Ellen DeGeneres is expanding her brand at Warner Brothers Television Group now that she has signed a multi-year exclusive deal with the company.
The talk show host and her company A Very Good Production will develop and serve as an executive producer on TV projects with different divisions of WBTVG, including scripted primetime shows, scripted and unscripted broadcast and cable series and syndicated programming.
DeGereneres will even have have a first -look deal on social media and other digital gaming ideas.
"I'm so happy to be expanding my relationship with Warner Bros. It's kind of becoming a family affair. My brother works on the lot and fingers crossed, my mother's up for the role of Charlie Sheen's love interest on 'Two and a Half Men.' So this is really working out."
She's even making charges to her company. Ellen just named former President of Original Programming and Development at Comedy Central, Lauren Corrao, the President of A Very Good Production.
"Ellen is an inspiration and a pioneer both personally and professionally and I've always been a huge fan of hers. I feel incredibly lucky to be charged with capturing her brand as a producer and building this company together from the ground up."
Wowsa! We're so happy for her!