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.
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.