During a time of protests and social change that spread across the country last year, many workplaces, companies, and industries were called for toxic abuses ranging from racism, sexual assault to verbal abuse. One celebrity he particularly faced with the intense backlash was Ellen DeGeneres, who was accused of mistreating workers on the sets of her famous show.
Despite those accusations, which were particularly extreme in the summer of 2020, The Ellen DeGeneres Show Still for the eighteenth season, in September last year, Ellen was given a promise from Americans across the country that she would do a better job. However, was it too late? Since the show’s comeback, has it been as successful as before or has ratings and viewers dropped dramatically?
Huge drop in thoughts
In the last six months, it seems that ideas have actually dropped significantly. The Ellen DeGeneres Show. However, in the season premiere of the eighteenth season, the opener actually claimed the highest rating Ellen Premiered in four years. Presumably this was because people were eager to see how Ellen would open her show after several accusations of bullying from previous activists on the set.
As people had anticipated, the season opener The Ellen DeGeneres Show Came with an apology. Talk show host told viewers across the country: “I learned that things happen here that never should have happened. I take it very seriously. And I want to say that I am very sorry to those who were affected. ‘However, after tuning in millions for the opener, most of them dropped out after the right time.
since September, new York Times reported that The Ellen DeGeneres Show More than a million scenes were lost, and research firm Nilsson confirmed that the show averaged around 1.5 million viewers in the last six months compared to a normal 2.6 million viewers during the same period last year. This loss means a thirty-three percent drop in ratings.
With a 43 percent drop in views, this means The Ellen DeGeneres Show It is no longer in the same league as the previous competitors. new York Times Announced that its previous rivals such as Dr. Phil And Live: With Kelly and Ryan On average, over two million viewers, both are no longer in the same league. Ellen.
new York Times reported that “It is now hosted by Mori Powich (1.4 million), Kyle Clarkson (1.3 million), Rachel Ray (1.2 million), Tamron Hall (1.1 million) and Jerry Springer’s former security guard Steve Villos (1.1 million) Can’t get close to the show. .
Ellen also lost twenty-eight percent of her original audience, according to Nielsen, who was adult women under the age of twenty-four. Since then, this decline in viewership has also led to an increase in its advertising revenue. Research firm Kantar showed that the show pulled in $ 131 million from advertisements in the 2019–2020 season, while the new season dropped nearly twenty percent from advertisers to $ 105 million.
Still going on
Despite such a drop in views, Warner Bros. and Ellen have made it clear that the show will not be anywhere anytime soon. It has already been confirmed that the show will return for its nineteenth season in September. David McGuire, Executive VP at Telepicture said:The Ellen DeGeneres Show This season remains one of the top three highest rated syndicated talk ”.
“While the broadcast is down on the board and Kovid is challenging for production, we are eager to bring our live audience and the 19th season ahead, all of which are fantastic and heartbreaking moments. Ellen One of the longest running and most successful talk shows in history.
Love him or not, but it seems we are still going regardless. new York Times Reported: “In 2019, the company signed a deal with it to produce four programs for its HBO Max streaming platform, including a home-design challenge series; A dating show; An animated show, Little ellen; And a documentary series on inventors made in conjunction with the Albert Einstein Estate ”.