Ellen DeGeneres said: “When you are a creative person, you need to constantly challenge, and this performance is both good and interesting, which is no longer a challenge for me.
Comedian and host Alan DeGeneres Will stop showing the “Ellen DeGeneres Show” from 2011 2022, Because he decided not to renew the procedural contract executed since 2003.
In this way, it will end one of the most popular television formats in the United States, thanks to Penelope Cruz, Britney Spears and US President Joe Biden. Waiting for first-class guests, its influence has swept the world.
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” It has been on the air since 2003 and has been nominated as Emmy 171 Occasion (and 61 figurines Reached), currently concentrated on average 2.5 million viewers per day, And must add users who follow its viral content on YouTube and other international platforms.
DeGeneres announced the cancellation to his team on Tuesday, and on Thursday he will receive Oprah WinfreyHis predecessor, gave a live speech on the decision.
The fact is that the audience of this format has decreased since 2019, because several reports have publicly stated detailed explanations Toxic work environment In the production of the show.
After the report was published in the digital newspaper BuzzFeed, Former employee The program blames the team “Racism” and “toxic work culture”, The image of DeGeneres was polluted and lost 1 million viewers.
Last summer, the host apologized to her team in an open letter.
The comedian already wanted to terminate the contract in 2019, but she eventually extended the contract to 2022.