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The Best Daytime Talk Shows

Updated December 10, 2020 5.1k votes 720 voters 19.4k views36 items

List RulesVote up the best talk shows that are part of daytime TV programming.

When you have the day off work or school, there is nothing better than walking around the house in your pajamas while watching some good, old-fashioned daytime TV. No matter which channel you turn to, it seems like most of them have some kind of talk show airing. You can get the latest celebrity gossip or learn about current events around the globe. The choice is yours, and you certainly have no shortage of daytime talk shows to watch on television. 

Perhaps you're a fan of The View. The roundtable switches up from season to season, but you can be certain you will always find some opinionated ladies offering their insight into the news. One of the most popular daytime talk TV shows currently on the air is Dr. Phil. He is a legend in the industry, and he always has interesting people on his show to discuss everything from relationships to medicine. 

What do you think the best TV daytime talk show is? If you need help ranking this list, then just think about what you like to watch when you are stuck at home with the flu. You can make sure the best show ends up at the top of this list.

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    20
    The Kelly Clarkson Show (NBC, 2019) is an American musical talk show. Kelly Clarkson presents...  more
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    163

    The Oprah Winfrey Show

    Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus
    The Oprah Winfrey Show, often referred to simply as Oprah, is an American syndicated talk show...  more
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    232

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss
    The Ellen DeGeneres Show is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen...  more
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    28
    32

    Good Morning America

    Robin Roberts, George Stephanopoulos
    Good Morning America (ABC, 1975) is an American morning television show currently presented by...  more
  • 5
    78
    109

    Rachael Ray

    Rachel Ray
    Rachael Ray, also known as The Rachael Ray Show, is an American talk show starring Rachael Ray...  more
  • 6
    84
    119

    Live with Kelly and Ryan

    Kelly Ripa, Ryan Seacrest
    Live with Kelly and Ryan (ABC, 2017) is an American syndicated morning talk show, hosted by...  more
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    123
    177

    Steve

    Steve Harvey
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    21
    31
    The Drew Barrymore Show (Syndication, 2020) is an American television talk show. Host Drew...  more
  • 9
    98
    146

    Dr. Phil

    Jay McGraw
    Dr. Phil is a talk show hosted by Phil McGraw. After McGraw's success with his segments on The...  more
  • 10
    25
    38

    The Phil Donahue Show

    Phil Donahue, Sammy Davis Jr.
    The Phil Donahue Show, also known as Donahue, is an American television talk show hosted by...  more
  • 11
    162
    245
    The Wendy Williams Show is an American syndicated talk show hosted by Wendy Williams. The show...  more
  • 12
    58
    88

    Today With Kathie Lee and Hoda

    Kathie Lee Gifford, Hoda Kotb
    Today with Kathie Lee and Hoda (NBC, 2007) is the fourth-hour segment of Today, which has its...  more
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    69
    107
    The Dr. Oz Show is an American syndicated television talk show, hosted by Mehmet Oz, a...  more
  • 14
    124
    198

    The Real

    Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love
    The Real is an American syndicated talk show. The series was developed as a talk show designed...  more
  • 15
    5
    15

    The Doctors

    Alec Baldwin, Kathleen Turner
    The Doctors is an American television soap opera which aired on NBC Daytime from April 1,...  more
  • 16
    68
    123

    The Talk

    Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood
    The Talk is a talk show created by actress Sara Gilbert, who also serves as the executive...  more
  • 17
    11
    28

    The Today Show

    Ann Curry, Anita Colby
    Today is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC. The program...  more
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    115
    203

    The View

    Lisa Ling, Meredith Vieira
    The View is an American talk show and entertainment/infotainment program that has aired on ABC...  more
  • 19
    81
    149

    Strahan and Sara

    Michael Strahan, Sara Haines
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    12
    36

    Red Table Talk

    Jada Pinkett Smith, Willow Smith
    Red Table Talk (Facebook Watch, 2018) is an American web television talk show. In the spirit...  more
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    42
    92

    Maury

    Lawrence Leritz, Thea Vidale
    Maury is a syndicated American tabloid talk show hosted by Maury Povich. When the series first...  more
  • 22
    43
    96

    RuPaul

    RuPaul
    RuPaul (Fox, 2019) is an American daytime talk show hosted by drag queen and television...  more
  • 23
    38
    86

    The Doctors

    Dr. Travis Stork, Dr. Andrew Ordon
    The Doctors is an American syndicated talk show airing daily in the U.S., Canada, Mexico,...  more
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    In 2002, Phil Donahue returned to television to host a show called Donahue on MSNBC. Its debut...  more
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    26
    85

    The Jerry Springer Show

    Jerry Springer, Peter A Kelly
    The Jerry Springer Show, also known as Jerry Springer, or just Springer, is an American...  more