The Winner of the 2014 Best Of TV Award for Best Talk Show Host is.... Ellen Degeneres
Ellen wins her 3rd straight honour. With 1849 votes, which breaks her previous record 1590 from last year. The 1155 vote margin however just narrowly falls short of last years 1179 vote margin.
Early on (and I mean still on day 1) Jon Stewart had a sizable lead & looked like he might challenge Ellen this year. Eventually though, her fans started to come thru & took over the lead by late ind ay 1 & never looked back.
For the 2nd year in a row Jimmy Fallon finished 2nd well back. His 694 votes is a new record for a runner up. Jon Stewart moves up 1 spot to 3rd this year from his 4th from last year while Stephen Colbert moves down to 4th from his 3rd place spot last year in his final year of hosting The Colbert Report. Conan O'Brien remains in 5th again this year. Jimmy Kimmel stays 6th.
David Letterman finishes 7th returning to the finals after missing them last year.
Newcomer to the finals John Oliver finished 8th in his 1st year.
1st ELLEN DEGENERES "Ellen Degeneres Show" 1849
2nd JIMMY FALLON "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" 694
3rd JON STEWART "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" 341
4th Stephen Colbert "The Colbert Report" 219
5th Conan O'Brien "Conan" 209
6th Jimmy Kimmel "Jimmy Kimmel Live" 186
7th David Letterman "Late Show With David Letterman" 133
8th John Oliver "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" 128
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