESSA WILLIAMS is dropping by! She's the newest housewife on Wisteria Lane -- and the claws are out! Then, you can't have Halloween without a few tricks, so science guy STEVE SPANGLER will bring some fun science tricks that will have everyone screaming! Plus, Ellen loves scaring people during Halloween; her guests, her audience -- even her staff. This time, it might be YOU!

  • Monday, November 1st, 2010

    s8e36: Taylor Swift

    TAYLOR SWIFT is the best-selling digital artist of all time, and a four-time Grammy winner -- and she's always been Ellen's pal! The country music superstar is stopping by to celebrate the release of her brand new album, "Speak Now." She'll also perform a new single, and one of her well-known hits! Ellen is still working hard to find DJ Tony a date, and today she's putting some of the prospective ladies to the test... on the Know or Go machine!

  • Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

    s8e37: Mariah Carey

    There's big news for MARIAH CAREY -- she's pregnant! She and her husband, Nick Cannon, recently confirmed the rumors, and today Ellen is finding out all the details directly from her. Mariah will also talk about her brand new Christmas album. In the last few weeks, WILLOW SMITH became the newest name in music with her hit song, "Whip My Hair." The daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith is making her television debut today when she performs it for Ellen!

  • Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

    s8e38: Sofia Vergara

    Ellen has the Latin music and Colombian coffee ready! That's because the hilarious and sexy SOFIA VERGARA is stopping by! Since the last time here, she's been nominated for an Emmy, and her show "Modern Family" is only getting better. Maybe she'll be in a good enough mood to forgive Ellen for prank calling the Colombian president! Ellen recently introduced a hilarious new game called Sorry Spin. Two brave audience members are stepping up to the dizzying challenge and hope to win today!

  • Thursday, November 4th, 2010

    s8e39: Portia De Rossi

    Ellen has a very special guest today; her wife, PORTIA DE ROSSI! Portia just wrote a new book, "Unbearable Lightness" in which she shares her past struggles with anorexia. Today she's reflecting on the experience in a moving interview everyone must see!

  • Friday, November 5th, 2010

    s8e40: James Franco

    Ellen can't get enough of DARIUS & DEMETRICE GILLESPIE -- so they're coming back today! The 11-year-old twins are so cute, and incredible singers, and they're preparing a special performance for today. It looks like it's going to be a big year ahead for the multi-talented JAMES FRANCO. In addition to being a film star, he's a graduate student at Yale and opened his first exhibition as an artist this summer. Now he's in the new movie, "127 Hours," and is already getting Oscar buzz. MARIO LOPEZ is a brand new daddy! He's visiting Ellen today to tell her all about life as a father and his new show, "Mario Lopez: Saved by the Baby." One thing is sure: he's still sexy as a dad!

  • Monday, November 8th, 2010

    s8e41: Jim Parsons (Day 1 of Game Week)

    The last time the hilarious JIM PARSONS was here, he was still starstruck from the People's Choice Awards. Now that he's an Emmy winner, he's sure to be even more excited! Jim is stopping by to chat with Ellen about everything he's up to. KYM DOUGLAS always shows up with ways to look better naturally -- and she isn't afraid to demonstrate her outrageous tips for Ellen. Whether it's pouring a bottle of wine over herself or rubbing coffee grounds on certain body parts, Kym does what it takes to look great. BRISTOL PALIN is on "Dancing with the Stars" this season and she's doing it her own way! Today she and her partner, MARK BALLAS, are stopping by to chat with Ellen -- and they'll be sure to take a spin on the dance floor! It's Day One of Game Week, and Ellen is kicking it off with a hilarious game. By the end of the week, someone may be going home with a brand new car!

  • Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

    s8e42: Madonna (Day 2 of Game Week)

    It's Day 2 of Ellen's Game Week! The competition is getting tougher, the prizes are getting bigger and the games are more hilarious than ever! You still have an opportunity to win from home, so don't miss out -- you could win a brand new Buick Regal! She's the biggest-selling female artist of all time, and she only needs to go by one name -- MADONNA -- is talking to Ellen today! She'll tell Ellen what she's been up to, and she has some important things she'd like to share with everyone. KATE WALSH must be excited for Game Week -- she's always ready for a fun time! Today she's back and has a lot to share with Ellen. Not only is she starring on "Private Practice," she has a brand new perfume called Boyfriend!

  • Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

    s8e43: Queen Latifah (Day 3 of Game Week)

    It's Day 3 of Game Week, and today Ellen is putting the contestants to the test -- on her Know or Go machine! If they Know, they'll win a huge prize. If they don't -- well, you know what happens! Plus, every time someone wins on the show, someone at home wins too! There's one person who knows how to get the party going -- QUEEN LATIFAH! Whether she's performing a song, playing tennis with Ellen, or trying out the Shake Weight, Queen Latifah is always having fun. She's hosting the People's Choice Awards in January and is stopping by to tell Ellen all about the nominations just announced!

  • Thursday, November 11th, 2010

    s8e44: Ricky Martin (Day 4 of Game Week)

    Lap of Luxury Game Week is coming down to the wire -- tomorrow someone is driving home in a brand new Buick Regal! Today's contestants will do everything they can to make it to the end when they play Ellen's hilarious new game, Sorry Spin! RICKY MARTIN is one of the most successful musicians of the '90s and helped pave the way for many others. Now he's a loving father of adorable twin boys, and reflecting on it all in his brand new book, "Me." The Country Music Awards were last night, and Ellen asked KELLIE PICKLER to be her red carpet correspondent for the evening. The hilarious Kellie didn't disappoint, and today Ellen is showing you everything that happened.

  • Friday, November 12th, 2010

    s8e45: Chris Pine (Day 5 of Game Week - Finale)

    It's been a week full of tough competition -- and it's all come down to this! The Grand Finale of Ellen's "Lap of Luxury Game Week" is today -- with the lucky winner driving home in a brand new Buick Regal! But first they have to beat out everyone else in a game you don't want to miss! Then, the very sexy CHRIS PINE comes from quite the acting blood; his father starred in "CHiPS." Now Chris is hitting it big, and is stopping by today to chat with Ellen. She'll be sure to find out if he's single! Ellen has been so inspired by KELLY OSBOURNE this past year. Kelly is now co-hosting "Fashion Police" on E! -- and will tell Ellen all about the exciting changes in her life.

  • Monday, November 15th, 2010

    s8e46: Halle Berry

    All month long, Ellen has been giving away more cars than ever -- and she's not done yet! Today she's surprising a home viewer with a brand new Buick Regal! Then, she's won an Academy Award and an Emmy, now HALLE BERRY is stopping by to visit Ellen! After taking some time off, she's back and ready to go with her new movie, "Frankie & Alice." JOSH GROBAN can melt hearts with just the sound of his voice -- and he's ready with a brand new album, "Illuminations." He's here to perform his new song, "Hidden Away." Ellen has the most talented audience ever, and today she's found several audience members with jaw-dropping talents that you have to see to believe!

  • Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

    s8e47: Diane Keaton

    Oscar-winner DIANE KEATON tried it all in her new movie, "Morning Glory" -- including dancing with 50 Cent, going up against a sumo wrestler, and even kissing a frog! Today, Ellen will see what else she'll do! You know JULIANNE HOUGH from, "Dancing with the Stars," now she's becoming a star herself in the new movie "Burlesque," and she's stopping by to tell Ellen all about it. NELLY is back with a brand new album, "5.0," which is out today! He's here to perform his hit song, "Just a Dream."

  • Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

    s8e48: Russell Crowe

    When the sexy RUSSELL CROWE dropped by earlier this year, he taught an audience member how to shoot an arrow! Who knows what skills he'll bring when he visits Ellen today?! P!NK has some of the best hits of the past ten years, and now you can get them all on her new Greatest Hits album. She's stopping by today -- and Ellen is going to get to the bottom of the baby rumors! P!nk always has fun here, and no one can predict what she'll do!

  • Thursday, November 18th, 2010

    s8e49: Eric Dane

    It's about to get hot in here -- McSteamy himself, ERIC DANE, is stopping by! No touching though -- he's a brand new daddy! This year, the hilarious CHRIS COLFER was nominated for an Emmy for his incredible role on "Glee." He's visiting Ellen today to tell her what it's like being on one of the most popular shows on TV! Earlier this year, Ellen helped America pick the newest Idol: LEE DEWYZE. He just released his brand new album, "Live it Up," and will drop by to perform his single, "Sweet Serendipity." All month long, Ellen has had huge surprises for her viewers! Will she have something for today? There's only one way to find out!

  • Friday, November 19th, 2010

    s8e50: Christina Aguilera

    It's official -- CHRISTINA AGUILERA is a triple threat! The extraordinarily talented singer and dancer is adding acting to the list by starring in the new movie, "Burlesque." She's stopping by to tell Ellen all about it -- and will blow the roof off the stage with an amazing performance! The newest Harry Potter movie is out today, and to celebrate, Ellen has a huge surprise for an ultimate fan!

  • Monday, November 22nd, 2010

    s8e51: Justin Timberlake

    He's a superstar singer, dancer and actor -- and he's one of Ellen's good friends. The one and only JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE is stopping by! The sexy guy is in the brand new movie "Yogi Bear" and currently stars in "The Social Network" -- which is getting Justin a lot of Oscar buzz! Last week, an incredible 14-year-old named GRAEME TAYLOR gave an inspirational speech defending a teacher for stopping gay bullying. Today he's here to tell Ellen what motivated him to do it. Thanksgiving isn't until Thursday, but today Ellen is kicking off Pranksgiving! She has quite the surprise planned!

  • Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

    s8e52: Eric Stonestreet

    The last time he was here, the hilarious ERIC STONESTREET was thrilled just to be starring on a "Modern Family" -- now he's an Emmy winner! He's visiting Ellen to tell her all about the incredible night, as well as his recent trip to Australia. For the past 25 years, BON JOVI has been one of the top bands and has sold over 120 million albums! Now they've put all their greatest hits on one brand new album -- and are stopping by to perform some of them for Ellen! All month long, Ellen has had the biggest surprises for her audience -- and she's not done yet! One lucky viewer will receive a life-changing gift!

  • Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

    s8e53: Dwayne Johnson

  • Thursday, November 25th, 2010

    s8e54: LL Cool J

  • Monday, November 29th, 2010

    s8e55: Alyson Hannigan

    The hilarious ALYSON HANNIGAN has her hands full! Not only is she on one of the funniest shows ("How I Met Your Mother"), she's taking care of her adorable baby girl -- and was just nominated for a People's Choice Award! She's always ready to have fun, so Ellen's challenging her to a game that you don't want to miss! Last year, Ellen met an amazing 4-year-old dancer named MILES BROWN. He's a year older and his moves are even better, so the adorable guy is stopping by once again! It's been a while since Ellen chatted with her favorite octogenarian, GLADYS, so today she's checking-in -- talking to Gladys about everything that's happening these days -- and you know Gladys always has an opinion! There's excitement in the air: it's only three days until Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! More home viewers will get a chance to win than ever before, so don't miss your chance!

  • Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

    s8e56: Eva Mendes

    The gorgeous EVA MENDES has spent the last decade on the silver screen -- now she's headed to your home with her décor line, Vida. She's stopping by to share how you can be stylish where you live. The incredibly funny MINDY KALING doesn't just star in "The Office," she writes, produces and even directs! She's stopping by to share the latest -- and Ellen will try her hardest to find out who's taking over for Steve Carell! Ellen has always been a fan of FLO RIDA, and he's released hit after hit. His brand new album, "Only One Flo (Part 1)," is out today -- and he's here to perform his latest hit song, "Club Can't Handle Me." Get ready! Just two more days until Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways begin, and they're going to be the biggest 12 Days ever!

  • Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

    s8e57: Ben Affleck

    It's almost here! Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways begins tomorrow -- and you won't believe the huge gifts she's giving away this year! Plus, you'll have a chance to win at home! BEN AFFLECK is back to visit Ellen! Today is a very special day; it's his daughter's birthday and Ellen will help him plan the perfect party! Last week, the brand new show "Skating with the Stars" debuted, and BETHENNY FRANKEL gave it her best on the ice. Today she's dropping by to tell Ellen all about it. You may have known CEE-LO as half of Gnarls Barkley, but now you know him for his not-for-daytime song that became a viral hit. He's here to perform the "Forget You" version on the show. Make sure you're paying attention to Ellen's tweets -- who knows where she'll send her Twitter crew today?!

  • Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

    s8e58: Taylor Swift (Day 1 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    It's finally time! Today is DAY 1 of Ellen's 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS! This year, she's giving away some of the biggest gifts ever, and you can win from home! The release of her latest album proved that TAYLOR SWIFT is unstoppable! She's back today to perform her hit single, "Back to December." MANDY MOORE is living every little girl's dream -- she's a Disney princess! Her brand new movie, "Tangled," was just released, and she's here to tell Ellen all about it!

  • Friday, December 3rd, 2010

    s8e59: Hilary Swank (Day 2 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    It's DAY 2 of Ellen's 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS and the gifts are getting bigger! Ellen's audience won't be able to contain themselves -- and you won't either if you win from home! Whenever HILARY SWANK drops by, she's always ready to have some fun! Ellen will be prepared for anything when Hilary is here to tell her about her inspiring new movie, "Conviction." MILA KUNIS has starred in some of the funniest movies and TV shows of the past 10 years, but now she's exploring new ground with the dark film, "Black Swan." It's quickly becoming one of the most talked-about films of the year! When the Grammy-winning ADELE was last here, she helped fake-out the audience for Ellen's 12 Days. You won't know what to expect from her today -- other than an amazing performance of "Rolling in the Deep" -- from her brand new album, "21."

  • Monday, December 6th, 2010

    s8e60: Nicole Richie (Day 3 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    It's Day 3 of 12 Days of Giveaways, and the gifts keep coming! Don't miss out on all the great things Ellen's giving away -- be sure to enter to win from home! NICOLE RICHIE went from party girl to loving mother -- and now author! She's stopping by to tell Ellen about her new book. Rumor has it that her wedding is soon -- and Ellen will do her best to get the details! Tonight is American Country Awards, and country music superstar MIRANDA LAMBERT is sure to shine, but only after performing here first! One of the biggest names in hip-hop is producer RUSSELL SIMMONS. He's giving everyone a behind-the-scenes glimpse of his life on the show "Running Russell Simmons," and he's here to tell Ellen all about it.

  • Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

    s8e61: Ty Burrell (Day 4 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    12 Days of Giveaways keeps on rolling with Day 4 -- and the excitement keeps growing! You still have a chance to win today's huge giveaways from home, so be sure to enter! When TY BURRELL was last here, he challenged Ellen to a game... and lost -- badly. Today he's back for a rematch! He'll also share some details on his hilarious hit show, "Modern Family." DUFFY's brand new album, "Endlessly" is out today, and there's only one place she's coming to celebrate -- right here! She'll perform her new hit, "Well Well Well." Many people know that words can be powerful, especially MARLO THOMAS. She just wrote a new book in which some of the biggest names from around the world share the moment that words helped change their life -- and she'll share what she learned with Ellen. Will Ellen be able to get her husband, PHIL DONAHUE, to join her? There's only one way to find out!

  • Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

    s8e62: Katy PerryHelen Mirren (Day 5 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    The Grammy nominations are out -- and KATY PERRY is up for Album of the Year! She's here to celebrate the honor and to sing her new hit song, "Firework." It's Day 5 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways -- and that means you have more chances to win from home! Be sure to follow Ellen on Twitter and Facebook for an extra shot at winning! If anyone knows how to stay classy, it's HELEN MIRREN! Whether she's accepting an Academy Award, lounging in her own castle, or being photographed on the beach -- she always makes it look good! Dame Helen is stopping by today to chat with Ellen.

  • Thursday, December 9th, 2010

    s8e63: Keith Urban (Day 6 of Giveaways)

    It's Day 6 of 12 Days of Giveaways and Ellen isn't slowing down -- so far, she's given away huge prizes -- like the Barnes & Noble NOOKcolor, Nikon Coolpix S80 camera, Logitech Revue and Camera with Google TV, Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant Phone, and a whole lot more! Don't miss out on your chance to win! That's not all that's happening... through Toys for Tots, Ellen and her audience are collecting hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of toys for kids in need. KEITH URBAN is one of the biggest country music superstars and has always been one of Ellen's friends -- and now he's got another Grammy nomination! He's here to perform a song from his brand new album. For years, STEVE HARVEY has been a hilarious comedian and actor -- and now he's a relationship expert! He doesn't hesitate to tell the truth in his new book, and he's dropping in to have a laugh with Ellen.

  • Friday, December 10th, 2010

    s8e64: Jane Fonda (Day 7 of Giveaways)

    You didn't think it could get any better -- but today it will! Day 7 of 12 Days of Giveaways is full of huge gifts that you can win too! For over 40 years, JANE FONDA has been a huge star -- and she's not stopping anytime soon! She looks great and now you will too -- when she tells Ellen all about her fitness DVDs. From the new movie, "Company Men," the up-and-coming actress that a lot of people are talking about, ROSEMARIE DeWITT, is here to chat with Ellen.

  • Monday, December 13th, 2010

    s8e65: Jamie Foxx (Day 8 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    It's Day 8 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways, and the gifts keep coming! She's got the best ones this holiday season -- and you can win them! Be sure to follow Ellen on Twitter and Facebook for extra chances to win each day! There's not much that JAMIE FOXX can't do! He's an incredibly talented actor, musician and radio show host -- and has an Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe to prove it! He's always a lot of fun to have around, and today he's here to visit Ellen. She's a working mom with two babies, and ALISON SWEENEY looks fabulous! She's sharing all her secrets in her new book, "Mommy Diet," and will stop by to share some of them with Ellen.

  • Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

    s8e66: Steve Carell (Day 9 of 12 Days of Giveaways)

    Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways continues with Day 9 -- and a lot of amazing gifts for today's audience. They're not the only ones getting gifts; all month long Ellen and her audience have been collecting toys for children through Toys for Tots! With Christmas right around the corner, STEVE CARELL is enjoying holiday traditions with his family -- including judging other people and thinking about baking pies! The hilarious guy is stopping by to have some fun today. The very funny ANNA FARIS is in a new movie with Justin Timberlake... at least his voice! She'll tell Ellen why she still gets star struck around him! One of Ellen's all-time favorite musicians, DAVID GRAY, recently released a brand new album -- and he's stopping by to perform his latest single, "Only the Wine."

  • Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

    s8e67: Mark Wahlberg (Day 10 of Giveaways)

    The last time MARK WAHLBERG was here, his wife had just given birth to their fourth child! He said he wasn't ruling out a fifth -- and Ellen will find out if he's still ready for more -- when he stops by to talk about his new movie, "The Fighter." One of the most anticipated movies this year is "TRON: Legacy," and today the gorgeous star, OLIVIA WILDE, is visiting Ellen to share all the excitement. CIARA has sold millions of albums -- and she's not stopping! Her brand new album, "Basic Instinct," is out this week -- and she'll be here to perform for everyone! 12 Days of Giveaways is almost over -- but not yet! Ellen still has some of the biggest gifts in store for Day 10, and you still have plenty of chances to win at home! Plus, all month long, Ellen and her audience continue to raise money and donate toys for Toys for Tots!

  • Thursday, December 16th, 2010

    s8e68: Tim McGraw (Day 11 of Giveaways)

    TIM McGRAW is a three-time Grammy-winning country music superstar, but that's not all! He's a loving husband and devoted father, and always up for some fun when he visits Ellen. Today he's telling her all about his new movie, "Country Strong." One of the strongest voices in the history of "American Idol," CRYSTAL BOWERSOX wowed Ellen with her unique style during her season on the show. Crystal is here today to sing the title song from her debut album, "Farmer's Daughter." The energetic BETHENNY FRANKEL is back to share more of her great tips for staying healthy and looking great! It's Day 11 of 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS -- and it's never been better! Ellen has amazing gifts for her audience that you can win from home -- and you can even win all the gifts from this year's giveaways! And all month, Ellen and her audience have been raising money and collecting toys for Toys for Tots.

  • Friday, December 17th, 2010

    s8e69: Reese Witherspoon (Day 12 of Giveaways)

    It's the final day of Ellen's 12 DAYS OF GIVEAWAYS -- and Ellen is ending it with a bang! This has been the biggest 12 Days ever, and you still have a chance to win! Plus, all month long, Ellen and her audience have been collecting toys and raising money for Toys for Tots -- and the Riff-Raff Room is full! The grand total collected is simply unbelievable! It's no surprise that in her new movie, two sexy men are battling over REESE WITHERSPOON. She's the sweetest, most talented and most beautiful woman in Hollywood -- and today she's visiting Ellen! "TRON: Legacy" is one of this season's most anticipated new movies, and sexy star GARRET HEDLUND is dropping by to tell Ellen all about it!

  • Monday, January 3rd, 2011

    s8e70: Ray Romano

    It's the start of a brand new year, and Ellen wants to make it memorable, so today she's surprising the audience with a bonus day of gifts from 12 Days of Giveaways -- and you still have a chance to win! Ever since Ellen spent a day as RAY ROMANO's golf caddy, they've enjoyed a special bond! Today the funny guy is back -- and he's sure to have Ellen laughing! Whenever CARMEN ELECTRA stops by, she always gets into something naughty --whether she's teaching Ellen a proper striptease or visiting George Clooney dressed as a Playboy bunny! Now she's got a brand new product line of toys and games that will spice things up a bit!

  • Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

    s8e71: Jimmy Kimmel

    Even though Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways ended in December, she's not done with the surprises! She has a huge one in store today that will blow someone away! Ellen is always searching for the most talented kids, and she found one in 9-year-old break dancer LIL' DEMON. She brought him here from Hawaii to perform for everyone today! Ellen knows JIMMY KIMMEL always has her back! When her staff tried to scare her, he rose to her defense and tackled her head writer! They won't be trying anything today when the hilarious guy stops by for a visit. Rugby player GARETH THOMAS broke new ground when he became the first openly gay professional male athlete... in the world! He's here today to share his experience with Ellen.

  • Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

    s8e72: Macy Gray

    Not only is MACY GRAY an incredible musician, she was also Ellen's very first musical guest -- 8 years ago! Her unique sound and extraordinary talent is unmatched, and today she's here to perform one of her new hit songs. Ellen's been practicing her fist-pumping... SNOOKI is stopping by! The "Jersey Shore" starlet has turned into a phenomenon and even inspired Ellen's Halloween costume. She'll have the latest on the brand new season of her hit reality show. Thirteen-year-old country singer SAVANNAH KEYES is making her television debut today. She's in good company -- Lady Antebellum also made their debut performance with Ellen!

  • Wednesday, January 6th, 2010

    s8e73: Tom Selleck

    There are few roles as memorable as TOM SELLECK as "Magnum P.I." -- but he's adding another one to the list! Now he's in the show "Blue Blood," and will tell Ellen all about it. The entire cast of "Modern Family" is absolutely hilarious, including the young RICO RODRIGUEZ. He's stopping by to visit Ellen again -- but only after he rumbles around Target with an Icee! In just a few months, BRUNO MARS has become one of the most popular musicians around. The incredibly talented singer/songwriter is here to perform one of his amazing songs for Ellen. If you don't yet follow Ellen on Twitter -- you should! Today she's answering questions from Twitter in her popular segment, TWITS & ASK. You might finally find out everything you wanted to know!

  • Friday, January 7th, 2011

    s8e74: Ryan Gosling

    There was a little controversy over RYAN GOSLING's new movie, "Blue Valentine" -- it was a little TOO steamy! That's not a problem for most, and the sexy guy is here to steam up the studio today! It's never been a better time to be a housewife -- on Bravo, that is! The newest Real Housewife, CAMILLE GRAMMER, will share details on this season's drama when she chats with Ellen.

  • Monday, January 10th, 2011

    s8e75: Dennis Quaid

    DENNIS QUAID is here! That's right, Ellen's favorite guest is stopping by, and he's always up for some fun. After all the hilarious hidden camera pranks they've played, you never know what'll be in store today! Everyone's talking about NICKI MINAJ, and if you're not -- you will be! She's the hottest new hip-hop artist and is here to perform a hit song from her debut album. Ellen knows her audiences are talented dancers, but that's not all they can do! Today she'll feature some of their incredible hidden talents -- that'll leave you wondering how (and why) they do it!

  • Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

    s8e76: Paula Abdul

    Ellen loves to feature incredibly talented kids, so she can't wait to meet 12-year-old basketball prodigy JORDAN McCABE. His tricks are so impressive -- just trying to follow them will leave your head spinning! Ellen isn't the only one who loves to dance -- so does PAULA ABDUL! She's got a brand new show, "Live to Dance," and will give Ellen some details on what to expect. RICHARD SIMMONS is unpredictable and hilarious, and he's also changed a lot of lives -- including one of Ellen's former staff members who lost over 150 pounds! The two are returning to share their incredibly inspiring story.

  • Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

    s8e77: Jenny McCarthy

    JENNY McCARTHY is well known for being outrageous and for always having a fun time -- she's also an incredibly loving mother. She just created a brand new non-toxic product line for kids that will help keep them safe, and she's sharing it with Ellen today. The brand new season of "The Bachelor" has begun -- and it started with a controversy when they brought back Brad Womack. The host, CHRIS HARRISON, is stopping by, and Ellen will get all the backstage details. Everyone knows coupons can save money, but most think it's only a matter of cents. Not the coupon diva JOYCE HOUSE -- who cuts her grocery bill by almost 90% using only coupons, and will tell Ellen how she does it.

  • Thursday, January 13th, 2011

    s8e78: Ricky Gervais

    Today not just one, but two legendary musicians are stopping by! ROD STEWART and STEVIE NICKS are here, and they'll both sing one of their classic hits. Plus, they've got an exciting announcement that you don't want to miss! Before the hilarious RICKY GERVAIS hosted the Golden Globes last year, he told Ellen he wasn't planning on being asked back. It must have been a big surprise when he found out he's doing it again this year -- and he's telling Ellen what to expect.

  • Friday, January 14th, 2011

    s8e79: Vince Vaughn

    It's been an exciting few months for NEIL PATRICK HARRIS -- not only did he just win a People's Choice Award, he's now the father of beautiful twin boys! The proud papa is visiting Ellen today -- and he's bringing photos! Ellen is always trying to live a healthier and more compassionate life, and she's found a lot of guidance from YOGI CAMERON ALBORZIAN. He just released a new book to help you find peace in yourself, and will share some of his tips with Ellen. Last week, Ellen had an emotional gift for a deserving family that was having a hard time. She gave the Sortor family every single gift from 12 Days and invited them to the show. Today they're here and will tell her what it was like getting such a big surprise!

  • Monday, January 17th, 2011

    s8e80: Seth Rogen

    For the first time, the hilarious SETH ROGEN is here! He just got engaged to his girlfriend this fall -- and Ellen is going to find out all about their marriage plans! She'll also find out about his brand new action movie, "The Green Hornet." The "Jersey Shore" house has a brand new member this season: DEENA NICOLE CORTESE. The self-described "blast in a glass and party in a body" is stopping by to tell Ellen what it was like to join the New Jersey crew. When BRUNO MARS was here recently, he gave such a great performance that Ellen had to have him back! Today he's here to perform a special version of his hit, "Just the Way You Are."

  • Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

    s8e81: Jennifer Lopez

    She can sing, act and dance -- now JENNIFER LOPEZ is gaining yet another skill: judging! The brand new season of "American Idol" premieres tomorrow, and Jennifer is stopping by to tell Ellen what we can expect -- not just from the contestants, but from the new judges, too! Last year, People magazine labeled MATT BOMER the Sexiest Rising Star -- now it's safe to say he's simply a sexy star! His show, "White Collar," returns tonight and it's better than ever!

  • Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

    s8e82: Natalie Portman

    It's been an exciting few months for NATALIE PORTMAN! Not only is she the subject of Oscar buzz for her incredible performance in "Black Swan," she's also starring in the new comedy, "No Strings Attached," and she's just announced that she's pregnant! Ellen will get all the baby details today! MADISON McKINLEY created quite a stir on "The Bachelor" this week, and today she's stopping by to tell Ellen what happened -- and why she insists on wearing vampire fangs!

  • Thursday, January 20th, 2011

    s8e83: Amy Poehler

    It's always a fun time when the hilarious and charming AMY POEHLER stops by! She's already got her hands full with her young son, Archie, her husband, Will Arnett, and now her show "Parks & Recreation" is back and better than ever! Though she always finds time to visit Ellen! There always seems to be drama on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," but housewife LISA VANDERPUMP manages to stay above it. Mostly. Today she's stopping by to tell Ellen what really happens. Last week, Ellen showed a YouTube video of a guy performing an incredible illusion. She wanted to meet him and today she gets her wish. Illusionist ERIC ROSS is here to show off some of his unbelievable tricks.

  • Friday, January 21st, 2011

    s8e84: Jeff Bridges

    Just weeks after JEFF BRIDGES visited Ellen last year, he won an Academy Award. Who knows what'll be in store for him after he stops by today?! He's here to tell Ellen about his latest movie, "True Grit," and hopefully will bring more of those hilarious Bad Album Covers he collects! Since their debut album in 2008, THE SCRIPT has become one of the hottest new bands. The Irish group has since opened for Paul McCartney and U2, and their hit song "Breakeven" is all over the radio. Their second album, "Science & Faith" is out this week -- and they're stopping by to perform a song for Ellen.

  • Monday, January 24th, 2011

    s8e85: Minnie Driver

    You never know what MINNIE DRIVER will bring when she visits Ellen -- one time she brought a goat! The Academy Award-nominated actress is back again today to talk about her brand new movie. Last year, her adorable boy Henry had just learned animal noises -- and Ellen is sure to find out what he's discovered since. Ellen can't get enough of the Bad Paid-For Photos her audience is sending in, and today she's invited another group of brave people to share theirs on the show -- live!

  • Tuesday, January 25th, 2011

    s8e86: Drew Brees

    Now that Ellen is a big football fan, there's no one better to get her ready for the Super Bowl than her friend, New Orleans Saints quarterback and last year's Super Bowl Most Valuable Player, DREW BREES. Valentine's Day is coming soon, so the beautiful and sweet JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT is getting in the spirit with her TV movie, "The Lost Valentine." She's sure to have some stories about working alongside Betty White! The hilarious JOEL McHALE is stopping by today for the very first time. Not only is he starring in the hilarious show "Community" and continuing to host "The Soup," he's made some time to visit Ellen.

  • Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

    s8e87: Ellen's Surprise Birthday Party!

    Break out the party hats and piñatas -- it's Ellen's birthday today! We're celebrating by turning today's show into one giant surprise party! Some of the biggest celebrities are stopping by to celebrate -- and Ellen has absolutely no idea who they'll be! She does know that one of her favorite bands, ONE ESKIMO, will perform whatever song she chooses. And of course, it's not Ellen's birthday without lots of gifts -- not for her, but for the entire audience!

  • Thursday, January 27th, 2011

    s8e88: Anthony Hopkins

    It's an award-winning day at Ellen -- the incredibly talented ANTHONY HOPKINS is here. The legendary actor has an Academy Award, an Emmy and a Golden Globe! He's now in the new movie "The Rite," and will tell Ellen all about the spooky film. MELISSA LEO might not have an Oscar, but everyone thinks she just might win one! There's all sorts of Oscar buzz about her role in "The Fighter," and Ellen is talking to her about it today!

  • Friday, January 28th, 2011

    s8e89: Shemar Moore

    There's no better way to end the week than with a visit from SHEMAR MOORE! The sexy guy is stopping by during Ellen's birthday week to wish her the best -- and she wishes he'll take his shirt off again! Shemar isn't the only sexy guy to drop by -- the up and coming ALEX PETTYFER is visiting Ellen. He's on his way to becoming the next big star. USA Today called his new movie, "I Am Number Four," the #1 movie to watch this year! One of Ellen's favorite musicians, AMOS LEE, is here to perform his song, "Windows Are Rolled Down," from his brand new album, "Mission Bell."

  • Monday, January 31st, 2011

    s8e90: Jesse Tyler Ferguson

    The hilarious JESSE TYLER FERGUSON is returning to Ellen today. His hit show, "Modern Family," is more popular than ever! Last time here, Jesse told Ellen how his mother didn't understand technology -- and mom just might get him back by sending Ellen some embarrassing photos! Now that Ellen is a big football fan, she wants to learn everything about it! Since the gorgeous MARISA MILLER is an NFL spokesperson, she's the perfect one to teach Ellen. Plus, Marisa is on the cover of Shape magazine for the 8th time, so they can swap beauty tips! In October, THE BAND PERRY released their debut album -- and now they're nominated for a Grammy! The three siblings are stopping by to perform their hit song, "If I Die Young." The Super Bowl is just days away -- and Ellen is sending some of her lucky fans to the big game. Today they're hearing the exciting news for the first time -- direct from Ellen -- and hitting the road right away!

  • Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

    s8e91: Julianna Margulies

    The SAG Awards were this weekend, and JULIANNA MARGULIES won once again for her incredible role in "The Good Wife." She holds the record for the most wins -- now she's got eight! And that's not the only achievement in her family; her adorable boy just turned 3, and his proud mother is stopping by today. The hilarious KEVIN NEALON knows how to class it up for Ellen -- last time here, he wore a tuxedo! It's hard to imagine how he'll top himself when he stops by today, but he's always up for the challenge.

  • Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

    s8e92: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

    In the past few months, Ellen has been following all the drama on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills." Today, she's getting down to the details when TAYLOR ARMSTRONG, CAMILLE GRAMMER, ADRIENNE MALOOF, KYLE RICHARDS and LISA VANDERPUMP all stop by. If there's one thing Ellen has learned, it's that when all the housewives are here -- anything goes! Everyone is talking about DARREN CRISS! He's the hottest new cast member on "Glee," and today he's stopping by to visit Ellen for the first time. He became a celebrity overnight -- and he has the stories to go with it! Ellen tracked down the world's fastest violinist, OLIVER LEWIS, all the way over in Ireland and wanted to fly him here for you to see. He broke the Guinness World Record by performing "Flight of the Bumblebee" in 1 minute and 3 seconds, but that's not good enough for him! He'll attempt to break his own record right here with Ellen!

  • Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

    s8e93: Jennifer Aniston

    She's one of the biggest stars in the whole world, and she was Ellen's first guest ever! It's always an event when the one and only JENNIFER ANISTON stops by! For Ellen, there's nothing better than surprising her fans! Today, one lucky person is getting a huge, life-changing surprise -- and it's just the start of a whole month of giveaways!

  • Friday, February 4th, 2011

    s8e94: Super Bowl Show

    It's Ellen's annual Super Bowl Show! This week she sent two of football's biggest fans on a road trip to Dallas, and she's checking in live today -- one of them might win tickets to the big game! There's no one better to join Ellen for the football party than AMY ADAMS! The big game is this weekend, but she's got a big night coming up: Amy just got her third Academy Award nomination in six years! When CHANNING TATUM was last here, he did push-ups for charity! The sweet -- and sexy -- guy is dropping by once again today. Ellen is ready for a full workout this time around! Ellen just can't get enough of the hilarious BETHENNY FRANKEL. She always brings great tips and recipes to stay thin without losing out on delicious food -- and today she's tackling the big event of the weekend: the Super Bowl party!

  • Monday, February 7th, 2011

    s8e95: 1,300th Show!

    It's Ellen's 1,300th show -- and it's going to be a big one! She's marking the milestone with a show full of her favorite moments from the past eight years; from the biggest celebrities to her favorite kids, to all the hilarious games -- and much more! There's no one better to join Ellen on the anniversary show than her favorite guest and good friend, ALLISON JANNEY. Since the first season, Ellen and Allison have competed in all sorts of challenges -- and today Allison will make yet another attempt to unseat Ellen as champion. Plus, today Ellen is going to do something for a loyal viewer that she's never done before!

  • Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

    s8e96: Matthew Perry

    Last week, Ellen sent two football superfans on a road trip to the Super Bowl -- and they got more than they expected! After braving one of the worst blizzards in history and taking a detour to Burbank, Jodanna and Brittany finally made it to Dallas -- and were in for some incredible surprises. Today they're showing Ellen everything that happened. When the hilarious MATTHEW PERRY was last here, he told Ellen he had only 666 twitter followers. Thanks to Ellen, now he has hundreds of thousands! That's not all -- now he's got a brand new show, "Mr. Sunshine," and is stopping by today to visit Ellen. The Grammys are this weekend, and one of the tunes nominated for Song of the Year is by RAY LAMONTAGNE AND THE PARIAH DOGS, and they'll be here to sing "Beg Steal or Borrow."

  • Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

    s8e97: Justin Bieber

    Ellen's got the fever -- Bieber Fever! One of the biggest stars of our time, the one and only JUSTIN BIEBER is here today! Not only is he up for two Grammy Awards on Sunday, his brand new movie, "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," is out on Friday! He'd better be coming with a gift in hand... for Ellen's birthday he promised her a lock of his hair! Justin isn't the only Grammy-nominated guest stopping by! Five-time nominee JAMES BLUNT is here to perform his hit song, "Stay the Night."

  • Thursday, February 10th, 2011

    s8e98: Clay Matthews

    Ellen picked the Green Bay Packers to win the Super Bowl -- and they did! Now the team's linebacker, the incredible CLAY MATTHEWS, is stopping by to tell Ellen all about winning the big game. One of Ellen's favorite musicians is now a Grammy nominee! The amazing ADAM LAMBERT is stopping by to perform his newly nominated song, "Whataya Want from Me." The hilarious MATT LeBLANC is back on TV in a character only he can play: Matt LeBlanc! He's playing himself in the new show, "Episodes" and is making sure to stop by for a visit with Ellen. Ellen is always on the lookout for amazing dancers -- and she thinks she's found one of the best! She's flying him all the way from Hong Kong to perform just for you!

  • Friday, February 11th, 2011

    s8e99: Ricky Martin

    The Grammys are this weekend an Ellen knows how to get the party started -- by welcoming one of the most popular musicians in the world, the Grammy-winning RICKY MARTIN! He'll treat everyone to a performance of a song from his brand new album, "Musica+Alma+Sexo," and he might even surprise the audience with one of his biggest classic hits! One of the biggest stars around is stopping by -- SAMUEL L. JACKSON! His movies have made more than any other actor's, but nothing goes to his head -- except his many cool hats! He's always up for a fun time with Ellen. Valentine's Day is coming fast, and if you don't have the perfect card picked out -- you're in luck! Ellen is sending her writer, Amy, to the card aisle to help people find the perfect way to say "I Love You!"

  • Monday, February 14th, 2011

    s8e100: Lady Antebellum

    Today's a day all about love -- and it's harder to find a band that Ellen loves more than LADY ANTEBELLUM! They made their television debut with Ellen and have had huge success ever since. Just this year, they're nominated for a whopping six Grammys! They'll chat with Ellen and perform their hit, "Hello World." COLIN FIRTH knows all about love at first sight -- it happened when he met his wife! He'll share the heartwarming story of how they met. He'll also tell Ellen what it's like to be nominated for an Academy Award for the second year in a row! When BEN McKENZIE was last here, he told Ellen about a scene he did in "Southland" -- without pants! Maybe he'll consider doing a pantsless interview today! The sexy guy is stopping by, and he'll make sure to give Ellen an update on his adorable rescue dog, Oscar. Ellen will be testing how strong love is between her newlywed fans when she plays a special version of Newlywed Know or Go! The stakes are high for these newlyweds -- if they don't know enough about each other, they GO!

  • Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

    s8e101: Randy Jackson

    The "dawg" is coming to Ellen! RANDY JACKSON misses Ellen so much, he couldn't miss a chance to visit! He'll stop by and share all the behind-the-scenes details on this season of "American Idol"! Lots of people know just how wonderful dancing can be -- especially CHERYL BURKE. Not only is she a two-time champion on "Dancing with the Stars," she credits dancing with changing her life. She'll tell Ellen all about it when she stops by to talk about her new book. A college student named NICHOLAS CORRALES became an unwitting YouTube star when he went to dunk a basketball during an acrobatic halftime performance -- and ended up dunking himself! He's diving right in to the show today to visit Ellen!

  • Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

    s8e102: Liam Neeson

    After six years, the wonderful LIAM NEESON is making his grand return to the show! The incredible actor has racked up quite a list of honors. Not only has he earned an Academy Award nomination, he's also been named an Officer in the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II! It seems like everything JENNIFER HUDSON does -- she does well. First she won over everyone on "American Idol," then she wowed everybody with her incredible Oscar-winning performance in "Dreamgirls." She's stopping by to chat with Ellen and to sing her single "Where You At," from her new album, "I Remember Me." The current season of "The Bachelor" has already been a controversial one -- and the drama isn't over! This week, another woman didn't get a rose -- and she's dropping by to tell Ellen her side of the story.

  • Thursday, February 17th, 2011

    s8e103: Howie Mandel

    Ellen can't stop laughing whenever HOWIE MANDEL stops by! The outrageous guy knows how to have fun -- even if it means walking around the stage in a giant, hermetically sealed inflatable ball! The unpredictable guy is here to tell Ellen about the new season of "America's Got Talent." Howie isn't the only outrageous guest on the show -- the absolutely hilarious KYM DOUGLAS is dropping by. She always comes with a bunch of beauty tips that she isn't afraid to demonstrate -- even if it means stepping into a bathtub full of wine! Today she and Ellen are testing out some "As Seen on TV" products. Last week, Ellen sent Jeannie on the road with a truck full of Chevy Cruzes, and today she's making a stop -- and surprising one lucky viewer with one of the brand new cars! It's a Big Truckin' Deal -- and you never know where it's going next!

  • Friday, February 18th, 2011

    s8e104: Cory Monteith

    CORY MONTEITH went from working as a store greeter to being one of the most popular guys in Hollywood! His show, "Glee," is bigger than ever -- and the cast is already planning to hit the road for another tour this summer! Ellen is well known as a proud CoverGirl, but today she's meeting a different type of cover girl -- the "Sports Illustrated" Swimsuit Issue cover model! The cover is announced on the 14th, and the lucky model is stopping by today -- probably to get some tips from Ellen!

  • Monday, February 21st, 2011

    s8e105: Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino

    Game Week is back, and you have more chances to win from home! It's Day 1 of Didja Ever Game Week, and the prizes are the biggest yet! Every time someone wins on the show, a home viewer wins too! It all leads up to the Grand Prize: an international Carnival Cruise worth $35,000! Ellen's got a situation -- MIKE "THE SITUATION" SORRENTINO -- and he's taking a break from Gym, Tan and Laundry, to bring his famous abs to the show. MTV just announced that his show, "Jersey Shore," is headed to Italy next season, but first he's here to tell Ellen the latest on the current season. Ellen loves the Gym Class Heroes, and now the lead singer -- TRAVIE McCOY -- is hitting it big as a solo artist. He's stopping by to perform his latest hit, "We'll Be All Right."

  • Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

    s8e106: Aaron Rodgers

    Ellen picked the Green Bay Packers to win the Super Bowl this year -- and thanks to MVP AARON RODGERS, they did! During a press conference, he even mentioned he had a crush on Ellen. CHRISTINA APPLEGATE will be watching her back when she stops by -- she was the first celebrity Ellen scared on the show! Christina's always ready for a fun time when she's here! What happens when you team country music superstar JASON ALDEAN and pop superstar KELLY CLARKSON? You get the incredible song, "Don't You Wanna Stay" -- and they're both here to perform it for Ellen. Plus, it's Day Two of Didja Ever Game Week -- and it's getting bigger! Ellen's audience members are competing for the ultimate prize of a Carnival Cruise -- and if that weren't enough pressure, they're also playing for a home viewer! Don't miss your chance to win from home!

  • Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

    s8e107: Kellie Pickler

    Whether KELLIE PICKLER is kissing Clint Eastwood, getting scared by Ellen, or just telling a hilarious story, she and Ellen always have a blast when she's here. Last time, she couldn't stop gushing about her fiancé -- now they're married, and Kellie is here for her first interview since the wedding to share exclusive photos from the big day! Ellen's friend GREYSON CHANCE keeps getting bigger and bigger! He's about to release his debut album and he's on tour with Miranda Cosgrove, plus his hit song is everywhere! Now he's coming back to where it all began to perform "Waiting Outside the Lines" for Ellen. Didja Ever Game Week continues, and the competition is getting intense! With a huge prize at stake, today's contestants will do anything to win! Plus, you still have a chance to win from home, so don't miss out on the Grand Prize of a Carnival Cruise!

  • Thursday, February 24th, 2011

    s8e108: Pam Anderson

    This past Sunday, sexy TREVOR BAYNE broke records by becoming the youngest winner of the Daytona 500 -- at just 20 years old! It was his first time in the race -- and now he's about to mark another first when he stops by to tell Ellen all about the exciting win! Ellen is in for a wild interview -- PAM ANDERSON is here! Pam's never afraid to strip down to a bikini or flip over a couch when she stops by. She's as outrageous as ever and there's no telling what she'll be up to today, but it's certain to be memorable. When ADELE was here in December, she blew everyone away with an unbelievable performance. Her upcoming album, "21," is the #1 most pre-ordered album on iTunes, and she's coming back once again to give another incredible performance. It's Day 4 of Didja Ever Game Week, and with a huge prize on the line, today's contestants are in it to win it! You have a chance to win, too -- so be sure to enter!

  • Friday, February 25th, 2011

    s8e109: Game Week Finale

    It's the big moment everyone has been waiting for all week long: the finale of Didja Ever Game Week! The winners from each day are going head-to-head for the ultimate prize -- an international Carnival Cruise for six! Plus, don't miss out on your chance to win from home! A lot has changed for NEIL PATRICK HARRIS since he was last here -- he's now a proud papa! He's got two adorable baby boys and couldn't be happier. Good things come in pairs for Neil -- he also won two Emmys in September!

  • Monday, February 28th, 2011

    s8e110: Hugh Laurie

    Not only is the hilarious HUGH LAURIE a great actor -- he's also a singer! He's about to release a brand new blues album that he recorded in Ellen's hometown of New Orleans! When Hugh drops by, he'll also share the latest about "House." DJ PAULY D is headed to Italy! The fourth season of his hit show, "Jersey Shore," is taking the cast across the Atlantic, and he's getting ready for the big trip... but not before stopping by to visiting Ellen! Last week, the lucky winner of Didja Ever Game Week won an international Carnival Cruise, and Ellen isn't quite done giving away huge gifts! She's surprising a lucky viewer with a fabulous international Carnival Cruise!

  • Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

    s8e111: Heidi Klum

    If there's one person who likes to have fun, it's HEIDI KLUM! Whether she's throwing food around the set, staging photoshoots with Ellen, or even taking off her dress in the middle of an interview, it's always an outrageous time! Heidi won't hold back when she visits her friend Ellen today! Last summer, TAIO CRUZ released his single, "Dynamite" -- and it became a smash hit! He's here to give a performance you don't want to miss! Last week, Ellen sent Jeannie on the road with a trailer loaded with Chevy Cruzes, and today she's making a surprise stop to drop one off for a deserving viewer -- who has no idea what to expect!

  • Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011

    s8e112: Matt Damon

    After eight seasons, the biggest superstar is finally stopping by for the very first time -- the sexy MATT DAMON! Not only has the Oscar-winning actor been in some of the best films ever, he's an incredible humanitarian. He's also quite the funny guy -- and he's ready to have some fun! One of Ellen's favorite guests, Science Guy STEVE SPANGLER is back -- and he's bringing more of his amazing science experiments. Ellen never knows what to expect, so whether he's making a thousand ping-pong balls explode across the stage or lighting bubbles on fire, it'll be a surprise for everyone!

  • Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

    s8e113: Wanda Sykes

    Ellen's close friend and funny-girl Wanda Sykes who's on her new stand-up tour. Topher Grace was last on the show 6 years ago and now he's promoting a new movie "Take Me Home Tonight" (2011) - he wrote, produced and starred in it. Two eliminated members of American Idol - Jacee Badeaux and Colton Dixon.

  • Friday, March 4th, 2011

    s8e114: Jerry O'Connell

    Jerry O'Connell talks about The Defenders and life with his wife, Rebecca Romijn and two girls.

  • Monday, March 7th, 2011

    s8e115: Paris Hilton

    Paris Hilton returns after a year with a new show planned and a new boyfriend. She also just recently turned the big 30. NEW GAME: Cut The Cord.

  • Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

    s8e116: Ellen Pompeo

    Ellen Pompeo on Grey's Anatomy celebrates Mardi Gras with Ellen. Mike Tyson talks about his newest show Taking on Tyson.

  • Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

    s8e117: Valerie Bertinelli

    Valerie Bertinelli continues her hot streak with Hot in Cleveland opposite legend Betty White. Miranda Cosgrove talks about her recent happenings, including singing and touring. Guess who's opening for her on the tour: Greyson Chance.

  • Thursday, March 10th, 2011

    s8e118: Tyra Banks

    Tyra Banks is planning to expand her online enterprise. Jerrod Niemann performs off his new album "Judge Jerrod and the Hung Jury" (performs song "Lover, Lover").

  • Friday, March 11th, 2011

    s8e119: Ryan Phillippe

    When the sexy RYAN PHILLIPPE visited Ellen last year, he promised he'd teach her a little Tae Kwon Do! He's back today, and she's ready to go! Ellen also wants an update on his kids, since he is quite the proud papa! When BLAIR UNDERWOOD was researching his role on "L.A. Law," he became friends with the President of the Harvard Law Review -- Barack Obama! Now they're both presidents -- even if Blair is only a president on the hit show "The Event."

  • Monday, March 21st, 2011

    s8e120: Jimmy Fallon

    If Ellen wants to see the hilarious JIMMY FALLON, she normally has to stay up late -- but not when he visits today! Jimmy just marked two years as host of "Late Night," and he's dropping by to celebrate. He'll also get a chance to show off some of his hysterical impressions. "Glee" is hotter than ever -- thanks to this season's newest (and sexiest) cast member, CHORD OVERSTREET. He's rumored to have dated Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato and Mila Kunis. Ellen is going to get to the bottom of it all! KENDRA WILKINSON has gone from the Playboy Mansion to the dance floor! The former "Girls Next Door" star will appear on the new season of "Dancing with the Stars" -- and today she's stopping by to get a few tips from Ellen!

  • Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

    s8e121: Clive Owen

    The sexy CLIVE OWEN has a love story most only dream of -- he met his wife when they were playing the title roles in "Romeo and Juliet!" The Academy Award-winning actor is back to visit Ellen today! There's no predicting what the outrageous RAINN WILSON will do when he drops by. The hilarious star of "The Office" is here to talk about his new movie, "Super." It's been four long years since he last visited with Ellen, and she's going to find out why! The incredibly talented SELENA GOMEZ isn't just a great actress, she's an incredible singer! She's ready to release her third album later this year, and today she'll perform the new hit single, "Who Says"!

  • Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

    s8e122: Vanessa Hudgens

    VANESSA HUDGENS is the Queen of Disney! After making it big in the "High School Musical" movies, she's starring in the new film, "Beastly." She shared an on-screen romance with the very hot Alex Pettyfer -- and Ellen wants to know all the details! For over 30 years, BRYAN ADAMS has been been rocking out -- and earned a whopping 15 Grammy nominations in the process! He's here for the first time to perform one of his hits from his new album, "Bare Bones."

  • Thursday, March 24th, 2011

    s8e123: David Schwimmer

    It's been seven long years since the hilarious DAVID SCHWIMMER has been here, but today he's finally back! Everyone knows him from his popular role as Ross on "Friends," but he's just as talented behind the camera too -- he's directing a brand new movie! When MICHAEL GRIMM won "America's Got Talent" last year, not only did he visit Ellen and give an unbelievable performance, he proposed to his girlfriend on the show! Now he's ready to release his debut CD -- and it's all going to help his grandparents rebuild after Katrina!

  • Friday, March 25th, 2011

    s8e124: Matthew McConaughey

    MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY is one of Ellen's most important guests -- he helped her celebrate her 1,000th show! Matthew now has an adorable baby daughter and Ellen can't wait to hear all about her -- and how his son Levi is as big brother! DURAN DURAN was one of the most successful bands of the '80s -- and they're still going strong! They've sold over 100 million albums and have won multiple Grammys. Today they're back to perform one of their new songs along with a classic hit! Ellen has been looking for a new sport to follow since football ended -- and it may be NASCAR! She'll find out when three-time Daytona 500 winner JEFF GORDON stops by. Jeff is trying his hand at Hollywood -- he's in the upcoming Pixar movie, "Cars 2." When Ellen wanted to start eating healthier and living better, she found a lot of guidance from KATHY FRESTON. Kathy is here today to share her simple and easy tips for a healthier lifestyle. She'll even go to a viewer's home to demonstrate how anyone can make the switch!

  • Monday, March 28th, 2011

    s8e125: Keith Urban

    One of Ellen's favorite country music superstars is swinging by to chat with Ellen -- KEITH URBAN! He and his wife, Nicole Kidman, just had an adorable baby girl and Ellen can't wait to congratulate him. The sexy guy is always ready to sing for Ellen, and today he'll give an incredible performance of his hit song, "Without You." Things couldn't be going better for KALEY CUOCO. Not only is her hit show "The Big Bang Theory" more popular than ever, she's about to star in the hilarious new movie, "Hop." As busy as she is, nothing can keep her away from the ping-pong table -- and Ellen is ready for a challenge! Ellen always loves having her friend, the hilarious BETHENNY FRANKEL here to share some of her great tips for staying healthy while still having fun. Today Bethenny is back -- and you won't want to miss what she has planned!

  • Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

    s8e126: Greg Kinnear

    GREG KINNEAR is never afraid to tackle a new project -- his latest is causing quite a controversy! He's starring in the miniseries "The Kennedys," which one network refused to air! He'll clear up the story when he stops by today. NIGEL LYTHGOE is back as Executive Producer of "American Idol" -- and he's made some changes! Today he's stopping by to share them with Ellen, and to let everyone know what to expect for the rest of the season! At just 13, SAOIRSE RONAN was nominated for an Academy Award! The Best Supporting Actress nominee is here today to meet Ellen -- and will tell her all about the exciting night, as well as her movie, "Hanna." It's always a party when the legendary rock band HEART is here -- they helped kick off Ellen's 50th Birthday Show! Now they're back with a live DVD of their classic hits and will perform one today!

  • Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

    s8e127: Jennifer Hudson and Savannah Robinson

    Last month, Ellen introduced an incredibly talented 12-year-old singer, SAVANNAH ROBINSON, whose version of Jennifer Hudson's "And I Am Telling You" blew everyone away! It also blew away JENNIFER HUDSON -- and today she's joining Savannah in a duet of her iconic song! CHRISTIAN SLATER is headed back to television with his brand new show, "Breaking In" -- but not before visiting Ellen! He once told Ellen he loves doing his own stunts -- so he'd better be prepared today! LA TOYA JACKSON is dropping by, and Ellen is getting the latest on the behind-the-scenes drama on "Celebrity Apprentice!" Fellow contestant NeNe Leakes had a lot of opinions on the cast when she was here last week -- and Ellen is going to find out what La Toya thinks of it all!

  • Thursday, March 31st, 2011

    s8e128: Helen Hunt

    There are few actresses more talented than HELEN HUNT! She is only the second actress to win a Golden Globe, an Emmy and an Academy Award -- and she's back to chat with Ellen today. Not only can JAMES MARSDEN sing, dance and act -- he's also one of the sexiest guys around. He even used to model for Versace! He's bringing his good looks and great dance moves to Ellen! Magician RICH FERGUSON is stopping by to show some of his unbelievable tricks to Ellen -- and they'll leave everyone astounded!

  • Friday, April 1st, 2011

    s8e129: Katie Holmes

    One half of one of the most famous Hollywood couples is stopping by -- KATIE HOLMES! She's now playing one of the most famous wives, Jackie Kennedy, in the controversial new mini-series, "The Kennedys" -- and she's here to tell Ellen all about it. People can't get enough of KIM & KOURTNEY KARDASHIAN! The two are the queens of reality television and can hardly go anywhere without being swarmed by paparazzi. That's not stopping them from going to New York for their new show, "Kim & Kourtney Take New York" -- but today they're visiting Ellen first! Whenever ONEREPUBLIC is here, they always give one of the best performances. Today they're back to sing their latest hit, "Good Life," from their album, "Waking Up."

  • Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

    s8e130: Orlando - LL Cool J

    Ellen is back at Universal Orlando Resort -- and she's bringing you along for all the fun! Whether she's riding the exciting roller coasters or checking out everything the CityWalk has to offer, it's the perfect spring break for everyone -- including you! Ellen's not going to Orlando alone -- she's bringing the best guests along with her, including the sexy LL COOL J. It won't be his first time -- five years ago he had a blast riding The Hulk with Ellen, and they're ready to do it again! DURAN DURAN was recently on the show and they were so amazing, Ellen invited them to perform in Orlando -- this time at an outdoor concert! Thousands of people will fill the CityWalk to see the legendary band perform one of their classic hits. Ellen recently had "DANCE ASSASSIN" ROBERT HOFFMAN scare her unsuspecting staff members with his hilarious hidden dance moves. This time she's letting him loose in the Universal Orlando Resort -- and you never know who he'll scare next!

  • Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

    s8e131: Orlando - Eric Stonestreet

    It's another day of fun at Universal Orlando Resort, and Ellen has the best guests to keep the party going! Kicking off the fun is none other than the hilarious ERIC STONESTREET. The Emmy-winning actor has been hard at work on the hugely popular "Modern Family" and can use a break -- but will he brave the Dueling Dragons? A couple of months ago, Ellen met the cutest 7-year-old dinosaur expert, RILEY CHANDLER. She loved him so much, she gave him a trip to Universal Orlando Resort to experience the exciting Jurassic Park attraction! The adorable guy will have a full report for Ellen! It wouldn't be a great trip to Orlando without another superstar performance on the CityWalk -- so KELLY CLARKSON will have the place hopping! Kelly has had some of the biggest pop songs in the last 10 years and will sing a favorite today.

  • Thursday, April 7th, 2011

    s8e132: Carrie Underwood

    You know CARRIE UNDERWOOD as the winner of "American Idol" and as a country music superstar -- now you'll soon know her as an actress! She's acting for the very first time in the new movie "Soul Surfer" alongside Helen Hunt and Dennis Quaid! Fifteen years ago, NEVE CAMPBELL became a household name when she starred in one of the most popular horror movie trilogies ever. Now the highly-anticipated sequel, "Scream 4," is just a week away! Neve is stopping by to tell Ellen how it feels to return to her roots. Eight years ago, Ellen welcomed country singer JOSH KELLEY as he made his television debut performance on the show. Today he's back to perform his new hit song, "Georgia Clay." Talent runs in the family -- his brother is Charles Kelley from Lady Antebellum!

  • Friday, April 8th, 2011

    s8e133: Kim Cattrall

    The hilarious KIM CATTRALL made a name for herself as Samantha, the no-holds-barred and sometimes controversial character on "Sex and the City." She's not shying away from the scandalous roles -- now she's playing a former porn star in "Meet Monica Velour," and is dropping by today! The sexy TIMOTHY OLYPHANT has a lot to celebrate... his show, "Justified," was just renewed for another season! Ellen will have the champagne ready when he visits today. RALPH MACCHIO has traded in his black belt for dancing shoes! The original "Karate Kid" actor joined this season of "Dancing with the Stars" and he's stopping by with dance partner KARINA SMIRNOFF to chat with Ellen -- and perform a routine just for her!

  • Monday, April 11th, 2011

    s8e134: Dwayne Johnson

    Every time DWAYNE JOHNSON stops by, Ellen finds another one of his fears -- whether it's tarantulas, roller coasters, or aliens sneaking up behind him! She'll see if there's anything else when he tells her about his new move, "Fast Five" -- which he filmed in gorgeous Rio de Janeiro! You know MATTHEW MORRISON as the caring teacher on the smash hit "Glee," but you'll soon know him as an incredible solo artist! He's headed on tour for his debut album and will stop by to perform a song for Ellen. There are few things more beautiful than a polar bear in its natural habitat -- and filmmaker JOHN DOWNER knows that first-hand! He created the new Discovery film, "Polar Bear: Spy on Ice" and will share some of the never-before-seen footage!

  • Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

    s8e135: Khloe Kardashian Odom & Lamar Odom

    People can't stop talking about KHLOE KARDASHIAN ODOM and her husband LAMAR! They are so popular, they're getting a brand new show, aptly titled, "Khloe & Lamar." They're stopping by for an exclusive interview with Ellen, and she's going to get all the details on what to expect! Ellen loves scary movies, and so does HAYDEN PANETTIERE! Hayden is starring in the highly anticipated "Scream 4," and she'll be here to tell Ellen all about it. Ellen has been known to scare her guests -- so Hayden might want to watch her step!

  • Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

    s8e136: Anne Hathaway

    One of the sweetest stars in Hollywood, ANNE HATHAWAY, is here to visit Ellen! She's beautiful and talented, and it's always fun when she drops by. Anne is starring in the animated film "Rio," and will soon take on the role of Catwoman -- and will share how she's preparing for part. On this season of "Celebrity Apprentice," GARY BUSEY has no problem rocking the boat! Today the quirky actor will share some of the backstage drama that didn't make it on the show! Producer JERRY WEINTRAUB has worked with legendary musicians including Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, and produced some of the most popular movies like "Karate Kid" and the "Oceans Eleven" trilogy -- and he's always ready with a story! Now you can hear it all in the new HBO documentary about Jerry, "His Way" -- but first he's coming here! In the past few years, ROBYN has gone from a virtually unknown singer to an international pop star. She's here for the very first time to perform her hit song, "Dancing on My Own."

  • Thursday, April 14th, 2011

    s8e137: Kate Walsh

    Last week, America was shocked when PIA TOSCANO was voted off "American Idol" -- including Ellen! Pia is an incredibly talented singer and Ellen wanted to get her on the show. Today Pia will talk about her controversial elimination, and sing for everyone! KATE WALSH knows how to keep busy! Not only is she starring in the hit show, "Private Practice," she also created her very own fragrance, Boyfriend, completely on her own! She's making some time to visit, and will tell Ellen what she's been up to. The hilarious PAUL REISER was nominated for an Emmy an incredible ten times for his hit show, "Mad About You." Now, after more than a decade, he's finally returning to television with a brand new show -- and that means he's returning to visit Ellen! A few months ago, Ellen met speed-rapper GEORGE WATSKY when he impressed everyone with his skills. She loved him so much, he's back today to perform another one of his original raps.

  • Friday, April 15th, 2011

    s8e138: Jamie Foxx

    There's not much JAMIE FOXX can't do! He's got an Oscar, a Grammy and a Golden Globe -- and he's not stopping yet. After just releasing another hit album, he's now lending his voice to the star-studded animated movie, "Rio," and will get the energy going when he's here today. Ellen can't get enough of sexy ISAIAH MUSTAFA! Not only has he starred in the famous Old Spice ads, he was also Ellen's red carpet correspondent for the MTV VMAs! That job must have impressed a lot of people -- he's now starring in a brand new Tyler Perry movie! JESSIE J has written some of the most popular pop songs in the last few years -- and now she's making a name for herself with a highly-anticipated new album, "Who You Are." She's making her daytime television debut with Ellen and will perform her hit song, "Price Tag."

  • Monday, April 18th, 2011

    s8e139: Tyler Perry

    TYLER PERRY is one of the most successful people in Hollywood -- and he does it all! Tyler writes, directs, produces and acts, but there's still one thing he hasn't done: visit Ellen! Today he's changing that when he's here for the very first time. Ellen loves animals, and so does WAYNE PACELLE. As President and CEO of the Humane Society, Wayne has done so much to help inspire compassion toward animals -- and today he's telling Ellen about his brand new book. The competition is tough on this season of "Dancing with the Stars" -- and CHELSEA KANE knows it! She and dance partner MARK BALLAS will have the latest for Ellen, and will be sure to show off an impressive dance!

  • Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

    s8e140: Tina Fey

    She's beautiful, she's brilliant, she's hilarious -- and now TINA FEY is a top author! Tina is looking back on her life and sharing it all in her brand new book, "Bossypants," and will tell some of the best -- and funniest -- lessons she's learned. Plus, she just announced she's expecting her second child! Last summer, MIKE POSNER went from average college student to famous music star with his hit song, "Cooler Than Me." Now he's here to perform his latest single, "Bow Chicka Wow Wow."

  • Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

    s8e141: Robert Pattinson

    One of the hottest stars around is here today -- ROBERT PATTINSON! When the sexy guy stopped by last year, he had just cut off his curly locks for his new movie, "Water for Elephants." There's no telling what hairstyle he'll have today, but he's guaranteed to look great! Ellen isn't the only one watching the Royal Wedding! "So You Think You Can Dance" host CAT DEELEY found five wedding fanatics, and she's taking them on the trip of a lifetime to London for all the festivities! She'll share the details when she drops by, and will hopefully have an extra invitation for Ellen!

  • Thursday, April 21st, 2011

    s8e142: Reese Witherspoon

    REESE WITHERSPOON is one of the sweetest, most beautiful and talented actresses in Hollywood -- and today she's visiting Ellen. She is always a gracious guest and brings along a treat. Last time she and Ellen enjoyed tea, and she's sure to have another surprise today! The sexy PAUL WALKER is ready for another round of the "Fast and Furious" movies -- and this time he got to film it in Rio de Janeiro! He's stopping by to share some of the details on "Fast Five"! Ellen recently heard 15-year-old JACKSON GUTHY rehearsing a song -- and immediately knew he had to perform on the show! He's releasing his debut single "L-O-V-I-N-G" this summer, but he's singing it for Ellen today!

  • Friday, April 22nd, 2011

    s8e143: Gwenyth Paltrow

    There isn't anything GWYNETH PALTROW can't do! The Oscar-winning actress recently impressed everyone with her country singing skills, then wowed everybody with her phenomenal role on "Glee," and now she's releasing a cookbook! She's telling Ellen what inspired it all today! When DARREN CRISS & THE WARBLERS sang "Teenage Dream" on "Glee," it instantly became the best-selling song from the show! They are so popular, they're releasing their own album, but first they're all stopping by to perform the acoustic hit that made them stars!

  • Monday, April 25th, 2011

    s8e144: Mario Lopez

    MARIO LOPEZ takes care of himself, and he has the sexy body to prove it! But now he's not just taking care of himself -- he's got an adorable baby daughter and wants to make sure she stays healthy. He can help you do the same with his new cookbook, "Extra Lean Family," and he's stopping by to tell Ellen all about it. CHRIS JERICHO has dominated the wrestling ring, and now he's dominating the dance floor! He's getting some of the top scores on "Dancing with the Stars" and is here today with dance partner CHERYL BURKE.

  • Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

    s8e145: Christina Aguilera

    For over a decade, CHRISTINA AGUILERA has been one of the top pop music superstars -- and now she's ready to help the next big star make it to the top! Christina is a coach on the brand new show, "The Voice," and will tell Ellen what to expect when it premieres tonight! There are few people who love reality TV more than Ellen does -- but MARY McCORMACK is one of them! She's always looking for the newest and most outrageous show to share, and she'll tell Ellen what she's found today -- along with what to expect on the brand new season of her show, "In Plain Sight." Since winning season 7 of "American Idol," DAVID COOK has been going non-stop! He's about to release his third album this summer, and will be here to perform his fantastic new single, "The Last Goodbye."

  • Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

    s8e146: Kristen Chenoweth

    This summer, Ellen made her Broadway debut in "Promises, Promises" with the hilarious KRISTIN CHENOWETH. Now Kristin is back on TV in her hysterical role on "Glee," but she's making a stop today to visit her friend and former co-star! It's an exciting time for NICK CANNON! Any moment, he and Mariah Carey are about to be proud parents of twin babies! And if he weren't busy enough, he's doing a comedy special on Showtime next month, and is getting ready for a brand new season of "America's Got Talent." He'll have a lot on his plate, but he always makes time to chat with Ellen. ALISON KRAUSS & UNION STATION have been performing for over 20 years -- and in that time, Alison has won a whopping 27 Grammys! They just released a brand new album, "Paper Airplanes," and will be here to perform one of their new singles.

  • Thursday, April 28th, 2011

    s8e147: Lady GaGa

    LADY GAGA is the hottest and most talented pop star around -- and she's appearing exclusively with Ellen! She just released yet another #1 mega-hit, "Judas," and will give an incredible performance you won't see anywhere else! Then she'll sit down with Ellen to reveal what we can expect next! Then, another huge superstar will be here... JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE! No matter what he does, he's always amazing. Not only is Justin one of the top musicians, he's an incredibly talented actor, and he only just turned 30! He's not visiting Ellen alone -- the Golden Globe-nominated MILA KUNIS is joining him! They both starred in Oscar-nominated films last year, and now they're having fun in the new comedy "Friends with Benefits" -- and Ellen is getting all the details on some of their sexier scenes!

  • Friday, April 29th, 2011

    s8e148: Orlando Bloom

    It's been four long years since ORLANDO BLOOM was here, but the wait is finally over! The sexy actor has been in some of the biggest movies ever, including "The Lord of the Rings" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogies. Now he's in the independent film "Sympathy for Delicious," and will tell Ellen what else he's been up to since his last visit. JOSH GROBAN is always up for a fun time! When Ellen needed some help recreating Oscar-nominated films, he was the first to cover himself in blue body paint for "Avatar." He's also one of the most talented singers of all time, and will melt everyone's heart with a performance of his song, "Galileo."

  • Monday, May 2nd, 2011

    s8e149: Steve Carell

    After seven hilarious years on "The Office," STEVE CARELL finally said goodbye -- and now he's coming to visit Ellen! He's one of the funniest and kindest guys around, and is still the only person to ever scare Ellen! She'll find out today what he's planning for his free time. It's been an adventurous year for ALISON SWEENEY! This year, her hit show, "The Biggest Loser" went to New Zealand -- and she even went bungee jumping! The show keeps her busy, but her two adorable tots keep her even busier, and she'll have the latest on her cute kids.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

    s8e150: Steve Martin

    STEVE MARTIN is one of the top comedians of all time, and has starred in some of the funniest movies -- he's also an incredibly talented musician! He's bringing his band, Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, to perform a song from their new album, but first he's sitting down to chat with Ellen. This season of "Celebrity Apprentice" has been one of the craziest yet -- and STAR JONES has been a very controversial contestant! NeNe Leakes and La Toya Jackson both made it clear what they think of Star... now Star will tell Ellen her side of the story!

  • Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

    s8e151: John Krasinski

    Last week on "The Office," JOHN KRASINSKI said goodbye to his friend and co-star, Steve Carell. Today John will tell Ellen all about life after Steve -- and Ellen will try to find out who the new boss will be! That's not all that's new with John... it's been less than a year since he married Emily Blunt, and Ellen will hear all about it from the newlywed. A lot of audience members have braved Know or Go, but only a few have stayed long enough to make their mark! Today Ellen brings back three of the best for the ultimate Know or Go All-Stars Round! Last week, Ellen went to her home away from home -- Las Vegas! She brought along some cameras when she visited the luxurious Venetian and Palazzo Hotels, and will show you everything that happened when she decided to crash a bachelorette party!

  • Thursday, May 5th, 2011

    s8e152: Kirstie Alley & Maksim Chmerkovskiy

    This season of "Dancing with the Stars" has been full of ups and down for KIRSTIE ALLEY! She's gone from impressing the judges with her outstanding moves, to literally falling down! Today she and her partner, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, are here to tell Ellen how they feel about the rest of the competition -- before they hit the dance floor! He's already a Grammy-winning rock star, and now he might be the newest Apprentice! MEAT LOAF is holding his own on "Celebrity Apprentice," and when he stops by today he'll tell Ellen about all of the drama -- including his recent fight with Gary Busey!

  • Friday, May 6th, 2011

    s8e153: Mother's Day Show

    It's Ellen's annual Mother's Day Show, and she once again invited soon-to-be mothers to fill the audience! Ellen has huge surprises in store for all of them, including some of the best gifts she could find -- and you can win them from home! It's not just the audience that's pregnant -- KATE HUDSON is expecting another child! The Academy Award-nominated actress is ready to focus on being a mother... right after telling Ellen about her new movie, "Something Borrowed." The competition is getting fierce on "Dancing with the Stars," but ROMEO & CHELSIE HIGHTOWER are ready to fight to the end! They're stopping by to treat everyone to a dance, but will first chat with Ellen!

  • Monday, May 9th, 2011

    s8e154: David Spade

    He's back, and he'll have everyone laughing! The hilarious DAVID SPADE is visiting Ellen -- and it's his 13th time here. He's anything but unlucky -- his show "Rules of Engagement" is doing better than ever! BETHENNY FRANKEL is never afraid to try something new or go for what she wants -- and she's learned a lot in the process! When Bethenny drops by today, she'll answer some audience questions, and you'll want to hear the answers! She'll also bring a tip or two on the best ways to enjoy the summer!

  • Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

    s8e155: Jennifer Lopez

    JENNIFER LOPEZ can do it all! Not only is she an amazing dancer, singer, and actor -- she's also a remarkable judge on "American Idol." If that's not enough, she just released a brand new album, "LOVE?" When she was here last year, there was the stair incident. Who knows what will happen this time?! With over 120 million album sales, it's no surprise "Rolling Stone" declared STEVIE NICKS the reigning Queen of Rock and Roll! She's not stopping anytime soon -- Stevie just released a brand new album, "In Your Dreams," and she's stopping by to perform a new song for Ellen! You may not yet know ROSIE HUNTINGTON-WHITELEY's name, but you will! The Victoria's Secret model is heading to the big screen with none other than Shia LeBeouf, but not before making her talk show debut with Ellen!

  • Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

    s8e156: Taylor Swift

    TAYLOR SWIFT is back! The country music superstar is always so sweet and so much fun when she swings by to visit Ellen -- and today she'll give the world premiere performance of her song "The Story of Us." No one will be able to take their eyes off the screen when sexy JON HAMM stops by! He's not just good looking, he's got a great sense of humor, and he's putting it to use in the new comedy, "Bridesmaids." The last time NENE LEAKES was here, she had a lot of strong words for her "Celebrity Apprentice" co-star, Star Jones, who was happy to return the favor last week! Now NeNe is back to update Ellen on everything that's happened since -- and what we can expect in the finale!

  • Thursday, May 12th, 2011

    s8e157: Shania Twain

    SHANIA TWAIN is a giant force in country music, and the only female musician to have three different albums certified diamond! She's had some of the most incredible (and heartbreaking) experiences imaginable... and is sharing them all in her new autobiography. There's one thing she hasn't done -- visit Ellen! She'll finally do it today! Summer is almost here, and only one person has the best tips to stay beautiful -- KYM DOUGLAS! She's bringing more of her natural beauty tips, and she's sure to be as outrageous as usual!

  • Friday, May 13th, 2011

    s8e158: Colin Farrell

    Ellen has the breath mints ready -- COLIN FARRELL is coming back! The sexy guy never forgets to bring a kiss for Ellen. He's a good friend and even helped celebrate her birthday this year -- and the audience will celebrate when he steps on stage! Rapper LIL JON is one of the standout contestants on this season of "Celebrity Apprentice" -- and it's getting tougher than ever! He's stopping by to share what it's like dealing with all the huge personalities. Last year, CHRISTINA PERRI became a sensation when she released her song, "Jar of Hearts" -- without a record label! Now she's becoming a big star and will make her debut performance to perform her new song, "Arms."

  • Monday, May 16th, 2011

    s8e159: Shia LeBeouf

    Throughout the years, Ellen has surprised many of her viewers with unbelievable gifts, but today she's got the biggest gift yet! One lucky family is getting a huge surprise that's unlike anything Ellen has ever done! He's the hottest young actor in Hollywood, and he's returning to Ellen! SHIA LABEOUF is in one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," and he'll have all the details on the trilogy that turned him into an action star! MARLEE MATLIN isn't letting the controversies of "Celebrity Apprentice" slow her down -- she's one of the strongest contestants yet! Ellen will get the latest on the competition and find out what Marlee really thinks of her co-stars!

  • Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

    s8e160: Bradley Cooper

    Everyone is talking about sexy BRADLEY COOPER! He's become one of the most popular movie stars -- and he's about to appear in the highly-anticipated "The Hangover, Part II." Last time here, he was afraid to challenge Ellen to a game of poker -- hopefully, he's brushed up on his skills! It's been 30 long years since DONNY & MARIE OSMOND released an album, but the wait is over! The brother and sister duo are performing together again and just released "Donny and Marie," and they're stopping by to perform one of their new songs!

  • Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

    s8e161: Patrick Dempsey

    Everyone fell in love with PATRICK DEMPSEY's sweet character on "Grey's Anatomy," but now we finally get to see the bad boy side of him in the upcoming "Transformers: Dark of the Moon." He's got all the details today! A few months ago, Ellen was so impressed with the absolutely amazing TOM ANDREWS, she signed him to her eleveneleven record label, and he's been hard at work ever since. Today he's back from England with the premiere of his brand new single! You won't want to miss it!

  • Thursday, May 19th, 2011

    s8e162: Josh Duhamel

    It's always a fun time whenever JOSH DUHAMEL is here! Whether he's tearing off his clothes or being scared by a giant panda, he's always up for a good time. He's dropping by to tell Ellen about his upcoming movie, "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" -- and he's looking sexier than ever!

  • Friday, May 20th, 2011

    s8e163: Jessica Alba

    Two years ago, a pregnant JESSICA ALBA joined Ellen for the Mother's Day Show -- and Ellen correctly predicted a girl! Now Jessica is expecting her second child, so she's back to find out if it's a boy or girl! She'll also tell Ellen the latest about her adorable daughter, Honor. Before the hysterical KEN JEONG's breakout role in "The Hangover," he was a dentist for 35 years! Now he's more popular than ever -- and starring in two of this summer's biggest movies! He'll be bringing his hilarious dance moves when he stops by today!

  • Monday, May 23rd, 2011

    s8e164: Ed Helms

    Fresh from the opening of his much-anticipated sequel, ED HELMS will be here to tell Ellen all about his crazy adventure while filming "The Hangover 2." Ellen found him on YouTube, and now singing sensation GREYSON CHANCE comes home to the show that made him a star -- to perform his brand new single. And you've never seen her like this before! Ellen is off to Las Vegas to become a dealer at the Playboy Club at the Palms Casino. No matter what cards are dealt, this Monday everyone's winning big.

  • Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

    s8e165: Tom Hanks

    It's the Summer Preview Show! And Ellen is getting ready for summer with some amazing guests! The fantastic TOM HANKS will be here to tell us about his big summer film, "Larry Crowne," which, aside from starring in, he also wrote and directed! 50 CENT will make his first "Ellen" appearance with NICOLE SHERZINGER to perform their new duet "Right There" -- from Nicole's upcoming solo album. Also, one lucky audience member will win the trip of a lifetime... to the premiere of one of the biggest movies of the summer, "Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows: Part 2"!

  • Thursday, May 26th, 2011

    s8e166: John Rich

    Ellen is looking back at the most hilarious and memorable moments of the season so far! All this season, Ellen has been giving away Chevys, and today she's remembering all of the surprising and tearful moments along the way. Who knows -- there might be one more car left to give away! JOHN RICH will be here to tell Ellen all about the incredible live "Celebrity Apprentice" finale!

  • Friday, May 27th, 2011

    s8e167: Dolly Parton

    The charming and vivacious DOLLY PARTON will be here to tell Ellen about her new album, "Better Day" and to perform the world premiere of the first single, "Together You and I." After his huge success in "The Hangover," MIKE TYSON is returning in the soon to be summer blockbuster, "The Hangover 2," and he's swinging by to tell Ellen all about it. An adorable couple, MATT STILL and his fiancée GINNY JOINER, will be here to tell Ellen about the incredible way he proposed, and the hilarious and moving video that made it all happen.

  • Monday, May 30th, 2011

    s8e168: Meredith Vieira

    It's Ellen's Memorial Day show! Ellen is pulling out all the stops with an incredible performance from "So You Think You Can Dance"! MEREDITH VIEIRA is here in her final days as host of the "Today" show. She'll tell Ellen all about why she decided to make the career change. And TAYLOR SWIFT gives an unforgettable performance of her hit song "Mean," from her new album, "Speak Now."

  • Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

    s8e169: Rob Lowe

    ROB LOWE, one of Ellen's favorite people, stopped by to tell Ellen about life on "Parks and Recreation," and about his new book, "Stories I Only Tell My Friends: An Autobiography." British comedy phenomenon JACK WHITEHALL makes his hilarious US talk show debut and shows us what all the buzz is about! Entertainment Weekly and People magazine are calling it one of the hottest breakout songs of the year -- ASHLYNE HUFF performs her single, "White Flag."

  • Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

    s8e170: Howie Mandel

    He's the new Judge on "America's Got Talent" -- the hilarious HOWIE MANDEL is here to tell Ellen about how the big auditions are going. MELISSA McCARTHY is leaving them rolling in the aisles in her new film, "Bridesmaids," which is sweeping the country. Ellen might find out more about her role in the sequel. For the first time ever, one of Ellen's favorite bands, THE STROKES, will be here to perform "Gratsifaction" from their latest album, "Angles." And TERESA GIUDICE drops by to tell Ellen what's going down on her show, "The Real Housewives of New Jersey."

Season 9

  • Monday, September 12th, 2011

    s9e1: Season 9 Premire - Ashton Kutcher

    It's Ellen's giant premiere show spectacular! To kick off Season 9, Ellen is giving away the surprise of a lifetime to an amazing woman who is dedicated to helping people in need. You won't believe what happens! He's the new star of the hit show "Two and a Half Men." Ellen has the exclusive daytime interview with ASHTON KUTCHER! He'll be telling Ellen what it was like stepping into the show during such an electric time. He's also bringing the only sneak peek from "Two and a Half Men" that you'll see before the season premiere!

  • Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

    s9e2: David Arquette, Sidewinder, Taylor Swift

    After an emotional year, DAVID ARQUETTE will be here to tell Ellen about how his life has changed, his new role on "Dancing with the Stars," and how being on the show is helping him stay sober. They've risked their lives to perform for the troops in some of the most dangerous places on earth, and they're here today! One of the Air Force bands from the Missouri Air National Guard, SIDEWINDER, had a huge hit on YouTube this summer and now they're making their television debut on our show. The group, comprised of servicemen and women, will perform Adele's hit, "Rolling in the Deep." Ellen surprised TAYLOR SWIFT at her concert in L.A. over the summer, and now Ellen is going to show an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at her Speak Now Tour. Taylor is here to discuss her steamy relationship rumors and to perform her and Ellen's song, "The Story of Us."

  • Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

    s9e3: Jon Cryer, Chaz Bono

    After a summer of controversy over the new season of "Two and a Half Men," JON CRYER is here to tell Ellen about the return of his hit show, and how he's been adjusting to his new castmate, Ashton Kutcher! Also, the new lineup of "Dancing with the Stars" is making headlines, and CHAZ BONO is here to discuss the show's effect on his health, and what it's like to be the first transgender contestant.

  • Thursday, September 15th, 2011

    s9e4: Eve Longoria, Greyson Chance

    It's the final season of "Desperate Housewives," and EVA LONGORIA is here to tell Ellen what we can expect from their final episodes. According to Eva's Twitter, it may have something to do with her pole dancing! He was discovered right here on the show and inspired Ellen to create her own record label! Now GREYSON CHANCE's debut album, "Hold On 'Til the Night" has garnered amazing reviews and was in the top 15 digital albums, and he's only 14! He's here to perform exclusively on our show. This incredible young artist is sure to give a performance you won't want to miss!

  • Friday, September 16th, 2011

    s9e5: David Beckham, Lady Antebellum, Maya Rudolph

    International superstar DAVID BECKHAM returns to the show to make the audience melt and to tell Ellen about his new fragrance, DB Homme. Last time he was here, he wore an earpiece and played a hilarious hidden camera prank on a massage therapist. Who knows what kind of trouble he'll get into this time?! LADY ANTEBELLUM is a longtime friend of Ellen's, so it's no surprise they're back to give an exclusive performance from their upcoming CD, "Own the Night." Also, the hilarious MAYA RUDOLPH is here, and a special appearance by JANE LYNCH that you don't want to miss!

  • Monday, September 19th, 2011

    s9e6: Ellen's Live Emmy Show

    It's the Emmys! It's one of Hollywood's most important nights, and Ellen is celebrating with a live show! Ellen will be getting the scoop on the biggest stars and greatest victories of the night -- and it's live, so anything can happen! This is the first time in six years the show has gone live, so tune in to see if you can spot any mistakes! She'll be joined by her dear friend and fellow New Orleanian, HARRY CONNICK, JR., who just won an Emmy last weekend! There's no better Emmy party on TV than Ellen's.

  • Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

    s9e7: Demi Lovato, Kathy Bates, Christina Applegate

    She's faced it all; bullies, rehab and public criticism about her weight. DEMI LOVATO is here to address her critics head-on. This candid and personal interview will reveal a side of her we've never seen before. You can't miss it. Then, straight from her appearance at the Emmys, KATHY BATES will be sitting down with Ellen for the first time. And, she's the star of NBC's exciting new comedy, "Up All Night," CHRISTINA APPLEGATE will be here to tell Ellen about the show, her fiancae, and her adorable 7-month-old daughter, Sadie Grace! It's all happening this Tuesday!

  • Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

    s9e8: Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Seth Rogen, Bryce Dallas Howard & Anna Kendrick, Maroon 5

    The entire cast of the film "50/50" is here for an exclusive interview! Ellen will be sitting down with the stars, JOSEPH GORDON-LEVITT and SETH ROGEN, to talk about this heartbreaking and hilarious film about a young person's struggle with cancer, based on the real-life story of Seth's close friend. They'll be joined by the film's other stars, the incredible BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD and ANNA KENDRICK, who will talk about this amazing project and their personal projects... like the fact that Bryce is pregnant! Then, MAROON 5 will perform their new hit, "Moves Like Jagger," which is tearing up the charts. You can't miss Wednesday!

  • Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

    s9e9: Brad Pitt, Chris Pratt, Kelly Clarkson

    For the first time ever, the unbearably handsome BRAD PITT is in our studio! And you won't see him anywhere else. The megastar is sitting down exclusively with Ellen to talk about his life with Angelina, their children, and the Oscar Buzz around his new film, "Moneyball." He'll be joined by his "Moneyball" Costar, CHRIS PRATT. Then, we've been waiting for two long years, and the moment is finally here! KELLY CLARKSON is about to release her highly anticipated new album, "Stronger," and she'll be here to chat with Ellen and perform her new single, "Mr. Know It All"! This Thursday, Ellen is changing the game.

  • Friday, September 23rd, 2011

    s9e10: Jamie Foxx, Elisabetta Canalis & Val Chmerkovsky, Dr. Drew

    He's a movie star, a talented musician, and now he's a producer! Mr. Charisma himself, JAMIE FOXX will be here wooing Ellen and telling her about his new documentary, "Thunder Soul." ELISABETTA CANALIS and VAL CHMERKOVSKIY from the new season of "Dancing with the Stars" will show off their dance moves and fill Ellen in on this headline-stealing new season. Then, he deals with our brightest stars in their darkest hours, DR. DREW is bringing his addiction and rehabilitation expertise to the mainstream in a new show called "Lifechangers," and he's here to tell us all about it. This Friday, Ellen is the place to be.

  • Monday, September 26th, 2011

    s9e11: Wanda Sykes, Joe Jonas, Julianne Hough & Kenny Wormald

    One of Ellen's friends -- and one of funniest people around, WANDA SYKES, is revealing a personal health battle with Ellen for the very first time. Plus, as one of the Jonas Brothers, he's sold over 8 million albums worldwide. Now JOE JONAS is striking out on his own with an upcoming solo debut CD, and he's here to perform his new single, "Just in Time." JULIANNE HOUGH and KENNY WORMALD are steaming up the screen in the remake of the classic movie "Footloose," and today they're taking a break from tearing up the dance floor to chat with Ellen. This will be Kenny's first appearance on a talk show!

  • Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

    s9e12: Jennifer Garner, Cody Siminpson, Kevin Dillon

    JENNIFER GARNER can do it all! She's a movie star, a humanitarian, and now she's expecting her third baby with her husband, Ben Affleck! This wonder mom will be sitting down with Ellen to explain exactly how she does it all. You wanted him, and now he's here! The buzz around CODY SIMPSON is getting louder by the minute. He's signed with Justin Bieber's manager and was on tour with Greyson Chance. This amazing Australian 14-year-old will tell Ellen about the whirlwind adventure he's been on, and perform his new song, "On My Mind." After 8 amazing seasons, HBO's "Entourage" has come to an end. KEVIN DILLON will be here to tell Ellen how it felt walking away from the show for the last time and how he's making the transition to his new show, "How to Be a Gentleman." It's all happening this Tuesday on Ellen!

  • Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

    s9e13: Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, L.A. Reid, Steve Jones, Luke Bryan

    In a TV exclusive, the entire cast of the giant new show "X Factor" is here! SIMON COWELL is reuniting with the woman who loves to hate him, PAULA ABDUL, for the American version of his mega hit show! They'll be joined by Pussycat Dolls superstar NICOLE SCHERZINGER and music mogul L.A. REID, who complete the panel of all-star judges. We'll also meet the cute new host, STEVE JONES... and the only place you'll see them all together is right here with Ellen! Then, country music star LUKE BRYAN is here to perform his huge hit, "Country Girl," from his #1 album, "Tailgates & Tanlines." Ellen's X factor is off the charts this Wednesday!

  • Thursday, September 29th, 2011

    s9e14: Heidi Klum, Nancy Pelosi, LeAnn Rimes

    When it comes to HEIDI KLUM, you're either in or you're out, and this Thursday, she's in! One of the world's most recognizable supermodels is sitting down with Ellen to talk about her life, her children, and her super-talented husband, Seal! After 18 years and 14,000 service members discharged, the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy has finally ended. Democratic leader, Congresswoman, and the first female Speaker of the House, NANCY PELOSI, is here to talk about this historic moment and the integral role she played in striking it down. LEANN RIMES has had her share of controversy this year. Today she's sitting down with Ellen to clear the air once and for all. And with her new CD, "Lady and Gentlemen" about to hit stores, she'll be performing her big hit, "Give."

  • Friday, September 30th, 2011

    s9e15: David Spade, Bethenny Frankel

    The adorably sarcastic DAVID SPADE is also swinging by to catch up with Ellen. He's always one of Ellen's most memorable guests, especially when she scares the socks off of him! She's a housewife, a mogul, a fashionista and one of Ellen's favorite people, BETHENNY FRANKEL returns to "Ellen" with the big news from her life. This straight-talking skinny girl always has something to say that's both brilliant and hilarious! Then, a giant surprise for a lucky viewer from GROUPON makes this a Friday on "Ellen" that you'll be talking about all weekend long!

  • Monday, October 3rd, 2011

    s9e16: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    Monday marks the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month, and no show is more committed to the cause than "Ellen." We'll get a sneak peek at all of the surprises we can expect to see all month long, and ways that we can all get involved to help find a cure. Soccer superstar HOPE SOLO and her "Dancing with the Stars" partner, MAKSIM CHMERKOVSKIY, will be here to show off their dance moves, and tell Ellen about everything that's going on behind the scenes! Then, the doctor is in! HUGH LAURIE is the star of the hit series, "House," and he's here to give Ellen the inside scoop about the highly anticipated new season. This talented thespian is also ready to reveal his hidden talent as a musician. Add CHERYL HINES from the new ABC comedy, "Suburgatory," and this is one Monday on Ellen you'll have to see to believe.

  • Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

    s9e17: Kellie Pickler, Joel McHale

    It's a very exciting day! Today Ellen's third book, "Seriously... I'm Kidding," hits bookshelves -- and she's celebrating all day long with some of her favorite people! The bubbly and hilarious KELLIE PICKLER will be here! You never know what will happen when Kellie's here. She's interviewed people on the red carpet and sat on Clint Eastwood's lap. Whatever she's doing, it's always must-see TV. She'll also be performing her hit new song, "Tough." Then, the star of the hit show "Community," JOEL McHALE will be here to make Ellen laugh and tell us about the exciting new season of his hysterical show. Ellen's having a party this Tuesday, and you're invited!

  • Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

    s9e18: Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries, Angus T. Jones

    This Wednesday, Ellen is keeping up with the Kardashians! Newlyweds KIM KARDASHIAN and KRIS HUMPHRIES are here to tell Ellen all about their headline-making nuptials that took place over the summer. This is the first time the two are sitting down together on daytime television, so Ellen will be sure to get the scoop on how married life is going, and when the two will be adding a little Kardashian to keep up with! Then, an amazing singing duo that Ellen found on YouTube, Emily Luther & Charlie Puth, will perform Adele's mega hit, "Someone Like You," and it's going to blow you away!

  • Thursday, October 6th, 2011

    s9e19: Zooey Deschanel, Ricki Lake & Derek Hough

    She's one of the hottest stars of the fall season, ZOOEY DESCHANEL is here! Her new show, "The New Girl," is the most talked about new show this season, and the disarmingly adorable Zooey is here to show Ellen exactly why people are talking! Then, "Dancing with the Stars" duo, RICKI LAKE and DEREK HOUGH give Ellen the scoop about what's happening on the show. And of course, they're going to tear up the dance floor! It's all happening this Thursday.

  • Friday, October 7th, 2011

    s9e20: Alyson Hannigan, Scotty McCreery, Blake Mycoskie

    The always charming ALYSON HANNIGAN is in the studio! Alyson just started the seventh season of her hilarious hit show, "How I Met Your Mother." She's sure to have the scoop on what we can expect from her character, Lily, and her friends this year! Then, he was discovered less than a year ago, and now he's rocketed to the height of stardom. The reigning champion of "American Idol," SCOTTY McCREERY is here! He's performing his song, "The Trouble with Girls," from his upcoming debut CD, "Clear As Day." And, BLAKE MYCOSKIE, Founder of TOMS Shoes, is here to talk about the amazing work his company does, and his inspiring new book, "Start Something That Matters."

  • Monday, October 10th, 2011

    s9e21: Steve Martin, Jack Black & Owen Wilson, Christina Grimmie

    It's Ellen's Columbus Day Show! She's celebrating with three of the biggest comedy stars in the world! STEVE MARTIN, JACK BLACK and OWEN WILSON are all sitting down with Ellen to talk about their hilarious new movie, "The Big Year." Plus, she's the YouTube sensation with over 200 Million views, CHRISTINA GRIMMIE is here to perform her version of the hit song by Lil Wayne, "How to Love." It's shows like this that make Columbus proud he found America. Don't miss Monday!

  • Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

    s9e22: Liza Minnelli, Keith Urban

    She's a living legend, and she's here for the first time in eight years! The incomparable LIZA MINNELLI graces the Ellen stage to talk about her illustrious life in the spotlight, and her incredible new CD, "Confessions." Then, KEITH URBAN, one of the biggest names in music, is here to perform his song "You Gonna Fly," from his certified gold CD, "Get Closer." And LESTER SMITH is one of the most respected philanthropists in the country. He's here to talk about his multi-million-dollar donations, his new program called "The Pink Well Challenge," and he has a big surprise for Ellen! Tuesday is a day on Ellen you won't soon forget.

  • Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

    s9e23: Glen Campbell, Ellen Pompeo

    Ellen is sitting down for a heartfelt conversation with iconic country music star GLEN CAMPBELL. In this exclusive daytime interview, they'll discuss his recent battle with Alzheimer's, and his Goodbye Tour. Also, as a special gift to Ellen, Glen will perform one of her favorite, classic Glen Campbell songs, "Wichita Lineman." And, she's the Grey in "Grey's Anatomy," ELLEN POMPEO is stopping by to catch Ellen up on her epic TV show, and her adorable daughter, Stella! This is a Wednesday on Ellen you don't want to miss. Plus, their YouTube video has over 2 million views and they're here live! All the way from Essex, England, the unbelievable 8-year-old SOPHIA GRACE BROWNLEE and her 5-year-old cousin ROSIE are performing Nicki Minaj's "Super Bass."

  • Thursday, October 13th, 2011

    s9e24: Kaley Cuoco, Adam Scott, Lupe Fiasco

    It's a comedy extravaganza on Ellen! Stars from two of the biggest comedy shows on TV are here! First, KALEY CUOCO is the charming and hilarious star of the hit CBS show, "The Big Bang Theory." When Kaley and Ellen get together, they always leave 'em laughing! Then, one of the stars of "Parks and Recreation," ADAM SCOTT is here for the first time! He was just named one of Entertainment Weekly's "Artists to Watch," and you can watch him right here! It's going to be one hilarious Thursday on Ellen! Also, LUPE FIASCO is here to perform one of the hottest songs of the year, "The Show Goes On" from his CD, "Lasers."

  • Friday, October 14th, 2011

    s9e25: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Michael Strahan

    Star of the runaway hit "Modern Family," JESSE TYLER FERGUSON is here! Whether he's bringing outtakes from his show or wowing Ellen with his talent for mime, this Ellen Show favorite never fails to impress! His show swept the Emmys this year with wins in 5 of the biggest awards of the night, and he's bringing his Emmy magic to our stage! Plus, two sisters from Atlanta, ages 14 and 11, who are great singers and so adorable you have to see them to believe it. And, another outrageous hidden camera prank! This Friday, Ellen is going to have you rolling on the floor! He's a powerhouse on and off the field, MICHAEL STRAHAN retired from the NFL and now he's an analyst on FOX's "NFL Sunday," and he's here to talk about it!

  • Monday, October 17th, 2011

    s9e26: Hilary Duff, J,R, Martinez & Karina Smirnoff, Logan Lerman

    HILARY DUFF has some big news that she's sharing exclusively with Ellen. This actress, singer and novelist recently announced she's pregnant! Today she's dropping some huge news -- she's announcing if it's a boy or a girl! If she plays her cards right, Ellen might even get her to tell us the name. Then, he and his partner just performed one of the most emotional dances in the history of "Dancing with the Stars," J.R. MARTINEZ is here with dance partner KARINA SMIRNOFF to discuss their incredible journey on the show so far. This is one Ellen Show they're definitely going to be talking about tomorrow! He's starred with some of the biggest names in Hollywood and he's taking the lead in a big new film! LOGAN LERMAN is starring in the highly anticipated remake of the classic "The Three Musketeers," and he's here to meet Ellen for the first time!

  • Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

    s9e27: Martin Sheen & Emilio Estevez, Connie Britton, Philip Galanes

    There is no more iconic father and son in Hollywood than MARTIN SHEEN and EMILIO ESTEVEZ. Their collective impact on film and television is immeasurable. They're here to discuss a new film they've collaborated on called, "The Way," which was directed by Estevez and stars his father. Ellen will also get an update on their son and brother, Charlie Sheen. Then, an amazing 12-year-old singer named COLE ARMOUR is here to make his first television appearance, and it definitely won't be his last. This is one talent you'll have to see to believe! Don't miss Tuesday! Every Thursday, Ellen comes to work raving about "American Horror Story!" It's one of her favorite shows of the season, and today, she'll get to interview one of its stars, CONNIE BRITTON. Ellen will be sure to get exclusive details on the terrifying new show that will have you watching from under the covers! Then, a special appearance by New York Times writer PHILIP GALANES, to clear the air! He mentioned Ellen in a recent column about standing ovations, and Ellen gave him a standing "Oh no you didn't!"

  • Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

    s9e28: Taylor Swift, Abigail Breslin, Foster The People

    There are few people who are as captivating as TAYLOR SWIFT, and she's here today for the first time in season 9! Music sensation, fellow CoverGirl and one of Ellen's good friends, the starlet is here to catch Ellen up on her life, and of course, who she's been dating! Then, she stole our hearts in "Little Miss Sunshine," now ABIGAIL BRESLIN is almost all grown up! The adorable star is lending her epic talent to the new film, "Janie Jones" and she's here for a visit with Ellen! Plus, they're the band that's taking the music scene by storm! FOSTER THE PEOPLE is here to perform their unstoppable hit, "Pumped Up Kicks" from their album, "Torches." This Wednesday, Ellen is the only place to be.

  • Thursday, October 20th, 2011

    s9e29: Steve Harvey, Rachel Maddow, Robyn

    When STEVE HARVEY is here, there's no telling what can happen! This funny man tells it like it is, whether it's in his hilarious books or on his game show, "Family Feud." The survey says this show will definitely make you LOL. Then, she's the hard-hitting and hilarious host of "The Rachel Maddow Show," RACHEL MADDOW is here! She's going to catch Ellen up on everything that's going on -- both in her life and around the world! And it wouldn't be Halloween month without sending Ellen's writer, Amy, to a Haunted House. Her adventure last year is one of the most popular videos in Ellen Show history. You can't miss what happens this time! Add a performance from ROBYN of her hit song "Call Your Girlfriend" from her Grammy-winning CD, "Body Talk" -- and this is one Ellen Show you'd be crazy to miss!

  • Friday, October 21st, 2011

    s9e30: Marcia Cross, Lauren Alaina

    For 8 years, we've watched her light up the screen on "Desperate Housewives," and now MARCIA CROSS is at the start of the epic final season of this groundbreaking show. She's seen it all; the good, the bad and the incredibly good-looking, and she's here to tell Ellen what we can expect from the show that's kept everyone guessing. LAUREN ALAINA had America on the edge of their seats from the first auditions of last season's "American Idol," all the way through to the big finale. This outrageously talented 16-year-old singer will tell Ellen about her incredible adventure on the show that made her a star, and of course, will perform her song "Georgia Peaches" from her upcoming debut CD, "Wildflower." Plus, Ellen's Swaggin' Wagon is surprising another deserving family right in their driveway. It could be yours!

  • Monday, October 24th, 2011

    s9e31: Harry Connick Jr & Kate Connick, Sean Hayes, Rob Kardashian & Cheryl Burke

    If you thought HARRY CONNICK JR. was charming and hilarious, wait 'til you meet his 13-year-old daughter! The adorable KATE CONNICK makes her Ellen Show debut with dear old dad. The two will chat with Ellen, and Kate will sing their new song, "A Lot Like Me." It's clear the apple didn't fall very far from the tree. We loved him for 8 amazing seasons on the groundbreaking sitcom, "Will and Grace," and today, SEAN HAYES returns to the Ellen Show! The brilliant funnyman is here with a brand new show he's executive producing for NBC called "Grimm." He'll give Ellen the scoop on his jump from comedy to drama. Then, ROB KARDASHIAN is here with his dance partner, CHERYL BURKE, to tear up the dance floor and to catch Ellen up on all of the excitement on their mega-hit show, "Dancing with the Stars!" It's a giant Monday on Ellen! Plus, the incredible story of XAVIER LAMB, who survived a 3-story drop from a window during an apartment fire, thanks to firefighter Lieutenant Glenn McGillivray. Xavier, his family and the Lieutenant who saved him are all here to tell us about their amazing ordeal.

  • Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

    s9e32: LL Cool J, Jonah Hill, Jason Derulo

    LL is in the house! The last time we saw LL COOL J, the smoldering star of "NCIS: Los Angeles," Ellen dropped him into the lagoon at Universal Studios Orlando! He's all dried off and ready for more. Who knows what will happen in our Breast Cancer Awareness Month dunk tank?! Then, funnyman JONAH HILL is here to tell Ellen the story behind his recent and dramatic weight loss. The "Superbad" star is also behind the brand new animated series, "Allen Gregory," which he both created and stars in, and is sure to be a laugh riot. JASON DERULO is one of the hottest stars on the music scene, and he's here to perform not one, but two of his hits, "Don't Wanna Go Home" and "It Girl" from his CD, "Future History." It's a show the ladies will love this Tuesday!

  • Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

    s9e33: Will Arnett, Anton Yelchin & Felicity Jones, Lady Antebellum

    He's the hilarious dad in the new hit comedy, "Up All Night," WILL ARNETT is here! Ellen is going to find out exactly how much of his sitcom life is like his real-life role as dad to two precious boys, and husband to funnylady, Amy Poehler! Then, the adorable and heartbreaking new film, "Like Crazy" is about to make stars out of the two lead actors, and they're both here! ANTON YELCHIN and FELICITY JONES sit down with Ellen to talk about this touching film and what it's like to be a star on the rise. Plus, they're the band that got their big break right here on Ellen, LADY ANTEBELLUM performs! This Wednesday is for lovers, on Ellen!

  • Thursday, October 27th, 2011

    s9e34: Justin Timberlake, Coldplay

    It's an Ellen Show for the history books. One of the greatest entertainers of all time, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE returns to our stage to catch up with his good friend, Ellen, and to show off a talent of his you've never seen before! Then, one of the most celebrated rock bands on the planet, COLDPLAY is performing on our stage for the very first time! The camera-shy band is opening up to Ellen in a way you've never heard before, and giving a mind-blowing concert extravaganza on an illuminated stage you'll have to see to believe. This is one day on Ellen you simply can't afford to miss.

  • Friday, October 28th, 2011

    s9e35: Michele Williams, Ariel Winter, Kevin Nealon

    One of the biggest stars in Hollywood, and one of the most talked about roles of her career, MICHELLE WILLIAMS is here to tell Ellen about her already critically acclaimed portrayal of the iconic Hollywood legend, Marilyn Monroe, in the new film, "My Week with Marilyn." Then, an unprecedented Ellen Show event. Ellen is surprising one of her biggest fans with an experience that will literally change her life forever. Plus, she plays the middle sister on the show everybody is talking about, "Modern Family," ARIEL WINTER is here! Her character, Alex is the smart and smart-alecy sister to Haley and Luke Dunphy who doesn't take any bossing around! She's here to tell Ellen about her life-changing role on the smash hit comedy. And, one of the funniest people on the planet, KEVIN NEALON is here! He's going door to door trick-or-treating in one of the funniest adventures you'll see this Halloween season! This Friday, Ellen is the only place to be.

  • Monday, October 31st, 2011

    s9e36: The Halloween Show!

    Happy Halloween! It's no secret that Halloween is Ellen's favorite holiday, and this year her celebration's bigger than ever! Tune in to see the costume that everyone's going to be talking about tomorrow! She'll be joined by two of her favorite people on the planet! First, it's NEIL PATRICK HARRIS, star of "How I Met Your Mother" and the new special, "A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas." He always knows just how to crack Ellen up. He's so charming and clever, it's spooky! Ellen will also welcome one of her good friends, BETHENNY FRANKEL. This housewife mogul fashionista is guaranteed to have a ghoulishly fun time with our host -- and bring some Halloween magic! For this Halloween spectacular, Ellen has a more than few tricks that are sure to be a real treat! Don't miss it!

  • Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

    s9e37: Justin Bieber, Principal Sherrie Gahn

    He's the biggest teen heartthrob on the face of the planet -- JUSTIN BIEBER is here! On the day his brand new album "Under the Mistletoe" is released, the pop phenomenon is under our studio lights for an incredibly special appearance. He'll tell all about his life, his career, and his girlfriend, Selena Gomez -- one of the most talked about relationships in Hollywood! Then, the follow-up to the most touching surprise in Ellen Show history. SHERRIE GAHN, the principal with a heart of gold, is telling Ellen about how the show has changed her life. It's all happening this Tuesday!

  • Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

    s9e38: Eddie Murphy, Coldplay

    It's Ellen's 1,400th show! And she's celebrating with one of the funniest men in history, EDDIE MURPHY! He's starring in the new film, "Tower Heist," and he's also getting ready for one of the most exciting challenges a comedian can face: hosting the Oscars! There's no doubt Ellen will have some great tips for his first time out! Plus, an incredible performance by COLDPLAY of their beautiful song, "Fix You" -- on a very special Ellen stage!

  • Friday, November 4th, 2011

    s9e39: Antonio Banderas, Johnny Galecki

    ANTONIO BANDERAS is one of the biggest movie stars in the world. He's bringing every ounce of his machismo, style and charm to his new film, "Puss in Boots," and today, he's bringing it to Ellen! The ladies will be swooning before he takes a seat! Then, he's the star of the hit comedy "The Big Bang Theory," and now he's starring in the blockbuster thriller, "In Time." It's hard to imagine how JOHNNY GALECKI has time for it all. The hilarious and captivating actor is here to shed light on his incredible career that has already spanned over 20 years!

  • Friday, November 4th, 2011

    s9e40: Kate Walsh, Freida Pinto

    She's the star of the hit show, "Private Practice," KATE WALSH is here to give the scoop on her sexy new co-star, Benjamin Bratt! Kate and Ellen always have a ton of fun whenever she's here, and today is sure to live up to the expectation! Then, she's the Hollywood beauty the world fell in love with in "Slumdog Millionaire," the heart-stoppingly beautiful FREIDA PINTO is here to talk about her new film, "Immortals." Plus, an amazing YouTube dancing duo that you'll see only on Ellen! Don't miss Monday!

  • Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

    s9e41: Sophia Grace Brownlee & Rosie McClelland, Kristen Dunst

    The girls from Essex, England, who took the internet by storm, are back! SOPHIA GRACE BROWNLEE and her cousin ROSIE McCLELLAND made such a splash with their video performing Nicki Minaj's, "Super Bass," they caught the attention of the whole planet. They even inspired Ellen to dress as them for Halloween! Who knows what will happen when these two adorably talented viral video juggernauts return to our stage?! KIRSTEN DUNST has been wowing audiences since her breakout performance in "Interview with The Vampire." Now she's the star of the haunting and visually striking new film "Melancholia," and her incredible performance is already receiving critical acclaim! She's here today to tell Ellen all about it!

  • Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

    s9e42: Kermit the Frog, Taye Diggs, Jermaine Jackson

    It's time to play the music! It's time to light the lights! KERMIT THE FROG is here! For the first time in history, one of the world's most lovable characters will be on our stage. He's telling Ellen all about his new Muppet movie, his jet-setting life, and his notoriously tumultuous relationship with Hollywood starlet, Miss Piggy. The 45th annual Country Music Awards air on Wednesday, and Ellen is sending a very special correspondent to the red carpet! We'll have all the footage on tomorrow's show -- don't miss it! Also, TAYE DIGGS is the dreamy star of "Private Practice," and now he's written a children's book! He and his wife ("Glee's" Idina Menzel) have an adorable son, Walker, who just turned 2. Taye will definitely have some adorable stories to share with Ellen about being a dad. Then, an emotional interview you won't want to miss. JERMAINE JACKSON is sitting down with Ellen, just after the Dr. Conrad Murray verdict was announced. After the tragic loss of his brother, Jermaine is sure to have some powerful thoughts on the trial of the doctor convicted in his brother's death. It's a day on Ellen you'll always remember.

  • Thursday, November 10th, 2011

    s9e43: Luke Bryan, Melissa McCarthy, Armie Hammer

    It's Ellen's Country Music Awards after-show, and country superstar LUKE BRYAN is live on the red carpet! You never know what's going to happen when cameras are live! The last time Luke was here, he took his shirt off. This is one live red carpet you won't want to miss! Then, she stole the show at the Emmy Awards, as well as the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series! The hilarious MELISSA McCARTHY is the star of the hit show "Mike & Molly" and the summer blockbuster "Bridesmaids." She's here to tell Ellen about what it's like to be the new funny lady in Hollywood. Then, the very handsome ARMIE HAMMER is in the house! He played both of the Winklevoss twins in the highly acclaimed film, "The Social Network," and now he's starring in the new biopic "J. Edgar," directed by Clint Eastwood. He'll be giving Ellen the scoop on his character's ambiguous relationship with J. Edgar Hoover, played by Leonardo DiCaprio!

  • Friday, November 11th, 2011

    s9e44: Katy Perry

    It's a worldwide exclusive! She has the biggest pop CD on the planet -- KATY PERRY is here to premiere her brand new music video for her new song, "The One That Got Away" from her globally dominating CD, "Teenage Dream." She's the only artist to earn 5 top singles on the Hot 100 from the same album besides Michael Jackson! Her new single is sure to break records and the only place you're going to see he video is right here on Ellen! Then, it's 11/11! What better day to celebrate Ellen's record label, eleveneleven, with a powerful performance of Ellen's signed artist, 12-year-old SAVANNAH ROBINSON? She's singing Christina Aguilera's ballad, "Beautiful," and talking about her emotional anti-bullying music video that's all over YouTube! If you love music, you can't miss Ellen this Friday!

  • Monday, November 14th, 2011

    s9e45: Lauren Graham

    She stole our hearts as Lorelai Gilmore on "The Gilmore Girls," today LAUREN GRAHAM is here! She'll talk about her amazing NBC show, "Parenthood" -- she and the rest of the all-star cast have been making us laugh and cry for three fantastic seasons. The always adorable Lauren is one of Ellen's favorite people to talk to! Then, BARRY DELEY had no idea he would win the Grand Prize when he entered the Children's Hospital Dream House Raffle. He definitely didn't know that news anchor SQUIRE BARNES would recognize his name when it was pulled in the drawing and call him live on the air! They're here to tell their incredible story to Ellen. Plus, Hip-Hop violinist JOSH VIETTI is here to show off his ridiculous skills on a violin that will leave your jaw on the floor.

  • Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

    s9e46: Amy Adams

    She's played everything from a fairytale princess to a nun, to Amelia Earhart, now AMY ADAMS is sharing the screen with a group like none other -- The Muppets! The lovely, three-time Oscar nominee is here to tell Ellen about her role in the brand new Muppet movie that's about to take theaters by storm, and what it was like working with her childhood heroes! And, YouTube sensation KINA GRANNIS is here! Her music video has gone viral with over 2 million views, and it will leave you breathless. She's here to perform her captivating song, "In Your Arms," from her new CD, "Stairwells," and to launch what's sure to be a fabulous music career! Then, there's a big surprise for one of Ellen's viewers that you won't want to miss! Plus, Ellen has the premiere of the trailer for the new Snow White movie starring Julia Roberts, "Mirror Mirror," and will make a big announcement about a generous surprise for her 12 Days of Giveaways with Groupon! It's one giant Tuesday on Ellen!

  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

    s9e47: Dylan McDermott, Miranda Lambert, Lil' P-nut

    He's the star of the terrifying show Ellen can't stop raving about, DYLAN McDERMOTT swings by to tell Ellen all of the gory details behind one of her new favorite shows, "American Horror Story," and how he's faced being on screen in the buff! Plus, she's the Female Vocalist of the Year! MIRANDA LAMBERT is here to tell Ellen about her big win at the Country Music Awards, and her husband Blake Shelton's win for Male Vocalist of the Year! She'll also be showing off those award-winning pipes with a song from her celebrated new album, "Four the Record." Then, he got his start right here on our show, and now LIL' P-NUT is a movie star! This talented 9-year-old rapper makes his triumphant return to tell Ellen about how his appearance on our stage led to him being cast in the upcoming feature, "Happy Feet 2!"

  • Thursday, November 17th, 2011

    s9e48: Robin Williams, Selena Gomez

    He hasn't been here in over three years -- the hilarious and talented ROBIN WILLIAMS is back in Ellen's studio! There's no telling what will happen when this wild and unpredictable comedy genius sits down with our host, but it's sure to have you in stitches! She's a beautiful young woman with an even more beautiful voice, SELENA GOMEZ is here to catch Ellen up on her life, career, and her larger than life boyfriend, Justin Bieber! Plus, her band The Scene is here, and together they're performing their hit song, "Love You Like a Love Song" from their CD, "When the Sun Goes Down." The sun is going to be shining bright on Ellen this Thursday!

  • Friday, November 18th, 2011

    s9e49: Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner & Kellan Lutz, Ashley Greene, Nickki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Peter Facinelli & Elizabeth Reaser, Bruno Mars

    The biggest movie in the world. The day of the premiere. Today, the entire cast of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" is gathering on Ellen's stage for a Twilight experience you'll never forget! ROBERT PATTINSON, KRISTEN STEWART, TAYLOR LAUTNER and KELLAN LUTZ are all here, and the only place you'll see them together is on Ellen! Plus, ASHLEY GREENE, NIKKI REED, JACKSON RATHBONE, PETER FACINELLI and ELIZABETH REASER! All the characters you love from Twilight. All in one place. If you love Twilight, you simply can't miss it! Then, a musical performance by the incredible BRUNO MARS, who is here to sing the lead track from the "Breaking Dawn - Part 1" soundtrack, "It Will Rain." It's the biggest Twilight show the world has ever seen!

  • Monday, November 21st, 2011

    s9e50: Rihanna, Drew & Brittany Brees, Steve Spangler

    She's one of the best-selling recording artists of all time, and the only place you'll see her is on Ellen! RIHANNA has emerged as one of the most talented and fascinating people of this century. On the day her soon-to-be blockbuster 6th album is released, she'll be in our studio for an exclusive interview with Ellen to tell her about it all. Then, a surprise appearance by MVP quarterback DREW BREES and his wife, BRITTANY -- that Ellen doesn't know anything about! And everyone's favorite mad scientist, STEVE SPANGLER, is back to show Ellen some spectacular science experiments that are guaranteed to be a big bang! There's electricity in the air this Monday on Ellen!

  • Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

    s9e51: Sophia Grace Brownlee & Rosie McClelland, Mark, Claire & Claudia Kelly, Tim Allen, Daughtry

    The two most adorable girls from Essex England are back! SOPHIA GRACE and ROSIE could barely control their delight when they met Nicki Minaj on Ellen's stage, now they're interviewing all of the biggest music stars in the world on the red carpet of the American Music Awards! They won't be able to contain their excitement, and neither will you! Then, it was a heartbreaking story that had the world holding their breath for Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. Her husband, MARK KELLY is here to tell Ellen about what happened that day in Tucson, Arizona when his wife was shot. He'll be joined by his daughters, CLAIRE KELLY and CLAUDIA KELLY, for their only appearance on daytime television to discuss how they have seen Gabby through her astounding recovery. Plus, he's everybody's favorite funny dad, and he's back on TV with a laugh-out-loud new show, "Last Man Standing." TIM ALLEN is sitting down with Ellen today to catch her up on all the hilarious details of his life! Then, on the release day of his spectacular new CD, "Break the Spell," DAUGHTRY is here to perform their new single, "Crawling Back to You." It's a very special Tuesday on Ellen.

  • Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

    s9e52: Sophia Vergara, Adam Levine & Gym Class Heroes

    It's a day of #1s! Ellen has an epic surprise guest that has just about made #1 their middle name. Tune in to find out who it is! Then, Ellen has a brand new CoverGirl ad with SOPHIA VERGARA from the #1 sitcom on TV, "Modern Family!" These two gorgeous, funny ladies had a fantastic time on the set together, and Ellen has the video to prove it! Plus, ADAM LEVINE and GYM CLASS HEROES are here to perform the #1 song, "Stereo Hearts" from the Gym Class Heroes' new CD, "The Papercut Chronicles II." This Wednesday, Ellen is going to be music to your ears!

  • Friday, November 25th, 2011

    s9e53: Felicity Huffman, Cirque du Soleil, Sherrie Gahn

    FELICITY HUFFMAN is as funny as she is endearing. This friend of Ellen's is here to discuss her integral role in the spectacular final season of "Desperate Housewives." Then, a heart-stopping performance by one of the contortionists from the Cirque du Soleil show, "IRIS, A Journey Through the World of Cinema," that will leave you breathless! Plus, Ellen has put together a video of the best and funniest Groupon adventures we've seen all season long. And she checks-in with her favorite principal, Sherrie Gahn of Whitney Elementary!

  • Monday, November 28th, 2011

    s9e54: Minnie Driver, Sarah Hyland

    MINNIE DRIVER is demanding a rematch! She took to Twitter earlier this week to insist that she get a chance to play a game on the show, and today her wish just might come true! Knowing how seriously Ellen takes her games, this is going to be a fight to the finish! Then, she's the adorably oblivious older daughter on the hit comedy, "Modern Family," SARAH HYLAND is here! The starlet is about to turn the big 2-1, and Ellen is going to make sure she celebrates in style! Plus, a deserving family that's going through a hard time is backstage -- and has no idea they're about to be on the show to get the vacation surprise of a lifetime! Wait 'til you see how Ellen broke the news! Add the most memorable round of Hidden Audience Talents ever, and this is one Monday that will start your week off right!

  • Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

    s9e55: Alison Sweeney, Usher & David Guetta

    She's the warm and winning host of the hit show "The Biggest Loser." ALISON SWEENEY is here to give Ellen an update on her adorable family. And as the host of "The Biggest Loser," she'll probably have some great tips on how to stay trim during the holidays! Then, it's a worldwide exclusive! USHER and DAVID GUETTA are here to perform their #1 hit, "Without You" from David's CD, "Nothing But the Beat," and the only place you'll see it is right here on Ellen!

  • Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

    s9e56: Stevie Wonder, Kristin Chenoweth, Kym Douglas, Melanie Moore

    He's one of the most beloved musicians of all time, STEVIE WONDER is here to catch up with Ellen, and to tell her about his incredible commitment to bringing cheer to underprivileged children during the holidays. He'll also perform one of his classic songs! And the southern spitfire with the golden voice, KRISTIN CHENOWETH is in the house! She's getting ready to host this year's American Country Awards, and Ellen's going to have some great tips! Then, KYM DOUGLAS has some great ideas for the holidays! This beauty expert always has the best tips that leave her covered in something ridiculous -- and Ellen rolling on the floor laughing! Plus, a special appearance by the winner of this season's "So You Think You Can Dance," MELANIE MOORE!

  • Thursday, December 1st, 2011

    s9e57: Day #1 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Vince and Shea Vaughn, Bono, Shailene Woodley, She & Him

    VINCE VAUGHN and his mother SHEA VAUGHN are here to tell Ellen about Shea's new book -- which might hold the key to defeating stress and finding total well-being! Then, for the first time ever, it's BONO! The U2 frontman and rock legend will be talking to Ellen about her new role as a Special Envoy for World AIDS Day, and the RED campaign. And, she's George Clooney's newest co-star and there's already major Oscar buzz about this young star's performance. SHAILENE WOODLEY is here to discuss her role in the new hit film, "The Descendants" -- and what it's like to have George Clooney play your dad! Plus, it's the first day of our 12 Days of Giveaways! Zooey Deschanel's music group, SHE & HIM is here to celebrate with a performance of "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" from their upcoming holiday CD, "A Very She & Him Christmas." It's a jam-packed holiday on Ellen that you won't want to miss!

  • Friday, December 2nd, 2011

    s9e58: Day #2 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Rusell Brand, Sting

    There's only one thing predictable about RUSSELL BRAND, and that is... he's definitely going to have Ellen laughing out loud! This say-anything comedy charmer is swinging by to tell our host about his hilarious life, his beautiful wife Katy Perry, and when the two of them are going to start a family! Then, he's been a music icon for over 30 years. STING, the one-named rock legend is returning to Ellen to celebrate his 25-year solo career, and to perform one of his classic hits! Plus, it's Day 2 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! This year, Ellen's prizes will blow you away! They're the biggest giveaway shows of the holiday season! You never know when you'll hear that doorbell and the amazing gifts will be rolling out of those magical double doors!

  • Monday, December 5th, 2011

    s9e59: Day #3 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Josh Duhamel, Laura Dern

    Model, movie star and Ellen's friend JOSH DUHAMEL is here! He'll be answering questions about his wife, Fergie, and all of the baby bump rumors! He'll also tell Ellen about his new star-studded film, "New Year's Eve." With so many big names attached to the film, he's sure to have some great stories about what happened between takes. Then, she played an integral role in Ellen's hilarious sitcom, LAURA DERN is here to catch up with her old friend, and to tell her about her HBO show, "Enlightened" -- that the critics are loving! And don't forget, it's Day 3 of Ellen's incredible 12 Days of Giveaways! This year, you won't believe the prizes our audience is going home with! Don't miss this Monday!

  • Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

    s9e60: Day #4 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Hilary Swank, Steve Jones

    The warm and endlessly talented HILARY SWANK is here. This two-time Oscar winner has lots to catch up on with our host, including her experience in the star-studded new film, "New Year's Eve" and what her plans are for the big holiday. Then, he's the handsome host of Simon Cowell's hit show, "X-Factor" -- STEVE JONES is here to give us the inside scoop on the talent-filled break-out season of the show! Also, it's Day 4 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! Find out what incredible prizes our audience is going home with today!

  • Wednesday, December 7th, 2011

    s9e61: Day #5 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Katherine Heigl, Lenny Kravitz

    KATHERINE HEIGL has charmed her way from the hit show "Grey's Anatomy" to being Hollywood's new leading lady! She's starring in the new film, "New Year's Eve." She's here to catch up with Ellen, and tell her what her plans are for the big holiday! And, It's the most wonderful time of the year on Ellen! It's Day 5 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! Plus, rock legend LENNY KRAVITZ performs a new song from his incredible new CD, "Black and White America."

  • Thursday, December 8th, 2011

    s9e62: Day #6 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Pierce Brosnan, Bethenny Frankel

    The dashing PIERCE BROSNAN is here! He's starring in the thrilling new Stephen King miniseries, "Bag of Bones," and he's here to tell Ellen all about it! And one of Ellen's closest friends, BETHENNY FRANKEL is returning to our stage with more of her hilarious and insightful brand of recipes, fashion tips and advice! Plus, it's Day 6 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! You won't want to miss what the audience is going home with today!

  • Friday, December 9th, 2011

    s9e63: Day #7 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Lady Gaga

    There is no bigger name in the world than LADY GAGA. Her music, her fashion and her message have changed the music industry as we know it. The newly-crowned pop legend is sitting down with Ellen for an in-depth conversation, so Ellen can get to know the Lady behind the costumes. This exclusive talk show appearance will also include a spectacular performance of her hit song "Marry the Night," from her latest CD, "Born This Way." Then, the surprises keep coming for day 7 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! The prizes and the excitement are going to be out of this world! Plus, an exclusive clip of the new music video from GREYSON CHANCE, "Hold On 'Til the Night"! It's a very exciting day on Ellen!

  • Monday, December 12th, 2011

    s9e64: Day #8 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Allison Janney, Maggie Elizabeth Jones

    She's been a good friend of Ellen's since they worked together on "Finding Nemo," and today ALLISON JANNEY is back to tell her friend about her exciting role in the critically acclaimed film, "The Help." These two always have a fantastic time when they get together! Then, the breakout 7-year-old star of the incredible new film, "We Bought a Zoo," MAGGIE ELIZABETH JONES is here! She's going to tell Ellen what it was like working alongside Matt Damon, not to mention some amazing and intimidating animals! Then, it's Day 8 of the 12 Days of Giveaways! Ellen is giving away the best gifts of the holiday season! Find out what they are today!

  • Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

    s9e65: Day #9 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Diane Keaton

    She's one of America's most beloved actresses -- the legendary DIANE KEATON is here! She's talking to Ellen about her incredible life, her iconic films, and how they all come together in her heartfelt new memoir, "Then Again." Then, it's Day 9 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! Today is all about Target, and you won't believe what our audience gets hooked up with today! Plus, one special person is going home with a brand new Ford Edge! It's a prize of a show this Tuesday on Ellen.

  • Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

    s9e66: Day #10 of 12 Days of Giveways - Charlize Theron, Kevin Nealon, Christina Perri

    She's one of the most beautiful women in Hollywood and she's here today! CHARLIZE THERON has made her mark on Hollywood in films like "Monster" and "North Country." It's been a while since she was here, and today the Oscar-winning actress is catching up with Ellen about her hilarious new film, "Young Adult" -- written by Diablo Cody! And who would you want to go holiday shopping with more than KEVIN NEALON? He's taking our camera crew for a holiday shopping experience you'll never forget! Then, it's Day 10 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! The gifts this season have been unbelievable, and they're only getting better! Plus, CHRISTINA PERRI is the singer of the haunting song, "A Thousand Years" from the "Twilight - Breaking Dawn - Part 1" soundtrack, and she's here to perform it!

  • Thursday, December 15th, 2011

    s9e67: Day #11 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Paris Jackson

    Her father, Michael, is the legendary pop icon. PARIS JACKSON will talk to Ellen about what life has been like for her and her family in the past few months. She's also starring in the new film, "Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys." The theme of the movie, saving the planet, is a cause close to both Paris and her father's heart. It's Day 11 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! We're close to the end, and the giveaways are only getting better! It's going to be an unforgettable day on Ellen.

  • Friday, December 16th, 2011

    s9e68: Day #12 of 12 Days of Giveaways - Amy Poehler

    It's Day 12 of Ellen's 12 Days of Giveaways! The finale of the biggest giveaway shows of the season! For 12 amazing days, Ellen has been giving away the best presents of the holidays, and today she's going out with a bang! Don't miss it. Ellen always saves the best for last! Then, she's a mother, actress, producer, and all-around funny lady -- it's AMY POEHLER! She's the hilarious star of the hit show, "Parks and Recreation," and now she's starring in the new film, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel"! Whenever these funny ladies get together, they always bring down the house.

Season 1

  • Thursday, September 7th, 2006

    s1e167: Brad Garrett/Patrice Oneal

    Emmy Award winning actor BRAD GARRETT joins Ellen and opens up about his recent divorce and talks about his return to television with his new sitcom ""Til Death"." Plus, the host of VH1's ""Web Junk 20"," PATRICE ONEAL, shares some of the Internet's funniest videos. And, a top 10 finalist in ""So You Think You Can Dance"," IVAN KOUMAEV, shows off his winning moves. Plus, Ellen gets started on her "Life List" when she takes a computer lesson.

  • Thursday, September 21st, 2006

    s1e168: Sandra Oh/Josh Blue

    Emmy Award winner Sandra Oh visits with Ellen for the first time and discusses the much anticipated season premiere of "Grey's Anatomy (ABC, Thursday @ 9pm)". Plus, Ellen continues to introduce her viewers to "People You Should Know" when Josh Blue, winner of NBC's Summer hit "Last Comic Standing," stops by and shares his amazing story. And, Ellen goes undercover in a hilarious tape piece to Universal Studios.

  • Monday, September 25th, 2006

    s1e169: Matthew Perry/Kenny Chesney

    MATTHEW PERRY makes his first appearance on the show and chats about his return to TV with the hit series ""Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (NBC, Monday @ 10pm)"." And, Matthew helps Ellen with her "Life List" by giving her a tennis lesson. Plus, KENNY CHESNEY drops by and chats about his love of laundry and performs his classic song, "Young," from his new album, "Live Those Songs Again: Kenny Chesney Live." Plus, Ellen gives DJ Jonny his first driving lesson

  • Monday, October 9th, 2006

    s1e170: Leah Remini/Barry Watson/Monica

    It's Ellen's Columbus Day celebration, and the always entertaining LEAH REMINI drops by to help Ellen choose an outfit for her upcoming hosting duties at the Oscars. Plus, don't miss a ""Dancing with the Stars (ABC, Tuesday and Wednesday @ 8pm)"" extravaganza when JOEY LAWRENCE, MARIO LOPEZ, MONIQUE COLEMAN and their partners strut their stuff! Making his first appearance on the show, BARRY WATSON talks about life after ""7th Heaven (The CW, Monday @ 8pm)"" and his new series, "What About Brian?" R&B sensation MONICA performs "Everytime Tha Beat Drop," with a special appearance by the music video's two charming kid dancers.

Season 2

  • Monday, June 6th, 2005

    s2e171: Charlie Sheen/Jennifer Coolidge

    Actor Charlie Sheen ("Two and a Half Men"); Actress Jennifer Coolidge ("Joey"); Country cook Hazel Smith.

  • Tuesday, June 7th, 2005

    s2e172: Usher/Dennis Fraz/Mo'Nique

    Ellen welcomes musical sensation Usher. The Lakers Girls are on trial in Ellen's Dance Court. Actor Dennis Franz (NYPD Blue); Comedian Mo'Nique.

  • Wednesday, June 8th, 2005

    s2e173: Russell Crowe/Carrie Underwood/Black Eyed Peas

    Academy Award winner Russell Crowe; ""American Idol"" winner Carrie Underwood; musical performance by the Black Eyed Peas; plus actress Constance Marie from ""George Lopez"".

  • Thursday, June 9th, 2005

    s2e174: Kevin James/Shannen Doherty

    Actor and comedian Kevin James (King of Queens); Actress Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills, 90210; Charmed); plus Ellen gives birthing tips to an expectant viewer.

  • Friday, June 10th, 2005

    s2e175: Garry Shandling/Aisha Tyler

    Actor Garry Shandling; actress Aisha Tyler.

Season 3

  • Monday, May 22nd, 2006

    s3e165: Evangeline Lilly/Jamie Kennedy *Farewell to Tony*

    Ellen celebrates the man who has made her dance for the last three seasons, DJ Tony Okungbowa. Ellen bids a fond farewell to DJ Tony and dedicates a special episode to all his contributions. Joining Ellen for the celebration is EVANGELINE LILLY of ""Lost"" and the hilarious JAMIE KENNEDY. Also wishing Tony luck are some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including JIMMY FALLON, NICK LACHEY, the ""AMERICAN IDOL"" judges and many more. Ellen has a few big surprises for Tony? and a MAJOR surprise for the entire studio audience and you!

  • Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

    s3e166: Nicollette Sheridan/Michael Bolton/Omar Epps

    Ellen has the exclusive interview with NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN & MICHAEL BOLTON. The reunited couple chats about everything from their past relationship to their upcoming nuptials. Michael also performs a song off his new album "Bolton Swings Sinatra." And, from Ellen's favorite television show ""House"," OMAR EPPS stops by to chat about the upcoming season finale.

  • Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

    s3e167: Jack Black/Kristin Chenoweth

    Ladies & Gentleman, Boy & Girls, we are proud to present "ELLEN THE MUSICAL." Joining Ellen is an ensemble cast, including the hilarious musical talents of JACK BLACK and Tony Award winner KRISTIN CHENOWETH. This entire episode is filled with singing, dancing and laughter? That's right, for the first time on daytime history, a talk show becomes a MUSICAL.

  • Thursday, May 25th, 2006

    s3e168: Randy Jackson/Paul Simon/Bill Clinton

    Ellen continues to bring awareness to New Orleans by sharing stories and moments from her recent visit to her hometown. Ellen is joined by ""American Idol"" judge RANDY JACKSON, music legend PAUL SIMON and former Presidents GEORGE H. W. BUSH and BILL CLINTON. Join Ellen for an emotional tribute to New Orleans.

  • Friday, May 26th, 2006

    s3e169: Hugh Jackman/Flavor Flav

    The multi-talented HUGH JACKMAN talks up the summer blockbuster "X-Men 3: The Last Stand" and lets Ellen in on what it's like to be a movie star dad. Making his first appearance on the show, the outrageous FLAVOR FLAV chats about finding love on his VH-1 show ""Flavor of Love"."

  • Friday, June 2nd, 2006

    s3e170: Vince Vaughn/ Taylor Hicks {Season Finale}

    VINCE VAUGHN lands in ELLEN's guest chair and chats about his hit film, "The Break-Up," and his relationship with JENNIFER ANISTON. And, America voted and made TAYLOR HICKS your ""American Idol"," now the lead member of the "Soul Patrol" performs a song from his upcoming CD. Plus, one of Ellen's favorite bands, LIVE, performs their hit "Mystery."

Season 8

  • Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

    s8e171: Duplicate Season 8 Episode 136

    One of the sweetest stars in Hollywood, ANNE HATHAWAY, is here to visit Ellen! She's beautiful and talented, and it's always fun when she drops by. GARY BUSEY has no problem rocking the boat on "Celebrity Apprentice!" Today the quirky actor will share some of the backstage drama that didn't make it on the show! Producer JERRY WEINTRAUB has worked with legendary musicians including Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra, and produced some of the most popular movies, like "Karate Kid" and the "Oceans Eleven" trilogy -- and he'll have the stories ready today! In the past few years, ROBYN has gone from a virtually unknown singer to an international pop star. She's here to perform her hit song, "Dancing on My Own."

  • Friday, June 3rd, 2011

    s8e172: Duplicate Season 8 Episode 138

    There's not much JAMIE FOXX can't do! He's got an Oscar, a Grammy and a Golden Globe -- and he's not stopping yet. He just released another hit album and lent his voice to the animated film, "Rio." He'll get the energy going when he's here today. Ellen can't get enough of sexy ISAIAH MUSTAFA! Not only has he starred in the famous Old Spice ads, he was also Ellen's red carpet correspondent for the MTV VMAs! That job must have impressed a lot of people -- he's now starring in the newest Tyler Perry movie! JESSIE J has written some of the most popular pop songs of the last few years -- and now she's making a name for herself with a highly-anticipated album, "Who You Are," and will perform a song today!

Season 9

  • Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

    s9e69: Howie Mandel, Elle Fanning

    HOWIE MANDEL has a history on this show. Every time he's here, he makes Ellen laugh until she cries! He's here to do just that, and to tell her about his exciting new show, "Mobbed" -- that will have you dancing in front of your TV. Then, the very talented ELLE FANNING is here. She's the little sister of Young Hollywood royalty, Dakota Fanning, and she's made a name for herself in films like, "Phoebe in Wonderland," "Super 8" and the new film, "We Bought a Zoo" with Matt Damon. She's here to tell Ellen all about it! Then, it's our bonus day of the 12 Days of Giveaways! They thought they missed all of the prizes, but this audience is in for one huge surprise! Plus, one lucky member of our audience is going home with the biggest prize of the year! Ellen's bringing 2012 in with a bang!

  • Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

    s9e70: Justin Bieber, Sherrie Gahn, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ellie Kemper, Mindless Behavior

    It's JUSTIN BIEBER'S incredible concert extravaganza for Sherrie Gahn and the kids at Whitney Elementary! JESSE TYLER FERGUSON is the star of one of the funniest comedies on television, "Modern Family," and he was one of Barbara Walters' 10 Most Fascinating People of the Year! This Ellen Show favorite is back to catch up with our host, and he's always as funny as he is fascinating. And the star of one of Ellen's favorite films, ELLIE KEMPER is here! She had Ellen in hysterics in "Bridesmaids" and Ellen's going to find out the scoop on a sequel! She also stars in the hit TV show "The Office," and she's here to tell Ellen all about it. Then, from the man that brought us Lady Gaga, one of the fastest-rising teen sensation pop bands, MINDLESS BEHAVIOR, is here to perform their hit, "Girls Talkin' Bout" from their debut CD, "#1 Girl."

  • Thursday, January 5th, 2012

    s9e71: The 'Jersey Shore' Girls

    They're all here! All the ladies are in from "The Jersey Shore," NICOLE "SNOOKI" POLIZZI, JENNIFER "J-WOWW" FARLEY, SAMMI "SWEETHEART" GIANCOLA and DEENA NICOLE CORTESE! These ladies are back to tell Ellen about their exciting season of the show that changed the way America thought about the Garden State. It's a full-on "Jersey Shore" party and you're invited! Plus, Ellen and Target are changing the lives of students at a truly incredible school. If you love giving amazing prizes to deserving people, you won't want to miss this show.

  • Friday, January 6th, 2012

    s9e72: Kristie Alley, Casey Wilson, Jordyn Wieber

    It's always an exciting event when she's in the studio. Today, the wild, hilarious and unpredictable KIRSTIE ALLEY is here! Through the years, she's been open about her struggle with her weight. She's let us follow her through her ups and downs, and today she's telling Ellen about her ambitious goal to help her stay fit in an exciting new way! Plus, "SNL" alum CASEY WILSON is here! She's sitting down with Ellen for the first time to discuss her breakout hit comedy, "Happy Endings," the hilarious show that's on right after "Modern Family"! Also, U.S. Gymnast JORDYN WIEBER is a rising young star in the world of gymnastics. She's on a path to becoming the favorite at this year's Olympics! This all-around national and world champion is here to show Ellen a routine from her strongest event: the uneven bars! It's a gold medal-worthy Friday on Ellen.

  • Monday, January 9th, 2012

    s9e73: Kelly Osbourne, Nolan Gould, Gavin DeGraw

    Just in time for the Golden Globes, KELLY OSBOURNE is here! This fashionista is the co-host of E!'s "Fashion Police," airing Monday Jan 16 at 9pm ET, and she's telling Ellen all about the hot new trends to look out for on the red carpet! Every time she's here, Kelly is open, lively and full of fun! And L.A. Reserve Deputy SHERVIN LALEZARY will share his story of how he captured the suspect accused of being the Los Angeles arsonist. Also, from the hit show, "Modern Family," NOLAN GOULD is here! He plays the charming, if not misguided, son of the Dunphys on the show America has fallen in love with. He's here to tell Ellen how his life has changed, and what it's like growing up in front of the cameras. Plus, music sensation GAVIN DeGRAW performs his huge hit, "Not Over You," from his latest CD, "Sweeter." It couldn't be a sweeter Monday on Ellen.

  • Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

    s9e74: Woody Harrelson, Joshua Jackson, The Wanted

    He's played everything from the lovable bartender to some of the scariest people in film history. The charming, and versatile WOODY HARRELSON is here! The multi-faceted actor is telling Ellen about his explosive and critically-acclaimed role in the new film, "Rampart." JOSHUA JACKSON has been a film and television star since he was 12 years old. Today, the dashing actor is telling Ellen about his sci-fi thriller TV show, "Fringe," as well as his longtime romance with model and actress Diane Kruger. Plus, an incredible story of survival. A family whose children would never have survived if not for the heroism of strangers is here to tell their captivating story. They'll be reunited for the first time with nine of the brave heroes who jumped into a frozen river to save their lives. And one of the fastest rising bands in pop, THE WANTED, are here to make their US television debut! They're performing their hit, "Glad You Came," from their CD, "Battleground."

  • Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

    s9e75: James Spader, Mike O'Malley, Daniel J Simons & Jonah Richard Lehrer

    He's a 3-time Emmy winner for his role on "Boston Legal," and now JAMES SPADER has joined the cast of NBC's hit show, "The Office." He's telling Ellen how he's been adapting to the office politics of his new job, and how it's felt stepping into a show that's had such a celebrated run! His courage and understanding as Kurt Hummel's father on "Glee" has made a lasting impact on parents and children around the world. The hilarious MIKE O'MALLEY is sitting down with Ellen to catch her up on what's been happening with his hit show, and what we can expect from the incredibly talented cast for the rest of the season! Plus, there's an exciting new series on National Geographic called "Brain Games" and Ellen loves it! The show explores the astounding tricks and shortcuts our brains use to understand the world around us, and it will blow you away! Hosts DANIEL J. SIMONS and JONAH RICHARD LEHRER are here to show Ellen some of their favorites!

  • Thursday, January 12th, 2012

    s9e76: Meryl Streep, Ricky Gervais, Snow Patrol

    She is possibly the single greatest actress the world has ever seen. There's no one quite like MERYL STREEP. The legendary star is here to discuss her epic portrayal of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in the new film, "The Iron Lady," which may be one of the most iconic roles of her career. Then, he's one of the funniest people around and he's getting ready to host the Golden Globe Awards for his third consecutive year -- it's RICKY GERVAIS! The hilarious comedian is sitting down with Ellen to give her a taste of what we might expect on the big night this Sunday! Plus, SNOW PATROL makes their Ellen show debut to perform their new hit, "Called Out in the Dark" from their CD, "Fallen Empires." It's a day for the best of them on Ellen!

  • Friday, January 13th, 2012

    s9e77: Queen Latifah, Kenneth Branagh

    Long live the Queen! She's a singer, a rapper and actress -- it's QUEEN LATIFAH! This fellow CoverGirl is visiting her good friend Ellen to talk about her new film, "Joyful Noise," which she stars in with the great Dolly Parton! It's always a party when the Queen is in the house. He played the charming and dishonest wizard, Gilderoy Lockhart in Harry Potter. Now, he's been nominated for a Golden Globe, a SAG Award and a Broadcast Film Critics Award -- all for his role in the critically acclaimed film, "My Week with Marilyn." KENNETH BRANAGH is here! One of the most respected actors in the world, Kenneth is here to chat with Ellen about this haunting film, as well as the Oscar buzz surrounding it!

  • Monday, January 16th, 2012

    s9e78: Big Time Rush, Sofia Vergara

    Their entire upcoming tour sold out in less than a day. BIG TIME RUSH are the newest pop superstars! They're making their Ellen show debut to talk to Ellen about their Nickelodeon series, "Big Time Rush," and to perform their hit, "Music Sounds Better with You," from their CD, "Elevate." SOFIA VERGARA has taken America by storm with her spectacular good looks and her sparkling sense of humor! She tells it like it is on her hit show, "Modern Family," and today she's teaming up with Ellen for some CoverGirl magic! Plus, Amy is going undercover for a hilarious hidden camera adventure you won't want to miss!

  • Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

    s9e79: Steven Tyler, Timothy Olyphant, Chris Young

    He's a legend of rock 'n' roll and a pop culture icon -- STEVEN TYLER is here! His life, his fashion and his music have raised the bar for everyone who follows. He's telling Ellen how it's been to step into the role of judge on "American Idol," something Ellen knows all about! And one of the sexiest stars in television, TIMOTHY OLYPHANT is sitting down with Ellen to tell her about the exciting third season of his thrilling crime drama, "Justified." Plus, the Country Music Award winner for Favorite Artist, CHRIS YOUNG is here to perform his top ten hit, "You."

  • Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

    s9e80: Colin Firth, Jeremy Irvine, Uggie the Dog, Colbie Caillat

    He's the stuttering King of England, Meryl Streep's singing boyfriend in "Mamma Mia" and Bridget Jones' main squeeze. COLIN FIRTH is as versatile as he is charming, and last year he showed up the day after winning his Oscar to show it to Ellen in person! Today, he's here to tell Ellen about his role in the thrilling remake of the classic film, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy." And JEREMY IRVINE is the shining new star of Steven Spielberg's epic new film, "War Horse." He's here to tell Ellen what it was like acting up against a four-legged co-star and taking direction from the biggest living legend in Hollywood. Then, he's the star of one of the biggest films of the year and he's not even human! UGGIE THE DOG wowed audiences with his amazing performance in "The Artist," and he's here with his trainer, Omar Von Muller, to meet Ellen for the first time! Plus, COLBIE CAILLAT performs her big hit, "Brighter Than the Sun" from her CD, "All of You."

  • Thursday, January 19th, 2012

    s9e81: Rob Lowe, Adam Lambert, Samantha Garvey

    He's just about as charming as they come, ROB LOWE has been making us laugh for the past 3 seasons on "Parks and Recreation," and now he's starring in a new lifetime movie, "Drew Peterson: Untouchable." He's catching up with his friend Ellen about the new thriller that's ripped from the headlines. Plus, ADAM LAMBERT returns to the Ellen stage to perform his new song, "Better Than I Know Myself," from his upcoming CD, "Trespassing." You won't see him anywhere else in daytime! Don't miss it! Then, the incredible story of SAMANTHA GARVEY, a 17-year-old whose family is homeless, but that didn't stop her from getting a 3.9 GPA and becoming a semi-finalist in the prestigious "Intel Science Talent Search!" Her story will inspire your entire family. Don't miss it.

  • Friday, January 20th, 2012

    s9e82: Aunt Carol, Kiefer Sutherland, Kevin Nealon, Twitch

    The YouTube sensation that Ellen can't get enough of, AUNT CAROL showed off her amazing Usher moves in one of the best viral videos of the year, and today, she's here to show them off to Ellen live! There's no better end to your week than today on Ellen. Then, he had us on the edge of our seats for 8 incredible seasons of the hit show "24," now KIEFER SUTHERLAND is here to tell Ellen how he's turning up the heat in his exciting new FOX series, "Touch." Plus, KEVIN NEALON is back! He's showing Ellen what happened when he hit the streets to celebrate the Chinese New Year! And a special appearance by one of Ellen's favorite dancers, TWITCH!

  • Monday, January 23rd, 2012

    s9e83: Shemar Moore, Kym Douglas, Walk Off the Earth

    SHEMAR MOORE is the incredibly handsome star of the hit show, "Criminal Minds." He's in the middle of their 7th season and is stopping by to check in with Ellen. Last time he was here, he showed off some skin, so we're turning up the thermostat now! KYM DOUGLAS is our resident beauty expert, and what better place for her to give tips from than Home Depot?! She's dishing out the nuts and bolts of looking good -- and telling Ellen all about it. Also, their YouTube video performance of Gotye's "Somebody That I Used to Know" already has over 17 million -- views and it's only been up a week! The incredible band WALK OFF THE EARTH is here for an exclusive performance of their dynamic cover!

  • Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

    s9e84: Sam Worthington, Michael Strahan, Seal

    SAM WORTHINGTON burst onto the Hollywood scene with a string of starring roles... in "Avatar," "Terminator Salvation" and "The Debt." Now he's starring in "Man on a Ledge," a film that will have you on the edge of your seat! And he's here to tell Ellen all about it. Then, "FOX NFL Sunday" commentator and former NFL defensive end MICHAEL STRAHAN is in the house to talk football! His team, the New York Giants, just took out one of Ellen's favorite teams, The Packers, on the road to the Super Bowl. No doubt Ellen will have a few things to say to him about that. Plus, SEAL is here to perform his classic hit, "Let's Stay Together" from his upcoming CD, "Soul 2" -- which drops today!

  • Wednesday, January 25th, 2012

    s9e85: Mario Lopez, Ben Flajnik, Emily Luther & Charlie Puth

    It's the adorable MARIO LOPEZ! The charming host of "Extra" is dropping by to catch up with Ellen about his life, his baby, and his new underwear line! Whether she's dunking him in the dunk tank or challenging him to a game of Twister Hoopla, Ellen always makes the most of it when Mario's around. And, "The Bachelor's" BEN FLAJNIK is here! Ellen has been watching all season and she has a lot of big questions for him! She'll be sure to get some hints on which of the ladies may have won his heart. Then, the incredible singing duo that blew Ellen away is back! EMILY LUTHER and CHARLIE PUTH captured America's attention with their haunting performance of Adele's "Someone Like You," and now they're returning to the show that put them on the map to premiere their original song, "Break Again."

  • Thursday, January 26th, 2012

    s9e86: It's Ellen's Birthday Show!

    It's Ellen's birthday show! She's celebrating with one of her favorite people on the planet, JIMMY KIMMEL! Every time he's here, Jimmy changes the game. He's rolled around in a bubble wrap suit, and saved Ellen from an attacking panda! There's no telling what he will have in store for her birthday when he co-hosts the show! And one of the funniest ladies around, MELISSA MCCARTHY is here! She starred in Ellen's favorite movie of the year, "Bridesmaids" and always makes Ellen laugh! It's going to be a very special birthday surprise! Plus, the legendary band, EARTH WIND AND FIRE are here to make Ellen's birthday wish come true and perform on her show!

  • Friday, January 27th, 2012

    s9e87: Ted Danson, Kellie Pickler, Christopher Plummer

    One of America's most beloved television stars, TED DANSON is swinging by to talk with Ellen! He's starring in the heartwarming new film, "Big Miracle." It's based on the inspiring true story of a whale rescue, and he's here to tell Ellen about his experience on the film, and with the whales! And, she's the sassy country star who Ellen can't get enough of! KELLIE PICKLER has left our audience and Ellen rolling in the aisles every time she's been here! She's back to chat with her friend Ellen, and to perform a song from her upcoming CD, "100 Proof." Then, it's the performance that Ellen can't stop thinking about. CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER wowed audiences with his touching performance as Ewan McGregor's father in "Beginners," and it earned him a Golden Globe! Ellen gets to sit down with the legendary actor to talk about his role and the film that meant so much to her.

  • Monday, January 30th, 2012

    s9e88: John Krasinski, 2Cellos

    JOHN KRASINSKI has been the charming and painfully relatable co-worker on NBC's "The Office" for 8 hilarious seasons. Today he's here to tell Ellen about his new film, "Big Miracle," based on the incredible real-life whale rescue story. Plus, a dynamic two-person musical group, 2CELLOS will give an electric performance of the Guns N' Roses classic, "Welcome to the Jungle." See them here today before you watch them tomorrow on "Glee"!

  • Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

    s9e89: Simon Baker, Kristen Bell, Adrian Romoff, Victoria Asarenka

    He's one of the sexiest Australian imports on TV, SIMON BAKER is back to chat with his friend Ellen about his life, his hit show "The Mentalist," and what he can foresee happening in his near future. She solved many a mystery as television's Veronica Mars, and since then KRISTEN BELL has been a Hollywood staple. Today, she drops by Ellen to tell her about the new film, "Big Miracle" -- and what it was like filming with whales in Alaska! Plus, he just took first place in the "American Protégé International Music Talent Competition" at Carnegie Hall, and he's only 7! Piano prodigy ADRIAN ROMOFF is here to wow Ellen with his incredible musical talent. Plus, the tennis star who just won the Australian Open and is now ranked #1 in the world, VICTORIA AZARENKA is here!

  • Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

    s9e90: Drew Barrymore, Ovtavia Spencer, FloRida

    DREW BARRYMORE is one of America's sweethearts, and she just got engaged! She's telling Ellen all about her big wedding plans, and about her exciting new whale rescue film, "Big Miracle." OCTAVIA SPENCER won the Golden Globe for her brilliant performance in "The Help," and now she's been nominated for an Oscar! The actress is here for the very first time to tell Ellen all about how her life has changed, and how she's getting ready for Oscar night! Plus, an Ellen favorite, FLO RIDA is here to perform his mega hit, "Good Feeling." It's all happening Wednesday!

  • Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

    s9e91: Michelle Obama, Daniel Radcliffe, Sara Ferguson

    She's the wife of the leader of the free world, MICHELLE OBAMA is here! The First Lady of the United States is sitting down with Ellen for a very special conversation. From her campaign to end childhood obesity to her impact on the world of fashion, to her new Twitter account, Mrs. Obama makes headlines everywhere she goes, and she's here to tell Ellen about it all. Plus, he personified one of the most iconic fictional characters in history. The Harry Potter films have come to a conclusion, but things for DANIEL RADCLIFFE are just beginning. His new film, "The Woman in Black" launches an exciting new chapter in his already illustrious career. Also, the hero teacher who attended Pres. Obama's State of the Union address, SARA FERGUSON, is here! When money got tight in her school district in Chester, Pennsylvania, Sara continued working without pay. When Ellen heard her story, she knew she had to meet Sara... a meeting the two will never forget.

  • Friday, February 3rd, 2012

    s9e92: Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Blake Shelton

    It's the new singing competition that's taken America by storm! "The Voice" is about to kick off its highly anticipated second season, and today, the judges are here! Three of the biggest names in the music industry, CHRISTINA AGUILERA, ADAM LEVINE and BLAKE SHELTON are telling Ellen what to expect from the show that's changing the way we look at singing competitions. You won't see them together anywhere else before their show premieres right after the Super Bowl! How fitting that they're here for our Super Bowl show, in which one lucky Giants or Patriots fan will be sent to the game!

  • Monday, February 6th, 2012

    s9e93: Jim Parsons, Miley Cyrus

    He's won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series two years in a row! The hilarious JIM PARSONS is sitting down with Ellen to tell her about his hit show, "The Big Bang Theory." His quirky energy is always entertaining, especially when Ellen scares the pants off him! MILEY CYRUS is here to perform the classic Dylan song, "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go." All February long, we'll be talking to some of the exceptional musicians who participated in the album "Chimes of Freedom," a new CD collection featuring the songs of Bob Dylan, in honor the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International.

  • Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

    s9e94: Martin Scorsese, Rachel McAdams

    He's one of the world's most renowned directors, and he's here for the very first time! MARTIN SCORSESE was recently nominated for an Oscar. His film, "Hugo," is leading the pack with 11 nominations, including one for Best Picture. The Hollywood legend is sitting down with Ellen to discuss his film, his historic career, and what the future holds for him. From "Mean Girls" to "Wedding Crashers" to "The Notebook," RACHEL McADAMS has won our hearts with brilliant performances in some of the best movies of the past decade. Now she's starring in the heartbreaking new film "The Vow," with the very handsome Channing Tatum -- and she's here to tell Ellen all about it!

  • Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

    s9e95: Julie Bowen, Josh Hutcherson, The Band Perry

    She's everybody's favorite mom on America's favorite show, "Modern Family"! JULIE BOWEN plays the tough yet lovable head of the Dunphy household on the hit NBC comedy. She's here to tell Ellen what it's like working with such a talented and dynamic cast, and what we can expect from the show we can all relate to! Then, rising star JOSH HUTCHERSON is here for the very first time! He's starring in the upcoming film, "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson! Josh is also a part of one of the most anticipated films of the year, "The Hunger Games," and he's telling Ellen about all of it today. Plus, their song, "If I Die Young" was the CMA Song of the Year, and now they're nominated for a Grammy! THE BAND PERRY is here to perform their new hit, "All Your Life," from their smash self-titled debut CD.

  • Thursday, February 9th, 2012

    s9e96: Sophia Grace and Rosie, Channing Tatum

    It's the return of the most entertaining girls from the UK! SOPHIA GRACE and ROSIE, those two precocious prima donnas from Essex are back and ready to take on the world. They've blown the roof off our studio with spectacular performances, hosted the red carpet at the AMAs, and you won't believe what Ellen has in store for them next! Plus, the incredibly handsome CHANNING TATUM is swinging by to tell Ellen about his new heartbreaking film, "The Vow." Channing always gets into trouble when he's here, whether he's revealing racy photos or giving Ellen a lap dance! Today he just might raise the bar.

  • Friday, February 10th, 2012

    s9e97: Denzel Washington, Kat Dennings, Giogio Fareira

    There's only one DENZEL WASHINGTON, and he's here today in our studio! From "Training Day" to "Malcolm X" to "Philadelphia," his film career reads like a best-of the American movie. He's talking to Ellen about it all, from the classics to his new film, "Safe House" with Ryan Reynolds. Plus KAT DENNINGS burst onto the scene as the romantic interest in "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist," and now she's the star of the hit comedy, "2 Broke Girls"! She's here to tell Ellen about the show that's based on a popular Twitter account! And GIORGIO FAREIRA made a YouTube video of himself serenading a Sonic drive-thru operator -- and it's going viral! This is one charming and hilarious YouTube performance you won't want to miss. He's singing his story to Ellen this Friday!

  • Monday, February 13th, 2012

    s9e98: Jennifer Lopez & Marc Anthony, Jamie King

    Sitting down for a must-see television appearance, JENNIFER LOPEZ and MARC ANTHONY are here, and "Ellen" is the only place you'll see them together! They're writing their own rules on how to be a Hollywood power couple, and they're telling Ellen all about it. They've teamed up to create an exciting new dance show called "Q'Viva!" and they'll be joined by the third host and creator of the show, JAMIE KING. Plus, stay tuned for a special dance performance by some of the "Q'Viva!" cast!

  • Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

    s9e99: Kris & Bruce Jenner, Kevin Nealon, Sophia Grace & Rosie, Giorgio Fareira

    KRIS and BRUCE JENNER are the heads of household for the family everyone wants to keep up with! They're here to tell Ellen about what it's like parenting Hollywood's most darling daughters, The Kardashians, and to talk about Kris' new book, "Kris Jenner... and All Things Kardashian." The hilarious KEVIN NEALON is here to show Ellen what happened when he went into the field for a romantic Valentine's Day adventure! Then, Ellen's favorite British youngsters, SOPHIA GRACE and ROSIE, are back for more hilarious hijinks! These two have stolen the show whenever Ellen sent them on an adventure, and you have to see where she's sending them next! And GIORGIO FAREIRA became a YouTube sensation with a video of himself serenading a Sonic drive-thru operator. This is one charming and hilarious YouTube performance you won't want to miss. He's singing his story to Ellen this Tuesday! Plus, watch for the secret word for your chance to win an African safari! It's Ellen's "Safari So Goody" Watch and Win!

  • Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

    s9e100: Ellen Pompeo, Josh Dueck, Dierks Bentley

    She's the title character of the show that's had us on the edge of our seats for 8 incredible seasons -- "Grey's Anatomy" star ELLEN POMPEO is in the house! From her adorable daughter to her roller coaster adventure as Meredith Grey, she has a lot to catch our host up on! JOSH DUECK is a 31-year old skier who lost the use of his lower body in a tragic accident, but that hasn't stopped him from pursuing his dream of skiing. Last week he became the first person in history to land a sitting-ski back flip! Ellen saw the incredible, inspirational and heart-stopping footage and had to meet him! He's here to tell his empowering story today. Plus, country superstar DIERKS BENTLEY has a huge surprise for a military family that will change their lives and touch your heart. And he's bringing the house down with a performance from his upcoming CD, "Home." Don't forget to watch for the secret word for your chance to win an African safari! It's Ellen's "Safari So Goody" Watch and Win!

  • Thursday, February 16th, 2012

    s9e101: Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Kate Upton

    He's a man of many hats and many names! SEAN "DIDDY" COMBS is a musician, a record producer, a fashion mogul, and now he's the Executive Producer of a new documentary called "Undefeated"! Whether he's taste-testing vodka shots or making new friends in the audience, you never know what he's going to do when he's here! Then, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover is one of the most coveted spots for models! The highly anticipated issue will soon be released, with KATE UPTON on the cover! The sexiest, most sought-after bombshell will be here... and she'll be interviewing the Sports Illustrated cover model!

  • Friday, February 17th, 2012

    s9e102: Reese Witherspoon, Nathan Lane

    REESE WITHERSPOON has it all; she's funny, she's smart and she's gorgeous! It's no wonder this Oscar-winning mom of two has been in some of the best films of the past decade. She's here to tell Ellen about her new film with Chris Pine and Tom Hardy, called "This Means War" -- and how she felt about having love scenes with two of Hollywood's hottest actors! Then, he's one of the funniest men Broadway has ever seen! When NATHAN LANE isn't on the Great White Way, he's starring in Hollywood classics like "The Lion King," "The Bird Cage" and the exciting new Snow White film, "Mirror Mirror"! He's here to talk to Ellen about his adventure in sharing the screen with Julia Roberts in the new film, and how he and Ellen have both voiced legendary Disney characters! Plus, watch for the Secret Word for your chance to win an African safari! It's Ellen's "Safari So Goody" Watch and Win!

  • Monday, February 20th, 2012

    s9e103: Sophia Grace & Rosie, Amanda Seyfried

    Their new rap video already has over 4.5 million views on YouTube! The dynamic duo, SOPHIA GRACE & ROSIE are back! They'll be performing a brand new song you won't want to miss. There's no telling what adventure you're in for this time! Then, AMANDA SEYFRIED is Hollywood's new It girl. She's only 26 and she's already starred in blockbusters like "Mamma Mia," "Mean Girls," "In Time," "Dear John," and now she's starring in the new thriller, "Gone." She's sitting down with Ellen to discuss her incredible career, her life, and who she was with on Valentine's Day!

  • Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

    s9e104: Zac Efron and Taylor Swift

    Not one, but two of the biggest teen idols on Earth are here! ZAC EFRON and TAYLOR SWIFT are sitting down for their only appearance together, and it's in our studio! They're the stars of the new Dr. Seuss film, "The Lorax." She's the country girl with the unstoppable music career, he's the heartthrob on the cover of every magazine -- they're a Hollywood dream team, and the only place you'll see them together is on Ellen! Then, Ellen has a surprise that's the biggest in Ellen Show history! It's the most incredible gift she's ever given! She's never done this before! Don't miss it.

  • Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

    s9e105: Randy Jackson, Justin Theroux, Natasha Bedingfield

    RANDY JACKSON is "the dog" on the biggest television show in the world! When "The Voice's" Adam Levine was here, he had a message for the dog regarding Randy's choice words about "The Voice." We'll see what Randy has to say about it today. He's been a judge on "American Idol" since the beginning, and he's catching Ellen up on how things have changed! And JUSTIN THEROUX is here! He's going to tell Ellen all about the hilarious movie he was filming when he met Jen Aniston, and will talk about life as the boyfriend of one of the biggest stars on the planet. Then, a special performance by NATASHA BEDINGFIELD of the Bob Dylan classic, "Ring Them Bells." Natasha is part of the new CD collection, "Chimes of Freedom," in honor of the 50th anniversary of Amnesty International. This Wednesday on Ellen is music to your ears. Plus, one deserving audience member who really needs Ellen's help is driving home in a brand new car! It's a story you won't want to miss.

  • Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

    s9e106: Jennifer Aniston, Cirque du Soleil

    She's one of the biggest names in Hollywood, one of the most identifiable stars in the world, and one of Ellen's closest friends -- it's JENNIFER ANISTON! She's starring in the new film, "Wanderlust," which had Ellen in stitches! It's also the film where she met her very cute and very funny new boyfriend, Justin Theroux. Ellen will be talking to her good friend about her new love, her new film and everything in between! Plus, an amazing juggling act that's so impressive it could only be from Cirque du Soleil! ANTS, the foot-juggling act from "OVO" will be here to wow the crowd!

  • Friday, February 24th, 2012

    s9e107: Seth Rogen, Bethenny Frankel

    SETH ROGEN has gone from Hollywood's everyman to Hollywood's leading man! He's not only starred in, but has written and produced some of the biggest comedies of the past few years. He's sitting down with Ellen to tell her about his independent spirit, and how he'll be hosting the 27th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday! Then, she's the Real Housewife that's taken on the world! BETHENNY FRANKEL can write a book, host a talk show, and make a healthy snack -- all while sipping one of her famous Skinny Girl margaritas! This Jill of all trades is sitting down with Ellen to discuss her hit show, "Bethenny Ever After." She'll also be demonstrating one of her world-famous homemaking tips!

  • Monday, February 27th, 2012

    s9e108: Meredith Viera, Emily vanCamp

    Whether she's anchoring the news, moderating "The View" or hosting "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" the fabulous and funny MEREDITH VIEIRA is always up for a good time. Now she's a Special Correspondent for "Rock Center with Brian Williams." Where will she wind up next? She's here to tell Ellen all about it. Then, EMILY VanCAMP is the star of Ellen's favorite new show on television! "Revenge" has had us on the edge of our seats for the entire first season, and Ellen is desperate for a chance to get some inside information. She's grilling her lovely guest for all of the details on Monday! Plus, we're going behind the scenes of Ellen's hilarious new JCPenney commercials, and you've got a front-row seat! And Ellen will once more change the life of an inspiring viewer in need of a boost.

  • Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

    s9e109: Sophia Grace & Rosie, Kate Walsh

    The two most dynamic, pint-sized performers on the planet, SOPHIA GRACE & ROSIE are here for another spectacular visit! They've been in the States interviewing some of the biggest and brightest stars, and they're showing Ellen their favorite moments on the show today! Then, KATE WALSH is the striking star of the hit ABC spinoff "Private Practice," in which her character's been getting busy with some of the sexiest men in Hollywood! She's here to tell Ellen about her on-screen adventures, and about her new fragrance that will have you smelling like a billion dollars! And who knows... will Ellen be able to nab an interview with an Oscar winner? Watch Tuesday to find out!

  • Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

    s9e110: Kacie B., Lauren Gray, Steve Spangler

    She was an early frontrunner in one of Ellen's favorite TV shows, "The Bachelor," but Bachelor Ben shocked everyone when he sent her home without a rose. Today, Kacie B. tells Ellen about her experience on the show, what she shared with Ben both on screen and off, and her insight into Ben's relationship with Courtney! America was shocked when the judges decided not to include LAUREN GRAY in their top 24 this season on "American Idol." The incredible singer is here today to tell Ellen about her experience on the show, and to perform! Plus, Ellen's science expert STEVE SPANGLER is back! Whenever he's here, Steve makes a big bang, and we mean that literally. We're testing our safety goggles and sprinkler systems to make sure we're ready for whatever outrageous, amazing and death-defying experiments he's bringing into our studio! Also, we're announcing the winner of Ellen's "Safari So Goody" Watch and Win. Could you be going on an African safari? Find out today on Ellen!

  • Thursday, March 1st, 2012

    s9e111: Justin Bieber, Megan Millally

    JUSTIN BIEBER birthday exclusive! The music megastar is in the house for a spectacular celebration of his special day. You only turn 18 once, and for Justin, it's happening right here on the Ellen show! Ellen will be partying in style with the biggest teen pop sensation on the planet. She may even have a special birthday surprise! Plus, MEGAN MULLALLY was the hilarious high-pitched sidekick for 8 incredible seasons on the hit show, "Will & Grace." Now she's got a brand new show called "Breaking In," and she's here to tell Ellen all about it!

  • Friday, March 2nd, 2012

    s9e112: Steve Harvey, Jason Mraz

    When it comes to STEVE HARVEY, great dating advice has never been funnier! The comedian-turned-relationship guru is here to celebrate the new edition of his bestselling book, "Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man." No one tells it like it is like Steve. You'll want to hear what he has to say about connecting with the man in your life! Then, JASON MRAZ is in our studio to perform his huge new song! Don't miss his beautiful rendition of "I Won't Give Up," this Friday!

  • Monday, March 5th, 2012

    s9e113: Julianne Moore, Idina Menzel

    Her talent and her warmth have established JULIANNE MOORE as one of Hollywood's finest actresses. She's starring in the new HBO film "Game Change," in which she takes on the role of controversial politician Sarah Palin. She's telling Ellen how she transformed into the former Alaska Governor, and what she learned about her along the way! Then, from "Rent" to "Wicked," IDINA MENZEL has headlined on the best cast recordings of our generation and staked her claim as an A-List Broadway diva. She's here to discuss her new PBS concert special, "Barefoot at the Symphony," and what life is like with her young son and her husband, Taye Diggs!

  • Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

    s9e114: Christian Slater, Lenny Kravitz

    His rugged good looks and wry smile have made him a Hollywood giant. The charming and mysterious CHRISTIAN SLATER is here! He's starring in the new comedy on FOX, "Breaking In" that premieres the night before he's here, and he's sitting down with Ellen to tell her all about it. Plus, music legend LENNY KRAVITZ is starring in the new thriller, "The Hunger Games," and everyone's talking about it. He's bringing his exciting new CD, "Black and White America," and the behind-the-scenes scoop on the film that's about to blow up!

  • Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

    s9e115: Jon Hamm, Michael Weatherly, Sara Bareilles

    He played the hilariously awful boyfriend in Ellen's favorite film of last year, "Bridesmaids," and his hit show "Mad Men" is about to make a dramatic and much-anticipated return! JON HAMM has been busy! Since he was last here, he hosted "Saturday Night Live" and appeared in some of the funniest sketches of the season! Plus, the handsome and hilarious MICHAEL WEATHERLY drops by Ellen for the very first time! He's telling her about the amazing 9th season of his hit show, "NCIS"! Then, her single "Love Song" shot her to stardom, and SARA BAREILLES has been on top ever since! Now she's a judge on NBC's "The Sing-Off," and she's here to perform "Let the Rain" from her most recent CD, "Kaleidoscope Heart."

  • Thursday, March 8th, 2012

    s9e116: Megan Fox, Carson Daly, Justin Willman

    MEGAN FOX is here for the first time! This Hollywood vixen has made a name for herself as the leading lady in "Transformers" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." Now she's showing off her comedic chops in one of the most anticipated comedies of 2012, "Friends with Kids." CARSON DALY is dropping by to tell Ellen about the exciting new season of "The Voice" that has everyone watching! From radio personality to late-night talk show host, this man has done it all! Plus, it's a special treat for Ellen; since she loves magic, JUSTIN WILLMAN is here to wow the crowd with a magical performance you'll have to see to believe! This Thursday, Ellen's got lots of tricks up her sleeve!

  • Friday, March 9th, 2012

    s9e117: David Arquette, Robin Thicke

    He's battled addiction, tabloids and "Dancing with the Stars" -- and DAVID ARQUETTE has come out on top! He's the executive producer of the hit comedy "Cougar Town" starring Courteney Cox, and it was recently announced he's going to be starring in a new pilot with Ellen's wife, Portia de Rossi! He's here today so Ellen can welcome him to the family! Then, ROBIN THICKE pays tribute to the legendary Whitney Houston with a cover of her classic hit, "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)," that you won't want to miss.

  • Monday, March 12th, 2012

    s9e118: Jason Segal, Jennifer Morrison, Cirque du Soleil

    He's a star on the hit series "How I Met Your Mother," and his pet project, "The Muppets," just won an Academy Award! JASON SEGEL is riding high! He's here to discuss his hilarious and heartbreaking new film, "Jeff, Who Lives at Home." Then, JENNIFER MORRISON was the first woman who tried to tame Dr. Gregory House on FOX's "House." She's traded in her scrubs for a fairytale adventure in "Once Upon a Time," and she's telling Ellen all about it. Plus, an amazing juggling act that's so impressive it could only be from Cirque du Soleil, ANTS, the foot-juggling act from "OVO" will be here to wow the crowd!

  • Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

    s9e119: Jessica Simpson, EllieCamper, Dierks Bently & ThePunch Brothers

    She's gorgeous, she's talented and she's about to have a baby! JESSICA SIMPSON has a new show, a new beauty line, and this spring she'll have a new member of the family. While she's here, Ellen might help her figure out if she's having a boy or a girl! Then, the star of one of the funniest movies of the past year, "Bridesmaids," as well as the hit comedy "The Office," and now the remake of "21 Jump Street" -- the adorable ELLIE KEMPER is here! She's telling Ellen what it's like to recreate such a beloved television series on the big screen. Plus, DIERKS BENTLEY & THE PUNCH BROTHERS are here to perform their cover of Bob Dylan's "Señor," from the incredible CD compilation "Chimes of Freedom," honoring the 50th Anniversary of Amnesty International!

  • Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

    s9e120: Jonah Hill, Chris Rene

    It's the return of one of the best games in the history of the show, THE MARSHMALLOW GAME! Many have tried, few have succeeded, and all have looked completely ridiculous. Don't miss The Marshmallow Game's triumphant return this Wednesday! Since the last time JONAH HILL was here, he was nominated for an Oscar! He's sure to have a story or two from the big night! He also just finished hosting "Saturday Night Live"! Plus, he's starring in the remake of one the most beloved TV shows, "21 Jump Street," with the very dashing Channing Tatum. Then, CHRIS RENE was a finalist everyone was talking about on the dynamic first season of "The X-Factor." Today he's here to tell Ellen about being rocketed to stardom, his sobriety, and to perform his hit "Young Homie" from his upcoming debut CD!

  • Thursday, March 15th, 2012

    s9e121: Ewan McGregor, Drew Brees, Toby Keith

    EWAN McGREGOR is the most charming and handsome movie star to come out of Scotland since Sean Connery! He took over the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the most recent "Star Wars" films, and last year he starred in "Beginners," which was one of Ellen's favorite movies of the year! He's here to talk about the performance that meant so much to Ellen and his new film, "Salmon Fishing in the Yemen." And one of Ellen's favorite people in the world, DREW BREES is here! This headline-making all-star quarterback plays for Ellen's home team, the New Orleans Saints. He's getting involved with Dick's Sporting Goods to offer you an opportunity you won't want to miss! Plus, TOBY KEITH will perform the song he wrote as a joke, which has now become one of the biggest hits of his career, "Red Solo Cup," from his #1 album, "Clancy's Tavern." It's a day of all-stars here on Ellen! Also, Ellen has the exclusive trailer for the new Tim Burton film, "Dark Shadows," starring Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Helena Bonham Carter!

  • Friday, March 16th, 2012

    s9e122: Amanda Peet

    It's St. Patrick's Day! Ellen's got an incredible surprise for one audience member who has the luck of the Irish... a 7-day trip to the Emerald Isle! And Ellen's writer, Amy, is reporting from Ireland! She's investigating how the Irish celebrate St. Patrick's day, as only she can -- at the Guinness Museum. Don't miss this taped piece that is sure to make international headlines! Plus, AMANDA PEET has starred in countless films and TV shows, from "Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip" to the action film, "2012." She's here to talk about her life, her two adorable kids, and her new NBC comedy, "Bent."

  • Monday, March 26th, 2012

    s9e123: Jennifer Aniston, The Skating Aratas

    She's one of the biggest names in Hollywood, one of the most identifiable stars in the world, and one of Ellen's closest friends -- it's JENNIFER ANISTON! She's starring in the film, "Wanderlust," which had Ellen in stitches! It's also the film where she met her very cute and very funny new boyfriend, Justin Theroux. Ellen will be talking to her good friend about her new love, her new film and everything in between! Plus, an incredible skating act that will have you at the edge of your seat! Don't miss THE SKATING ARATAS this Monday

  • Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

    s9e124: Michelle Obama, Daniel Radcliffe, Sara Furguson

    She's the wife of the leader of the free world, it's MICHELLE OBAMA! The First Lady of the United States is sitting down with Ellen for a very special conversation. From her campaign to end childhood obesity to her impact on the world of fashion, to her new Twitter account, Mrs. Obama makes headlines everywhere she goes, and she's here to tell Ellen about it all. Plus, he personified one of the most iconic fictional characters in history. The Harry Potter films have come to a conclusion, but things for DANIEL RADCLIFFE are just beginning. His film, "The Woman in Black" launched an exciting new chapter in his already illustrious career. Also, the hero teacher who attended Pres. Obama's State of the Union address, SARA FERGUSON, is here! When money got tight in her school district in Chester, Pennsylvania, Sara continued working without pay. When Ellen heard her story, she knew she had to meet Sara... a meeting the two will never forget.

  • Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

    s9e125: Sophie Grace and Rosie, Channing Tatum

    It's the return of the most entertaining girls from the UK! SOPHIA GRACE and ROSIE, those two precocious prima donnas from Essex are back and ready to take on the world. They've blown the roof off our studio with spectacular performances, hosted the red carpet at the AMAs, and you won't believe what Ellen has in store for them next! And the incredibly handsome CHANNING TATUM is swinging by to tell Ellen about his heartbreaking film, "The Vow." Channing always gets into trouble when he's here, whether he's revealing racy photos or giving Ellen a lap dance! Today he just might raise the bar.

  • Thursday, March 29th, 2012

    s9e126: Big Time Rush, Sophia Vergara

    Their entire tour sold out in less than a day. BIG TIME RUSH are the newest pop superstars! They're making their Ellen show debut to talk to Ellen about their Nickelodeon series, "Big Time Rush," and to perform their hit, "Music Sounds Better with You," from their CD, "Elevate." SOFIA VERGARA has taken America by storm with her spectacular good looks and her sparkling sense of humor! She tells it like it is on her hit show, "Modern Family," and today she's teaming up with Ellen for some CoverGirl magic! Plus, Amy is going undercover for a hilarious hidden camera adventure you won't want to miss!

  • Friday, March 30th, 2012

    s9e127: Stephen Tyler, Timothy Olyphant, Chris Young

    He's a legend of rock 'n' roll and a pop culture icon -- STEVEN TYLER is here! His life, his fashion and his music have raised the bar for everyone who follows. He's telling Ellen how it's been to step into the role of judge on "American Idol," something Ellen knows all about! And one of the sexiest stars in television, TIMOTHY OLYPHANT is sitting down with Ellen to tell her about the exciting third season of his thrilling crime drama, "Justified." Plus, the Country Music Award winner for Favorite Artist, CHRIS YOUNG is here to perform his top ten hit, "You."

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    s9e128: Johnny Depp

  • Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

    s9e155: Johnny Depp, Chloe Grace Moretz, Michelle Pfeiffer, Alison Sweeney, Flo Rida

  • Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

    s9e165: Katy Perry, Alanis Morissette

  • Monday, April 2nd, 2012

    s9e129: Colin Farrell, Seann William Scott, Lionel Richie

  • Thursday, May 24th, 2012

    s9e167: Charlize Theron

  • Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

    s9e156: Carrie Underwood, Anna Kendrick

Season 10

  • Monday, October 15th, 2012

    s10e26: Joel McHale, Sabrina Bryan & Louis Van Amstel, the Script with will.i.am

  • Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

    s10e27: Emma Watson, Kym Douglas, D.L. Hughley, the Wallflowers

  • Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

    s10e28: Matthew Fox, Ellie Goulding

  • Thursday, October 18th, 2012

    s10e29: Nicole Richie, Nina Conti

  • Monday, October 22nd, 2012

    s10e30: Jessica Lange, Beth Behrs, Hunter Hayes

  • Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

    s10e31: Portia De Rossi, Jerry O'Connell, LL Cool J, Victoria Jackson & Ali Guthy

  • Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

    s10e32: Helen Hunt

  • Thursday, October 25th, 2012

    s10e33: Taylor Swift

  • Friday, October 26th, 2012

    s10e34: Halle Berry

  • Monday, October 29th, 2012

    s10e35: Madonna

  • Monday, November 12th, 2012

    s10e45: Adam Levine, Jennifer Hudson, Maroon 5

  • Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

    s10e46: Actor Andrew Garfield; reality-TV stars Alison Eastwood and Donald Schultz; Ne-Yo performs.

  • Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

    s10e47: Singer Rihanna; Blue Man Group performs.

  • Thursday, November 15th, 2012

    s10e48: Actress Keira Knightley; One Direction performs at an outdoor concert.

  • Friday, November 16th, 2012

    s10e49: Actress Vanessa Williams; Jason Aldean performs.

  • Friday, April 19th, 2013

    s10e140: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ryan Lochte, Co-host Matthew Perry

  • Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

    s10e163: Co-Host Jennifer Aniston, Portia de Rossi

  • Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

    s10e162: Sophia Grace & Rosie, Hayden Panettiere, Ed Sheeran

Season 11

  • Monday, October 21st, 2013

    s11e31: Viola Davis, Snooki & JWoww

  • Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

    s11e32: Ethan Hawke, Lady Antebellum

  • Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

    s11e33: Shania Twain, Bellamy Young

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2013

    s11e34: Amy Poehler, Ellie Goulding

  • Friday, October 25th, 2013

    s11e35: Sean Combs, Mary Steenburgen

  • Friday, November 15th, 2013

    s11e50: Channing Tatum, Chris Pratt

    The handsome star of "Magic Mike," "The Vow," "21 Jump Street" and "Step Up" is on location in Ellen's hometown, filming the sequel to his hit comedy, "22 Jump Street"! Ellen is going LIVE to CHANNING TATUM in New Orleans to talk about his new film, his adorable new daughter Everly, and to reveal an exciting announcement regarding The Oscars, a stack of money, and you! Plus, he starred with Brad Pitt in "Moneyball," CHRIS PRATT is in our studio! He's made us laugh for six hilarious seasons of the hit comedy "Parks and Recreation" on NBC. He's here to tell Ellen what's next for him, for the show, and all about his new film with Vince Vaughn, "Delivery Man." Then, legendary rock band THE KILLERS is behind hits like "Mr. Brightside," "Somebody Told Me" and "Smile Like You Mean It." They're here to chat with Ellen about their highly anticipated new CD, "Direct Hits." Plus, they're going to perform one of their new songs from the album! This Friday on Ellen is going to be KILLER!

  • Friday, May 9th, 2014

    s11e154: Mother's Day with Mila Kunis & Keith Urban

  • Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

    s11e156: Maya Rudolph, Kym Douglas

  • Monday, May 12th, 2014

    s11e155: Eric Stonestreet, Ludacris

  • Thursday, May 8th, 2014

    s11e153: Connie Britton, Ellie Kemper

  • Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

    s11e152: Julia Roberts, Ray LaMontagne

Season 12

  • Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    s12e73: Day 10 of 12 Days, Leah Remini

    Leah Remini ("The Exes"); guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

    s12e75: Joaquin Phoenix, Lea Michele

    Actor Joaquin Phoenix; actress Lea Michele; Joshua Radin performs.

  • Monday, December 22nd, 2014

    s12e76: The Cast of 'Into the Woods'!

  • Monday, December 15th, 2014

    s12e71: Day 8 of 12 Days, Nicki Minaj

    Nicki Minaj is interviewed and performs; guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

    s12e72: Day 9 of 12 Days, Jane Fonda

    Guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Monday, December 8th, 2014

    s12e66: Day 3 of 12 Days, The Amazing Amy Poehler

    Amy Poehler; SportsKid of the Year finalist Ezra Frech; guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

    s12e67: Day 4 of 12 Days, Lisa Kudrow, Max Greenfield

    Lisa Kudrow ("The Comeback"); Max Greenfield ("New Girl"); guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

    s12e68: Day 5 of 12 Days, Orlando Bloom, Laura Dern

    Orlando Bloom ("The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies"); Laura Dern; Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Thursday, December 11th, 2014

    s12e69: Day 6 of 12 Days, Kevin Hart & Josh Gad

    Kevin Hart and Josh Gad ("The Wedding Ringer"); guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Friday, December 12th, 2014

    s12e70: Day 7 of 12 Days, Ashton Kutcher

    Ashton Kutcher; beauty guru Kym Douglas; dancers Taylor Hatala and Matt Steffanina perform.

  • Thursday, December 18th, 2014

    s12e74: Day 11 of 12 Days, Allison Janney

    Allison Janney ("People's Choice Awards 2015"); guest DJ Stephen "tWitch" Boss.

  • Monday, March 2nd, 2015

    s12e113: Nicole Richie, Derek & Julianne Hough

  • Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

    s12e114: Cate Blanchett, Matthew Rhys

  • Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

    s12e115: Ellen Pompeo, Nick Jonas

  • Thursday, March 5th, 2015

    s12e116: Vince Vaughn, Megan Boone

  • Friday, March 6th, 2015

    s12e117: Julianne Moore, Steve Spangler

  • Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

    s12e147: Wanda Sykes, Candice Bergen

  • Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

    s12e148: Chris Pratt, Noah Ritter

  • Friday, April 24th, 2015

    s12e149: Victoria Beckham, The Warning

  • Monday, April 27th, 2015

    s12e150: Jake Gyllenhaal, Kunal Nayyar

  • Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

    s12e151: Kevin Spacey, Tim McGraw

Season 1

  • Thursday, April 29th, 2004

    s1e146: Jennifer Garner/Jamie Kennedy

  • Friday, April 30th, 2004

    s1e147: Rebecca Romijn-Stamos/Dakota Fanning

  • Monday, May 3rd, 2004

    s1e148: Bill Cosby/Sarah Chalke/Hanson

  • Tuesday, May 4th, 2004

    s1e149: Mary Tyler Moore/Rosie Perez

  • Wednesday, May 5th, 2004

    s1e150: Jay Leno/Lorraine Bracco/Mario Winans/Loon

  • Thursday, May 6th, 2004

    s1e151: Lindsay Lohan/Kevin Sorbo/Scott Hagwood

  • Friday, May 7th, 2004

    s1e152: Hugh Jackman/Al Roker/Mary J. Blige

  • Monday, May 10th, 2004

    s1e153: Christina Ricci/Josh Duhamel

  • Tuesday, May 11th, 2004

    s1e154: David Schwimmer/Gabrielle Union

  • Wednesday, May 12th, 2004

    s1e155: Patti LaBelle/Cynthia Nixon

  • Thursday, May 13th, 2004

    s1e156: Patrick Stewart/Nigella Lawson/Usher

  • Friday, May 14th, 2004

    s1e157: Paula Abdul/Wilmer Valderrama

  • Monday, May 17th, 2004

    s1e158: David Spade/Vanessa Marcil/La Toya London

  • Tuesday, May 18th, 2004

    s1e159: Simon Cowell/Jorja Fox

  • Wednesday, May 19th, 2004

    s1e160: Dolly Parton/Jon Favreau

Season 12

  • Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

    s12e152: Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Shawn Mendes

  • Friday, May 1st, 2015

    s12e154: Jack Black, Alison Sweeney

  • Monday, May 4th, 2015

    s12e155: Sofia Vergara, Melissa Rivers

  • Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

    s12e156: Jamie Foxx

  • Thursday, April 30th, 2015

    s12e153: Scarlett Johansson & Chris Evans, Idina Menzel, Adam Lambert

  • Thursday, March 12th, 2015

    s12e120: The Cast of 'Glee,' Ne-Yo

  • Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

    s12e170: Josh Groban, Aydian Dowling

    He's got one of the most enchanting voices in music, and he's used it to make beautiful tunes… and for fun and games! JOSH GROBAN is here! The musician swings by to chat with Ellen, hopefully to tell her about his fun on the set of "Repeat After Me," and of course, to perform. Josh will serenade the room with a brand new performance from his upcoming album, "Stages"! Plus, Ellen is introducing her fans to AYDIAN DOWLING, an inspiring man who could make history!

  • Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

    s12e171: Beth Behrs, Kendrick Lamar

    BETH BEHRS is back! From Napa to Sonoma, the "2 Broke Girls" star will soon be running a half marathon fundraiser, and she's here to stretch out her legs and chat with Ellen before she takes off! Then, in a television exclusive, it's KENDRICK LAMAR, and he's here to perform for the first time on daytime TV! The "Good Kid" from a "m.A.A.d city" will take the stage with his song "These Walls," from his sophomore release, "To Pimp a Butterfly"!

  • Monday, June 1st, 2015

    s12e172: David Spade, Jonathan Groff, Imagine Dragons

    DAVID SPADE is here! The comedian returns with all the funny, and all the skinny on his new summer film, "Joe Dirt 2"! Then, you won't have to look far to find "Frozen" star JONATHAN GROFF, who's stopping by to chat with Ellen about his HBO series, "Looking"! Plus, IMAGINE DRAGONS perform their popular song "Shots," from their CD, "Smoke and Mirrors"!

  • Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

    s12e173: Allison Janney, Jimmie Johnson

    She's hilarious and an Emmy-winning "Mom"… ALLISON JANNEY is back! There's always more fun where this talented actress came from, and she's here to share it with Ellen, as the sun gets brighter and the summer temps set in! Plus, NASCAR driver JIMMIE JOHNSON is here to chat and share some favorite moments from his hilarious stint on "Repeat After Me"!

  • Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

    s12e174: The Hilarious Sarah Silverman

    Nothing's off-limits when SARAH SILVERMAN is in the building! The comedy star is here for a round of gags and giggles with Ellen, and will also reveal her favorite kid from our show! Then, over 10 million people have watched his poignant routine to Hozier's "Take Me to Church" on YouTube. Now, see ballet dancer SERGEI POLUNIN do it live on Ellen's stage!

  • Thursday, June 4th, 2015

    s12e175: The Cast of 'Entourage,' Kelly Clarkson

    The boys are back in town and hitting the big screen this summer for one of the most highly-anticipated films of the year… ADRIAN GRENIER, KEVIN CONNOLLY, KEVIN DILLON & JERRY FERRARA, stars of the "Entourage" movie, are here together! The familiar faces from the popular HBO series have gone big for their new flick, and they've got lots of funny stories to share with Ellen… especially when the truth comes out during a saucy game of "Never Have I Ever"! Plus, the "Invincible" KELLY CLARKSON performs another one of her catchy tunes!

  • Friday, June 5th, 2015

    s12e176: Howie Mandel, Loni Love

    On Friday, Ellen's sprinkling the world with love… and fairy dust! There's a lot of talent in this country, and HOWIE MANDEL knows how to find it! The "America's Got Talent" host returns to talk about the new season of his popular competition show, which is being called the most extreme series yet. Think explosions! Motorcycles! International phenoms!! Howie will give Ellen the 4-1-1 on everything that's coming. Then, Ellen has sent LONI LOVE on many a hilarious excursion, but this latest adventure may be the most sensational of them all! The comedian is trading the stripper pole for a pair of wings, as she spends the day learning to be a fairy!

  • Monday, June 8th, 2015

    s12e177: Kids Ellen Loves!

    This Monday, Ellen's a fountain of youth! Ellen loves kids, and there have been more than a few showstoppers this year that she can't stop watching! From the hip hop moves of LUCKY ACES to the piano tunes of HARMONY ZHU, see some of our host's favorite youngsters doing their thing and doing it well. There will be more from the young and unusually sophisticated MACEY HENSLEY and NOAH RITTER, plus interviews with KAI LANGER and TAYT ANDERSEN… and of course, HEAVEN KING will dance!

  • Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

    s12e178: Ellen's Favorite Moments

    This Tuesday, Ellen's having second helpings of season highlights! Season 12 has been filled with countless hilarious, touching, spontaneous and artistic moments, and Ellen has enjoyed every second of them! Today, she's selected some of her favorites to share with fans! Tune-in to find out which ones she chose.

  • Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

    s12e179: Ellen's Funny Ladies

    This Wednesday, Ellen's got the girls who run the world! Hilarity cannot be contained when Ellen invites some of the funniest women in Hollywood to the show. These talented leading ladies are here to chat, tell stories, sing songs, play games, and test the scent of perfume on fresh hunks… the range of imagination is limitless when SOFIA VERGARA, MELISSA McCARTHY, LENA DUNHAM, KRISTEN WIIG, WANDA SYKES, CHELSEA HANDLER and KYM DOUGLAS are here!

  • Thursday, June 11th, 2015

    s12e180: Ellen's Favorite Games with Celebrities

    Let the games begin, this Thursday on Ellen! Not only does Ellen love to play games, she loves to win! Whenever her celebrity guests are down, she invites them to a challenge, and only the best of the best compete. Ellen has selected some of her favorite celebrity competitions to send Season 12 off with a bang, and she's revealing them all today!

  • Friday, June 12th, 2015

    s12e181: Ellen's Hot Guys

    This Friday, Ellen is hunkalicious! They went from steaming up screens to steaming up Ellen's stage with their good looks, natural charm, and in some cases, their ability to look good and be scared at the same time! Ellen is showcasing some of the hottest guys she's invited to the show this year, including CHRIS PRATT, CHANNING TATUM, WILL SMITH, CHRIS HEMSWORTH and JAKE GYLLENHAAL. You're welcome!

Season 13

  • Monday, October 19th, 2015

    s13e30: Bradley Cooper, Melissa Benoist, Gary Clark Jr.

  • Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

    s13e32: Sarah Silverman, Morris Chestnut, Of Monsters and Men

  • Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

    s13e33: Mark Wahlberg, Nick Jonas

  • Friday, October 23rd, 2015

    s13e34: Oprah Winfrey, 5 Seconds of Summer

    There’s almost nothing that OPRAH WINFREY cannot do, which makes her an amazing and inspiring guest to have on our show! The media mogul and all-around wonderful woman returns to talk about the upcoming season premiere of “Oprah’s Master Class,” which features Ellen! If there’s anyone who should be guiding future leaders, it’s Oprah, and Ellen enjoys all the fun moments they have together! Plus, Ellen is spending as much time as possible with 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER! The superstar pop group will perform “She’s Kinda Hot” from their latest album, “Sounds Good Feels Good,” which hits the streets today! On Friday, Ellen sounds great, feels great, and looks great too!

  • Monday, December 7th, 2015

    s13e63: Day 9 of 12 Days, Harrison Ford

  • Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

    s13e64: Day 10 of 12 Days, Samuel L. Jackson, Joshua Jackson, Chris Young

  • Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

    s13e65: Day 11 of 12 Days, Nick Cannon, 'Dancing with the Stars Live'!

  • Thursday, December 10th, 2015

    s13e66: Day 12 of 12 Days, Kat Dennings

  • Friday, December 11th, 2015

    s13e67: Andy Samberg, America Ferrera

  • Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

    s13e69: Lupita Nyong'o

  • Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

    s13e70: Tina Fey

  • Thursday, February 4th, 2016

    s13e95: George Clooney, Rihanna

  • Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

    s13e98: Megan Fox, Cast of 'Fuller House'

  • Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

    s13e166: Ellen’s Favorite Moments with Macey Hensley

  • Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

    s13e167: The Best of ellentube with Tyler Oakley

Season 14

  • Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

    s14e1: TBA

  • Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    s14e115: George W. Bush, Lily Collins, Future

Season 15

  • Monday, September 18th, 2017

    s15e10: Justin Theroux, Drew Carey

    Justin Theroux ("The LEGO NINJAGO Movie"); Drew Carey ("The Price Is Right").

  • Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

    s15e11:

  • Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

    s15e12: Megyn Kelly, Russell Westbrook, Logic and Alessia Cara

    Megyn Kelly ("Megyn Kelly Today"); NBA star Russell Westbrook (book "Russell Westbrook: Style Drivers"); Logic and Alessia Cara perform.