What the end of ‘Ellen’ says about the changing TV business

Industry insiders were not surprised by Wednesday’s announcement.

The division, based out of the Warner lot in Burbank, also produces reality programs such as ABC’s “The Bachelor,” and DeGeneres’ game show “Game of Games” for NBC, and sells repeats of Warner Bros.

After Oprah Winfrey ended her syndicated daytime program in 2011, “Ellen” became the first stop in daytime TV for big-name stars wanting to promote a new film or TV show.

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