NBC orders holiday specials from Ellen DeGeneres

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NBC has ordered three hourlong holiday specials featuring Ellen DeGeneres.

  • “Ellen’s Greatest Night of Giveaways” will air during the holiday season later this year.
  • The specials will showcase DeGeneres and celebrity guests giving away gifts to audience members and other people.
  • DeGeneres, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner, Kevin A. Leman II, Derek Westervelt and Jeff Kleeman will serve as executive producers.
  • The specials will be produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted Television, A Very Good Production and Telepictures.
  • DeGeneres also has worked on “Ellen’s Game of Games” for NBC.
  • Her syndicated talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” features much of the same production team.