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  1. Megyn Kelly

    Megyn Kelly


    Megyn Marie Kelly (born November 18, 1970), formerly known as Megyn Kendall, is a journalist, former attorney, and news pundit and political commentator on the Fox News Channel. As of 2014, Kelly hosts The Kelly File on weekdays from the network's New York City headquarters. She previously hosted America Live. Prior to that, Kelly co-hosted America's Newsroom along with Bill Hemmer. From 2007 to 2012, the two also hosted Fox News Channel's New Year's Eve specials, All American New Year. She was included in the 2014 Time list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

  2. Hope Dworaczyk

    Hope Dworaczyk


    Hope Dworaczyk (/dvɔːrɑːɪk/ dvo-RA-chik;, born in Port Lavaca, Texas on November 21, 1984), is an American Playboy model, TV host and reality television personality. She first gained fame as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for April 2009 after testing for the 55th Anniversary Playmate search, and later became the 2010 Playmate of the Year.

  3. Ryan Seacrest

    Ryan Seacrest


    Ryan John Seacrest (born December 24, 1974) is an American radio personality, television host, and producer. He hosts talent competition American Idol, the syndicated countdown program American Top 40, as well as On Air with Ryan Seacrest, a morning radio show on KIIS-FM.

  4. Alexa Chung

    Alexa Chung


    Alexa Chung (born 5 November 1983) is an English fashion model, television presenter, and contributing editor at British Vogue.

  5. Bill Maher

    Bill Maher


    William "Bill" Maher, Jr. (ˈmɑːr; born January 20, 1956) is an American political satirist, writer, producer, political commentator, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. Before his role as the host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Maher hosted a similar late-night talk show called Politically Incorrect, originally on Comedy Central and later on ABC.

  6. Oprah Winfrey

    Oprah Winfrey


    Oprah Gail Winfrey (born January 29, 1954) is an American media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist. Winfrey is best known for her multi-award-winning talk show The Oprah Winfrey Show, which was the highest-rated program of its kind in history and was nationally syndicated from 1986 to 2011. Dubbed the "Queen of All Media", she has been ranked the richest African-American of the 20th century, the greatest black philanthropist in American history, and is currently (2012) North America's only black billionaire. She is also, according to some assessments, the most influential woman in the world. In 2013, she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama and honorary doctorate degrees from Duke and Harvard.

  7. Katie Couric

    Katie Couric


    Katherine Anne "Katie" Couric (born January 7, 1957) is an American journalist and author. She currently serves as Yahoo Global News Anchor. Couric has been a television host on all Big Three television networks in the United States. She worked for NBC News from 1989 to 2006, CBS News from 2006 to 2011, and ABC News from 2011 to 2014. In addition to her television news roles, she hosted Katie, a syndicated daytime talk show produced by Disney-ABC Domestic Television from September 10, 2012 to June 9, 2014. Some of her most important notable roles include co-host of Today, anchor of the CBS Evening News, and correspondent for 60 Minutes. She also reported for nearly every television news broadcast across ABC, CBS and NBC. Couric's first book, The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives was a New York Times best-seller. In 2004, Couric earned induction into the Television Hall of Fame.

  8. Bill O'Reilly

    Bill O'Reilly


    William James "Bill" O'Reilly, Jr. (born September 10, 1949) is an American television host, author, syndicated columnist, and political commentator. He is the host of the political commentary program The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel. During the late 1970s and 1980s, he worked as a news reporter for various local television stations in the United States and eventually for CBS News and ABC News. From 1989 to 1995, he was anchor of the entertainment news program Inside Edition.

  9. Kathie Lee Gifford

    Kathie Lee Gifford


    Kathie Lee Gifford (born Kathryn Lee Epstein; August 16, 1953) is a French-born American television host, singer, songwriter, comedian, and actress, best known for her 15-year run (1985–2000) on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team.

  10. Rocsi



    Raquel Roxanne "Rocsi" Diaz, also known as just Rocsi, is an Honduran-born, American television personality and model. She is best known as the co-host on the BET program 106 & Park from 2006-2012. She was a correspondent on Entertainment Tonight during 2012-2014, where she was billed as "Rocsi Diaz". In 2007, Rocsi starred as a BET News correspondent in Def Jam: Icon, but only appears in cutscenes on TV and not in fighting mode

  11. Wendy Williams

    Wendy Williams


    Wendy Williams-Hunter (born July 18, 1964), better known by her maiden name Wendy Williams, is an American media personality, actress, comedian, author, and a day time host. She hosts a syndicated television talk show, The Wendy Williams Show.

  12. Wayne Brady

    Wayne Brady


    Wayne Alphonso Brady (born June 2, 1972) is an American actor, singer, voice actor, comedian, and television personality, known for his work as a regular on the American version of the improvisational comedy television series Whose Line Is It Anyway?. He was the host of the daytime talk show The Wayne Brady Show, the original host of Fox's Don't Forget the Lyrics!, and has hosted Let's Make a Deal since its 2009 revival.

  13. Craig Ferguson

    Craig Ferguson


    Craig Ferguson (born 17 May 1962) is a Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist. He was the host of The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, an Emmy Award-nominated, Peabody Award-winning late-night talk show that aired on CBS from 2005 to 2014. Ferguson began hosting the syndicated Celebrity Name Game in September 2014.

  14. Charlie Rose

    Charlie Rose


    Charles Peete "Charlie" Rose, Jr. (born January 5, 1942) is an American television talk show host and journalist. Since 1991, he has hosted Charlie Rose, an interview show distributed nationally by PBS since 1993. He has also co-anchored CBS This Morning since 2012. Rose, along with Lara Logan, has hosted the revived CBS classic Person to Person, a news program during which celebrities are interviewed in their homes, originally hosted from 1953 to 1961 by Edward R. Murrow.

  15. Jimmy Kimmel

    Jimmy Kimmel


    James Christian "Jimmy" Kimmel (born November 13, 1967) is an American television host, producer, writer, comedian, voice actor, musician and radio personality. He is the host and executive producer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, a late-night talk show that premiered on ABC in 2003. Prior to that, Kimmel was best known as the co-host of Comedy Central's The Man Show and Win Ben Stein's Money. Kimmel has also produced such shows as Crank Yankers, Sports Show with Norm Macdonald, and The Andy Milonakis Show.

  16. Jerry Springer

    Jerry Springer


    Gerald Norman "Jerry" Springer (born February 13, 1944) is an English-born American television presenter. He is a former Democratic mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, news anchor, actor, and musician. He has hosted the tabloid talk show The Jerry Springer Show since its debut in 1991 and debuted the Jerry Springer Podcast in 2015.

  17. Lorianne Crook

    Lorianne Crook


    Lorianne Crook (born February 19, 1957) is an American radio and television host, producer and writer. She is best known for her work on The Nashville Network programs This Week In Country Music and Crook & Chase with Charlie Chase.

  18. Johnny Carson

    Johnny Carson


    John William "Johnny" Carson (October 23, 1925 – January 23, 2005) was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician known for thirty years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962–1992). Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 1987. Johnny Carson was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992 and received a Kennedy Center Honor in 1993.

  19. Tom Green

    Tom Green


    Michael Thomas "Tom" Green (born July 30, 1971) is a Canadian actor, rapper, writer, comedian, producer, director, talk show host, and media personality. Best known for his unique brand of comedy, Green found mainstream prominence via his MTV television show The Tom Green Show. Green is also known for his roles in such films as Freddy Got Fingered, Road Trip, Stealing Harvard and Charlie's Angels. Green was in the public eye for his short-lived marriage to actress Drew Barrymore. He is also a testicular cancer survivor.

  20. Jay Leno

    Jay Leno


    James Douglas Muir "Jay" Leno (ˈlɛn; born April 28, 1950) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, voice actor and television host. Leno was the host of NBC's The Tonight Show with Jay Leno from 1992 to 2009. Beginning in September 2009, Leno started a primetime talk show, titled The Jay Leno Show, which aired weeknights at 10:00 p.m. ET, also on NBC. After The Jay Leno Show was canceled in January 2010 amid a host controversy, Leno returned to host The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on March 1, 2010. Leno hosted his last episode of The Tonight Show on February 6, 2014. That same year, he was inducted into the Television Hall of Fame.

  21. Steve Jones

    Steve Jones


    Stephen Ashton Jones (born 16 March 1977) is a Welsh television presenter, best known as presenter of Channel 4's teen schedule T4. In the United States, he is best known as the host of the first season of The X Factor USA.

  22. Amarda Toska

    Amarda Toska


  23. Blanca Romero

    Blanca Romero


  24. Matt Lauer

    Matt Lauer


    Matthew Todd "Matt" Lauer (born December 30, 1957) is an American television journalist best known as the host of NBC's The Today Show since 1997. He is also a contributor for NBC's Dateline NBC. He was previously a news anchor for The Today Show in 1994 and anchor for WNBC in New York City and a local talk-show host in Boston, Philadelphia, Providence and Richmond. He was also host of PM Magazine (or "Evening Magazine" 1980–86) and worked for ESPN in the 1980s as a sideline reporter. In the early 1990s, Lauer hosted segments of HBO Entertainment News.

  25. David Letterman

    David Letterman


    David Michael Letterman (born April 12, 1947) is an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, and actor. He hosts the late night television talk show Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. Letterman has been a fixture on late night television since the February 1, 1982 debut of Late Night with David Letterman on NBC. In 1996, David Letterman was ranked #45 on TV Guide‍ '​s 50 Greatest TV Stars of All Time. In 2013, Letterman surpassed friend and mentor Johnny Carson as the longest-serving late night talk show host in TV history, at 31 years. On April 3, 2014, Letterman announced he would retire in 2015. He will host the Late Show for the last time on May 20, 2015. CBS announced that Stephen Colbert, comedian, writer and host of Comedy Central's The Colbert Report since 2005, will take his place.

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