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The most annoying TV hosts include reality TV presenters, game show hosts and both morning and late-night talk show hosts. Each person on this list is considered, at least by some, to be abrasive and/or generally irritating. Not everyone's going to agree, of course, and that's why this is a VoteRanked list: You vote for the TV hosts that you find the most annoying, and vote down those you actually like. Also, if a particular host that annoys you isn't listed, feel free to add them.

No list of annoying television hosts would be complete without the reality television presenters such as Ryan Seacrest, Survivor host Jeff Probst and Chris Harrison, host of ABC's The Bachelor and The Bachelorette

And then there's the talk show hosts! Larry King could certainly be annoying, but what about his CNN prime-time replacement, Piers Morgan. And what about the likes of Oprah Winfrey, Nancy Grace, Bill O'Reilly, Matt Lauer and yes, even Katie Couric. Does she deserve a gold star for being annoying on the most different networks!

And from the late night talk show arena? Do hosts likeChelsea Handler, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, and -- gasp -- Conan O'Brien deserve to rank high on the list? Everyone's entitled to an opinion. Now have yours! 
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1
7,811 2,225
Nancy Grace is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 58 - Nancy Grace

2
5,111 2,616
Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 63 - PoliticsNation

3
4,058 2,461
Piers Morgan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 53 - Piers Morgan Live

4
5,126 2,812
Donald Trump is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 71 - Celebrity Apprentice

5
3,744 2,241
Phil McGraw is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 67 - Dr. Phil

6
4,345 2,562
Bill O'Reilly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 68 - The O'Reilly Factor

7
3,301 1,889
Rosie O'Donnell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
sangredeargento added age 56 - The View, The Rosie Show

8
3,607 2,346
Glenn Beck is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 54 - Glenn Beck

9
3,526 2,265
Geraldo Rivera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 74 - Geraldo at Large

10
3,617 2,938
Oprah Winfrey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 64 - Oprah Presents: Master Class

11
3,312 2,223
Joy Behar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 75 - The View, The Joy Behar Show

12
3,225 2,264
Sean Hannity is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 56 - Hannity

13
2,719 1,767
Wendy Williams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 53 - The Wendy Williams Show

14
2,679 1,836
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
Died at 81 (1933-2014) - Fashion Police

15
2,832 2,008
Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 72 - Hardball with Chris Matthews

16
2,723 2,049
Tyra Banks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 44 - America's Next Top Model, The Tyra Banks Show

17
2,918 2,027
Kathie Lee Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
Lon Harris added age 62 - The Today Show

18
2,641 2,097
Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
Randolph Strauss added age 59 - Countdown with Keith Olbermann

19
3,010 2,527
Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 62 - Real Time with Bill Maher

20
1,622 1,023
Sarah Palin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
deichenburger added age 54 - Sarah Palin's Alaska

21
2,671 2,158
Elisabeth Hasselbeck is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 38 - Fox and Friends, The View

22
2,280 1,899
Matt Lauer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 60 - The Today Show

23
2,378 2,070
Rachel Maddow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 45 - The Rachel Maddow Show

24
2,459 2,177
Jerry Springer is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 74 - Baggage, The Jerry Springer Show

25
2,145 1,727
Ryan Seacrest is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 43 - American Idol

26
2,252 1,835
Simon Cowell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
JonAndrewMeyerSr added age 58 - The X-Factor, American Idol

27
2,447 2,080
Whoopi Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 62 - The View

28
1,893 1,884
Sharon Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 65 - The Talk

29
1,746 1,711
Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 43 - Chelsea Lately

30
1,503 1,356
Tucker Carlson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
WarrenMitchell added age 48 - Fox and Friends

31
1,507 1,514
Nick Cannon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 37 - America's Got Talent

32
1,004 1,020
Judith Sheindlin is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
wiabux added age 75 - Judge Judy

33
1,282 1,175
Jane Velez-Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
gamedemon24 added age 61 - Inside Edition

34
1,370 1,298
Steve Doocy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
M12312 added age 61 - Fox and Friends

35
1,814 2,142
Jay Leno is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 67 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

36
1,413 1,567
Rachael Ray is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 49 - The Rachael Ray Show, Rachael vs Guy: Kids Cook Off

37
407 255
Rush Limbaugh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 67

38
1,062 964
Ed Schultz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 64 - The Ed Show

39
1,366 1,367
Carson Daly is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 44 - Last Call with Carson Daly, The Voice, The Today Show

40
1,488 1,504
Kelly Ripa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 45 - Live! With Kelly and Michael

41
1,833 1,724
Katie Couric is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 61 - Katie, The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS Evening News

42
962 905
Wolf Blitzer is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 70 - The Situation Room, CNN Newsroom

43
822 706
Joe Scarborough is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 54 - Morning Joe

44
1,244 1,344
Julie Chen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 48 - The Talk, Big Brother

45
627 516
Bethenny Frankel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
thisishowwedo__ added age 47 - Bethenny

46
686 851
Alex Wagner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 40 - Now with Alex Wagner

47
1,149 1,021
Barbara Walters is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
JonAndrewMeyerSr added age 88 - The View, 20/20

48
930 1,094
Larry King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 84 - Larry King Now, Larry King Live

49
954 878
Jeremy Kyle is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
Coolza added age 52 - The Jeremy Kyle Show

50
1,022 1,110
Steve Harvey is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Annoying TV Hosts
age 61 - Steve Harvey, Family Feud