Funniest Talk Show Hosts

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The Top Ten

1 Conan O'Brien Conan O'Brien Conan Christopher O'Brien is an American television host, comedian, writer, and producer. He is best known for hosting several late-night talk shows; since 2010, he has hosted Conan on the cable channel TBS.

Conan is so quick with his brilliant comedy - he can take a regular sentence and turn it into something that I randomly think and laugh about for a week
i love him so much (; - iloveconan

Awesome dude, I love him

Awesome dude, love him

Apart from comedy he is the brilliant talk show host he. Can talk about anything world war, american histroy etc.
He does self depreciating humour which makes him the best. He depreciates himself around the world so people could laugh. He is the best.

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2 Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres Ellen Lee DeGeneres is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist. DeGeneres starred in the popular sitcom Ellen from 1994 to 1998 and has hosted her syndicated TV talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, since 2003.

Best sense of humor. She makes me laugh on a bad day. She uses the show to make people's life so much better.

The best

Aw, you gotta love Ellen. She makes me crack up every time I watch it. I can't wait for new episodes.

Every time I see her videos,I laugh so hard that I even get cramps on my stomach too! I like her style!

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3 Jimmy Kimmel Jimmy Kimmel

No, he is not funny.

Always funny - night after night

He's as funny as cancer in a pregnant woman. Terrible - Cush77

Really funny guy, always crack's me up.

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4 Johnny Carson Johnny Carson John William "Johnny" Carson was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician, best known for his 30 years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.

How can he be rated so low?... Must be the age of voters... He's the BEST EVER!

5 Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon James Thomas "Jimmy" Fallon is an American comedian, television host, actor, singer, writer, and producer.

Seriously? This list just lost it's cred. Next thing is snl is greatest comedy show - Cush77

Fallon is clearly one of the most likeable personalities on television, as is affirmed by the Tonight Show's high ratings. Is he the funniest guy on T.V.? No. But you definitely feel like he could be your best friend, and he's probably the least divisive comedian out there (take that as you will... I prefer a comedian who is not afraid to be a little edgy or to speak their mind, but there is certainly value in having a television personality that can unite everyone with his pleasant and non-controversial humor).

He can cheer you up no matter what! When I'm in a bad mood, watching clips from his show (or generally anything he has done throughout the years) is the only thing that makes me feel good. You're very talented and unique Jimmy! Thank you for spreading smiles all over the world!

Jimmy is guy who is a little bit fat and with a always positive face, I always feel good when I see his show

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6 Craig Ferguson Craig Ferguson Craig Ferguson is a Scottish-American television host, comedian, author and actor. He was the host of both the syndicated game show Celebrity Name Game, for which he has won two Daytime Emmy Awards, and of Join or Die with Craig Ferguson on History.

Has a speedy wit, but is also very considerate and respectable of the person he's speaking to/about

Always says the right things

Best sense of humour, and always knows what to say!

Real funny, should be side by side at no1 wit conan

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7 David Letterman David Letterman David Michael Letterman is an American former television and radio host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor.

This lefty adulterer is funny like Rosie O'donnell is hot. - Cush77

How come David Letterman is on #9? This guy has a great sense of humour and could outwit anyone on the show

8 John Oliver John Oliver John William Oliver is an English comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, and television host.

Funny british talk show host makes sense but makes it funny

John is BRILLIANT! not only does he talk about important issues, but the humour I haven't laughed like that in ages

9 Jay Leno Jay Leno James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and television host. After doing stand-up comedy for years, he became the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009.

He is sooo funny I don,t believe he is rated so low on your site

10 Graham Norton Graham Norton Graham William Walker, better known by his stage name Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, comedian, and actor based in the United Kingdom.

He should be rated number 1 there is no one better and a little correction to the "British humor" part he is 100% Irish

Graham Norton is the funniest period. Don't belive me go watch his shows on YouTube. His shows are amazingly fun to watch and he has such a quick wit!

British humor the best humor

Even the American gusts think he's the best, ooh that rhyms

The Contenders

11 Arsenio Hall
12 James Corden James Corden James Kimberley Corden OBE is an English actor, comedian, and television host. He hosts The Late Late Show with James Corden, a late-night television talk show on CBS.

I love him he makes me laugh so hard 😂

Not funny - 445956

13 Bill Maher Bill Maher William "Bill" Maher is an American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor, media critic, and television host.
14 Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert Stephen Tyrone Colbert is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, media critic, and television host.

Funny like a kid on fire. Give me a break - Cush77

Been a fan of conan for a long time, still am. No others could be funnier other than Craig ferguson.. But after seeing the new late show with stephen colbert, I think he's the funniest n wittiest.

You peeps are all forgetting to watch T.V. if u didn't vote for stephen because he's the best!

15 Jon Stewart Jon Stewart

He is very intelligent and witty. One of the best talk show hosts of all time. He always makes you laugh and is much better than Jimmy Fallon.

Best of the Best better than fallon

Scooby doo is ma best friend. Amma go look for a toilet store. Spaghetti bleaugh!?

16 George Lopez George Lopez George Lopez is an American comedian, actor, and talk show host. He is known for starring in his self-produced ABC sitcom George Lopez.

He is very funny especially with the faces he makes.

No Way. This list is terrible.

17 Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Broderick Stephen Harvey, known professionally as Steve Harvey, is an American comedian, television host, producer, radio personality, actor, and author.

He has got a unique style and interacts very well with guests and audience. Very funny indeed

18 Chelsea Handler
19 Eric Andre Eric Andre
20 Jonathan Ross
21 Seth Meyers

Very comical, his satire is great. His closer look segments are awesome.

22 Alex Jones Alex Jones

NO - 445956

23 Steve Allen
24 Jack Paar
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3. Ellen DeGeneres
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