Top Television Talk Shows

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The Top Ten

The Ellen DeGeneres Show
Ellen's sense of humour is just perfect for me. Watching her show makes me happy!
Ellen is HILARIOUS! She does fun stuff as well as the usual questions:P I LOVE HER! :P:P:P
Ellen is so much casual, she really connects with her guests, she listens to them! She's not like any other talk show hosters.
[Newest]Ellen makes me smile every single time! I love her!
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2Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Every episode of Conan is different and hilarious from the starting title. Conan always has his genius ways of kicking off the show with the ridiculous news of this country and making it funny. He also has really funny skits and unpredictable interviews. And don't forget the worlds best co-host the incredibly witty Andy Rictor. His endings are great with either new bands or starting comedians but it is amazing of him to give those young stars a chance to shine like he has.
Conan is an extremely talented individual, he has really good writers, and was a writer for the simpsons for 4 years. My favourite talk show host by far, the guy can really jam at guitar. Plus andy is probably the best and wittiest side kick. Again, everything he does reflect his hard work, he made 'Conan' work on tbs after the whole late night fiasco, and is probably the most patient and content Talk show host. His shows are always hilarious.
No only is conan funny, he's an awesome guy with an awesome personality! He even has his own blimp, that should make him number 1 straight away!
[Newest]I watch this every night before I go to bed and it never disappoints me

3The Oprah Winfrey Show
Oprah is the best talk show...
She have 25 of experience to become a host...
The show is so good! She help so many people...
Love oprah..
Oprah is the best ever host in the world.. She is on the list of influential people in the world!...
I'm from Malaysia and I'm male but I love Oprah like no body business. She is awesome may God bless her for ever...
Oprah is the best that's why she is number one
She has a topic that is heart touching
And useful
[Newest]I love talk shows, but Oprah Winfrey to me is the most respected and gifted. She's beautiful, fair, hard working and dedicated to what she does. I will always have the upmost respect for her. Love you Oprah!

4The Late Show with David Letterman
I'm from the UK but I love to try to find this on YouTube etc, I watch all the people I know, he gets a lot out of the person being interviewed and he has a great sense of humour, he makes any other talk show look like a joke! David letterman for the world!
David letterman is a man I believe that would always speak and smile even if he did not know you. he has no certain group of people who he likes or dislikes. Look at all the different singers and bands and people on his talk shows
Its the perfect potion to cure my depression after along day at work with boring stupid people

5The Colbert Report
Its just great its the funniest talk show there is
Its brilliant in every way and is the best there is television has to offer
Its average rating is 9.0 way better than all the others
This show is always hilarious and interesting. Colbert always delivers the most amusing of information with a straight face and eloquent composure. Truly a great show.
This is a very good talk show this show always has a lot of subjects that are very interesting.

6Jimmy Kimmel Live
Very funny, always make guets feel comfortable. Not like letterman which is a lot more bitter.
Funniest show on T.V.. Especially the pedestrian interviews those crack me up
Jimmy kimmel is a man who loves every one. also he has no problems talking to people. he has a personality that just makes you stop and listen to him and "you will like him" because he has such a beautiful personality. & funny
[Newest]I think it's a good show

7The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Leno is without a doubt the funniest talk show host in america. Jimmy kimmel is a close second
I could say a lot about jay leno. but I will say a few things that I like about him. he is a very friendly man. very kind. will go out of his way to listen to you. and get to know you. Even if he did not know you. I believe he would still be kind and speak. To anyone.
By all means. He's better than that white socks moron who seeks to make you laugh with those idiotic facial expressions. How those audiances laugh and applaud is beyond me. Has to be light-up signs that prompt the audiance as to how and when to respond.
[Newest]Best comedian on late night.

8The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Is funny but here you get the news you get no where else. Is a shame that we have to watch comedy central to get the news. Our news are picked to benefit the rich. For example, the biggest climate protest in history wasn't mentioned by some news stations and the stations that aired the protest didn't cover much. Hong Kong, is getting more attention than our protest.
Hilarious and brains! Love this show!
Jon Stewart is a hilarious genius. Keep it up Jon!

9Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
This dude gots way more comedic skillz than all the others.
craig is the future of late night; everyone else gained popularity over time... plus, he's WAY funnier has NO SCRIPT! Ferguson ROX, man!
Charlie Rose and Craig are without a doubt better than David Letterman, Conan, Jay, or Oprah. Who made this foolish list? Foolishness. And who dares put Johnny Carson below number one.
[Newest]The late late show with Craig Ferguson is the best.

10The Graham Norton Show
Most talk shows are full of fluff: 10 min. Monologue, 2 min. Introductions and it all seems rehearsed and predictable. "Graham" is full from start to finish with anecdotal conversation and spontaneity one can't experience on any other show of its kind.
The guests are much more relaxed on his show and they interact with each other, making them much funnier than other talk shows.
This show is unique, it always has the best guests and it's so relaxed. Always hilarious and celebs seem to be more down to earth and comfortable. Graham doesn't kiss ass his guest all the time like the US Shows.
[Newest]I think lately it is the best talk show ever

The Contenders

11The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson
Not even close! By the way, Letterman's facial expressions are really annoying.
Johnny Carson is the best talk show host ever lived.
Not even Oprah. Johnny Carson is the KING.


12Real Time with Bill Maher
I really dislike republicans
Great show, great host. Keep up the good work Bill.
[Newest]Always a pleasure to watch Bill in action.

13The Jerry Springer Show
Jerry springer has a good show. he goes out of his way to help people. any age any race. a lot of people may watch the show because they may need to talk to someone. and jerry gives you "that chance" to make that call. Sometime some people don't know who to talk to. And jerry always have something to say. to help others. They may not be on the show. but just watching it may help someone. somewhere
Best show I have ever seen, especially the fights its really entertaining
Haha it a crack up love the weave pulling matches

14The Wendy Williams Show
I love Wendy Williams. She's fair and informative. She really makes me laugh. I thinks she's classy, intelligent and definitely an entertainer.
I love the Wendy Williams Show. She's so honest and REAL. She's fair and honest. I really enjoy watching her show daily.
Wendy is a down to earth person I love her show
[Newest]She is real with what she says plus funny!

15Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Late night with jimmy fallon is a really great show!
He's a really funny guy and I watch him all the time
He has a lot of popular celebrity guests on his show every night he is really hilarious and so is his guests and he always plays amazing games with his guests best sense of style
He really is the best. His sense of humor and also his games and sketches can't be compared.
Really talented funny guy. Best late night show

16Live with Regis and Kelly
This would not be a show without Regis and Kelly. they can make you laugh together. they can say something or do something to make you stop feeling sad. and get along great.. it goes to show. there are couples out there. (on the show) who can get along very well. And no problems. this is "GREAT"
I miss Regis. I liked his stories about the things that happened to him and his night on the town.
You guys changed my life

17Dr. Phil
Dr Phil is one of the most professional, Talk Show Hosts I've ever seen. He's fair and He helps a lot of people. I respect him and love the way he and his wife work together. It's simply beautiful they way he loves her and so inspiring.
Dr phil is the best he saved a lot of peoples life and changed them to the better
Dr. Phil taught me to stick up for myself and treat people as I am treated. He has changed my life forever and lifted my self esteem.

Lore williams

18The Jonathan Ross Show
This is a very good show I really enjoyed it.
Very good show I enjoyed it

19Inside the Actors Studio
This is a very good show I really enjoyed it.

20Alan Carr: Chatty Man
A very good show I really enjoyed it.

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