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May 30, 2012
James Paratore TV executive helped launch Ellen DeGeneres' show Prominent television production executive James Paratore, 58, died Tuesday after suffering a heart attack while cycling in France. As president of the Warner Bros. Telepictures Productions unit from 1992 through 2006, Paratore was involved in the creation of some of television's most successful franchises, including daytime talk shows hosted by Rosie O'Donnell and Ellen DeGeneres as well as the reality hit "The Bachelor," entertainment news magazine "Extra" and the courtroom show "Judge Mathis.
March 22, 2010 |
Two weeks after winning Oscars, "Up" and "The Cove" received additional honors Saturday at the 24th annual Genesis Awards, which honor media depictions of animal protection issues. "The Cove," which chronicles the slaughter of dolphins by fisherman from a Japanese village, was named outstanding documentary film. "Up," the animated adventure from Pixar that involves the fight to protect a rare bird, shared the feature film award with "Hotel for Dogs," a comedy with Lisa Kudrow and Don Cheadle that was applauded for "celebrating the special bond between children and dogs."
January 30, 2005 |
Something was wrong with Ellen DeGeneres a week ago Thursday -- her eyes were all puffy, and she looked as if a tiny, adorable kitten had died in her arms moments before she hit the soundstage to shoot her chat show. She couldn't even get a real laugh out of a segment with "Meet the Fockers" star Teri Polo. But this off day merely served to make clear that DeGeneres' good days -- which is to say pretty much every day -- are really, absolutely right-on, feel-great solid.
April 26, 2013 |
Justin Timberlake had Ellen DeGegeneres' in-studio audience gushing over his love for wife Jessica Biel. The actor-singer appeared on Thursday's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" to promote his album "The 20/20 Experience," but DeGeneres aptly had him talking about wedded bliss instead. The couple married in Italy in October 2012 and DeGeneres reminded him that Biel said her favorite thing about marriage was being able to say the phrase "my husband. " This prompted the host to ask her guest the same thing.
January 21, 2014 |
China is getting "The Ellen DeGeneres Show. " Warner Bros., which produces and distributes the daytime talker, said it has struck a deal with Sohu Video, an online distributor, to carry the show in China. The studio said it is the first time a U.S. syndicated talk show will be available in China. Subtitled episodes of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" will hit China within two days of their original broadcast here. WINTER TV PREVIEW: Full coverage of the season's shows Sohu is an over-the-top video service similar to Hulu.
October 4, 2007 |
Ellen DeGeneres is sponsoring a contest in which the prize is a visit from her syndicated TV talk show. The Emmy-winning host and AOL announced Wednesday the launch of "Wish You Were Here," a competition that will culminate with DeGeneres & Co. visiting the winner's hometown. Over the next 10 weeks, fans of the comic who want her to visit can upload stories, photos and videos about the people and places that make their hometown special at ellen.aol.com.