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Ellen DeGeneres tried her best to seduce country singer Keith Urban in a spoof that aired on the comedian's talk show Thursday, October 13. Ellen DeGeneres Biography Current News Profile Boy Friend Husband Children Movies Relationships Twitter Imdb Family Facebook Myspace Pictures Wallpaper Online Video.In the video, which can be seen below, DeGeneres pokes fun at sensual fragrance ads with Urban's real cologne called "Phoenix." DeGeneres tries her best to seduce the singer, who is seen showing off his chest with an open shirt and hair flowing in the wind, by liking the side of his dace and feeding him ice.

"You know that you're the only women on the planet that would be ok with my wife," Urban told DeGeneres on the show after the spoof plays. The singer is married to actress Nicole Kidman.It was also announced on Thursday that DeGeneres and her "Ellen" writer Alex Herschlag have teamed up to create a comedy. DeGeneres will executive produce the project series called "Weitz & Wong," about a mixed race Jewish-Chinese couple and their children, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The industry paper reports that the series has gotten a script order from ABC, which is the parent company of OnTheRedCarpet.com. Herschlag will write the show. The comedy series is the second project that DeGeneres has sold to a network for next season.Previously NBC picked up another comedy project from DeGeneres, who will serve as an executive producer on that series. The show is set to star DeGeneres' wife, Portia de Rossi.

NBC made a "put pilot commitment" on that series, meaning that the project has costly penalties to the network if it is not picked up for the fall season.Emmy-winning talk-show host Ellen DeGeneres was born in Metairie, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans. Her father, insurance salesman Elliot De Generes and her mother, a real-estate agent, were divorced when she was 16 years old. Her mother remarried, and her new husband, salesman Roy Gruessendorf, moved the family (which included Ellen's brother) to Atlanta, Texas.

After graduating from Atlanta High School in 1976, Ellen attended the University of New Orleans as a communication major, but she dropped out after one semester. She held a wide variety of jobs until she turned to stand-up comedy, making her bones at small clubs and coffeehouses before working her way up to emcee Clyde's Comedy Club by 1981. Her comedy was described as a distaff version of Bob Newhart. Beginning in the early 1980s, she toured nationally and was named the funniest person in America after winning a competition sponsored by the cable network Showtime. This lead to better gigs, including her first appearance on "The Tonight Show" (1962) with Johnny Carson in 1986.

Though DeGeneres' early forays into series television were not successful (she appeared as a supporting player in two short-lived TV situation comedies in the period 1989-92, "Open House" (1989) and "Laurie Hill" (1992)), she scored a hit headlining her own 1994 sitcom on ABC "These Friends of Mine" (later renamed "Ellen" (1994) after its first season). She made TV history in April 1997 when her character, and DeGeneres herself personally, revealed that she was a lesbian. However, the show was canceled the following season due to declining ratings, after which DeGeneres returned to the stand-up circuit. In 2001, DeGeneres launched a new series, "The Ellen Show" (2001), on CBS, but it suffered from poor ratings and was canceled.

Redemption as a television artiste came in 2003, when DeGeneres' daytime talk show, "Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show" (2003) proved to be both a critical hit and a commercial success. Along with good ratings, the show has won unprecedented kudos from the industry, winning 15 Emmy Awards in its first three seasons on the air and becoming the first talk show in TV history to win the Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show in its first three seasons.

DeGeneres has also made a name for herself as a host of awards shows. She hosted the Grammy Awards in 1996 and 1997, as well as the Primetime Emmy Awards in 2001 and 2005. In February 2007, she will have the ultimate TV awards show gig, hosting the Oscars.
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