‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ kicks off star-studded new season

posted September 06, 2018 at 06:00 pm
by  Manila Standard Showbitz
This month on Lifetime, The Ellen DeGeneres Show returns for Season 16 featuring even more fun, unparalleled generosity, and Ellen DeGeneres’ signature dance moves.

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ kicks off star-studded new season
The Ellen DeGeneres Show is back for its 16th season with a star-studded lineup of celebrity guests.
The star-studded lineup kicked off on Sept. 5, with hip-hop queen Nicki Minaj as she sat down with Ellen to talk about her newest album.

On Sept. 6, Academy Award nominee Mark Wahlberg joined the show to chat about his upcoming comedy Instant Family, while former athlete turned actor John David Washington discussed his breakout role in the critically acclaimed summer film BlacKkKlansman. Iconic rock band Fleetwood Mac also took the stage for a performance of their greatest hits to jumpstart their North American tour. 

Today, Hollywood favorite Anna Kendrick dishes on her upcoming mystery thriller, A Simple Favor, while legendary filmmaker Spike Lee keeps the BlacKkKLansman ball rolling as he talks about the box office hit he wrote, directed, and produced. Diva Cher also sits down with Ellen for a quick chat and a special performance of a song from her upcoming ABBA tribute album Dancing Queen.

The following week, GMA Day co-hosts Michale Strahan and Sara Heins appear on the show on Sept. 10, along with 7-year-old Dalton Dailey to talk about his viral video dancing to Justin Timberlake’s “SexyBack” in his bathroom.

More stars join Ellen that same week, with America’s Got Talent judge Heidi Klum and The Predator star Olivia Munn making appearances on Sept. 11, followed by NBA legend and newly-minted Los Angeles Laker Lebron James and blockbuster hunk Channing Tatum discussing their upcoming animated film Smallfoot on Sept. 12. Comedy actress Kristen Bell also joins the fun and talks about Season 2 of her ellentube original digital series Momsplaining, where she gives advice about motherhood, and her role on NBC’s critically acclaimed show The Good Place.

Finally, hilarious Saturday Night Live stars and Primetime Emmy Awards co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che close out the week with more hijinks on Sept. 13.

Lifetime™ is available on SKYCable Ch 65 and Lifetime™ HD Ch 199; Cable Link Ch. 223; Dream Satellite Ch 28; Destiny Ch 44.

Topics: The Ellen DeGeneres Show , Ellen DeGeneres , Nicki Minaj , Mark Wahlberg
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