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Kylie Jenner, Chance The Rapper, Brad Pitt, More Set For “Ellen DeGeneres Show” Premiere Week

The seventeenth season of “Ellen” starts on September 9.

Ellen DeGeneres (Photo by Michael Rozman/Warner Bros.)

Update: “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” will celebrate the beginning of its seventeenth season during the week of September 9.

Day-by-day listings are beginning to materialize for premiere week.

September 9: Kylie Jenner (plus Kris Jenner joins Kylie and Ellen to surprise fans as part of the $1 million giveaway)
September 10: Melissa McCarhty
September 11: Chrissy Teigen, Chance The Rapper
September 12: Reese Witherspoon
September 13: Sean Hayes

An official press release says Brad Pitt will also be appearing during premiere week; the airdate for his visit is not yet available.
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The seventeenth season of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” begins the week of September 9, and we now know some of the high-profile celebrities who will be appearing.

The actual season premiere will welcome Kylie Jenner. The episode will spotlight Jenner’s $1 million fan giveaway; she, Kris Jenner and Ellen will surprise unsuspecting fans with their prizes.

Kylie will additionally appear for a sit-down interview.

Other premiere week guests include Melissa McCarthy, Chrissy Teigen, Reese Witherspoon, Brad Pitt, and Chance The Rapper. All will participate in interviews; Chance will also perform “Eternal.”

Specific day-by-day listings will be revealed soon.

Later in September, “Ellen” will welcome Renee Zellweger, Oprah Winfrey, Demi Moore, Natalie Portman, and John Cena.

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