Today Ellen welcomes TV's most legendary game show architect, Merv Griffin, for a chat about his incredible career. Later, "That 70's Show" star Topher Grace drops by to discuss his newest film, "Win A Date with Tad Hamilton."
It's Ellen's Birthday! Doesn't she look great for 29? Joining Ellen for a very special birthday hour of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will be actress KIM CATTRALL from the HBO hit series "Sex and the City" and child actor BOBB'E J. THOMPSON from NBC's "The Tracy Morgan Show". Ellen is surprised throughout the hour with birthday messages and gifts from some of television, film and music's biggest stars. It's a celebration you don't wanna miss.
Former Golden Girl BETTY WHITE chats with Ellen about her upcoming guest appearance on ABC's legal drama "The Practice." Also dropping by will be actress Amy Smart to chat about her new film, "The Butterfly Effect" (co-starring Ashton Kutcher). Later, New hit-maker GAVIN DEGRAW performs "I Don't Wanna Be" from his debut CD intitled "Chariot."
Star of Stage, Screen and TV, the Legendary BURT REYNOLDS visits the show and talks with Ellen about his upcoming guest appearance on NBC's, soon to conclude series, "Ed." Later TeenNick host, and Actor/singer NICK CANNON chats and performs "Gigolo" from his self-titled debut CD. Plus, Ellen makes her first weekly call to MEREDITH ("The Bachelorette").
Today Ellen welcomes Hollywood's newest sensation, "That 70's Show" star ASHTON KUTCHER, to chat about the end of his MTV series "Punk'd" and his new film "The Butterfly Effect." Also dropping by on this episode, will be "Days of our Lives" star DEIDRE HALL. And Later, hot new band TRAVIS performs "Love Will Come Through" from their new CD "12 Memories."
Star of NBC's Friday Night series "ED", JULIE BOWEN stops by to chat with Ellen about her career and the potential end of the series "ED" after only 4 seasons. Plus Later, 18 year-old singing sensation FEFE DOBSON performs "Everything" from her self-titled CD.
AMY BRENNEMAN drops by the show to chat with Ellen about her hit CBS drama, "Judging Amy." Ellen also welcomes KATHY NAJIMY, and they play their favorite game "Celebrity" with two audience members. Also on this episode, former teen sensation and current Country mega-star LEANN RIMES performs "With This Love", from her latest CD, "Greatest Hits."
Star of ABC's hit sitcom "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter", KATEY SAGAL stops by and chats with Ellen. "The Bachelorette" host CHRIS HARRISON also stops by to discuss the new season of the his series on ABC. And hitmaker BRIAN MCKNIGHT performs "Been So Long" from his CD "U Turn." Plus, Houston updates Ellen on his adventures at the Super Bowl.
Ellen chats with actor SETH GREEN ("Austin Powers" & "Party Monster") and supermodel TYRA BANKS stops by to talk about the hit reality show "America's Next Top Model." Ellen checks in on MEREDITH ("The Bachelorette") to dish about who will receive a rose and who will go home broken-hearted.
Ellen's back for a Second HUGE season of celebrity fun and it's that time for the fun to begin again! Kicking off Ellen's Second Premiere Week, will be Tv superstar NOAH WYLE, from the long-running hit NBC Thursday night series "ER." Chatting about his series' upcoming 11th season opener. Plus, this season's 1st musical performer is herself a first. The 1st winner of the smash hit FOX series "American Idol," KELLY CLARKSON. She drops by to chat and performs her new single, "Break Away," from "The Princess Diaries 2" soundtrack.
One of Hollywood's hardest working moms, REESE WITHERSPOON chats about her new movie, "Vanity Fair," and how she manages a family and film career. Pop sensation BRANDY chats about her engagement and performs "Who Is She 2 You" from her new album "Afrodisiac." Plus, keep a close eye on quick-change artists DAVID & DANIA MAAS.
Actress, model, producer PAM ANDERSON talks about the new title in her resume: author of her first book, "Star: A Novel." Plus, one of today's hottest country stars, TIM McGRAW, performs his new #1 single "Live Like You Were Dying."
Former star of NBC's Thursday night mega-hit "Friends", MATT LEBLANC talks about leaving his "Friends" and heading west to star in his new spin-off "Joey." Later, Hip-hop sensation and platinum selling artist NELLY performs "My Place" from his new double CD "Sweat/Suit." Plus, the United States 1st ever Men's All Around, Olympic Champion PAUL HAMM, drops by to discuss the controversy surrounding that win.
Everybody loves him too, actor BRAD GARRETT co-star of the CBS Monday night mega-hit "Everybody Loves Raymond" stops by for a chat. Plus, Ellen welcomes America's New 'Mary Lou', Olympic Women's All Around gold medalist CARLY PATTERSON. She'll give Ellen some training tips on the balance beam and chat about life after her Olympic win. Later, the other members of the THE UNITED STATES WOMEN'S OLYMPIC GYMNASTIC TEAM (Courtney Kupets, Courtney McCool, Mohini Bhardwaj, Annia Hatch and Terin Humphrey) are back from Athens and chatting with Ellen about their future plans.
JOSH DUHAMEL drops in to chat about his hit NBC Monday night drama, "Las Vegas" and about going back to his modeling roots. Singer/songwriter JASON MRAZ (originally scheduled to appear on Friday) performs "You and I Both" from his new live CD "Tonight, Not Again." Plus, he's "Jeopardy's" all time money winner…who is KEN JENNINGS stops by to discuss the rumors of his reported loss on the hit game show.
The official title of this episode should be shortened to "Paris Hilton/Jill Scott" as Mr. Reiner never appeared in this episode as scheduled.
Former "10" star and legendary actress FARRAH FAWCETT visits to talk about her new film, "The Cookout." Ellen checks out the inventions of the three finalists in the "Craftsman/NSTA Young Inventors Contest." Also, funnyman ANDY RICHTER chats about his new hit Wednesday night FOX sitcom "Quintuplets."
Former child star and current Hollywood A-lister KIRSTEN DUNST is off the court and in our studio to talk about her new film exploring the world of Tennis, intitled "Wimbledon." Plus, SCOTT WOLF chats about joining the cast of the WB's 'Heavenly' Monday night hit "Everwood" and what he's been up to since Fox's "Party of Five" left the air. Later, The sensational ANITA BAKER performs "You're My Everything" from her new CD, "My Everything."
High-flying Hollywood heartthrob JUDE LAW ("Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow") drops by. Also, everyone's favorite mafia wife, EDIE FALCO chats about the last season of "The Sopranos."
Former "Spin City" star, CHARLIE SHEEN drops to discuss the upcoming Second season of his hit CBS Monday night comedy "Two and a half Men." Also, from the big screen to the guest chair goes the former co-star of "American Pie" and "Legally Blonde", JENNIFER COOLIDGE, dropping by to chat about her new role on the Matt LaBlanc led NBC Thursday night sitcom "Joey." Plus, Nashville chef HAZEL SMITH is back for another visit and cooking up her latest recipe.
JOHN TRAVOLTA flies in to tell Ellen about his movie "Ladder 49." Plus, after a long break, MASE is here to perform his single "Breathe, Stretch, Shake" from his CD "Welcome Back."
LEAH REMINI fills Ellen in on becoming a mom and this season of "The King of Queens." Also, the legendary rock group HEART performs "Make Me" from their CD "Jupiters Darling," and one of their classic hits!
Everybody loves him and now RAY ROMANO visits Ellen to chat about his movie, "Eulogy." Also, from the hit TV show "8 Simple Rules," KALEY CUOCO.
In a fun packed episode of Ellen, she first welcomes former star of the Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire, actress and pop sensation HILARY DUFF to talk about her new movie, "Raise Your Voice." Hilary will also show off her athletic skills when her and Ellen visit the 'riff-raff' room and have some fun on a trampoline. Later, she performs "Fly" from her brand new self-titled CD. Plus, the incredibly sexy star of UPN's new Wednesday night sitcom, "Kevin Hill," TAYE DIGGS is on the case, as he tells Ellen about playing a hotshot lawyer and single dad and later gives the host some dance tips.
You never know what's going to happen when ROBIN WILLIAMS ("The Final Cut") visits with Ellen. Also, the one-and-only TEARS FOR FEARS performs from their CD, "Everybody Loves A Happy Ending."
The lovely KELLY PRESTON is here talking about her new comedy "Eulogy." Plus, the hysterical DREW CAREY stops by to chat about his new show, "Drew Carey's Green Screen Show."
The multi-talented QUEEN LATIFAH is in the house talking about her new movie "Taxi" and performs "Hard Times" from "The Dana Owens Album". Also, actor RUPERT EVERETT visits with Ellen to talk about his film, "Stage Beauty."
Hail to the chief: MARTIN SHEEN is here to chat about the new season of the hit drama "The West Wing." Plus, Emmy winner DREA DE MATTEO talks about going from "The Sopranos" to co-starring in one of this season's best new sitcoms "Joey."
The amazing SUSAN SARANDON takes off her dancing shoes and talks about her new movie "Shall We Dance." Also, Ellen chats with actor DERMOT MULRONEY ("Undertow").
Legendary rocker-turned-crooner ROD STEWART visits with Ellen and performs a song from "Stardust...The Great American Songbook: Volume III." Plus, CHRISTINA APPLEGATE talks about working with Ben Affleck and James Gandolfini in the new holiday movie "Surviving Christmas."
The hilarious JASON ALEXANDER visits to chat about his new TV show, "Listen Up." Also, it's HOUSTON'S birthday and Ellen celebrates by making one of his dreams come true! Plus, Ellen gets some court tips from tennis ace SERENA WILLIAMS.
"According to Jim" star, COURTNEY THORNE-SMITH drops by. Plus, Ellen talks with JIMMY KIMMEL about how he's doubling up on hosting jobs on his late night show and the American Music Awards.
Without a doubt, ANTHONY LAPAGLIA from "Without a Trace" will be here. Superstar ALANIS MORISSETTE performs "Eight Easy Steps" from her CD "So-Called Chaos." Also, teen-star AMANDA BYNES ("What I Like About You").
The man who started our eBay craze, JAMES SPADER, is here talking about his new hit show, "Boston Legal." And Ellen welcomes the legendary DEBBIE REYNOLDS ("Halloweentown").
Ellen celebrates Halloween with the bewitching ALYSSA MILANO ("Charmed") and an amazing illusion by master of magic, DAVID COPPERFIELD. Ten year-old spider expert, ELIZABETH MULE shows off her eight legged friends. Plus, it's time for trick or treating -- what will Ellen and Tony go as? Tune in to find out (and bring candy)!
You never know what will happen when ROSEANNE BARR drops by. From the new animated sitcom "Father of the Pride," ORLANDO JONES. Plus, the amazing story of a Los Angeles firefighter who rescued a dog from the L.A. River.
KEVIN JAMES, "The King of Queens," joins Ellen, the queen of Burbank. SHANNEN DOHERTY talks about her new role on the TV show, "North Shore." And, Ellen calls a viewer in response to their "Let Us Host Your Next Event" email.
She plays Dr. Marlena Evans on "Days of our Lives," actress DEIDRE HALL joins Ellen. Plus, from the sitcom "Less Than Perfect," SHERRI SHEPHERD.
Join Ellen as she welcomes the cast of the hit comedy "Will & Grace." DEBRA MESSING, ERIC McCORMACK, MEGAN MULLALLY, and SEAN HAYES will all be here!
The talented SAMUEL L. JACKSON talks about becoming a super-hero in the new animated film "The Incredibles." Here to celebrate his team winning the World Series after 86 years, DAVID ORTIZ from the Boston Red Sox joins Ellen. Plus, from the hit show "The O.C.," actress RACHEL BILSON.
The one-and-only Sir ELTON JOHN is back, to perform "Answers In The Sky" from his new CD "Peachtree Road" and to chat with Ellen about his recent headline-making comments. Also, Ellen goes bowling with 79 year-old LOIS MORGAN, the oldest woman ever to bowl a perfect game.
The multi-talented JAMIE FOXX visits with Ellen to chat about his portrayal of Ray Charles in the new movie "Ray." Jamie also sings and plays the piano for Ellen. Plus, from the Emmy award winning show "Arrested Development," JEFFREY TAMBOR.
The charming ASHLEY JUDD stops by. "Finding Nemo On Ice" will perform on our very own ice rink in the "Riff Raff Room." The soulful RUBEN STUDDARD performs his new song "I Need An Angel." Plus, we check in on new Mom Ashleigh Carroll (the viewer who wrote in to "RSVP Ellen" wanting Ellen to be her birth coach).
It's a visit from the ever-winsome KATE WINSLET, who tells Ellen about her new movie "Finding Neverland" and working with her co-star Johnny Depp. From the WB's "One Tree Hill," CHAD MICHAEL MURRAY visits. Plus, THOM FILICIA ("Queer Eye For The Straight Guy") reveals his make-over on our "Luxury Box."
Straight from Wisteria Lane, TERI HATCHER is here and talking about her new hit show, "Desperate Housewives." Fifteen year-old U.S. soccer phenomenon FREDDY ADU shows Ellen some of his moves. MAROON 5 perform "Sunday Morning" from their CD "Songs About Jane." Plus, Ellen's video from her trip to New York City!
WOODY HARRELSON stops by to talk about his new movie "After the Sunset." Tennis champ VENUS WILLIAMS drops by. Also, someone's in the kitchen with Ellen -- it's one of her favorite chefs, JAMIE OLIVER, author of "Jamie's Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook.
The charming PIERCE BROSNAN ("After The Sunset") visits. Also, he starred in the popular TV show "Party of Five," now he's marooned on a strange island in the new hit TV show "Lost," it's actor MATTHEW FOX.
She's back! The last time ALLISON JANNEY ("The West Wing") was here, she beat Ellen in a ping-pong match. What will their challenge be this time? Five-time Grammy winner ALICIA KEYS performs her new single "Karma," from her CD, "The Diary Of Alicia Keys." And, Ellen's first "Roving Reporter," Tony Synder is our "Luxury Box."
The hilarious JOHN GOODMAN ("Center Of The Universe") drops by. From the hot new show "Desperate Housewives," it's a neighborly visit from MARCIA CROSS! Plus, Ellen gets cooking with TV chef NIGELLA LAWSON.
MATT LEBLANC from TV's "Joey" will be here! Ellen and Houston's visit with "The Donald" in New York City for their "Apprentice" like task! Also, actress and new mom DENISE RICHARDS chats with Ellen about her guest appearance on "Two And A Half Men."
JAMIE LEE CURTIS puts us in the holiday spirit with her new movie " Christmas with the Kranks." Also, American Idol winner FANTASIA is back and performing "Truth Is" from her first CD, "Free Yourself."
The holiday ho ho hos continue with hilarious TIM ALLEN ("Christmas with the Kranks"). Also, actress EVA LONGORIA discusses how she's heating up Sunday nights on "Desperate Housewives." Plus, one of Ellen's favorite rappers, CHINGY, is in the house and performing "Balla Baby" off his latest CD "Powerballin'."
This show is devoted to America's soldiers serving our country. The studio audience will be entirely filled with spouses and family members of deployed military personnel. See what big surprise Ellen has for the entire studio audience! Plus, Ellen welcomes TOM HANKS ("The Polar Express") and making her daytime talk show debut, GWEN STEFANI performs "What Are You Waiting For?" from her new solo CD.
Everybody loves him too, actor BRAD GARRETT ("Everybody Loves Raymond") stops by. Singer/songwriter JASON MRAZ performs "You and I Both" from his CD "Tonight, Not Again." Also, gold medalist CARLY PATTERSON & THE US WOMEN'S OLYMPIC GYMNASTIC TEAM chat with Ellen.
Just voted People magazine's "Sexiest Man Alive," JUDE LAW is here and chatting with Ellen about his new movie "Closer!" Plus, he's America's favorite carpenter, TY PENNINGTON from "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" stops by and redesigns the "Luxury Box!"
He's here! COLIN FARRELL stops by to tell Ellen about his wild life, fatherhood and his new movie "Alexander." Also, charismatic rocker LENNY KRAVITZ chats with Ellen and performs "Lady" from his new CD, "Baptism," along with one of his classic hits!
Actor and now singer, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. is back. Robert chats with Ellen and performs "Man Like Me" off his first CD, "The Futurist." Actress CHRISTINE LAHTI tells Ellen about her new TV show "Jack & Bobby." Plus, the cast of the new reality show, "The Real Gilligan's Island."
Ellen welcomes the sizzling ANGELINA JOLIE to talk about her new movie ("Alexander") and her new hobby! Also, the Dogg is in the hizz-ouse! That's right, SNOOP DOGG is here to perform "Drop It Like It's Hot" with special guest PHARRELL WILLIAMS.
Oscar winner HILARY SWANK is here to chat about her new movie "Million Dollar Baby." Plus, don't take your eyes off him -- sleight-of-hand magician JASON RANDALL will amaze you with his talents!
The hilarious JULIA LOUIS DREYFUSS ("Seinfeld") joins Ellen. Actor WILLIAM H. MACY ("The Wool Cap") drops by. Plus, World Champion pairs skater TATIANA TOTMIANINA and her partner MAXIM MARININ, and Tatiana discusses her comeback after suffering a concussion during a recent performance.
The talented and charming KEVIN KLINE visits with Ellen. Also, "Saturday Night Live's" hilarious AMY POEHLER talks about her new assignment as co-host of "Weekend Update."
Irish import LIAM NEESON is here chatting about his new movie, "Kinsey." Plus, GEORGE LOPEZ is back to talk about his hit sitcom and his new TV movie, "Naughty or Nice."
The lovely NATALIE PORTMAN tells Ellen about working with Julia Roberts and Jude Law in her intriguing new movie, "Closer." Also, actor/director GARRY MARSHALL ("Princess Diaries 2") stops by!
ZACH BRAFF ("Scrubs" and "Garden State") joins Ellen. Actress PARKER POSEY talks about her new movie "Blade: Trinity." Plus, tune in to see what gifts the Gingerbread man will bring by for the "12 Days of Giveaways."
From the hit sitcom "Malcolm In The Middle," actress JANE KACZMAREK. Also, he's heating up Sunday nights as the young gardener on "Desperate Housewives," actor JESSE METCALFE.
From the hit sitcom "Two and a Half Men," Ellen welcomes JON CRYER. Actress JESSICA BIEL ("7th Heaven") talks about her new movie "Blade: Trinity." Also, he's here! Eighty-three year old viewer JERRY GORDON performs the song he wrote for Ellen!
The legendary STEVIE WONDER stops by! Stevie performs some of his classic hits and chats with Ellen. Plus, Ellen welcomes the hysterical ANDY DICK ("Less Than Perfect").
Actress MELINA KANAKAREDES chats with Ellen about her new drama "CSI: NY." Ellen welcomes back MEKHI PHIFER ("ER"). Plus, her fans include Madonna and Dave Matthews, singer/songwriter JEM performs "Just A Ride" from her debut CD "Finally Woken."
Actor JEFF BRIDGES ("Door in the Floor") visits with Ellen. She's the girl of the moment: teen-sensation LINDSAY LOHAN visits to chat and perform "Over" from her new CD "Speak!" Also, Scotch Brand's "Most Gifted Wrapper" winner, HOLLY KAROLKOWSKI will teach Ellen some of her gift wrapping techniques!
A visit by one of the leading ladies in music today -- that's right, CELINE DION's heart will go on, right here, as she performs "Miracle." Also, FREDDIE HIGHMORE is only 12 years old but he's co-starring opposite Johnny Depp in the new movie "Finding Neverland."
The hilarious BEN STILLER is back and chatting with Ellen about his new movie "Meet the Fockers." From the TV show "Less Than Perfect," actress SARA RUE. Plus, SARAH McLACHLAN performs "Push" from her new CD "Afterglow."
Oscar winner DUSTIN HOFFMAN ("Meet the Fockers") is here. Tune in to see Ellen make one of Dustin's dreams come true! Also, CARMEN ELECTRA stops by to talk about her new role on the WB show "Summerland." .
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From the new film "The Life Aquatic," actor JEFF GOLDBLUM. Former "American Idol" star KIMBERLEY LOCKE performs "You've Changed" from her CD "One Love." And, the star of the new Nickelodeon show "Unfabulous," 13 year-old actress EMMA ROBERTS.
DENNIS QUAID ("Flight of the Phoenix") chats with Ellen. The star of the NBC drama "Crossing Jordan," actress JILL HENNESSY. Plus, the band KEANE will be here and performing "Somewhere Only We Know " from their CD "Hopes and Fears."
Glamour alert! It's a visit from Oscar winner NICOLE KIDMAN. Plus, calling all Parrot-heads, the one-and-only JIMMY BUFFETT sails in to perform his hit "Margaritaville" and chat about his new book "A Salty Piece of Land." Plus, more celebrity baby look-a likes!
Golden Globe nominee DON CHEADLE talks about his bold new movie, "Hotel Rwanda." Ellen welcomes back the legendary BETTY WHITE ("Boston Legal"). Also, from National Geographic's "Be The Creature," the KRATT BROTHERS stop by and bring Ellen some exotic animals.
Actress SCARLETT JOHANSSON chats with Ellen about her two new films ("A Love Song For Bobby Long" & "In Good Company"). The always-delightful comedy icon CARL REINER chats about teaming up again with George Clooney and Brad Pitt to make "Ocean's 12."
The hilarious STEVE HARVEY ("Steve Harvey's Big Time") drops by. And Ellen dances with JENNIFER LOPEZ on the set of her new video. Plus, more "celebrity confessionals" all week long!
MICHAEL KEATON stops by to tell Ellen all about his scary new movie "White Noise." OLIVER PLATT tells Ellen about his new TV show "Huff." Plus, up-and-coming singer/songwriter JOHN LEGEND performs "Used To Love U" from his debut CD "Get Lifted."
RYAN SEACREST is here to talk about the twists for the new season of "American Idol." Teenage pop sensation JOJO drops by to perform her new single, "Baby It's You" and her #1 hit, "Leave (Get Out)." Plus, a house call from the "Desperate Housewives'" favorite plumber, JAMES DENTON!
From "That ‘70s Show," TOPHER GRACE visits to chat about his new movie "In Good Company." We've got the Golden Globes red carpet report from our own Charlotte "KITTY" Pope. Also, she plays "Kate" on the hit TV show "Lost," actress EVANGELINE LILLY.
Academy award winner SUSAN SARANDON is here. Also, an amazing performance from WYCLEF JEAN and the AFRICAN CHILDREN'S CHOIR, singing their Golden Globe-nominated theme song, "Million Voices" from the movie "Hotel Rwanda." Plus, from "Without a Trace," actor ENRIQUE MURCIANO.
He's back! Music icon BARRY MANILOW returns to perform some of his favorites for Ellen. Also, actress MARIA BELLO talks about her new action-thriller "Assault on Precinct 13."
The multi-talented MINNIE DRIVER visits. Minnie chats about her new movie ("Phantom of the Opera") and performs "Invisible Girl" from her debut album, "Everything I've Got In My Pocket." Plus, from the WB show "Everwood," actor TREAT WILLIAMS.
From NY to DC, JIMMY SMITS talks about joining the cast of "The West Wing." JOAN LUNDEN gives Ellen the scoop on her new reality show, "Wickedly Perfect." Plus, an amazing 12 year old boy who promptly returned $9,000 he found in a parking lot!
From NY to DC, JIMMY SMITS talks about joining the cast of "The West Wing." JOAN LUNDEN gives Ellen the scoop on her new reality show, "Wickedly Perfect." Plus, an amazing 12 year old boy who promptly returned $9,000 he found in a parking lot!
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The ultimate party-girl, PARIS HILTON, is here to help Ellen celebrate. Then CIARA keeps the party going with a performance of her #1 hit single, "1, 2, Step." Plus, tune in for many more birthday surprises!
The hilarious BONNIE HUNT is back. America's first "American Idol," KELLY CLARKSON, performs "Since U Been Gone " from her new hit album "Breakaway." Plus, Houston goes to Wisconsin to pick up Morgan ( our "Roving Reporter") to start their road trip to the Super Bowl.
From Pine Valley, Ellen welcomes daytime diva SUSAN LUCCI ("All My Children"). TARA REID chats about her new thriller, "Alone in the Dark." Also, the heroic 5-year-old boy who saved his father by calling 911.
All rise, the honorable AMY BRENNEMAN ("Judging Amy") is here. From "Hope & Faith," actress FAITH FORD. Plus, all the way from Minnesota, Ellen welcomes BETTY ERICKSON, the "Mostly Moose" Lady!
The hilarious GARRY SHANDLING joins Ellen. From "CSI" and "24," AISHA TYLER drops by. And we check in with HOUSTON and our Roving Reporter MORGAN, who are on the road headed to the Super Bowl.
KIEFER SUTHERLAND visits to reveal secrets about the new season of his hit drama "24." From NBC's "Las Vegas," actress VANESSA MARCIL. Also, Campbell's soup spokesperson and mom of Super Bowl-bound Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, WILMA McNABB is in the house.
Academy Award nominee CATE BLANCHETT is here to talk about her high-flying movie, "The Aviator." Plus, more "Celebrity Babies!"
LEAH REMINI ("The King of Queens") is here and ready to take on Ellen in a karaoke battle of the stars! R&B superstar ASHANTI sings her new hit song "Only U." Plus, the heartwarming reunion of a service member who recently returned from Iraq and his new wife.
It's a Mardi Gras celebration! LAUREN GRAHAM ("Gilmore Girls") stops by. Ellen phrases her questions in the form of an answer for "Jeopardy!" host ALEX TREBEK. MORGAN (our "Roving Reporter") gives us her Super Bowl report! Plus, Ellen keeps the party going with the World Champion of Flair Bartending and HOUSTON reports from New Orleans!
She's simply the best, and she's here! TINA TURNER talks to Ellen about her legendary career and performs "Proud Mary" and her new single "Open Arms." Also, from "The West Wing," actor MARTIN SHEEN.
DEBRA MESSING ("Will & Grace") drops in to talk about her new movie, "The Wedding Date." Ellen and ROD STEWART fill in for "Have Houston Do It For Someone You Love" and surprise a viewer! Plus, the hilarious JEFFREY TAMBOR stops by to discuss the second season of "Arrested Development."
The one-and-only WILLIAM SHATNER ("Boston Legal") joins Ellen. AVRIL LAVIGNE performs a hit song from her CD "Under My Skin." Also, the hilarious ROSIE PEREZ stops by.
ALLISON JANNEY ("The West Wing") is back -- so what will she do this time? Also, Ellen's in the kitchen with country superstar LORETTA LYNN. Plus, from the movie "Kinsey", LAURA LINNEY, and HOUSTON helps a viewer fulfill a Valentine's Day surprise you won't want to miss!
He's been playing Det. Sipowicz for 12 years, and now DENNIS FRANZ talks about the last year of "NYPD Blue." The always-entertaining MO'NIQUE ("Showtime at the Apollo") is in the house. A 12 year old girl nominates her mom for our next "Who's Your Hero." Plus, Ellen takes the LAKER GIRLS to Dance Court and keep an eye out for our surprise guest!
You never know what he's going to say! SIMON COWELL ("American Idol") visits with Ellen and shares his feelings about this season's contestants. SEAN ASTIN talks about his new movie "Bigger Than The Sky." Tara Reid's search for love continues as Ellen shares some possible suitors. Also, if you're looking for skill and speed, don't miss the Sport Stacking Champions.
Is there a doctor in the house? Maybe not, but NOAH WYLE plays one on the hit show "ER.' HOUSTON continues his travels and is live from the Chicago Auto Show. From "CSI: Miami," actress EMILY PROCTER. And we have a 10 year old girl who was nominated for "Who's Your Hero."
She keeps the women of Wisteria Lane on their toes, and now actress NICOLLETTE SHERIDAN ("Desperate Housewives") is making her first neighborly visit to Ellen. The hilarious JAMIE KENNEDY talks about his new movie, "The Son of the Mask." Plus, a kid inventor who helped his 5 year old sister becomes our next "Who's Your Hero." And see which monologue the home viewers picked for Ellen.
Ellen loves Raymond! RAY ROMANO asks the audience to vote: keep the beard or shave it? NICOLE RICHIE ("The Simple Life") talks about her engagement and shows her ring! Teen sensation JESSE McCARTNEY performs "Beautiful Soul." And to celebrate President's Day, an amazing 8-year-old presidential expert tries to stump Ellen.
Ellen helps CHRIS ROCK prepare for his big night hosting the Oscars! PETER BOYLE shows us hilarious outtakes from "Everybody Loves Raymond." And the eight students from Lima, Montana, who donated their vacation savings to help their sick teacher are here. Ellen takes them to the beach, where they see the ocean for the first time!
PATRICIA HEATON brings embarrassing outtakes from "Everybody Loves Raymond." Resident heartthrob BENJAMIN MCKENZIE tells us what life is really like in "The O.C." Ellen gets down with RIVERDANCE. And a Valentine's update as we check in with our recently engaged couple, live from Sardi's in New York City.
It's Chicago in LA!! Houston brings a whole audience of Chicagoans to Ellen! Joining the fun are Chicago's favorite sons BOB NEWHART and SEAN HAYES ("Will and Grace"), who'll talk about Chicago foods and why the windy city's his favorite city. Plus, the Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team will amaze you with their performance.
BRAD GARRETT provides the funny finale to "Everybody Loves Raymond" week. Also, it's a "90210" reunion with LUKE PERRY and JENNIE GARTH ("What I Like About You"). Ellen challenges them on classic "90210" trivia.
DIANE SAWYER reveals embarrassing old photos and you will not believe her hair! Ellen surprises JEFFREY TAMBOR ("Arrested Development") with a new place to live… backstage at the show! Plus, hip-hop violin duo Nuttin' But Stringz plays Usher, and it's like nuttin' you've ever seen.
VINCE VAUGHN ("Be Cool") and Ellen host a Dance-Off between two audience members! Hip-hop star MISSY ELLIOTT talks about her "Road To Stardom" and Ellen reveals her different looks along the way! And, nine-year old cancer survivor DAVID DINGMAN-GROVER get the surprise of his life – hint: it involves some music legends!
JOHN TRAVOLTA ("Be Cool") and Ellen challenge three audience members to "Dance like John Travolta." The TODAY SHOW thinks they've found a man for TARA REID from their staff. And screen legend FAYE DUNAWAY ("The Starlet") tells Ellen about the search for the next big star.
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT ("Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber") plays Mystery Word with Ellen. The Phantom of the Opera, GERARD BUTLER ("Dear Frankie") is here. BRIAN McKNIGHT performs "She" from his new CD "Gemini." Plus, he's only 10 years old, AUSTIN PREISS the #1 ranked table Tennis player is here and 9 year old Roving Reporter Sara Grace Womack finally meets Ellen.
VIN DIESEL ("The Pacifier") shows Ellen how to be a bouncer in New York City. 3 DOORS DOWN plays their latest hit "Let Me Go" from their #1 CD "Seventeen Days." And 11-year-old, ANNASOPHIA ROBB ("Because of Winn Dixie") shares her fresh perspective on Hollywood.
DWAYNE "THE ROCK" JOHNSON ("Be Cool") stuffs his face when Ellen flies in his favorite dessert. VANESSA MARCIL ("Las Vegas") surprises her co-star James Caan by calling him at home. Never have we received so many emails about a guest! So, Ellen calls to check in with 10 year-old cancer survivor DAVID DINGMAN-GROVER and takes a look at his backstage photos with KISS! .
BRUCE WILLIS opens up about his family and his relationship with Ashton Kutcher, then plays a "BRUCE WILLIS TRIVIA" game with the audience! CONSTANCE MARIE ("George Lopez") dances to her favorite song from the 80s. "TARA REID'S SEARCH FOR LOVE" continues. Also Ellen answers audience questions!
PENELOPE CRUZ ("Don't Move") visits and shares her Oscar story. CARSON DALY ("Last Call with Carson Daly") compares notes on hosting with Ellen. Plus, 9 year old musical prodigy CHELSEA DOCK performs and Ellen shares her latest "Dance With Me" tapes!
MEL GIBSON ("The Passion Recut") talks about buying an entire island for himself in Fiji, then tests audience members on their "MEL I.Q." Three-time Oscar nominee JOAN ALLEN ("The Upside of Anger") talks about co-starring opposite Kevin Costner. Plus, Ellen reveals her latest ROVING REPORTER.
BARRY MANILOW performs "Could this be Magic" and "Sweet Heaven." Then, for "HAVE HOUSTON DO IT FOR SOMEONE YOU LOVE," Barry plays as Houston sings Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You" (while dressed as a ladybug!) Also, MARIA BELLO ("Assault on Precinct 13") brings Ellen a homemade gift.
MICHAEL CHIKLIS ("The Shield") joins Ellen and plays "Just The Facts Ma'am" with a lucky audience member. Actress KRISTEN BELL ("Veronica Mars") has some Polish words with Ellen and brings her family to the show. Plus, GAVIN DEGRAW performs his hit single, "Chariot."
The one and only GLENN CLOSE is here! Actor KEVIN POLLAK ("Hostage") teaches Ellen some of his best impersonations. Six time Grammy nominee TORI AMOS performs "Sleeps With Butterflies" from her new CD, "The Beekeeper." Also, the miraculous story of DIRK HOEKSTRA, who survived a 60-foot fall when his boat was crushed through a dam on Lake Austin.
KELSEY GRAMMER ("The Sketch Show") did a headstand last time he was here. How will he top that? Anchorman BRIAN WILLIAMS ("NBC Nightly News") reveals his lighter side and plays a game in the audience. And some ingenious KID INVENTORS. Plus, more "Dance With Me" tapes!
JOHN STAMOS ("Jake in Progress") and CHRISTINA MILIAN ("Be Cool") will be here to help us celebrate. The award winning Irish Chef PAUL RANKIN is in the kitchen with Ellen cooking up some Irish treats! And, hysterical clips of our in-studio audience dancing!
Academy Award winner ADRIEN BRODY ("The Jacket") brings his very own "celebrity pet," Ceelo. The hilarious SHERRI SHEPHERD ("Beauty Shop") is here. Plus, Ellen shows off the latest "Celebrity Pets".
ANDIE MACDOWELL ("Beauty Shop") tries harder than any guest to play "MYSTERY WORD" with Ellen! MIKE O'MALLEY ("Yes, Dear") makes good on his promise and comes clean about one of his most embarrassing moments. Ellen surprises eight year-old cancer survivor KASSANDRA OKVATH, whose amazing story was featured on "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." Plus, another highlight from our past 300 shows, CELEBRITY BABIES, and our latest "DANCE WITH ME" tape!
ASHTON KUTCHER ("Guess Who") talks about the rumor that Demi Moore is pregnant and his relationship with Bruce Willis. "American Idol" winner, FANTASIA performs her latest single "Baby Mama," and from the new show "Jake in Progress," JULIE BOWEN stops by. Nine-time Guinness World Record Holder and bubble performer, FAN YANG, will "blow" your mind. Don't miss what he does to Ellen and Ashton!
ELIJAH WOOD ("Sin City") is here and gives us a look as his early acting days! Ellen gives TV icon FLORENCE HENDERSON a dancing tour of the studio. Award-winning CHEF ERIC RIPERT (Le Bernadin Restaurant, NYC) is in the kitchen with Ellen! The world premiere of Ellen's "REENACTORS" trailer. And, it's your last chance to submit your favorite moment from the first 300 shows!
See our best highlights and our viewers' choice of favorite moments! SANDRA BULLOCK brings Ellen a 300th show surprise and CHRIS KATTAN stops by! Plus, we fly in our two biggest fans to face off in a game of "Ellen Trivia!"
The hilarious BERNIE MAC chats with Ellen. REBA McENTIRE ("Reba") gives Ellen a makeover. SUM 41 performs "Pieces" from their new CD "Chuck," and our latest "CELEBRITY PETS." Plus, Ellen's "REENACTORS" reenact a viewer's most embarrassing story -- could it be yours?
Actor KENNETH BRANAGH ("Warm Springs") joins Ellen and plays a game in our audience. LISA MARIE PRESLEY clears the air about the future of Graceland and performs "Dirty Laundry," from her new CD, "Now What." From Philadelphia, three-year-old golf prodigy JOHN BIGELOW IV shows off his skills to Ellen! Plus, more "DANCE WITH ME" tapes and the latest submission in our "BAD SCHOOL PHOTO TOURNAMENT!"
CYNTHIA NIXON ("Warm Springs") talks about life after "Sex and the City." JOHN SPENCER gives us the scoop on the season finale of "The West Wing." The legendary Rev. AL GREEN performs "Everything's OK" from his new CD. Also, Ellen calls the four-year-old boy who wanted an "Ellen" birthday party!
Actor/director KEVIN COSTNER ("The Upside of Anger") visits with Ellen for the first time. MICHAEL CLARKE DUNCAN talks about teaming up again with Bruce Willis in his new movie "Sin City." Plus, more "CELEBRITY BABIES" and "EMBARRASING MOMENTS!"
The hilarious WHOOPI GOLDBERG ("Back to Broadway -- The 20th Anniversary") is here! REGINA KING ("Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous") talks about working with Jamie Foxx and Sandra Bullock. Also, more "CELEBRITY OBJECTS."
Last time BRITTANY MURPHY said she started talking at four-and-a-half months old -- now she's back and taking the witness stand (with the help of her Mom and Aunt) to defend her claim. "Monty Python's" ERIC IDLE ("Spamalot") confesses how he forgets everyone's name. Plus, a performance by one of Ellen's favorite new bands, RINGSIDE.
Ellen tests TOM SELLECK'S memory of "Magnum P.I." with a game of "What's My Next Line?" WENDIE MALICK talks about her new show, "Jake In Progress." The legendary duo HALL & OATES perform their hit, "Rich Girl" and their new song, "I Can Dream About You." And, the latest installment of "CELEBRITY PETS."
PAMELA ANDERSON ("Stacked") and Ellen play "COSMO OR NOT?" in our audience! ANTHONY ANDERSON ("The Shield") enters our "BAD SCHOOL PHOTO TOURNAMENT." Plus, the four-year-old boy who wanted an "Ellen" birthday party.
MATTHEW McCONAUGHEY ("Sahara") gives Ellen a taste of his dancing and BBQ-ing skills! Actress MAURA TIERNEY talks about the season finale of "ER." And, you won't want to miss our latest "AUDIENCE DANCERS!"
RYAN SEACREST gives us the scoop on the remaining "American Idol" finalists and a look at his early years! The hilarious FRAN DRESCHER ("Living with Fran") is back! Also, Ellen unveils more "CELEBRITY OBJECTS!"
ANJELICA HUSTON shows her early modeling photos and you won't "Believe" what music icon she looks like. ROB THOMAS performs his new hit single "Lonely No More" and Ellen fulfills his dream of becoming a sushi chef. Plus, a performance by "American Idol" cast-off NADIA TURNER and more "CELEBRITY OBJECTS."
Actor JASON ALEXANDER and Ellen take a dip in our new Jacuzzi! After 25 years, Kenny LOGGINS and Jim MESSINA reunite to perform their legendary song "Your Mama Don't Dance," plus they make a surprise announcement. AMY YASBECK talks about her new TV show, "Life On A Stick!" And, the lucky 10-year-old basketball kid ANDRE BRUNO is back with footage of his dream encounter with SHAQ!
PENNY MARSHALL sings! Watch her rerecord our theme song! The star of the new TV show, "Numb3rs," ROB MORROW is here. Ellen's favorite new singer, ELLIE LAWSON performs. And, you won't believe the performance of 12-year-old JOHN MOCEO as he rocks "Green Day" on his accordion!
Two shows in 1 hour -- we do one show, then start all over again and do a second show! That means 2 monologues, 2 dances, and 2 big stars: VINCE VAUGHN & OWEN WILSON! Plus, halfway through the hour go backstage as Ellen prepares for the second show.
"Will & Grace's" ERIC McCORMACK pops by for a visit. TY PENNINGTON and Ellen reveal her new Riff-Raff room and invite the audience to check it out! And, Ellen honors the first of your favorite TEACHERS!
ERIC McCORMACK ("Will & Grace") arrives wearing only his underwear, shows a BAD ACTING CLIP, and plays badminton in our backyard against Ellen. Where does our mail come from? Ellen takes a funny tour of our local post office. CONSTANTINE, the latest cast-off from "American Idol" performs! And, Ellen makes a lucky viewer's dream come true!
JAY LENO drops by and shows Ellen his BAD ACTING CLIP. Jamie Lynn Spears talks about her sister, Britney, and shows off her gymnastic skills in the backyard. Ellen ADOPTS A PLATOON IN IRAQ! Plus, he's here--the original "BAD SCHOOL PHOTO" boy, seven-year-old JOSEPH GRUTTADAURIA stops by!
MATT DILLON and BETTY WHITE are here! Ellen tests Betty's "Golden Girls"memory with "WHAT'S MY NEXT LINE." Our latest batch of KID INVENTORS is here. Plus, for the first time ever, an audience member interviews ELLEN!
We celebrate CINCO DE MAYO in our backyard! BRENDAN FRASER shows his BAD ACTING CLIP and heads to the backyard and dives on our slip 'n slide. CARMEN ELECTRA stops by to join in on the fun! Ellen calls the couple (ALECIA & JERROD) who got engaged on our show and helps plan their engagement party! And, Ellen honors another inspirational TEACHER!
One of our biggest shows ever!! Ellen surprises an audience full of Moms with a huge gift! PARIS HILTON and her Mom play a game against Ellen and her Mama! From "ER," MEKHI PHIFER and his Mom are here! And HOUSTON is live at a gas station giving out free tanks of gas to moms!
NEIL DIAMOND receives custom underwear from Ellen and sings "Coming to America" and "Cherry Cherry." FELICITY HUFFMAN ("Desperate Housewives") joins Ellen in the audience and tests fans on their "Desperate Housewives" knowledge. Ellen is the commencement speaker at an unusual graduation! Plus, our good friend and audience member CARL (JAMES BURKE) visits and gets in the hot tub!
MARTIN SHORT brings a "Bad Acting Clip" and a "Bad School Photo!" Then, he and Ellen go to the backyard and chat in the hammock. Ellen delivers a Vegas themed stunt monologue. ELLEN POMPEO ("Grey's Anatomy") explains how she knows Tony from years ago. Ellen welcomes back Fallon Childs and "Nana" and looks at clips from their Mother's Day trip to Vegas! SCOTT SAVOL, the latest cast-off from "American Idol", performs! Ellen goes to the backyard to play horseshoes with a world champion horseshoe pitcher. And, highlights from the Mother's Day VEGAS TRIP!
SIMON COWELL ("American Idol") gives us the inside scoop on "Idol" and plays "Celebrity" with Ellen. JANE KACZMAREK ("Malcolm in the Middle") checks out our backyard. Ellen welcomes back the couple (ALECIA & JERROD) who got engaged on our show and looks at clips of their engagement party from the weekend -- Tony was the DJ! Plus, it's a western barbeque in the backyard with a mechanical bull!
MATT LEBLANC ("Joey") races Ellen on lawnmowers in the backyard! Will he play Mystery Word? DOUG SAVANT ("DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES") joins in the fun.
MARIAH CAREY is here for the first time, talking with Ellen and singing her new hit! TAYE DIGGS ("Kevin Hill") joins the fun. And Ellen reunites with her prom date!!!
JENNIFER LOPEZ is in our studio for the first time! She talks about her husband, Marc Anthony and cooks her favorite dish for Ellen! OMAR EPPS talks about his favorite teacher, his Mom. ANTHONY FEDOROV talks about his experience on "American Idol" and gets a surprise message from a major recording star!
An Ellen exclusive! Pop star BRITNEY SPEARS and husband KEVIN FEDERLINE give their first TV interview together! And, THE BACKSTREET BOYS are here -- watch them perform their new single, "Incomplete" and their classic hit, "I Want It That Way."
"Wednesday in the Park with Ellen" courtesy of our friends at Old Navy! Our biggest show yet -- and it's all outside! GWEN STEFANI rocks the park with performances of "Hollaback" and "Rich Girl" featuring a special guest appearance by EVE. Plus, KIRSTIE ALLEY and WANDA SYKES join in on the fun!
RAY ROMANO gives us a peek at his adolescent years and his twin boys show off their acting talents! From "Desperate Housewives," actor JAMES DENTON talks about the recent rumors from the set. And, you'll be amazed by five-year-old anatomy expert, MATTHEW SAWCHUK.
MARCIA CROSS sings and talks about how she almost ended up with a different role on "Desperate Housewives." TV host CARSON DALY is back. Plus, don't miss Ellen fulfilling a viewers latest "Oh! Yes You Can" dream! It's a big one!
Matt Lauer makes his first appearance and plays "Where in L.A. are Matt and Ellen?" Lee Ann Womack performs "He Oughta Know By Now". Rapper/actor Ludacris talks about his new movie, "Crash." Plus, Ellen's in the kitchen with Carol Fay, the Biscuit Lady!
Academy Award winner Dustin Hoffman; Carmen Electra gives Ellen instructions on striptease aerobics; Bad gifts people have received.
Minnie Driver performs songs from her new CD "Everything I've Got In My pocket"; "Everwood" star Treat Williams.
Daytime diva Susan Lucci, "All My Children"; Tara Reid talks about dating; 5-year old Crue Farris talks about saving his dad's life.
Kiefer Sutherland, "24"; Poppy Montgomery, "Without a Trace"; Eleen visits the Psychic Eye Bookstore.
Actor Charlie Sheen ("Two and a Half Men"); Actress Jennifer Coolidge ("Joey"); Country cook Hazel Smith.
Ellen welcomes musical sensation Usher. The Lakers Girls are on trial in Ellen's Dance Court. Actor Dennis Franz (NYPD Blue); Comedian Mo'Nique.
Academy Award winner Russell Crowe; "American Idol" winner Carrie Underwood; musical performance by the Black Eyed Peas; plus actress Constance Marie from "George Lopez".
Actor and comedian Kevin James (King of Queens); Actress Shannen Doherty (Beverly Hills, 90210; Charmed); plus Ellen gives birthing tips to an expectant viewer.
Actor Garry Shandling; actress Aisha Tyler.
This show was done in reverse, with the beginning at the end and the end at the beginning.
Téa Leoni, Enrique Murciano, Ginuwine
Tom Selleck, Kristin Chenoweth
Melina Kanakaredes, Anthony Anderson, Chris Brown
Steve Carell, Betty White, John Mayer Trio
Kanye West, Doug Savant
Patricia Arquette, Mekhi Phifer
Michael Chiklis, Rick Springfield
Dominic Monaghan and Matt Dillion
Greg Kinnear; Jean Smart; “piano juggler” Dan Menendez.
Kanye West, Anne Hathaway
Pierce Brosnan, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Heidi Klum
Constance Marie, Geoffrey Gallante
Colin Firth, Jenna Elfman
Alicia Silverstone, Shemar Moore
Martin Lawrence, Fred Savage, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Sarah McLachlan
Mary J. Blige, Sherri Shepherd
Oscar® Award winning actress EMMA THOMPSON drops by to chat about everything from her childhood, family and her transformation into "<b>Nanny McPhee</b>." Making his first appearance on the show, BLAIR UNDERWOOD talks about his film "<b>Something New</b>." One of Ellen's favorite singers, Songstress HEATHER HEADLEY performs "<u>In My Mind</u>" from her upcoming CD "<u>In My Mind</u>". And, don't miss "<i>audience charades</i>".
Jon Cryer, Jennifer Esposito, Westminster Kennel Club dogs
Jane Kaczmarek, Christopher Meloni, Michael Bublé
Jason Mraz, Sean Hayes
Teri Hatcher, Paul Bettany
Leah Remini, Neil Patrick Harris
You're invited to celebrate Ellen's 30th High School Reunion with more than 60 members of her 1976 graduating class from Atlanta High School in Texas. The reunion will include Ellen's former high school sweethearts, classmates and teachers. Plus, a scandal that has been hidden for 30 years will finally reach the light of day. Staying with the 1976 theme, one of music's biggest stars, then and now, BARRY MANILOW serenades Ellen and her classmates.
Hip-hop artist and Hollywood's first lady QUEEN LATIFAH visits with Ellen and talks about her film "<b>Ice Age 2: THe Meltdown</b>." Grammy® nominee BONNIE RAITT performs "<u>I Will Not Be Broken</u>." And, don't miss when mentalist GERARD SENEHI shocks Ellen and you with his ability to move and bend objects with his mind.
A Grammy-themed show featuring Nelly and Madonna.
Harrison Ford; Faith Hill; Travis Stork (“The Bachelor: Paris”).
Oscar® nominee and '<b>Brokeback Mountain</b>' star HEATH LEDGER joins Ellen and takes a ride in a luge! Plus, SHERYL CROW chats with Ellen about her breakup with Lance Armstrong. SHERYL also performs "<u>Always On Your Side</u>" from her hit album "<u>Wildflower</u>." SHERRI SHEPHERD said she would do anything for Ellen…you won't believe what Ellen has in store for Sherri!
The coolest mom on TV, LAUREN GRAHAM, from the hit series "<b><i>Gilmore Girls</i></b>." Plus, Jeff Probst from one of America's favorite reality shows, "<b><i>Survivor</i></b>," drops by. And, Ellen's favorite couple, Alecia and Jerrod, returns, and Ellen has some surprises in store for this special couple. Ellen visits a See's Candy factory and gives viewers a sneak peek into the world of chocolate.
Ellen is caught up in the "<b><i>Dancing with the Stars</i></b>" craze so she pairs up with a professional and competes against comedic actor JASON BIGGS and the very charming MINNIE DRIVER in a dance-off for the ages. Plus, the winners of "<b><i>Dancing with the Stars</i></b>," DREW LACHEY and CHERYL BURKE, perform the TANGO! And, SHERRI SHEPHERD drops by.
The multi-talented talk show host TYRA BANKS stops by to talk shop with Ellen. Plus, legendary actress BETTY WHITE delivers a very special surprise. Brian Anderson shares his amazing story of how he survived a shark attack. And, Ellen caps off the show by making the American dream come true for one lucky viewer.
Making her first appearance on the show, '<b>Domino</b>' star KEIRA KNIGHTLEY chats with Ellen about her controversial Vanity Fair cover and how she feels about the red carpet. The always entertaining PAUL REISER visits with Ellen. And, 5-year-old presidential expert Caleb Russell is sure to impress with his knowledge. Plus, Susan Edds from "The Bachelor" drops by.
Alyson Hannigan; Penny Marshall; Rihanna and the Nike Dancers.
Simon Cowell; James Blunt; Marc Yu, a 7-year-old pianist-cellist.
Ellen gives viewers a sneak peek at this summer's hottest trends in movies, music and more on her special "Summer Preview Show." Joining Ellen for this special episode are actors from this summer's biggest blockbusters. Oscar nominated actor, SAMUEL L. JACKSON talks about his new film "<b>Snakes on a Plane</b>," and the lovely FAMKE JANSSEN chats about "<b>X-Men: The Last Stand</b>," Plus, pop sensation NATASHA BEDINGFIELD performs her hit, "<u>Single</u>," from her debut album "<u>Unwritten</u>." And, JON KELLEY from "<b><i>Extra</i></b>" gives the lowdown on this summer's must-see list.
Dolly Parton; Stacy Keibler and Tony Dovolani (“Dancing with the Stars”); Rainn Wilson and John Krasinski (“The Office”).
Marcia Cross; Rosie Perez
The multi-talented HILARY DUFF comes by to clear up some of the misconceptions, misunderstandings, and rumors about her relationship with her rock boyfriend from "Good Charlotte," Joel Madden. Ellen also helps Hilary overcome a fear. The hilarious STEVE HARVEY joins Ellen to talk about his new film "<b>Don't Trip...He Ain't Through With Me Yet.</b>"
A Mardi Gras-themed show featuring Dennis Quaid, the band Cowboy Mouth and New Orleanian Becky Zaheri, founder of the Katrina Krewe.
Eddie and Felicity stop by for a chat.
The star of the CBS series series "<b>Ghost Whisperer</b>" stops by for a chatty. Plus, Carl Reiner; Olympic skating silver medalist Sasha Cohen and Rosanne Cash performs.
“Las Vegas” cast members James Caan, Josh Duhamel, Molly Sims, James Lesure and Nikki Cox. Also: Jon Stewart, interviewed at Hollywood's Kodak Theatre, site of the Oscars; and Olympic speed-skating gold medalist Apolo Anton Ohno.
James Spader; Jennifer Finnigan; chef Jamie Oliver.
Martin Short; Emilie de Ravin. Also: Three 6 Mafia performs the Oscar-winning “It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp.”
Robert Downey Jr.; KT Tunstall; Amanda Bynes.
Tim Allen; Floetry.
Donald Trump; Train; Michelle Rodriguez.
John Edward; Julia Louis-Dreyfus; songwriter Coby Brown, winner of the John Lennon Songwriting Prize.
Freddie Prinze Jr.; Chris Noth; hip-hop group the Jammx Kids; Southern Illinois University cheerleader Kristi Yamaoka, who was injured during a March 10, 2006, basketball game.
Vin Diesel; Howie Mandel
George Lopez; Morgan Freeman. Also: Natasha Bedingfield performs.
Icon of stage and screen LIZA MINNELLI visits with Ellen and chats about the release of her DVD "Liza With a Z." Ellen also welcomes ORLANDO JONES who talks about his return to television. And, don't miss when a professional fire-eater teaches Ellen to eat fire! Plus, Ellen makes another lucky viewer's "Crazy Dream" come true.
"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" continues to bring the show to viewers when it lands at Universal Orlando Resort! Ellen kicks off her adventure with a little help from BRENDAN FRASER who takes a ride on "Revenge of The Mummy." Ellen also welcomes SHAKIRA with special guest WYCLEF JEAN who rocks the resort with their hit song "<u>Hips Don't Lie.</u>" Plus, the unpredictable SHERRI SHEPHERD explores culinary delights throughout the Universal theme parks! And, you won't want to miss it as Ellen hops from thrill ride to thrill ride.
Ellen continues the fun at Universal Orlando Resort with a visit from country's king, TIM MCGRAW. Thousands of fans come to see him perform a song from his hit album, "<u>Tim McGraw Reflected: Hits Vol 2</u>." One of television's favorite stars, JOHN GOODMAN, drops by to chat about his new film (<b>Tales of the Rat Fink</b>). And, recent "<b><i>American Idol</i></b>" cast-off KEVIN "Chicken Little" COVAIS shares behind-the-scenes secrets of "Idol" and chats about his recent role as a 16-year-old sex symbol.
It's Ellen's grand finale at Universal Orlando Resort. Star of the small and big screen KELSEY GRAMMER chats about his new role as the "Beast" in the upcoming "<b>X-Men: The Last Stand.</b>" Plus, mega-star LL COOL J performs two songs: one from his new album "<u>Control Myself</u>" and a classic. And, tension builds as Ellen decides whether or not to ride "The Hulk."
The always entertaining SHARON STONE visits with Ellen to talk about her recent guest role on Showtime's, "<b>Huff.</b>" The hilarious WHOOPI GOLDBERG, producer and star of Nickelodeon's, "<b><i>Just for Kicks</i></b>," chats about her new gig on Nick. Hip hop legend DMC performs "Just Like Me" from his new CD, "Checks, Thugs & Rock and Roll." He also gives us a glimpse of his VH-1 documentary about being adopted.
Truly one of Hollywood's biggest stars, JENNIFER ANISTON drops by to chat about everything from life and love to her new film "<b>Friends With Money</b>." Plus, making his first appearance on the show, the former star of the The WB's "<b><i>Felicity</i></b>," SCOTT FOLEY drops by to talk about his return to the small screen on the hit series "<b><i>The Unit</i></b>."
Academy Award winner, ANJELICA HUSTON visits with Ellen revealing her thoughts on plastic surgery and chats about how her role on "<b><i>Huff</i></b>." Making his first appearance on the show, JUSTIN CHAMBERS drops by to talk about his move from model to actor on TV's hottest show "<b><i>Grey's Anatomy</i> </b> ." Animal caller JILL DERINGER is back with even more unique animal calls and you won't want to miss what her dog has to say this time. Plus, Ellen plays a game of "<i>audience humdinger</i>" and shares her inner thoughts from when she rode "The Hulk."
REBECCA ROMIJN chats about her fiancé, (former "<b><i>Sliders</i></b>" star) Jerry O'Connell, her role in the upcoming movie "<b>X-Men: The Last Stand</b>" and her new series on the WB network "<b><i>Pepper Dennis</i></b>." STEPHEN COLLINS (star of the WB's "<b><i>7th Heaven</i></b>") visits with Ellen for the first time and talks about the upcoming conclusion of his WB series. Plus, survival expert LES STROUD tells Ellen all about the adventures from his Discovery/Science Channel series, "<b><i>Survivorman</i></b>." And, don't miss it when Ellen's favorite thrill ride companion CANDIE BRUNN drops by for a hair update. Ellen also checks in with Quizno's winner, Stephanie Busch to see how her training is coming along.
The hilarious DAVID SPADE drops by to talk about his new film "<b>The Benchwarmers</b>." Golden Globe nominated actress, CATHERINE KEENER makes her first appearance on the show and chats about her film, "<b>Friends with Money</b>." Plus, NE-YO performs his hit song "<u>So Sick</u>" from his debut CD, "<u>In My Own Words</u>." And, don't miss when the studio heats up with a "FIRE WALKER."
The always entertaining RAY ROMANO visits with Ellen and talks about his hit film "<b>Ice Age: The Meltdown</b>." Animal Planet's JEFF CORWIN drops by and brings along some amazing animals to show Ellen. Plus, host of this year's Daytime Emmys KELLY MONACO talks about hosting and being nominated for her role on "<b><i>General Hospital</i></b>."
The week closes as Golden Globe winning actor, CHARLIE SHEEN stops by to chat about bringing back his role in the upcoming "<b>Scary Movie 4</b>" and his new venture as a children's fashion designer. Plus, PINK performs "<u>Stupid Girls</u>" from her upcoming CD, "<u>I'm Not Dead</u>."
Oscar® winner and one of Hollywood's biggest and most versatile stars JAMIE FOXX visits with Ellen and clears up rumors about his love life. He also entertains us with a performance of his hit song "<u>DJ Play A Love Song</u>" from his chart-topping album "<u>Unpredictable</u>." JEFF BRIDGES drops by to chat about his new gymnastics film "<b>Stick it</b>" and challenges Ellen to a sculpting contest. Plus, the latest "<i><b>American Idol</b></i>" latest cast-off, country favorite BUCKY COVINGTON, drops by to chat about his "Idol" experience and performs.
From America's hottest show, "<b><i>American Idol</i></b>" top dog, RANDY JACKSON drops by to share his thoughts on the final seven contestants. Country superstar TOBY KEITH performs "<u>Get Drunk and Be Somebody</u>" from his upcoming album "<u>White Trash with Money</u> (<a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/images/B000ELJB2I/ref=dp_image_0/002-6479598-3016049?%5Fencoding=UTF8&n=5174&s=music">Album Cover</a>)." Plus, RHEA PEARLMAN makes her first apperance on the show and chats about her new children's book series "Otto Undercover." And, 10-year old origami artist TRISTAN ALAN shares his inspiring story of how he raised money for schools that were affected by Hurricane Katrina.
Ellen's giving away 50 tickets to the Daytime Emmys®! Tune in to see how you could be Ellen's guest at one of Hollywood's biggest nights. The always entertaining WANDA SYKES stops by to chat about her new film "<b>Over the Hedge</b>" and her return to TV. Plus, the lovely POPPY MONTGOMERY from the hit series "<b><i>Without a Trace</i></b>" visits with Ellen.
Rugged star of Fox's "<b><i>24</i></b>" KIEFER SUTHERLAND stops by to talk about his new film "<b>The Sentinel</b>." The hilarious MAYA RUDOLPH from "<b><i>Saturday Night Live</i></b>" talks about balancing work and motherhood. And, professional freediver, TANYA STREETER, shares her amazing adventures and talks about her upcoming special "FREEDIVER" on "Animal Planet."
The charming ROB LOWE visits with Ellen and chats about his latest film "<b>Thank You For Smoking</b>" and his return to "<b><i>The West Wing</i></b>." Making her first appearance on the show, KATE WALSH from the phenomenon " <b><i>Grey's Anatomy</i></b>." Plus, 17-year-old TEDDY GEIGER performs "<u>For You I Will (Confidence)</u>" from his debut CD, "<u>Underage Thinking</u>."
Rock legend, SIR ELTON JOHN, gets up close and personal with Ellen. Elton reveals what decision he had to make to change his entire life. SIR ELTON also performs a song from his Broadway Musical "Lestat" and a classic. Making her first appearance on the show, KIM RAVER from the mega hit "<b><i>24</i></b>." Plus, the latest "<b><i>American Idol</b></i>" cast-off, heartthrob ACE YOUNG, talks about his Idol experience and performs. And, Ellen continues to shake things up with a monologue you have to see to believe.
Academy Award winning actress SALLY FIELD visits with Ellen for the first time. Plus, from the sexiest show on TV, "<b><i>Desperate Housewives</i></b>," RICARDO CHAVIRA drops by. And, country legend KENNY ROGERS performs his new hit song "<u>I Can't Unlove You</u>" from his critically acclaimed CD "<u>Water & Bridges</u>." And, 11-year-old JODELLE FERLAND, star of "<b>Silent Hill</b>," stops by.
The hilarious ROSEANNE BARR stops by to talk about her new DVD "<b>Rockin' with Roseanne</b>" as well as her HBO comedy special. And, DAVID BOREANAZ chats about his return to TV on the hit crime drama "<b><i>Bones</b></i>." ED DEL GRANDE, host of "<b><i>Ed the Plumber</b></i>" on DIY Network, teaches Ellen a thing or two about plumbing.
The always entertaining and unpredictable ROBIN WILLIAMS chats about his new film "<b>R.V.</b>" Making his first appearance on the show, WENTWORTH MILLER visits with Ellen from Fox's breakout series "<b><i>Prison Break</b></i>." Plus, DANIEL POWTER performs the number one song in the country, "<u>Bad Day</u>," from his self-titled debut CD.
Making his first appearance on the show, Academy Award winning actor and superstar MICHAEL DOUGLAS stops by to chat about his expanding family and his new film "<b>The Sentinel</b>." Did wife Catherine Zeta-Jones get her way and convince the Hollywood Icon to have more kids? And, from the hit comedy "<b><i>The Office</b></i>," JENNA FISCHER visits with Ellen for the first time. Plus, Ellen's favorite engaged couple, Alecia Whitaker and Jerrod Pace, are back to talk all about their upcoming wedding in May.
Ellen celebrates all things dog in her special "<i>BEST IN SHOW</i>" show. Co-hosting with Ellen is DAVID FREI of the Westminster Dog Show. Who better to celebrate with than everyone's favorite party girl PARIS HILTON, who brings her four miniature dogs including the infamous Tinkerbelle. Paris also chats about working with Nicole Richie on the upcoming season of "<b><i>The Simple Life</b></i>" and addresses the Pink video (<u>Stupid Girls</u>) that is aimed largely at her. Ellen also meets Rufus, the winner of "Best in Show 2006," and something you truly have to see to believe when Ellen gets a hug from the TALLEST DOG IN THE WORLD. Plus, the latest cast-off from "<b><i>American Idol</b></i>," America's sweetheart KELLIE PICKER, shows off her moves and performs one last time.
Television's first lady GEENA DAVIS chats with Ellen about whether or not "<b><i>Commander in Chief</i></b>" will be returning for a second season. The creative genius behind two of Ellen's favorite shows, "<b><I>American Idol</b></I>" and "<b><I>So You Think You Can Dance</b></I>," NIGEL LYTHGOE drops by. Plus, Ellen clears out her garage when she holds her own YARD SALE -- and you won't believe the bargains these lucky shoppers find! And, Crazy Dreams Winner Britton Frisbie is back to tell all about her once-in-a-lifetime Daytime Emmy experience.
The busiest man in Hollywood and the glue that holds together the biggest show on television, "<b><i>American Idol</b></i>" host RYAN SEACREST visits with Ellen. Ryan chats about the final five contestants and clears up rumors of any ongoing feuds. Legendary actor, producer and talk show host, MERV GRIFFIN, stops by to chat about his DVD "<b>The Merv Griffin Show: 40 of the Most Interesting People of Our Time</b>." And, Ellen meets up with three KID INVENTORS who show off their latest creations. Plus, Ellen checks in with the 84-year-old great grandmother who won the $10 million jackpot on a nickel slot machine.
Emmy award winning actress CANDICE BERGEN drops by from "<b><i>Boston Legal</b></i>." Plus, the always charming MEKHI PHIFER visits with Ellen and chats about the season finale of "<b><i>ER</b></i>." And, Etiquette Expert Dorothea Johnson teaches Ellen how to handle herself at social and business events.
Ellen celebrates Cinco de Mayo, and you're invited to the party. Check out what happens when Ellen is let loose on historic Olvera Street in Los Angeles and receives a lesson in Mexican culture. Joining Ellen for this celebration is ELLEN POMPEO from the hottest series on TV, "<b><i>Grey's Anatomy</b></i>." And, CRAIG FERGUSON ("<b><i>The Late Late Show with Graig Ferguson</b></i>") talks about his best selling book, "<i>Between the Bridge and the River</i>."
LUKE WILSON makes his first appearance on the show and stops by to chat about his upcoming roles in "<b>Hoot</b>" and "<b>My Super Ex-Girlfriend</b>" where he's lucky enough to play Uma Thurman's boyfriend. The super fabulous SHEMAR MOORE drops by from the hit series "<b><i>Criminal Minds</b></i>" and helps Ellen get ready for Kanye West's upcoming appearance. Plus, the latest "<b><i>American Idol</b></i>" cast-off, PARIS BENNETT, talks about her "<b><i>Idol</b></i>" experience and performs one last time. And, Ellen makes another CRAZY DREAM come true.
Ellen gives viewers a sneak peek at this summer's hottest trends in movies, music and more on her special "<i>Summer Preview Show</i>." Joining Ellen for the special episode are actors from this summer's biggest blockbusters. Oscar nominated actor, SAMUEL L. JACKSON, talks about his new film "<b>Snakes On A Plane</b>," and the lovely FAMKE JANSSEN chats about the anticipated "<b>X-Men: The Last Stand</b>." Plus, pop sensation NATASHA BEDINGFIELD performs her newest hit "<u>Single</u>" from her debut album "<u>Unwritten</u>." And, JON KELLEY from "<b><i>Extra</i></b>" gives the lowdown on this summer's must-see list. Don't miss the WORLD PREMIERE trailer of M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN'S "<b>Lady in the Water</b>."
One of Hollywood's hottest actresses, LINDSAY LOHAN, visits with Ellen about her new film "<b>Just My Luck</b>." The always entertaining TY PENNINGTON from "<b><i>Extreme Makeover: Home Edition</i></b>" stops by to share Hurricane Katrina makeovers. The talented CHRIS ISAAK performs a song from his new album "<u>Best of Chris Isaak</u>." Plus, magician KEITH BARRY freaks Ellen's freak with his amazing tricks.
Ellen has the exclusive farewell interview with the entire cast of "<b><i>The West Wing</i></b>," including MARTIN SHEEN, ALLISON JANNEY, BRADLEY WHITFORD, RICHARD SCHIFF, JIMMY SMITS, JANEL MOLONEY, KRISTIN CHENOWETH and DULE HILL. Ellen and the cast celebrate with a special season finale send-off party! The cast shares special moments and highlights from the past seven seasons.
Ellen celebrates Mother's Day with Hollywood superstar TOM CRUISE. Tom chats about the newest edition to his family (daughter SURI), how his fiancée Kate Holmes plans to spend her first Mother's Day and the release of his blockbuster hit "<b>Mission: Impossible 3</b>." Also joining Ellen is JANE KACZMAREK who talks about "<b><i>Malcolm in the Middle</i></b>" coming to an end after seven successful seasons.
It's the biggest Ellen party in the history of the show! Ellen takes her show outdoors for her second annual SHOW IN THE PARK. Joining Ellen and over 5,000 fans is Grammy Award winner KANYE WEST, who performs the hit song from "<b>Mission Impossible: III</b>", "<u>Impossible</u>," and his #1 hit, "<u>Touch the Sky</u>." The hilarious HOWIE MANDEL from "<b><i>Deal or No Deal</i></b>" drops by. And, the percussion sensation STOMP performs. Plus, Ellen helps make a "CRAZY DREAM" come true when three nurses live out their dream of becoming TRAPEZE ARTISTS.
Academy Award winning director, RON HOWARD, drops by to talk about the highly anticipated film "<b>The Da Vinci Code</b>." In his first daytime interview since the break up, NICK LACHEY opens up about life after Jessica. Nick also performs his new single, "<u>What's Left of Me</u>." Plus, it shocked Ellen and America when CHRIS DAUGHTRY was eliminated from "<b><i>American Idol</i></b>," now Chris talks about his future and performs an Ellen favorite.
Ellen returns to New Orleans to celebrate the grand opening of the New Orleans Quiznos with winner Shay Karriem, a survivor of Hurricane Katrina. Join Ellen as she helps Shay start a new beginning. Plus, JULIE ANDREWS joins Ellen to chat about her newest children's book, "The Great American Mousical."
Ellen celebrates her 500th episode with an exclusive interview with former Presidents BILL CLINTON and GEORGE BUSH SR. This special show includes Ellen's favorite moments from her first 499 shows. Joining Ellen for the celebration is Academy Award winning actress DIANE KEATON. Making his first appearance on the show, the legendary PAUL SIMON performs a song from his new album "<u>Surprise</u>" as well as a classic song. Plus, Ellen's favorite actress, SHERRI SHEPHERD.
One of television's hottest stars, TERI HATCHER, visits with Ellen to talk about her new venture as a writer with the release of her first book, "Burnt Toast," and her new love interest on "<b><i>Desperate Housewives</i></b>." Making his first appearance on the show, HAROLD PERRINEAU, who plays the mysterious Michael Dawson on the hit series "<b><i>Lost</i></b>." Will Ellen get either of these two to reveal clues about what's going to happen in their season finales? And, Ellen checks in with Stephanie Busch on the grand opening of her Quiznos in Cleveland.
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 "<b><i>Lost</i></b>" and the hilarious JAMIE KENNEDY. Also wishing Tony luck are some of Hollywood's biggest stars, including JIMMY FALLON, NICK LACHEY, the "<b><i>AMERICAN IDOL</i></b>" judges and many more. Ellen has a few big surprises for Tony… and a MAJOR surprise for the entire studio audience and you!
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 "<u>Bolton Swings Sinatra</u>." And, from Ellen's favorite television show "<b><i>House</b></i>," OMAR EPPS stops by to chat about the upcoming season finale.
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.
Ellen continues to bring awareness to New Orleans by sharing stories and moments from her recent visit to her hometown. Ellen is joined by "<b><i>American Idol</i></b>" 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.
The multi-talented HUGH JACKMAN talks up the summer blockbuster "<b>X-Men 3: The Last Stand</b>" 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 "<b><i>Flavor of Love</i></b>."
VINCE VAUGHN lands in ELLEN's guest chair and chats about his hit film, "<b>The Break-Up</b>," and his relationship with JENNIFER ANISTON. And, America voted and made TAYLOR HICKS your "<b><i>American Idol</i></b>," 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 "<u>Mystery</u>."
She's Back and better than ever, it's ELLEN'S BIGGEST PREMIERE EVER! Ellen kicks off her fourth season in New York's Central Park with music sensation JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE. Justin chats with Ellen about everything from his good friend Lance Bass to his possible engagement to actress Cameron Diaz. Plus, Justin performs the hottest song in the country, "SexyBack," and his new hit single, "My Love." Don't miss when Ellen hits the streets of NYC to see how nice New Yorkers really are! And Ellen announces a huge surprise!
ELLEN continues to heat up New York's Central Park when she throws a 25th birthday bash for superstar BEYONCÉ! Making her first appearance on the show, Beyoncé talks with Ellen about her boyfriend Jay-Z and how she plans to retire at 30. Plus, Beyoncé performs her hit single, "Déjà vu," and premieres her newest single, "Irreplaceable." And, Ellen has a HUGE surprise for Beyoncé to make her birthday even more special! Then, don't miss Ellen at the US Open when she takes to the court with tennis greats Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick.
ELLEN reveals her new set with her first in-studio guest of the fourth season and has the 1st EXCLUSIVE talk show interview with KEVIN FEDERLINE. Ellen chats with Kevin about his wife Britney Spears, son Sean Preston and their upcoming addition to the family. Plus, Kevin performs his newest single, "Lose Control," from his upcoming CD, "Playing with Fire."
Academy Award winning actress KIM BASINGER visits with Ellen for the first time and chats about her upcoming film "<b>The Mermaid Chair</b>." Andre Agassi in his first talk show interview ever! He talks about his retirement, his family, and gives Ellen some tennis tips. Mike Holmes from Discovery Home Network's "<b><i>Holmes on Homes</i></b>" stops by to give his tips on how everyone can avoid home repair nightmares.
Making her first solo appearance on the show, star of Feature film, music and TV, Superstar JESSICA SIMPSON drops to talk with Ellen about her very public divorce and how she's looking for love. Plus, don't miss a one-of-a-kind performance of Jessica's hit single, "A Public Affair," featuring our very own Ellen DeGeneres. RON LIVINGSTON drops by to chat about his return to television in his new series, "<b><i>Standoff</i></b>." And, "<b><i>Rock Star: Supernova</i></b>" cast-off STORM LARGE tells Ellen all about her "Rock Star" experience and performs one last time. Plus, Ellen welcomes Jenette and Gary Nelson, who lost their daughter on 9/11, and share how they continue to bring awareness to their daughter's memory
From one of Ellen's favorite television shows, "<b><i>House</i></b>," HUGH LAURIE drops by to talk about the show's exciting new season. Plus, the Rock Star himself, TOMMY LEE visits with Ellen to talk about his hit show "<b><i>Rock Star: Supernova</i></b>" and which contestant he thinks will be the best fit for his new band, "<i>Supernova</i>."
Making his first appearance on the show, one of Hollywood's hottest actors, ORLANDO BLOOM drops by to talk about his new film "<b>Haven</b>." Plus, the soulful sounds of 11-year-old BIANCA RYAN, the winner of "<b><i>America's Got Talent</i></b>". Chi-Lan Lieu, host of HGTV's "<b><i>I Want That! Tech Toys</i></b>," is here to preview cool gadgets for fall.
The multi-talented ZACH BRAFF visits with Ellen and chats about how he juggles the small and big screens with his hit sitcom "<b><i>Scrubs</i></b>" and his upcoming film "<b>The Last Kiss</b>." Plus, making their first appearance on the show, Grammy Award winning group OUTKAST performs "Morris Brown" from the soundtrack of their film "Idlewild." And, Ben Underwood, the 14-year-old boy who uses echolocation to "see sound," joins Ellen.
Dwayne "THE ROCK" Johnson drops by to talk about his upcoming film, "<b>Gridiron Gang</b>." Plus, "The Rock" teaches Ellen some new exercise moves! Grammy Award winning singer JOHN MAYER performs "Waiting On The World To Change" from his upcoming CD "Continuum."
JULIA LOUIS-DREYFUS drops by and chats about her Emmy win for "<i><B>The New Adventures of Old Christine</B> (CBS, Monday @ 9:30pm)</i>" and how she injured herself with the famed statue. Julia also speaks candidly about being a child of divorce. Plus, BRADLEY WHITFORD gives Ellen a little too much detail about how he keeps the romance alive in his marriage. He also chats about his return to television in the much anticipated <i><B>Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.</b> (NBC, Monday @ 10pm)</I> And, the runner-up from <b><i>Rockstar: Supernova</i></b> Dilana swings by and discusses the conflicts she had with other Supernova competitors and gives an amazing performance of <i>Roxanne.</i>
Music legend Sir Elton John visits with Ellen. Elton performs "<u>The Bridge</u>" from his upcoming CD, "<u>The Captain and The Kid</u>." Plus, Rainn Wilson from the Emmy Award winning <i><b>The Office</b> (NBC, Thursday @ 8:30pm)</i> conducts a hilarious dress rehearsal with Ellen as she teaches him how to be a good guest on a talk show. Rainn also reveals a hobby that both he and Ellen have in common. And, don't miss Ellen's favorite viral videos! Ellen finds out if Katie Couric chose to use her suggested sign–off. Plus, Ellen reveals a surprising fact about DJ Jonny. The day has arrived! The Ellen DeGeneres Show: DVD-licious hits Target stores today!
Don't miss Ellen's exclusive interview with pop divas The Dixie Chicks. They are on hand to discuss the new documentary "<b>Shut Up and Sing</b>," which was shot during a very public and dramatic period of their career. They also perform their chart-topper, "<i>Easy Silence</i>." Plus, the lovely and talented Diane Lane drops by to talk about her role in the critically-acclaimed film <b>Hollywoodland.</b> Plus, Chi-Lan Lieu, host of HGTV's <b><i>I Want That! Tech Toys,</I></b> is here to preview cool gadgets for fall.
Sexy siren and <i><b>Desperate Housewife</b> (ABC, Sunday @ 9pm)</I> Eva Longoria drops by to chat with Ellen about what's in store for the ladies of Wisteria Lane. Will Ellen find out if this really is Eva's last television series? Aussie actor Simon Baker stops by to give Ellen the lowdown on his new CBS series <i><b>Smith.</b> (CBS, Tuesday @ 10pm)</i> And, Cole & LD Miller from <i><b>America's Got Talent</b></i> perform. Plus, Ellen helps another viewer check off a goal on their life list.
Television's favorite mom, LAUREN GRAHAM from "<i><b>Gilmore Girls</b> (The CW, Tuesday @ 8pm)</i>," joins Ellen and talks about the seventh season. Plus, LETOYA performs her number one hit, "<u>Torn</u>," from her self-titled CD, "<u>Letoya</u>." And, NFL star EMMITT SMITH chats with Ellen about taking his fancy footwork from the football field to the dance floor on "<i><b>Dancing with the Stars</b> (ABC, Tuesday and Wednesday @ 8pm)</i>." Ellen continues to work on her "Life List" when she takes a Spanish class at a Burbank middle school!
ELLEN has the 1st exclusive talk show appearance with ROBERT DOWNEY JR. & STING! They chat about how their marriages keep them grounded and what it was like working together for the first time on the upcoming film "<b>A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints</b>." And, Ellen finds out what's on their "Life Lists." Plus, don't miss more of Ellen's "Wednesday's Wonderful World of Web Videos!"
From the number one game show on television, "<i><b>Deal or No Deal</b>" (NBC, Monday @ 8pm & Thursday @ 9pm)</i> host HOWIE MANDEL visits with Ellen. Plus, one of Ellen's favorites, R&B sensation CHRIS BROWN performs "<u>Gimme That</u>" from his self-titled CD. And, don't miss Jan Silva, the 4-YEAR-OLD TENNIS PRODIGY who gives Ellen some helpful tennis tips.
One of Hollywood's hottest actors, ASHTON KUTCHER, stops by and talks about his recent one-year anniversary to wife Demi Moore and his two new films, "<b>The Guardian</b>" and "<b>Open Season</b>." Plus, acclaimed rapper LUDACRIS performs "<u>Money Maker</u>" from his upcoming CD, "<u>Release Therapy</u>."
Ellen hosts a special episode to kick off "Breast Cancer Awareness Month." Ellen, whose mother is a breast cancer survivor, is joined by musician and breast cancer survivor SHERYL CROW who shares some preventive tips with viewers. Plus, CHRISTINA APPLEGATE, whose mother is also a breast cancer survivor, stops by. Plus, four remarkable audience members donate their hair to Pantene's "Beautiful Lengths" to make wigs for women with cancer.
The always charming TED DANSON visits with Ellen and chats about his return to television with his new sitcom "<i><b>Help Me Help You</b> (ABC, Tuesday @ 9:30pm)</i>." Napoleon Dynamite himself, JON HEDER, visits Ellen for the first time and chats about his new film "<b>School For Scoundrels</b>." One of Ellen's favorite singers, ROBIN THICKE, performs a song from his critically acclaimed album "<u>The Evolution of Robin Thicke</u>." Plus, professional racecar driver Katherine Legge shares her near-death experience when she survived one of the most horrific crashes in the sport's history.
The lovely EVANGELINE LILLY visits with Ellen and chats about the much anticipated season premiere of "<i><b>Lost</b>" (ABC, Wednesday @ 9pm)</i>. Plus, Ellen has a first look at Evangeline's "Kate" action figure. Heartthrob JESSE METCALFE drops by to fill Ellen in on his return to "<i><b>Desperate Housewives</b> (ABC, Sunday @ 9pm)</i>." And, don't miss more of Ellen's "Wednesday's Wunnerful World of Web Videos!"
The always charming JOHN STAMOS talks with Ellen about becoming a regular on the hit drama "<i><b>ER</b> (NBC, Thursday @ 10pm)</i>" and touring with the Beach Boys this past summer. Plus, tennis superstar ANDY RODDICK puts his serve to a good cause when he attempts to win a prize for the audience with a percentage of the proceeds donated to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. And, the new "Bachelor," Prince Lorenzo Borghese, chats with Ellen about romancing the bachelorettes in Rome for the new season of "<i><b>The Bachelor</b> (ABC, Monday @ 9pm)</i>."
MARCIA CROSS drops by and chats about expecting twins and how she hides her bump on Wisteria Lane (<i><b>Desperate Housewvies</b> (ABC, Sunday @ 9pm)</i>). Ellen is also joined by legendary singer ROD STEWART who performs "<u>Have You Ever Seen The Rain</u>." Plus, MIKE HOLMES, host of Discovery Home Channel's "<i><b>Holmes on Homes</b></i>," is here to show viewers the right tool for the right job. And, don't miss another installment of WRITE ON, when Ellen reads your e-mails.
It's a party you don't want to miss when Ellen makes a special surprise announcement with incredible prizes for the audience and some viewers at home… maybe even YOU! Plus, the hilarious WANDA SYKES stops by and talks about the release of her DVD, "<b>Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired</b>." And, JUSTIN CHAMBERS, one of the hottest stars from one of the hottest shows, "<i><b>Grey's Anatomy</b> (ABC, Thursday @ 9pm)</i>," talks about the show's new season.
The man who changed golf forever, TIGER WOODS, visits the show for the first time. Tiger discusses his last tournament win as well as his top selling video game, "Tiger Woods: PGA Tour 07." Plus, from Ellen's new favorite show, "<i><b>Ugly Betty</b> (ABC, Thursday @ 8pm)</i>," the talented AMERICA FERRERA drops by and chats about the critically acclaimed series. And, don't miss more of Ellen's "Wednesday's Wunnerful World of Web Videos!"
The unpredictable ALLISON JANNEY visits with Ellen, and you never know what will happen when these the two get together. New Orleans' own celebrity chef, EMERIL LAGASSE, stops by for the first time and talks about his new book, "Emeril's There's a Chef in My World!" Making his first talk show appearance ever, ERIC DANE of "<i><b>Grey's Anatomy</b> (ABC, Thursday @ 9pm)</i>" visits with Ellen and chats about the fascination with his character know as "McSteamy" on the hit series. Hip-hop superstar CHINGY performs "<u>Pullin' Me Back</u>" from his new CD, "<u>Hoodstar</u>."
The lovely CALISTA FLOCKHART makes her first appearance on the show and chats about her return to television with the hit drama "<i><b>Brothers & Sisters</b> (ABC, Sunday @ 10pm)</i>." TY PENNINGTON shares heartwarming stories from his hit show, "<i><b>Extreme Makeover: Home Edition</b> (ABC, Sunday @ 8pm)</i>." DEF LEPPARD, perform their classic "<u>Pour Some Sugar On Me</u>." And, don't miss another installment of WRITE ON, when Ellen reads your e-mails.
Today's guests are Heidi Klum (Project Runway) and John Krasinski (The Office).
Find out if Ellen did her "Life List" Spanish homework when Spanish teacher Monica Pena returns to give Ellen another hysterical lesson. Plus, he sings! He dances! And now he's a magician - HUGH JACKMAN visits with Ellen and talks about his much anticipated film "<B>The Prestige</B>." CHI McBRIDE drops by to talk about his exciting new hit show, "<I><B>The Nine</b> (ABC, Wednesday @ 10pm)</i>." Get ready for some holiday spirit when songstress SARAH McLACHLAN performs "<u>River</u>" from her first holiday CD, "<u>Wintersong</u>." Plus, Ellen lets you sound off when she reads your e-mails in another edition of "WRITE ON."
JUDGE JOE BROWN stops by to lay down the law! Judge Ellen & Judge Joe Brown go head-to-head, but whose verdict will stand? The lovely KIRSTEN DUNST visits and Ellen asks the question everyone wants answered... who is Kirsten dating? Kirsten also teaches Ellen to walk like a proper lady as she did in her film, "Marie Antoinette." You've been waiting a week and now it's finally here; don't miss the WORLD PREMIERE of ELLEN'S new American Express commercial! Ellen also introduces you to one of her commercial's co-stars. And, the latest tiara wearing cast-off from "The Bachelor: Rome," ERICA ROSE, also known as "The Socialite" drops by.
Comedian TINA FEY, creator of the new comedy "<i><b>30 Rock</b> (NBC, Wednesday @ 8pm)</i>," gets a firsthand lesson on how to be a host from the queen of talk shows herself, ELLEN. Will Tina make the cut as Ellen's stand-in? "<i><b>Grey's Anatomy</b> (ABC, Thursday @ 9pm)</i>" star KATHERINE HEIGL talks about her romantic engagement to her musician boyfriend. And, can Ellen get to the truth about the rumors of on-set drama on "Grey's"? CORINNE BAILEY RAE performs "<u>Put Your Records On</u>" from her self-titled debut CD (<i>in stories June 20, 2006</i>). Kyle Paxman, known as the "JILTED BRIDE," who discovered her fiancé was being unfaithful six weeks before her wedding, shares her inspiring story of how she turned heartbreak into an amazing accomplishment.
The WINNNER of "PROJEC RUNWAY," Jeffrey Sebelia, joins Ellen and answers the rumors of his cheating in the competition and brings a sketch of a dress for Ellen to wear to the Oscars. It's Wednesday, which means it's time for "Ellen's Wednesday's Wunnerful World of Web Videos!" Golden Globe winner ANNETTE BENING visits with Ellen and talks about "Oscar Buzz" for her critically acclaimed film "<b>Running With Scissors</b>." Annette also chats about how she juggles her family of five with her career. And, pop sensation JOJO performs her huge #1 hit, "<u>Too Little Too Late</u>," from her upcoming CD, "<u>The High Road</u> (<i>in stores, Oct 17, 06</i>)."
The always charming AMANDA PEET visits with Ellen and talks all about her first pregnancy, her recent nuptials and her hit series, "<i><b>Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip</b>(NBC, Monday @ 10)</i>." Ellen tutors DJ Jonny for his upcoming driver's test. But how are jumping jacks and push-ups involved? Plus, a Halloween kids fashion show. And, you won't believe your eyes when VEGGIE CARD CUTTER, Rick Smith Jr., takes the floor. Rick can cut vegetables by throwing playing cards and holds the world record for throwing a card 216 ft 4 inches!
Ellen checks in on her hometown, New Orleans. Joining her is New Orleans native AARON NEVILLE, who discusses his personal struggle with the effects of Hurricane Katrina and performs "Stand By Me" from his new CD, "Bring It On Home...The Soul Classics." Plus, Ellen has a HUGE surprise for her audience and some lucky home viewers! Becky Zaheri, founder of the "Katrina Krewe," updates Ellen on their progress, and we check in on SHARON KARRIEM, who received a Quiznos from Ellen after the hurricane destroyed her business. JON CRYER stops by to chat about his hit show, "Two and a Half Men (CBS, Monday 9pm)." And, Ellen meets Guyland Leday, a 9-year-old accordion prodigy, who will perform with Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience