had a surprise visit from fellow talk host who was there to congratulate Ellen on the 1000th episode of "". Oprah's appearance was beamed via Skype from her office on Friday, May 1.
The producers told Ellen that she has a call and when she turned around it turned out to be Oprah. Sitting with her dog and a glass of champagne in hand to congratulate Ellen, Oprah said "I really just wanted to say congratulations. I know what it takes to do 1,000 shows, and I, like everybody else, wish for you 1,000 more."