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The Best Black Female Talk Show Hosts In TV History

Updated July 13, 2020 281 votes 33 voters 1.6k views28 items

List RulesVote up the current and former talk show hosts who make their programs worth watching.

Talk show hosts control conversations about everything from politics to relationships. The best Black female talk show hosts have appeared on a variety of shows including advice shows, morning news programs and panel discussions. Iconic series like Oprah, The Wendy Williams Show and The View have featured some amazing Black female hosts as have such morning talk shows as Today with Hoda & Kathy Lee and The Talk.

Hosts keep the conversation going with candid honesty and humor. People like Whoopi Goldberg, Robin Roberts, and Star Jones are iconic Black women talk show hosts. Access Hollywood, Good Morning America, and The Tyra Banks Show have all featured talented Black female hosts over the years.

While the guests change each episode, hosts often stick around year after year. Many fans tune into see people like Queen Latifah, Mo'Nique, and Loni Love create magic out of impromptu moments.

Who are your favorite Black female talk show hosts? Here's your chance to vote for your favorite Black and African American women who host talk shows - including morning talk show hosts - to make sure the best of the best lands in the top spot on this ultimate list. There are many great Black female hosts so vote for everyone you love to watch.

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  • 1
    Oprah Winfrey
    • The Oprah Winfrey Show - (1986-2011)
    • Oprah Presents: Master Class - (2011-2018)
    • Oprah's Lifeclass - (2011-2014)
    • Super Soul Sunday - (since 2011)
    • Oprah Prime - (2012-2015)
    • Oprah: Where Are They Now? - (since 2012)
  • 2
    Whoopi Goldberg
    • The Whoopi Goldberg Show - (1992-1993)
    • The View - (since 2007)
  • 3
    Tyra Banks
    • The Tyra Banks Show - (2005-2010)
    • FABLife - (2015-2016)
  • 4
    Queen Latifah
    • The Queen Latifah Show (1999) - Season 1, 2
    • The Queen Latifah Show (2013) - Season 1, 2
  • 5
    Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson
    • The Mo'Nique Show - Season 1, 2
  • 6
    Keke Palmer
    • Just Keke - Season 1
    • Strahan, Sara & Keke - Season 1
  • 7
    Robin Roberts
    • Good Morning America - 1995 to present
  • 8
    Wendy Williams

    The Wendy Williams Show - (since 2008)

  • 9
    Soledad O'Brien
    • Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien - Season 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 10
    Della Reese
    • Della - Season 1
  • 11
    Shaun Robinson
    • Access Hollywood - (1999 to 2015)
  • 12
    Sherri Shepherd

    The View - Season 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17

  • 13
    Rolonda Watts
    • Rolonda - Season 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 14
    Abiola Abrams
    • Chat Zone
  • 15
    Trisha Goddard
    • Trisha - 1998 to 2010
  • 16
    Eve
    2
    2

    The Talk - Season 8, 9, 10

  • 17
    Loni Love
    • The Real - Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • 18
    Robin Givens

    Forgive or Forget - Season 2

  • 19
    Star Jones
    • The View - (1997-2006)
    • Star Jones - Season 1
  • 20
    Kim Coles

    Real Gay - Season 1

  • 21
    Iyanla Vanzant

    Iyanla - Season 1

  • 22
    Kimora Lee Simmons

    Life & Style - Season 1

  • 23
    Tempestt Bledsoe

    The Tempestt Bledsoe Show -  Season 1

  • 24
    Cynthia Garrett
    1
    2

    Cynthia Garrett

    Later with Cynthia Garrett - Season 1

  • 25
    Ananda Lewis
    • The Ananda Lewis Show - Season 1