The Best Talent Shows Ever on TV

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List Criteria: Vote for the best talent shows on TV, based on quality of winners and entertainment value.

The best talent shows on TV can expose the world to hidden talent and give people new careers. For example, Susan Boyle became an international sensation after her appearance on Britain's Got Talent. But not all talent shows are created equal, as the vast majority of winners quickly disappear back into obscurity. Remember Justin Guarini? But which TV talent shows actually produce quality superstars? But producing great winners isn't the only metric. The show has to be entertaining as well!

These are the best talent shows on TV, ranked from #1 down, as voted by fans. The winners on these shows have gone on to have successful careers instead of being relegate to the same level as the/sguy from the/scollege undergrad meme./sThis list of the greatest talent show shows also includes information about these reality contestants, who are famous for a little more than just being pretty.

TV talent shows--judging skills in singing, dancing, and even clothes decoration--have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining talent show show of all time is. Don't let your favorite talent show television programs in history get to the bottom of the list--be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of talent television shows below also includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Examples of shows on this list include The Voice and RuPaul's Drag Race.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best talent show of all time?" and "What are the greatest best talent show on TV?"
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    Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly

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    Nick Cannon, Howie Mandel, Sharon Osbourne

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    Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden

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    Mark Thompson, Nigel Lythgoe, Cat Deeley

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    Jay Mohr, Ralphie May, Kathleen Madigan

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    Nick Lachey, Shawn Stockman, Ben Folds

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    Mario Lopez, Layla Kayleigh, JC Chasez

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    Tom Bergeron, Carrie Ann Inaba, Bruno Tonioli

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    Lance Bass, Mario Lopez, Dave Coulier

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    Juventud Vibra is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Talent Shows Ever on TV

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    Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Steve Harvey, Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

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    Sam Sarpong

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    Nikki Anders, Ryan Murphy, Robert J. Ulrich

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    Last Choir Standing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Talent Shows Ever on TV


    Last Choir Standing Jonathan Barrington, Tiarnan Branson, Sharon D. Clarke

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    Robin Michelle Taylor^! Michael Bolton^! Patti LaBelle

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    Popstar Kids is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Talent Shows Ever on TV


    Popstar Kids Kyla

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    Pete Waterman, Nicki Chapman, Sam Nixon

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    The Gong Show with Dave Attell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Talent Shows Ever on TV


    The Gong Show with Dave Attell Dave Attell, David Juskow, Heidi Van Horne

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