An executive producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show has denied rumours the series is facing cancellation following workers declared a toxic work culture.

Nobody is going off the air,” Andy Lassner, who has co-produced the daytime chat show since 2003, said on Twitter this week following one of his own followers suggested that the Ellen show could be axed.

Earlier, Lassner joked in a tweet that he expected the year would “turn around and start getting better” but that 2020 had other programs — alluding to the scrutiny the show has faced since misconduct allegations surfaced last month. 

From left: Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner and Mary Connelly.

The Hollywood Reporter stated this week which DeGeneres addressed the complaint and apologised for her team in a letter. 

“On day one of our series, I told everybody in our very first meeting that ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ could be a place of happiness — no one could raise their voice, and everybody could be treated with respect,” DeGeneres composed. “Obviously, something changed, and I am disappointed to learn that this hasn’t been the case. And therefore, I am sorry. Anyone who knows me knows it’s the opposite of what I believe and what I expected for our series. ”

DeGeneres said that an internal investigation into the allegations had stressed and launched her commitment to “ensuring this does not happen again. ” 

An executive producer of The Ellen DeGeneres Show has denied rumours the series is facing cancellation following workers alleged a toxic work culture.

Nobody is going off the air,” Andy Lassner, who has co-produced the daytime chat show since 2003, said on Twitter this week following one of his own followers suggested that the Ellen show could be axed.

Earlier, Lassner joked in a tweet that he expected the year could “turn around and start getting better” but that 2020 had other programs — alluding to the examination the series has confronted since misconduct allegations surfaced last month. 

From left: Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner and Mary Connelly.

The Hollywood Reporter stated this week which DeGeneres addressed the complaint and apologised for her team in a letter. 

“On day one of our series, I told everybody in our very first meeting that ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ could be a place of happiness — no one could raise their voice, and everybody could be treated with respect,” DeGeneres composed. “Obviously, something changed, and I am disappointed to learn that this hasn’t been the case. And therefore, I am sorry. Anyone who knows me knows it’s the opposite of what I believe and what I expected for our series. ”

DeGeneres said that an internal investigation into the allegations had stressed and launched her commitment to “ensuring this does not happen again. ” 

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