The 2018 Best Of TV Awards winner in the category of Best Talk Show Host is - Ellen Degeneres
This years winner for Best Talk Show Host is Ellen Degeneres, giving Ellen her 7th award in this category. Ellen won with 93 votes.
Runner Up was Jimmy Fallon with 43 votes in his 6th consecutive finals appearance finishes 6th for the 6th consecutive time.
Third was Stephen Colbert with 41 votes in his 7th consecutive finals appearance, finishes 3rd for his 3rd time, and 2nd time in a row. (4th, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 4th, 3rd)
James Corden was in 4th with 36 votes in his 2nd finals appearance (3rd in 2016) .
John Oliver was 5th with 30 votes in his 5th consecutive finals appearance (8th, 4th, 5th, 5th).
Seth Meyer was 6th with 24 votes in his 1st finals appearance. Jimmy Kimmel was 7th with 20 votes in its 5th finals appearance, and 3rd consecutive (6th, 6th, 6th, 4th). Samantha Bee was 8th with 15 votes in her 1st finals appearance.
1st ELLEN DEGENERES 93
2nd JIMMY FALLON 43
3rd STEPHEN COLBERT 41
4th James Corden 36
4th John Oliver 30
6th Seth Meyer 24
7th Jimmy Kimmel 20
8th Samantha Bee 15
Ellen Degeneres has won 7 consecutive awards in this category, and takes over sole possession of the longest win streak in the awards, breaking a tie she had last year with The Impala from "Supernatural" at 6. Her 93 votes becomes the lowest total for a winner in this category. The margin of 50 votes, is also the smallest margin of victory in this category, previously held by the 2017 win over Jimmy Fallon by 54. Jimmy Kimmel finishing 2nd for a 6th time is a record for runner ups. Samantha Bee becomes just the 2nd female finalist in this category.
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