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The Best Talk Shows On TV

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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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    The Ellen DeGeneres Show is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Anthony Okungbowa

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    Conan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Conan Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter

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    Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is listed (or ranked) 3 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) 4 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Jimmy Kimmel Live! Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III, Dicky Barrett

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    The Tonight Show Starring John... is listed (or ranked) 5 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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    The Daily Show is listed (or ranked) 6 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 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

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    Last Week Tonight with John Oliver John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal

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    The Colbert Report is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Colbert Report Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir, Jon Stewart

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    Late Night with Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 10 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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    Kathie Lee Gifford, Anne Abernathy

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    Skitch Henderson^! Hugh Downs^! Art Linkletter

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    The Oprah Winfrey Show is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Oprah Winfrey Show Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King

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    Space Ghost Coast to Coast is listed (or ranked) 14 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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    Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 15 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 Dick Cavett Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Dick Cavett Show Leigh French

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    Comedy Bang! Bang! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Comedy Bang! Bang! Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, Scott Mescudi

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    Late Night with Seth Meyers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Late Night with Seth Meyers

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    The Wendy Williams Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Wendy Williams Show Wendy Williams

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    Chris Hardwick^! Greg Nicotero^! Denise M. Huth

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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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    Dr. Phil is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Dr. Phil Jay McGraw

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    Chelsea Handler, Chuy Bravo, Mike Rock

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

    The Doctors

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    Adam Carolla^! Jimmy Kimmel^! Angelique Gorges

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    Good Morning America is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    Good Morning America Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Bianna Golodryga

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    The Today Show is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Today Show Ann Curry, Anita Colby

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    The Jerry Springer Show is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The Jerry Springer Show Jerry Springer, Peter A Kelly, Steve Wilkos

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    The View is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Talk Shows On TV

    The View Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira, Debbie Matenopoulos

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    Bill Murray, Arsenio Hall, Burton Richardson

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    Lawrence Leritz, Thea Vidale, Carey Torrice

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