Talk show hosts help audiences dissect the issues of the day while often adding humor into the conversation. The best black male talk show hosts have appeared on a variety of shows including advice shows, morning news programs and panel discussions. Iconic series like The Daily Show, The Montel Williams Show, and The Arsenio Hall Show have featured some amazing black male hosts as have such morning talk shows as Today and Good Morning America.
Hosts keep the conversation going with candid honesty and humor. People like Tavis Smiley, Eric Andre, and Chris Rock are iconic black men talk show hosts. BET Tonight, The Early Show, and United Shades of America have all featured talented black male hosts over the years.
While the guests change each episode, hosts often stick around year after year. Many fans tune into see people like Steve Harvey, Sinbad, and Byron Allen create magic out of impromptu moments.
Who are your favorite black male talk show hosts? Here's your chance to vote for your favorite black and African American men who host talk shows, from late-night talk show hosts to morning talk shows, to make sure the best of the best lands in the top spot on this ultimate list. There are many great black male hosts so vote for everyone you love to watch.
Live with Kelly and Michael (2012-2016)
Good Morning America (since 2016)
Strahan, Sara and Keke (previously Strahan and Sara) - Season 1, 2
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell (2012-2013)
United Shades of America (since 2016)
Kickin' It with Byron Allen (since 1992)
Entertainers with Byron Allen - (since 1993)
Comics Unleashed (2006–07 & 2014)
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BET Tonight (1996-2001)
Tavis Smiley (2004-2017)
Message to the Grassroots (1988-1998)Michael Zinzun (February 14, 1949 – July 9, 2006) was an African American -ex-Black Panther and anti-police brutality activist .