How To Get Tickets to The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Hillary Clinton as a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show
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If you’re a fan of , you can get your hands on a pair of free tickets. How? Just follow these simple instructions.

Difficulty: Easy

Time Required: No more than 15 minutes

Here's How:

  1. Choose your only method of acquisition: online.
  2. Visit Ellen's online ticket request calendar, which you'll find at the bottom of the page.
  3. Select the available day and month of your choosing.
  4. Fill out the request form and submit. You can only select one date at a time.
  1. Wait for a representative from The Ellen DeGeneres Show to contact you. Tickets are booked in the order they're received (first come, first served).
  2. Inform the representative of any special needs when he or she contacts you.
  3. Didn't get a call? Then you don't have tickets. But wait! There is an option. Ellen provides a limited number of standby tickets available the day of taping. On the day you'd like to attend, call (818) 954-5929 to request tickets. Call before noon PST.


  1. Because of the high volume of requests, one visit per season is allowed. Times and dates are subject to change. And there is no travel reimbursement if a program is canceled.
  2. You must be 14 years or older to attend a taping. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  3. The show tapes at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, Calif. You can find out more in our Talk Show Travel Planner: Los Angeles article.

What You Need:

  • Identification is required for all audience members. Driver's license. State ID.
  • Under 18? Bring an adult.