Top 10 Talk Show Hosts


The Top Ten

1 Conan O'Brien Conan O'Brien

He is my all time favorite! Hilarious, makes his good friends do funny things and great with animals.

Conan is the best & funniest ever

This guy is on a whole another level when it comes to comedy.


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2 Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres

Hilarious! She deserves number one

She should be number 1

3 Jimmy Kimmel

He's the best how is he not in the list come on HE'S A GENIUS! He's very classy and entertaining as hell he better than fallon.

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

Who doesn't like this guy he is absolutely fantastic and he is super funny.

Why does anybody like him? He makes ugly strange facial expressions and he's not funny.

5 Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert Stephen Tyrone Colbert is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, media critic, and television host.

Simply hilarious

6 Jon Stewart Jon Stewart
7 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.

The Gold Standard - Billyv

This man is a legend.
Legends should be in the top ten without question.

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

Best there is he can make anything into a joke he needs to be number 1

He's creative, clever, and funny!

He has the best games

9 Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey Oprah Gail Winfrey is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist.

No one can do an interview quite like Oprah!

10 John Oliver

He is simply amazing

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The Contenders

11 Jay Leno Jay Leno
12 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.
13 Howard Stern Howard Stern
14 Loni Love
15 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.

Great - Jiorl

You may think he’s a Brit, but he’s just a damn funny Irish potater!

16 Jeannie Mai
17 Adrienne Bailon Adrienne Bailon Adrienne Eliza Houghton is an American singer-songwriter, recording artist, actress, dancer and television personality.
18 Seth Meyers
19 Tamera Mowry Tamera Mowry
20 John Stewart
21 Chelsea Handler
22 James Corden James Corden
23 Anderson Cooper Anderson Cooper
24 Jerry Springer Jerry Springer Gerald Norman Springer is an American television presenter, former lawyer, politician, news presenter, actor, and musician.
25 Ricki Lake
26 Steve Harvey Steve Harvey Broderick Stephen Harvey, known professionally as Steve Harvey, is an American comedian, television host, producer, radio personality, actor, and author.
27 Katie Couric
28 Joy Behar
29 Steve Wilkos
30 Chris Hardwick
31 Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg Caryn Elaine Johnson, known professionally by her stage name Whoopi Goldberg, is an American actress, comedian, and television host.
32 Dr. Phil Dr. Phil Phillip Calvin "Phil" McGraw, known as Dr. Phil, is an American television personality, author, psychologist, and the host of the television show Dr.
33 Larry King Larry King

He may not be on the air any more but he is a true legend.

34 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.
35 Candace Cameron-Bure Candace Cameron-Bure
36 George Carlin George Carlin
37 Tucker Carlson

Savage. Uses reason to blast his opponents. What a legendary news caster.

38 Samantha Bee Samantha Bee Samantha Bee is a Canadian-American comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actress, media critic, and television host.

People actually watch her show? - floral

39 Alex Jones Alex Jones

He's much funnier than John Oliver (albeit unintentionally). - floral

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40 Mike Francesa Mike Francesa
41 Dick Cavett
42 Regis Philbin
43 Raven Symone Raven Symone Raven-Symoné Christina Pearman, sometimes credited as Raven, is an American actress, singer, songwriter, television personality, and producer.
44 Andy Cohen
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