America’s Most Loved TV Personalities

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20. Mehmet Oz
> Most popular show: The Dr. Oz Show
> Facebook followers: 5,972,435
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 1,795

Like Dr. Phil before him, Dr. Oz — first name Mehmet — rose to prominence as a regular guest on “The Oprah Winfrey Show.” Known as “America’s Doctor,” the heart surgeon launched “The Dr. Oz Show” in 2009. The seven-time Daytime Emmy-winning show has been renewed for an eleventh season this year.

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19. Jimmy Fallon
> Most popular show: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
> Facebook followers: 3,719,438
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,721

Jimmy Fallon’s television career started as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live,” where he stood out with his exceptional celebrity impressions. After departing from the show, Fallon appeared in a few feature films, including “Taxi” (2004) and “Fever Pitch” (2005). Fallon was more successful working in television, however, and returned with “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” in 2009, taking over for Conan O’Brien. In 2014 he began hosting “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

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18. Conan O’Brien
> Most popular show: Conan
> Facebook followers: 4,004,172
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,990

Red-headed late night host Conan O’Brien got his start behind the scenes as a writer for shows like “Saturday Night Live” and “The Simpsons.” In 1992 he took over as host of “Late Night” after Jay Leno left to lead “The Tonight Show.” After a brief stint as host of “The Tonight Show,” which ended with Leno returning to the program, O’Brien moved to TBS with his Emmy-winning talk show “Conan.”

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17. David Letterman
> Most popular show: Late Show with David Letterman
> Facebook followers: 79,765
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,839

David Letterman revolutionized late night television with his brand of off-the-wall humor. After hosting “Late Night with David Letterman,” Letterman moved to CBS and began hosting “Late Show with David Letterman,” which entertained viewers for more than 20 years and won nine Primetime Emmy Awards. The show ended in 2015 but Letterman returned with a new Netflix series, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction,” three years later.

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16. Martha Stewart
> Most popular show: Martha
> Facebook followers: 2,522,044
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 5,167

Businesswoman, editor, and television personality Martha Stewart has been appearing on daytime TV since the late 1980s. In addition to appearing as a guest on numerous shows ranging from morning talk shows to late night comedy series, the homemaker-extraordinaire has hosted a number of her own programs, including “Martha Stewart Living,” “Martha,” and most recently “Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Party Challenge” — a cooking show starring Stewart and rapper Snoop Dogg. Stewart has remained popular despite a stint in prison following charges related to insider trading.