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Fans Dress Up as Famous Duos for 'Ellen Show' Segment in Center City

Ellen dropped several hints about the event on social media, telling fans to dress up as a famous duo.

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    Fans gathered in Center City Wednesday for an "Ellen DeGeneres Show" event that will air during the show Thursday. NBC10's Keith Jones has the details.

    (Published Thursday, March 23, 2017)

    Fans flooded the streets of Center City Wednesday for part of a segment on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

    Walnut Street was closed from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. from Broad to 17th streets for the segment. DeGeneres was not in the city but engaged with fans via satellite and social media. After announcing that she would shut down several blocks of Walnut Street, the comedian and TV show host dropped several hints on Twitter about the event, telling fans to dress up as a famous duo.

    A large crowd gathered on Walnut Street hoping to appear on the show. Philadelphia Eagles long snapper and 'America's Got Talent' contestant Jon Dorenbos also showed up for the event.

    Early Wednesday evening, Ellen tweeted to her fans to go to the Capital One Café on 135 S. 17th Street for the event.

    The entire segment will be revealed on Thursday's episode of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." You can watch it starting at 3 p.m. on NBC10.