Game of the game, which premiered in 2017, saw DeGeneres lead the contestants through one of dozens of mini-games similar to those played on her eponymous daytime talk show. . Her talk show assistant Stephen “tWitch” Boss was also the announcer and assistant here. The winners of each episode will advance to the final round for a chance to win a $100,000 cash prize.
The game show started off as a holiday add-on for NBC and soon expanded to a year-round primetime slot. Season 4 – which will now be the final season – ended last May. The cancellation limited the show’s run time to a total of 48 episodes.
DeGeneres is also saying goodbye on another front: She was announced that her extended daytime talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, will end its 19-year run at the end of this year. The presenter and comedian faced a wave of controversy in 2020 when reports from colleagues accusing her of fostering a toxic workplace were published; DeGeneres sorry online, but still insists that the controversy was not the reason she ended the show.
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