Look Back: Ellen DeGeneres' 2007 Oscar Monologue By The Deadline Team August 2, 2013 12:16pm 8 Email Related: Ellen DeGeneres To Host Oscars Ellen DeGeneres landed an Emmy nomination for hosting the 79th Academy Awards in 2007. Here’s her opening monologue from that ceremony, which drew 39.92 million viewers. Check it out: Ellen DeGeneres, Oscars Deadline.com Awards Ellen DeGeneres To… This just in: Latest ‘Married … With Children’ Spinoff Talk Still Just A Whisper Venice Chief Alberto Barbera On Lineup & Ending The War For World Premieres ‘Scream’ Renewed For Season 2 By MTV MORE This just in: Winner Announced In Academy Board Of Governors Runoff Election – Update Reese Witherspoon To Get 2015 American Cinematheque Award Chris Hayes Nabs MSNBC’s Only Emmy Noms On Eve Of Staff-Wide Meeting You May Also Like: Awards Movie Academy Invites: Oscar Winners Eddie Redmayne & JK Simmons Among 332 New… Awards Oscars: Academy Tweaks Rules For Best Picture Producer Nominees, More Awards Oscars: Academy Announces Show Dates For Next Three Years, Dates For 2015-16… PHOTOS The Simpsons Characters Re-Voiced Sans Harry Shearer – Photo Gallery Deadline’s 2015 Emmy Party: Bob Odenkirk, Kiernan Shipka, John Ridley And More – Photo Gallery ‘Carol’ Premiere – Cannes – Photo Gallery ‘Mad Men’ Live Read and Series Finale – Photo Gallery her jokes come at the expense of no one. So boring…………. even if ellen does amazing at hosting the oscars is slowly losing its spark. i mean its the same old thing. Gawd, she’s boring. Give Ricky Gervais a shot. She’s bold and funny, and she’s the safe choice, having done it before with the Oscars and the Emmys. She is also very likeable, not like Ricky Gervais which can be polarizing. Ellen is great she’s the perfect host they should have invited her back long ago she did so well. Much better than anyone who hosted since her. I hope she dances out when she is introduced. That would be amazing! Laura Ziskin: Visionary. Comments are closed.