The all-important February sweeps begin this week and Ellen DeGeneres has landed some pretty big guests for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 1 to get a jump on ratings. In her weekly newsletter sent to fans on Jan. 27, Ellen thanked them for her birthday messages and revealed this week’s big guest list, which includes Justin Bieber and Ryan Seacrest from “American Idol.” A Super Bowl show and Portia’s birthday celebration are also on tap to get a jump start on February sweeps.
“The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” currently in its 10th season, has earned numerous Emmy Awards and acclaim from TV critics. Ellen's talent, personal warmth and insight have earned her recognition as a global entertainer and household name. Through her show, Ellen interviews Hollywood's A-listers and tackles topical issues with her distinctive style.
Ellen’s refreshing perspective to daytime television often leads to hilarious, unscripted moments, like Michelle Obama Christmas caroling with Britney Spears. The show features a diverse mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation and segments spotlighting everyday people with extraordinary stories and talents. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" continues to be a destination for the world's biggest stars. Past guests have included heavyweights Justin Bieber, George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Reese Witherspoon, Justin Timberlake, Penelope Cruz, Halle Berry and Drew Barrymore, just to name a few.
Below are Ellen’s guests for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 1:
- Monday, Jan. 28: Sean Hayes from “Two and a Half Men” and Jillian Michaels from “The Biggest Loser.
- Tuesday, Jan. 29: Sally Field, Quvenzhane Wallis and a special performance by Justin Bieber.
- Wednesday, Jan. 30: Catherine Zeta-Jones and Nicholas Hoult.
- Thursday, Jan. 31: Ryan Seacrest from “American Idol.”
- Friday, Feb. 1: Portia’s birthday, Chris Tucker and Super Bowl special.
Originating from Los Angeles, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” airs every weekday in national syndication, including on the NBC Owned and Operated Television Stations Group. Check local listings for air times.
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