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The Best Black Female Talk Show Hosts In TV History

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.

  • 1

    Whoopi Goldberg

    22
    8
    • The Whoopi Goldberg Show - (1992-1993)
    • The View - (since 2007)
  • 2

    Oprah Winfrey

    22
    8
    • 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)
  • 3

    Queen Latifah

    13
    6
    • The Queen Latifah Show (1999) - Season 1, 2
    • The Queen Latifah Show (2013) - Season 1, 2
  • 4

    Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson

    16
    11
    • The Mo'Nique Show - Season 1, 2
  • 5

    Robin Roberts

    15
    12
    • Good Morning America - 1995 to present
  • 6

    Soledad O'Brien

    9
    4
    • Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien - Season 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 7
    • Della - Season 1
  • 8

    Keke Palmer

    9
    4
    • Just Keke - Season 1
    • Strahan, Sara & Keke - Season 1
  • 9

    Tyra Banks

    17
    16
    • The Tyra Banks Show - (2005-2010)
    • FABLife - (2015-2016)
  • 10

    Wendy Williams

    13
    11

    The Wendy Williams Show - (since 2008)

    Wendy Joan Williams Hunter (born July 18, 1964) is an American television and radio presenter, businesswoman, writer, actress, fashion designer, and media personality. She has hosted the nationally  ...more
  • 11

    Sherri Shepherd

    8
    7

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

    Sherri Evonne Shepherd (born April 22, 1967) is an American actress, comedian, author, and television personality. She has appeared in several TV shows in recurring roles, and starred as Ramona Platt  ...more
  • 12

    Shaun Robinson

    9
    8
    • Access Hollywood - (1999 to 2015)
  • 13

    Iyanla Vanzant

    6
    4

    Iyanla - Season 1

    Iyanla Vanzant (born Rhonda Eva Harris; September 13, 1953) is an American inspirational speaker, lawyer, New Thought spiritual teacher, author, life coach, and television personality. She is known  ...more
  • 14

    Rolonda Watts

    9
    9
    • Rolonda - Season 1, 2, 3, 4
  • 15
    5
    4

    The Talk - Season 8, 9, 10

    Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper (born November 10, 1978) is an American hip hop recording artist and actress from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is the inaugural winner of the Grammy Award for Best  ...more
  • 16

    Kim Coles

    4
    3

    Real Gay - Season 1

    Kim LaShaunda Coles (born January 11, 1962) is an American actress, comedian and game show host. Coles is known for her roles as a cast member on In Living Color for the first season (1990-1991) and  ...more
  • 17

    Trisha Goddard

    7
    7
    • Trisha - 1998 to 2010
  • 18

    Holly Robinson

    6
    5
    • The Talk - Season 1
  • 19

    Tempestt Bledsoe

    4
    4

    The Tempestt Bledsoe Show -  Season 1

    Tempestt Bledsoe (born August 1, 1973) is an American actress. She is best known for her childhood role as Vanessa Huxtable, the fourth child of Cliff and Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC  ...more
  • 20

    The Talk - Season 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

    Aisha N. Tyler (born September 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, director and talk show host. She is known for playing Andrea Marino in the first season of Ghost Whisperer, Dr. Tara Lewis  ...more
  • 21

    Star Jones

    7
    9
    • The View - (1997-2006)
    • Star Jones - Season 1
  • 22

    Loni Love

    4
    5
    • The Real - Season 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
  • 23

    Sheryl Underwood

    3
    4

    The Talk - Season 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

    Sheryl Patrice Underwood (born (1963-10-28)October 28, 1963) is an American comedian, actress and television host. She first rose to prominence in the comedy world as the first female finalist in  ...more
  • 24
    • Chat Zone
  • 25

    Robin Givens

    4
    5

    Forgive or Forget - Season 2

    Robin Simone Givens (born November 27, 1964) is an American model, stage, film, and television actress. She began her acting career after graduating from Sarah Lawrence College in 1984. In 1986, she  ...more
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List Rules: Vote up the current and former talk show hosts who make their programs worth watching.