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The Ellen DeGeneres Show, one of the most popular and iconic talk shows on American television, aired its final episode on Thursday, May 26 after almost 19 years and 3,200 episodes on the air.
Following reports from the Daily Mail that the show’s days were numbered due to low ratings, comedian Ellen DeGeneres confirmed the news in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter last year.
“When you are a creative person, you need to be constantly challenged, and as brilliant and entertaining as this program is, it is no longer a challenge for me,” Ellen said in the interview.
But it was through his social media accounts that he revealed himself to his over 120 million followers. “I signed a three-year contract two years ago, but I always knew season 19 would be my final season. The number 19 is significant.
First and foremost, the 19th Amendment ensures that women have the right to vote, and 19 is the atomic number of potassium in the periodic table. You might be asking why I chose to end on season 19, but the fact is that I always believe my instinct, and my stomach told me it was time “In the video’s description, she wrote:
The NBC News show marked a television before and after, and Ellen was in charge of summarizing it.
“The iPhone was not available when we started our program in 2003. Back then, there was no such thing as social media. It wasn’t lawful to marry a gay man. We saw the world change, sometimes for the better and sometimes for the worse.
My goal was always for the program to be a place where we could all come together and laugh for an hour, no matter what. It has been the greatest honor and joy of my life to be a guest in their lives. I appreciate it. I appreciate it. I appreciate it. Thank you for your consideration “she expressed herself through her writing
The Ellen DeGeneres Show has received 171 Emmy nominations, winning 61 of them. Without including people who follow her work on YouTube and other international platforms, she is reported to have had over 2.5 million viewers.
Former US presidents such as Barack Obama, as well as singers and celebrities like Paul McCartney, Jennifer Garner, Channing Tatum, Serena Williams, Zac Efron, Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo, Gwen Stefani, David Letterman, Diane Keaton, Kim Kardashian, Penelope Cruz, Britney Spears, and President Joe Biden, to name a few, were interviewed by DeGeneres and touched on current issues and even put them in check and perform funny dynamics.