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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best talk shows ever on TV

The very best talk show shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest talk show shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular talk show TV shows have been a staple of television for years, celebs love to gab and we love to watch them gab. What do you think is the most entertaining talk show show of all time. Don't let your favorite talk 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 talk show television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This is a list that includes shows like The Ellen Show, Maury, and other TV talk shows. What are your top 10 talk shows?

This list answers the questions, "What is the best talk show show of all time?" and "What are the greatest talk show shows?"

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Conan Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin Andy Richter

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss Anthony Okungbowa

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The Tonight Show Starring John... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon Skitch Henderson

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Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon, The Roots Steve Higgins

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Jimmy Kimmel Live! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III Dicky Barrett

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The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir Jon Stewart

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The Late Late Show with Craig ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens Josh Robert Thompson

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Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver John Oliver, David Kaye Noel MacNeal

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Late Night with Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter Joel Godard

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The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Daily Show Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert John Oliver

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The Late Late Show With James ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Late Late Show With James Corden

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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste Stay Human

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Late Show with David Letterman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Late Show with David Letterman David Letterman, Paul Shaffer Alan Kalter

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The Late Late Show is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Late Late Show Pat Kenny^! Ryan Tubridy^! Gay Byrne

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Late Night with David Letterma... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Late Night with David Letterman David Letterman, Paul Shaffer Jerry Seinfeld

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The Tonight Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Tonight Show Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs Art Linkletter

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The Man Show is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Man Show Adam Carolla, Jimmy Kimmel Angelique Gorges

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Space Ghost Coast to Coast is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Space Ghost Coast to Coast George Lowe, C. Martin Croker Andy Merrill

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Live! with Kelly and Michael is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Live! with Kelly and Michael Kathie Lee Gifford, Anne Abernathy

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The Dick Cavett Show is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Dick Cavett Show Leigh French

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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Jay Leno, Kevin Eubanks Edd Hall

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Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Real Time with Bill Maher Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington Andrew Sullivan

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The Today Show is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Today Show Ann Curry, Anita Colby

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The Wendy Williams Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Wendy Williams Show Wendy Williams

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Die Harald Schmidt Show is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Die Harald Schmidt Show Harald Schmidt

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Talking Dead is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Talking Dead Chris Hardwick, Greg Nicotero Denise M. Huth

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Dr. Phil is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Dr. Phil Jay McGraw

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Late Night with Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

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Comedy Bang! Bang! is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Comedy Bang! Bang! Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts Scott Mescudi

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Chelsea Lately is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Chelsea Lately Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo Mike Rock

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Good Morning America is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Good Morning America Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee Bianna Golodryga

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The Doctors is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

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The Oprah Winfrey Show is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Oprah Winfrey Show Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus Gayle King

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The Jerry Springer Show is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Jerry Springer Show Jerry Springer, Peter A Kelly Steve Wilkos

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Maury is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
Maury Lawrence Leritz, Thea Vidale Carey Torrice

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The Dr. Oz Show is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

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The Arsenio Hall Show is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The Arsenio Hall Show Bill Murray, Arsenio Hall Burton Richardson

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The Chew is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

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The View is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV
The View Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira Debbie Matenopoulos