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 Robert William Barker is a retired American television game show host. He is known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running daytime game show in North American television history. He is also known for hosting Truth or Consequences from 1956 to 1974.

Bob Barker is my most favorite price is right host in the universe.

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

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 has always been my favorite with Bob Barker being a ver close second

3 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

Gene Rayburn was hilarious on Match Game and Alec Baldwin has proven to be quite the successor to Rayburn

4 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 greatest game show host ever! So handsome, witty, hilarious and warmhearted. There's no one like him and never will be!

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 .

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

5 Regis Philbin

Number 6? Is that your final answer?

Best host on Who Wants to be a Millionaire followed by Meredith Vierra

6 Anne Robinson

People voting for other people are the weakest link. Goodbye.

7 Pat Sajak

the best, passed the test of time. Very quick, witty and funny. Good pairing with Vanna. Will hate to see him retire.

He has great sense of humor too. Without him, Wheel of Fortune would not be on television today.

One of only FOUR Veterans in Hollywood (& in good company with the likes of Eastwood & Selleck! ),funny, personable & always on top of his game (pun intended)

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

8 Chuck Woolery

Good looking, funny, charming, unflappable and a Texan. The total package.

THE quintessential game show host.

The most handsome host!

The man who started Wheel of Fortune in 1975! I think Merv Griffin did the right thing to hire him instead of Edd Byrnes who was very drunk on the pilot episodes

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.

Should have been named # ONE.

10 Monty Hall

Best host of Let's make a deal of all time

I want whats behind door #2

The Contenders

11 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.

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.

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!

Steve Harvey is probably one of the funnier game show hosts. He pretty much brought family feud back to stardom.

12 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.

I like Howie with the gloves


13 Jeff Probst

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

54 years old, and still has his charm.

He's my dad

14 Bengt Magnusson
15 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.

There is no one who was best at hosting Newlywed Game aside from Bob Eubanks and he and Jim Perry were great on Card Sharks, better than Pat Bullard which I thought his version of Card Sharks was a travesty.

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

16 Ben Stein
17 Wink Martindale

He even has a YouTube channel showcasing many rare game show related gems and oddities.

Best host of Tac Tac Dough

18 Chuck Barris

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

Grew up on the gong show and other game shows of the time

19 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.

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

So funny! The best ever! Please vote!

20 Kris Aquino

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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 Allen Ludden

Awesome host, great personality. One of the best, past or present.

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

Password would not have been he same without him or Betty White

23 Tom Kennedy
24 Art Fleming

The original Jeopardy man!

25 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.
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