Golden Globes to honor TV pioneer Ellen DeGeneres

The Golden Globe Awards will give its new TV uncommon accomplishment trophy to somebody who has been a spearheading sitcom star, a TV anchorperson and a game-show MC — Ellen DeGeneres.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association said Monday that the Carol Burnett Award — the little screen rendition of the gathering’s film partner, the Cecil B. DeMille Award — will go to DeGeneres, a numerous Emmy champ and Golden Globe candidate.

It is offered every year to respect somebody “who has made exceptional commitments to TV on or off the screen.” The principal Carol Burnett Award a year ago fittingly went to Burnett herself.

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