(August 14, 2007 – Burbank, CA) — “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” will open season five with premiere episodes on Tues., Sept. 4 and Wed., Sept. 5 from New York’s The Allen Room, Fredrick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center. Ellen kicks off the season in one of her favorite cities with U.S. Senator (N.Y.) and presidential candidate, Senator Hillary Clinton as her first guest. Ellen will be out and about in New York covering some of her favorite stomping grounds from Central Park to the Empire State Building. The show will also welcome additional celebrity guests, big surprises and Ellen's view of the Big Apple. Viewers can log onto www.ellentv.com for ticket information. These tapings will take place on Friday, August 31st. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is the only talk show in the history of the Daytime Emmys to win four consecutive awards for Outstanding Talk Show in its first four seasons, and recently won the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host for the third year in a row. The show has now earned a total of 21 Daytime Emmy Awards. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" premiered on September 8, 2003 and was the highest-rated freshman syndicated show of the 2003-2004 season. Originating from NBC Studios in Los Angeles, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is produced by A Very Good Production and WAD Productions, Inc. in association with Telepictures Productions, with Telepictures Productions, an industry leading and Emmy award winning producer of syndicated programming, and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.
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