In her first special since 2003, Ellen revisits her road to stardom and details the heartfelt -- and hilarious -- lessons she's learned along the way.
Ellen shares her humorous observations on daily life, including remembering names, clothing, the need for approval, and making personal videos in this post-coming-out performance, fully acknowledges Ellen DeGeneres's status as America's most famous lesbian.
Ellen DeGeneres has done everything, from starring in hit sitcoms and movies, to writing best-selling books, to having her own new talk show, but she's never forgotten her roots as a stand-up comedian. Taped at New York City's Beacon Theatre before a live audience, Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now features the kind of humor that first made her a star, offering her offbeat insights into everyday life. Her feel-good humor touches on something that anyone can identify with, be it the obligatory gay joke, procrastination, fashion, public cell phone use, airline etiquette, or self-esteem.
The Ellen DeGeneres Show, often shortened to Ellen, is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen DeGeneres.
Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now is a stand-up comedy routine that was shown on HBO. This was Ellen DeGeneres's second HBO special. This hour-long special focused on everyday situations, as Degeneres put it: modern life and other inconveniences. It was filmed at the Beacon Theater on Broadway in New York City, New York on May 2, 2003. The show first aired on June 25, 2003.