"The Ellen DeGeneres Show" has been signed on through the 2016-17 season. The Hollywood Reporter reported that the popular show's renewal includes all NBC owned and operated stations as well as 179 additional stations.

Ellen is the No.1 sindicated talk show in the country, tied with "Dr. Phil," among the demographic of 25-54 year old women, reported Hollywood Reporter.

The Associated Press reported that the show has received some of its best ratings this season and the president of NBC-owned TV stations, Valari Staab called the show the "crown jewel" of NBC's daytime lineup.

The show is up 13 percent year-over-year and is pulling 3.2 million viewers on average. This season was the most watched season since 2005-06.

"It's been a rocky year for daytime. Freshman talkers hosted by Ricki Lake and Jeff Probst have been canceled. Anderson Cooper's revamped Anderson Live will not make it past its second season. And there is a major overhaul in store for The View next season with Joy Behar departing. There also are rumors that Elisabeth Hasselbeck also will be exiting, but on Monday's show, View co-executive producer Barbara Walters denied that Hasselbeck is departing," reported The Hollywood Reporter.

Ken Werner the president of Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution gave the announcement on Monday with Valari Staab.

 "Ellen is quite simply the best," Werner said in a statement, according to The Hollywood Reporter.  "Day in and day out she and her team produce a unique and compelling hour of entertainment which is appointment television for legions of women.  We are absolutely thrilled that NBC, Ellen, Warner Bros. and all of our station partners will be continuing our successful relationship for years to come."

Staab added,  "Ellen is the crown jewel of the NBC Owned Television Stations daytime lineup. We are proud and thrilled to extend our relationship with Ellen DeGeneres, all the great people working on her show and our friends at Warner Bros."