Netflix Orders a Standup Special from Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres just signed on for her first standup special in over a decade. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the streaming network has officially added a special from DeGeneres, which the talk show host confirmed on Twitter today:
Looks like it's been 15 years since you did a stand-up special, @TheEllenShow. How about one for Netflix?
— Netflix US (@netflix) May 24, 2017
Let me think about it. Ok I’m in. https://t.co/kUAdHyXAjS
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) May 24, 2017
DeGeneres’s last standup specials – The Beginning and Here and Now – aired on HBO back in 2001 and 2003, respectively.