Ellen DeGeneres

HBO Max remakes UK format with Ellen DeGeneres as part of new slate

HBO Max has struck a far-reaching deal with talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres that will see her working on four new shows for the forthcoming streamer, including a reboot of UK format First Dates Hotel. The show will be based on the format created for Channel 4 by Warner Bros.-owned Twenty Twenty Productions, which follows single […]

Little Big Shots goes big

Warner Bros. has secured a raft of new deals for its Little Big Shots, format including getting a local version away with ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany. The series launched on NBC in the US, with a second season commissioned, and showcases the skills of gifted children. Warner Bros. International Television Production sells the format, and has […]

Degeneres, Warner debut digital network

American talkshow powerhouse Ellen DeGeneres has created a digital network and unveiled its debut slate. The Ellen Digital Network has been launched in partnership with Warner Bros. Television Group, and will build on the ellentube video platform, official YouTube channel, her social media following and EllenTV.com, which is the website of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. […]

ITV, Mediaset take Warner’s Little Big Shots

ITV in the UK and Mediaset in Spain have ordered local versions of breakout US variety format Little Big Shots. The Steve Harvey-fronted original series for NBC in the US is the top-rating new series among total viewers in the 2015-16 season, prompting a wave of interest in the Warner Bros. International Television Production-sold show. […]

Netflix orders Green Eggs and Ham for TV

Netflix has ordered a television version of the Dr. Seuss children’s book Green Eggs and Ham. Based on the Theodor Seuss Geisel book, Green Eggs and Ham will be an 13-episode animated family comedy from TV host Ellen DeGeneres’ A Very Good Production alongside A Stern Talking To and Gulfstream Television, in association with Warner […]

DeGeneres expands online TV offering

US comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres has created a new venture to launch Ellentube, a online service that will have content from her talkshow. Fans will be able to see additional Ellen content on the site and contribute their own video. There will be an accompanying Ellentube app allowing Apple users to view content on […]