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: Michael Ian Black, Missi Pyle Join Indie Comedy ‘Slash’ ‘American Odyssey’ Cancelled By NBC After One Season FilmLA Sued By Hollywood Nightclub Over NBC’s ‘The Player’ Shoot MORE This just in: Will Forte Says “Plan Wasn’t For Me To Be In” ‘Last Man On Earth’ At Awardsline Screening Charles Grodin On Working With Louis C.K. In ‘Louie’ & Why He’s Like “No Other Director” – Emmys Movie Academy Invites: Oscar Winners Eddie Redmayne & JK Simmons Among 332 New Members 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.