'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' Renewed Through 2016-17 Season

The Ellen DeGeneres Show, currently in its tenth year on air, has been renewed for four more years through the 2016-17 season by core NBC station group and "other stations representing 96% of the U.S." Deadline reports.

Ellen is having its best season ever during the tenth anniversary of the show.  It is a testament to Ellen’s brilliance as a talent and our extraordinary production team,” said Hilary Estey McLoughlin, President, Telepictures Productions.  “We are so proud of the show and grateful for all the support and partnership of NBC and all of our stations.  We look forward to collaborating with them to build Ellen to even greater success in the years ahead.”

The Ellen DeGeneres Show received the GLAAD Media Award for "Outstanding Talk Show Episode" at the 20th Annual GLAAD Media Awards for "Ellen & Portia's Wedding Day," and the show is again nominated in that category this year for the episode "Autoshop Restores Bullied Gay Student's Car for Free." Watch Ellen opening the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles below.

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