10. James Corden
> Most popular show: The Late Late Show with James Corden
> Facebook followers: 4,103,658
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 6,402
After winning over British television audiences, James Corden moved to entertain American viewers with shows such as “A League of Their Own” and “The Late Late Show with James Corden,” the latter of which won a Primetime Emmy. Thanks to his easy going likability, Corden has been chosen to host both the Tony and Grammy Awards twice.
9. Tyra Banks
> Most popular show: America’s Next Top Model
> Facebook followers: 8,615,636
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,482
Supermodel Tyra Banks has helmed two hit television shows: the talk show “The Tyra Banks Show” from 2005 to 2011 and reality show “America’s Next Top Model,” which debuted in 2003. She both hosted and executive produced each. Banks also hosted “America’s Got Talent” for both its 2017 and 2018 seasons. She’s continued to make frequent TV appearances since.
8. Stephen Colbert
> Most popular show: The Colbert Report
> Facebook followers: 1,815,490
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 4,680
Stephen Colbert began as a TV actor in the 1990s, appearing on shows including “The Dana Carvey Show” and later “Strangers with Candy.” In 1997 he began making popular guest appearances on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” which paved the way for his own “The Colbert Report.” In 2015 he began hosting “The Late Show,” taking over for beloved host David Letterman. Under his watch the show has been nominated for 11 Primetime Emmys, but has yet to win.
7. Toni Braxton
> Most popular show: Braxton Family Values
> Facebook followers: 3,690,683
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 3,115
Grammy-winning R&B singer Toni Braxton successfully made the leap to television with the reality show “Braxton Family Values,” which debuted in 2011 and has run for six total seasons thus far. The show follows the lives of Braxton, her sisters, and their mother.
6. Gordon Ramsay
> Most popular show: Hell’s Kitchen
> Facebook followers: 8,546,703
> Daily Wikipedia page views: 11,700
Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has found success as the irritable host of numerous cooking shows. Among the most popular have been “Kitchen Nightmares,” which aired from 2007 through 2014, and “Masterchef,” which has been on air since 2010. Ramsay has also executive produced and starred in the reality show “Hell’s Kitchen” for what will soon be 19 seasons.