Top Ten Best Game Show Hosts

They are running the show and aside from a few models hauling merchandise, they are the only professionals on the screen. Game show hosts have acted as one man casts for decades with some pulling it off much better than others. This is a list of the very best game show hosts as voted on by you.

The Top Ten

1 Bob Barker Bob Barker

Bob Barker - Best Price Is Right Host of all time and better than Drew Carey who stinks like a skunk.

Bob was and is an icon. Drew Carey should go back to Cleveland and be replaced as host by MiMi.

Just the best... You think price is right and bob just comes to mind

Bob Barker is a great guy. He always loves and adores pets. - wisconsinboy

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2 Alex Trebek

Longtime host of "Jeopardy!" has matured like a fine wine through the years, but this Canadian native can still be just as irreverent when he first started.

Intelligence is always sexy. And he's probably the only one who can get away with asking questions instead of giving answers.

Very smart, and intelligent.

He is number 1 this show wouldn't be the same without him

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3 Richard Dawson

Best Game Show Panelist and Host ever! Always loved his witty attitude and tendency to make everyone feel calm on the camera! Richard is absolutely the best! Family Feud forever!

Richard is the sexiest game show host of all time.I wanted to be on family feud and match game just so i could get kissed by him .
I LOVE HIM!!!!!
- youngun4177

Richard was the quintessential game show host- witty and charming with a heart of gold. Family Feud just isn't the same without him.

He made one of the best game shows ever, without him there would be no Steve Harvey.

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4 Gene Rayburn

Favorite game show ever! Gene was the leader of that always great, star studded panel. His energy was infectious and you always felt better after watching the show than you did before it started.

By far my fave with the warmest, funniest personality of them all. Used to watch these in the 70s as a kid and am surprised at how funny they still are on the old game show channels.

He has a naughty mind. I love him. I was watching Match Game when it was new. lol

Absolutely hilarious. Tons of class.

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5 Regis Philbin

Number 6? Is that your final answer?

6 Pat Sajak

WHAT?! Pat only at number 46? He's such a funny guy and he's easily the best host ever! - Medmac

he deserves to be in at least top 10....wheel of fortune rocks. - jwileson

42! Are you kidding me? He's so great with the contestants, and funny!

How is he on the bottom of the list? He should be toward the top.

7 Monty Hall

I want whats behind door #2 - beckihrh

8 Chuck Woolery

THE quintessential game show host.

9 Bill Cullen

The bespectacled Pittsburgh-native hosted more game shows than anyone else, including the original "Price is Right". His wit and warmth are legendary.

Seemed like a genuinely nice guy who treated everyone with respect. Also had a quick wit and sly sense of humor. Adapted easily to every show he hosted.

This gentleman showed respect to the contestants and had a warm spontaneous humor plus intelligence -- compared to none other.

The best of all time. Period

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10 Bengt Magnusson

The Contenders

11 Jeff Probst Jeff Probst

A really, really sharp guy, he made this the with his sharpness the best modern game show hands down, and continues to

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

Although he does say some really stupid and mean stuff about groups of people such as atheists, Steve is really funny and a great show host. Not as good as Bob Barker, though.

Steve Harvey Is The Best Game Show Host, Best Radio Show Host, And Best Talk Show Host Because He's So Funny And Hilarious And Makes Me Laugh Every Day!

They should have put him hosting Price is right over Carey. He would sure bring the ratings back. He's funny, witty, good with contestants.

He's funny and keeps the game alive. I love him.

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13 Anne Robinson
14 Bob Eubanks

True man of integrity and old school values - very relaxed and kind but excellent skills of making contestants feel relaxed and free to be themselves.

Bob Eubanks was great. He was funny, got along great with the contestants, smart, an handsome.

15 Howie Mandel Howie Mandel

He made Deal or no Deal suspenseful and fun. He was hilarious but added enough tension to the show to make it compelling T.V.

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16 Wink Martindale
17 Tom Bergeron Tom Bergeron

The only one who can ever host America's Funniest Videos is this man. No doubt about it.

Host of Hollywood Squares, fill-in host of Millionare, and of course, the king of AFV. - BKAllmighty

So sad to see him retire, I LOVED HIM! ;c - blst0033

So funny! The best ever! Please vote!

18 Chuck Barris

Nobody made me laugh as hard as Chuck Barris... god I miss that show - buck_1469

19 Kris Aquino
20 Ben Stein
21 Ray Combs

I think he and Richard Dawson were the best host of the Family Feud. Both were very good. Sad what happened to Ray Combs.

I like him. Too bad he commited suicide.

22 Tom Kennedy
23 Edu Manzano
24 Drew Carey Drew Carey
25 Richard Karn

He hosted Family Fued for a bit.

26 Les Dennis

Not many people in the Americas know him, but he kicked butt as the host of Family Fortunes for 15 years. - Darrell

27 John O'Hurley

He was kinda stodgy at first... But he became my favorite. But I understand he was very busy with other endeavors. Sorry to lose him!

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28 David Ruprecht
29 Brooke Burns

If not best, definitely best looking

30 Bradley Walsh

He is watched by my family every night he is comedy gold!

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31 Phil Keoghan

On the Amazing Race, I love how he can move his eyebrows in different locations

32 Craig Ferguson
33 Allen Ludden

Witty, charming and personable. Nice wife too (Betty White).

34 Art Fleming

The original Jeopardy man!

35 Bruce Forsyth
36 Peter Tomarken

Host of Press Your Luck. Died in 2006 due to a plane crash.

37 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, ...read more.
38 Brian Blessed Brian Blessed
39 Anthony McPartlin
40 Jaleel White
41 Chris Tarrant
42 Joe Rogan
43 Apolo Ohno
44 Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Zanjeer and Deewar, and was dubbed India's first "angry young man" for his on-screen roles in Bollywood.
45 Mark L. Walberg
46 Jane Lynch Jane Lynch Jane Marie Lynch is an American actress, singer, and comedian. She is best known as Sue Sylvester on Glee.

Hollywood Game night love her in that

47 Julie Chen
48 Todd Newton
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