Late night, morning, or streaming whenever you want it, these are very best talk shows on television, ranked from best to worst. The top talk shows become part of your day, with the most popular morning shows over coffee and late-night talk show hosts making you laugh before bed. Popular TV talk shows have been a staple of television for years, celebs love to gab and we love to watch them gab.
What do you think is the most entertaining talk shows of all time? Is it The Tonight Show - the longest-running talk show (and longest-running program, period) - or are you all about Eric Andre? This is a list that includes shows like The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Maury, The Daily Show, and more. What are your top 10 talk shows? The list of talk show television shows below even includes information like the program's cast and premiere date when available, to help you pin down your favourites.
This list answers the questions, "What is the best talk show show of all time?" and "What are the greatest talk show shows?" Don't let your favorite talk show television programs in history get to the bottom of the list, be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot.
- 2Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin
- 3James Corden, Reggie Watts
- 4Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter
- 5Jimmy Kimmel, Cleto Escobedo III
- 6Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss
- 7Jimmy Fallon, The Roots
The Late Show with Stephen ColbertStephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste
- 9Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah
- 10Jimmy Fallon, The Roots
- 11John Oliver, David Kaye
- 12Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon
- 13Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens
- 15Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane
- 16Stephen Colbert, Jay Katsir
- 17Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus
- 18Carol Burnett, Russell Peters
- 19Phil Donahue, Sammy Davis Jr.
- 20Leigh French
- 21Larry King, Ryan Seacrest
- 22Adrienne Bailon, Jeannie Mai
- 23Jimmy Carr, D.L. Hughley
- 24Skitch Henderson, Hugh Downs
- 25Bill Nye, Karlie Kloss