ELLEN’S GREATEST NIGHT OF GIVEAWAYS
NBC has renewed its highly successful first-ever holiday special event series “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” for a new season.
“Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” scored among this year’s the top holiday specials. The Dec. 10 premiere earned 1.2 rating in adults 18-49, according to “live plus same day” Nielsens, tying as the season’s #1 rated Christmas special. In total viewers, the three original “Giveaways” telecasts finished as the season’s #2-3-4 most-watched Christmas specials (6.8 million on Dec. 10, 6.0 million on Dec. 11 and 5.9 million on Dec. 12, L+SD).
“Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin A. Leman II, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Derek Westervelt, Daniel Norris and Jeff Kleeman. The special is produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television and A Very Good Production in association with Telepictures.
Renew/Cancel Status: Renewed for Season 2
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About this show:
Ellen DeGeneres is making a list and checking it twice this December as she kicks off a new tradition packed with massive surprises on Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways.
Over the course of three nights on December 10-12 (8-9 p.m. ET/PT), DeGeneres and her celebrity friends will deliver incredible gifts to unsuspecting people who have topped her nice list. Everyday deserving people and in-studio audience members never see it coming as DeGeneres presents spectacular gifts and incredible prizes, with A-list stars in tow.
Joining DeGeneres for the three one-hour shows are Michelle Obama, Jennifer Aniston, Justin Timberlake, Robert Downey Jr., Melissa McCarthy, Michael B. Jordan, Jason Momoa, Sterling K. Brown and Chrissy Teigen, along with Steph & Ayesha Curry. DeGeneres’s celebrity guests will visit recipients in their homes and schools and will even be surprising her unsuspecting audience members.
Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways is the biggest holiday bonanza to date and it’s coming to knock your stockings off.
Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin A. Leman II, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Derek Westervelt, Daniel Norris and Jeff Kleeman serve as executive producers for the special.
The special will be produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, A Very Good Production and Telepictures.