Ellen Does Stand-Up

Netflix’s expanding list of comedians headlining stand-up specials now includes Ellen DeGeneris. “It has been 15 years since I did a stand-up special…I’m excited for you to see it [the new special],” DeGeneris gushed in the official announcement for the upcoming show.

OK, it may have been filmed 15 years ago, but DeGeneres’ most recent stand-up special before the upcoming Netflix one premiered 14 years ago – June 25, 2003 – on HBO. Here it is:

And here’s DeGeneris’ very first HBO special, from February 24, 1990:

Availability date for her new Netflix special was not announced.

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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