(November 30, 2011 – Burbank, CA) – With the November sweep coming to a close last week, “Ellen” finished with another impressive performance. “Ellen” delivered a 1.7/9 rating/share among her core Women 25-54 demographic (all-market weighted average), ranking her as the #2 syndicated talker behind only Regis’ farewell sweep. Additionally, “Ellen” maintained her position as the #1 audience recruiter in the Talk genre, growing an average of +80% from her lead-in share throughout the sweep in the demo. In the first major sweep without “Oprah,” “Ellen” has proven to be the strongest “Oprah” replacement in syndication. On average, “Ellen” retained 69% of “Oprah’s” Nov ’10 time period rating among Women 25-54, significantly higher than competitors “Dr. Oz” (37%) and “Dr. Phil” (29%). Guest highlights during the sweep include appearances by Justin Bieber, Eddie Murphy, Kirstin Dunst, Neil Patrick Harris, Amy Adams, Robin Williams, Katy Perry, Rihanna, Selena Gomez, The Black Eyed Peas, and many more. In fact, on Friday, November 18th, “Ellen” hosted an exclusive interview with “Breaking Dawn” stars Kristin Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner (among other cast members), including a live performance by Bruno Mars of the movie’s lead song “Will It Rain,” helping lift “Ellen” to a season high 2.0 rating among Women 25-54! About “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”: "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" returned for its ninth season on Monday, September 12th fresh off winning the Daytime Emmy Award for "Outstanding Talk Show." The show has now earned an impressive total of 35 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 Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is produced by A Very Good Production and WAD Productions, Inc. in association with Telepictures, an industry leading and Emmy award-winning producer of syndicated programming, and is distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution.