Ellen (originally titled These Friends of Mine for season one) is a U.S. television sitcom that ran on the ABC network from March 29, 1994 to July 22, 1998, producing 109 episodes.

The theme song, "So Called Friend" is by Scottish band Texas. A running gag was that each episode had a distinct opening creditssequence, resulting from Ellen's ongoing search for the perfect opening credits.

The title role of Ellen Morgan, played by stand-up comedian Ellen DeGeneres, was a neurotic bookstore owner in her thirties. The series centered on Ellen's dealing with her quirky friends, her family and the problems of daily life.

The show was not connected to The Ellen Show, DeGeneres's second sitcom which ran from 2001–2002 or neither her talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show from 2003.