The Best Female Talk Show Hosts on TV

List Rules
Vote up the women who have been the best at hosting talk shows.

Though the field is expanding, most of the best female talk show hosts are the faces we see and the voices we hear on morning and daytime talk shows. Women like Ellen DeGeneres, Barbara Walters, and Oprah Winfrey are household names who have hosted some of the longest running talk shows on television. There are more female late night talk show hosts than there used to be, with Samantha Bee and Busy Philipps joining the ranks of comedians and personalities such as Chelsea Handler and Joan Rivers. Whether they're great at conducting interviews, know how to ask the hard questions, or just make a show something you can't miss, these women are the best at what they do.

Of these great female talk show hosts, which of these women have been the very best? Vote up the women who have done the best job hosting chat shows, late night talk shows, morning shows and more.

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  • Leah Remini
    1
    The Talk
    74 votes
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Bensonhurst, New York City, New York, USA
    Leah Marie Remini (born June 15, 1970) is an American actress, author, former Scientologist, and Scientology critic. She starred as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS comedy series The King of ...more
  • Marie Osmond
    2
    The Talk
    28 votes
    • Age: 63
    • Birthplace: Ogden, Utah, USA
    Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959) is an American singer, actress, author, philanthropist, talk show host and a member of the show business family the Osmonds. Although she was never part of ...more
  • Aisha Tyler
    3
    The Talk, Talk Soup
    48 votes
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA
    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
  • Candace Cameron-Bure
    4
    60 votes
    • Age: 46
    • Birthplace: Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Candace Cameron Bure (; born Candace Helaine Cameron; April 6, 1976) is an American actress, producer, author, and talk show panelist. She is known for her role as D.J. Tanner on Full House, which ...more
  • Kelly Ripa
    5
    Live with Kelly and Michael
    89 votes
    • Age: 52
    • Birthplace: Stratford, New Jersey, USA
    Kelly Maria Ripa (born October 2, 1970) is an American actress, dancer, talk show host, and television producer. Ripa portrayed Hayley Vaughan on the ABC daytime soap opera, All My Children, between ...more
  • Meredith Vieira
    6
    63 votes
    • Age: 69
    • Birthplace: East Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America
    Meredith Louise Vieira (born December 30, 1953) is an American broadcast journalist and television personality. She is best known as the original moderator of the daytime talk show The View ...more