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Oprah, Anne Sweeney and Ellen Make Forbes' Most Powerful Women List

 




Who are the most powerful women in the world, and what presence do they have in shaping daytime television? Forbes addressed the first part of that question in their annual ranking of the World's Most Powerful Women.

Among those associated with daytime who made the cut, Oprah Winfrey came in highest at No. 13. The former daytime talk show host, who still produces daytime programming (Dr. Phil, Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray) via Harpo Productions, was cited for the turnaround at her cable network OWN. READ MORE

Days of Our Lives' John Aniston Stars With Daughter Jennifer in Ellen's Soap Spoof! (VIDEO)




On Days of Our Lives, he's the patriarch of the ruthless, Kiriakis dynasty, but in real life John Aniston is the proud papa of one Jennifer Aniston. On today's episode of Ellen, the Anistons teamed up with Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi for an installment of Ellen's goofy soap spoof The Tales of Yesterday's Tomorrows. Watch the insanity after the jump! READ MORE

Jennifer Aniston Gets a Little Help From Her 'Friends' Ahead of Co-Hosting Ellen (VIDEO)

 




Looks like Matthew Perry and Courteney Cox may no longer be there for Jennifer Aniston. In a hilarious sketch promoting her co-hosting gig on today's episode of Ellen, TV's former Rachel Green gets nothing but shade from her old Friends, not to mention Ellen and Portia! Watch the clip below.  READ MORE

Fitch, Please: Ellen DeGeneres Rips Abercrombie & Fitch! (VIDEO)




Abercrombie & Fitch just lost another customer. Ellen DeGeneres is not amused following CEO Mike Jeffries' declaration the company doesn't sell clothes to plus-sized individuals, because A&F only wants “cool, good-looking people” in their clothing. M’kay, boo…

Watch the daytime talk show queen give Jeffries a hilarious dressing down after the jump! READ MORE

Steve Harvey Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame! (PHOTOS)

Comedian, film star, TV personality and talk show host Steve Harvey (pictured above with wife Marjorie Harvey) received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on May 13. Ellen DeGeneres, Dr. Phil, Cedric the Entertainer and Samuel L. Jackson joined Harvey’s family and friends in celebrating the achievement. Check out more photos after the jump! READ MORE

Will Daytime Talk's Biggest Stars Actually Attend The 40th Annual Daytime Emmys?




The majority of daytime talk's biggest names (Ellen DeGeneres and Kelly Ripa to name a few!) have skipped out on the Daytime Emmy Awards in recent years. Could that be changing this year? TV Guide Magazine's Michael Logan posed the question to Scot Safon, executive vice-president and general manager of HLN, which will air the kudocast on June 16.  Said Safon:

"We are outreaching as aggressively as possible to all the nominees," Safon says. "We want them to know this year is important. The themes that will rock this show are themes they will be proud to be associated with. To be in that room as part of the daytime community will be an incredible opportunity. The show is not just an announcement of winners. It's a celebration people are going to remember for a long time to come." READ MORE