Ellen DeGeneres To End Daytime Talk Show in 2022 Ellen DeGeneres is ending her talk show with season 19 at the end of 2022. She has hosted the show since 2003. In a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter she said, when you’re a creative person you constantly need to be challenged and as great as this show is and as fun as it is, it’s just not a challenge anymore. Ellen is going to sit down with Oprah and discuss publicly on May 13th. Who do you see as the ‘heir’ to Ellen’s spot?