30 Best talk shows of all time

These shows had the biggest impact on tv. did the best numbers and lasted the longest
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1.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993 TV Series)
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical. (60 mins.)
 
2.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962 TV Series)
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Host Johnny Carson performs comedy routines and chats with various celebrities. (105 mins.)
 
3.
Late Show with David Letterman (1993 TV Series)
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The Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk-show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City. (60 mins.)
Director: Randi Grossack
 
4.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992 TV Series)
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After Johnny Carson's retirement from the show, Jay Leno stepped in as his permanent replacement. The... (62 mins.)
Director: Star Price
 
5.
The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986 TV Series)
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Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience... (60 mins.)
 
6.
SportsCenter (1979 TV Series)
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Daily sports news, results, and features. (60 mins.)
 
7.
Howard Stern (1994 TV Series)
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Raunchy interviews, sketches, and social commentary from the king of shock radio. (60 mins.)
 
8.
ABC News Nightline (1980 TV Series)
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A nightly discussion of one important news event from earlier that day. (30 mins.)
Director: Eric Siegel
 
9.
Jenny Jones (1991 TV Series)
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This is just another daytime talk show, comparable to other hosts' shows, with sensational topics, invited guests, and audience participation. (60 mins.)
Director: Neil Flagg
 
10.
Larry King Live (1985 TV Series)
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show. (60 mins.)
Director: Randy Douthit
 
11.
Good Morning America (1975 TV Series)
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism... (120 mins.)
 
12.
Donahue (1967 TV Series)
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The precursor to all the daytime talk shows that arose during the 1980's and 90's. Phil Donahue's show started off similar to other shows of its day... (60 mins.)
Director: Ron Weiner
 
13.
Jerry Springer (1991 TV Series)
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Among his peers' other talk-shows, Jerry's is of the more passionate and of the more sensational. His topics range from bisexual affairs to rape... (60 mins.)
 
14.
Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003 TV Series)
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A mix of celebrity interviews, musical performers, audience participation games, and segments spotlighting real people with extraordinary stories and talents, hosted by comedienne Ellen DeGeneres. (60 mins.)
 
15.
Jimmy Kimmel Live! (2003 TV Series)
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Jimmy Kimmel interviews celebrities. (60 mins.)
 
16.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (1996 TV Series)
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America's top fake news show. (22 mins.)
 
17.
Real Time with Bill Maher (2003 TV Series)
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Comedian and political satirist Bill Maher discusses topical events with guests from various backgrounds. (60 mins.)
 
18.
The Montel Williams Show (1991 TV Series)
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A daily, one hour talk show hosted by Daytime Emmy Award-winner Montel Williams, a highly decorated naval officer, actor and motivational speaker.
Director: Peter Kimball
 
19.
The Arsenio Hall Show (1989 TV Series)
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Arsenio Hall hosts this hip, late-night talk show. (60 mins.)
 
20.
The Best Damn Sports Show Period (2001 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
21.
Dr. Phil (2002 TV Series)
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Talk show in which Dr. Phil McGraw invites guests to confront their problems. (60 mins.)
Director: Tony Virga
 
22.
The Wanda Sykes Show (2009 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
23.
Regis and Kelly in Prime Time (2002 TV Special)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
 
24.
The Wendy Williams Show (2008 TV Series)
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Talk show where Wendy Williams chats about celebrity gossip and what's new in the entertainment world. (60 mins.)
 
25.
The Doctors (2008 TV Series)
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A team of medical professionals discuss a range of various health-related topics and answer questions from viewers who are too embarrassed to ask their own doctors. (60 mins.)
 
26.
The Geraldo Rivera Show (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.0/10 X  
Geraldo interviews various guests who wish to reveal a secret to a loved one on Television. Mistress Tara counsels and gives her spin on things. (60 mins.)
 
28.
Ricki Lake (1992 TV Series)
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Yet another daytime television talk show, specializing in sensationalistic topics, with invited guests and a studio audience. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Rachael Ray (2006 TV Series)
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(60 mins.)
 
30.
The Tyra Banks Show (2005 TV Series)
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Tyra talks to the biggest celebrities about everyday things. (60 mins.)