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Ellen DeGeneres to cancel her show next year after 19 seasons

With more than 3,051 episodes aired, its end would come after having lived a controversial season, as DeGeneres was accused of creating a toxic work environment.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” the popular morning show hosted by the celebrated American presenter and journalist, will end with its nineteenth season. Considered a successor to the success of ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, the talk-show will end in mid-2022.

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The news was leaked by Daily Mail , before the host and producer Warner Bros Television released an official statement. “When you’re a creative person, you need to be constantly challenged, and no matter how good and fun a show is, it just stopped being a challenge,” DeGeneres said in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter.

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“While all good things must come to an end, you still hope that the great ones will never end,” said Mike Darnell, president of Warner Bros’ Unscripted TV , who also shares that, at the end of April, he tried convince the presenter, actress, and comedian to reconsider her decision.

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With more than 3,051 episodes aired, its end comes after having lived a very controversial 2020-2021 season, as DeGeneres was accused of creating a toxic work environment , which caused the presenter to publicly publish a letter of apology. Despite good intentions, the audience for the program dropped by 40% since the complaints came out in the media.

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