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Ellen DeGeneres to Make Stand-Up Comeback with Netflix Special

Ellen DeGeneres

After 15 years away from the stand-up comedy stage, it looks like Ellen is going to return to the microphone. The rumors began swirling when Netflix tweeted this earlier today: 

But then Ellen responded with this, confirming the buzz:  

The last time DeGeneres did a stand-up special was in 2003 for HBO, with her Emmy-nominated Ellen DeGeneres: Here and Now. Before that, she did another HBO special: Ellen DeGeneres: The Beginning. For the past decade and a half, Ellen has been focusing on her daytime talk show and production company, A Very Good Production, which is backing the upcoming Netflix-animated Green Eggs and Ham, and programs on ABC and NBC. 

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In honor of the good things that are to come, we now take this opportunity to reflect back upon some of Ellen's best moments working the mic: 

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