What seems like an unlikely move for a daytime-television fixture, Ellen DeGeneres has agreed to host a six-episode design-competition series on HGTV. This will be the comedienne’s first time on cable television. From the press release: “Produced by Ellen’s production company, A Very Good Production, and A. Smith & Co. in association with Telepictures, Ellen’s Design Challenge is scheduled to premiere in 2015 and will feature six competitors as they tackle ingenious challenges to sketch, design and build extraordinary furniture in just 24 hours. Throughout the series, the contestants must showcase their creativity and versatility to impress a panel of judges. The last one standing will win a cash prize.”
In a super-saturated world of design competitions, we wonder if the funny lady will have what it takes to carry this one.