Awards Oscars Ellen DeGeneres Oscars 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: Recent Comments Add Comment 6 People Commenting Sally K 1 year So boring............. Laura's Great Idea's 1 year Laura Ziskin: Visionary. Jerry 1 year I hope she dances out when she is introduced. That would be amazing!