Combining backstage segments with actual live-to-tape talk show segments, The Ellen Hill Show follows the exploits of the host and her staff. In the pilot episode, Ellen wants to change the direction of the show; the station wants to cancel it altogether. As Ellen tries to save her dreams and her career, her estranged mother pops in to announce her cancer diagnosis.
Title: The Ellen Show
Author: Bruce Harper
Form: Television Pilot
Genre: Light Comedy
Time Period: Modern Day
Status: 2nd Draft Rewrite
Location: Detroit, MI
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