Ellen DeGeneres is back on television and wants to make sure her fans are okay.
The television host wanted to share a message of hope for all essential workers during the coronavirus pandemic. She also wanted to lift everyone's spirits during this challenging time, reported Today.
Last month, DeGeneres announced that she would suspend the production of her show through March.
"Hey there. Me again. So, after some more thought, we have decided to suspend production completely until March 30th," she tweeted. "We just want to take every precaution to ensure that we do our part to keep everyone healthy. I love you guys and can't wait to come back. I'm already bored."
When she started the special living room edition of the show, she said she wanted to use this as a platform as a distraction to make sure everybody was okay with whatever was going on in the world. She told her fans if they felt down, she wanted to lift them up. As people go through this crisis, DeGeneres intends to make her show a place where people can relax.
"It is a strange time, and this is what we have to do right now," DeGeneres said.
"Hi, everyone, thanks for not being here," she joked. DeGeneres said she was not supposed to do her show from her house until next season.
DeGeneres also wanted to send a shoutout to doctors, nurses, first responders, hospital staff, supermarket employees, truck drivers, and everyone helping Americans out during the COVID-19 pandemic.
DeGeneres' wife, Portia de Rossi, acted as director and camera operator during her special at-home show.