The defending champion once again obliterated the competition as the host of The Ellen Show, Ellen Degeneres was the only daytime talk show host in the finals for the 2nd consecutive year. With a total of 1590 votes Ellen had more than the other 5 finalsts combined. Runner up Jimmy Fallon, after not even making the finals last year managed to snag 2nd with 411 votes.
In 3rd was Stephen Colbert from "The Colbert Report" with 359 votes.
Rounding out the finalists Jon Stewart, last years runner up was 4th. Conan O'Brien was 5th. Jimmy Kimmel was 6th
This award was never in question, as Degeneres had the lead from the 1st few minutes of the vote & never looked back.
Ellen Degeneres 1590 votes crushed last years record of 452. Degeneres win differential of 1179 was the largest of this year.
1st ELLEN DEGENERES 1590
2nd Jimmy Fallon 411
3rd Stephen Colbert 359
4th Jon Stewart 290
5th Conan O'Brien 233
6th Jimmy Kimmel 223