Many phenomenal comedians are typically guest stars on talk shows. But, there is a good amount of talk show hosts that are fantastic comedians. So, to give you an idea of some of the current funniest talk show hosts, we have created a list of the top four talk show host comedians.
1.) Conan O’Brien
The first talk show host comedian on our list is Conan O’Brien. O’Brien is currently the host of his own late night talk show, Conan. Prior to creating Conan, O’Brien was the host of the Late Night with Conan O’Brien and The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. Conan airs every Monday through Thursday on TBS. On the show, O’Brien uses current news, as well as political figures and celebrities, as the basis of his jokes. He also has a sidekick, Andy Richter. Then, the rest of the show features a celebrity guest and a musical or comedy performance.
2.) Jimmy Fallon
The next talk show host comedian is Jimmy Fallon. It’s no secret that Fallon has comedic talent. He made his comedic debut on Saturday Night Live, then spent a few years starring in various movies. Fallon first hosted Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, but left in 2014 to host The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (he succeeded Jay Leno). Fallon’s talk show has the same basis as Conan O’Brien’s, but Fallon is known for the various games he plays with his celebrity guests. One of the most popular games is the Wheel of Musical Impressions, where Fallon and his celebrity guest must impersonate a popular singer, singing a song. Fallon is also known for some of his various segments, such as Celebrities Read Mean Tweets. During Celebrities Read Mean Tweets, the most current popular celebrities read a mean, yet funny, tweet aloud.
3.) James Corden
Finally, the last talk show host comedian, on our list, is James Corden. Corden is the host of The Late Late Show with James Corden. Corden’s talk show has the same basis as the other talk shows on this list. Out of the various segments that occurs on Cordens talk show, the most popular is Carpool Karaoke. During Carpool Karaoke, Corden picks up a current popular singer, or band, and drives around, singing along to their most popular songs. Some of the most notable people who have been on Carpool Karaoke are; Adele, Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Sia.
4.) Jimmy Kimmel
The third talk show host comedian is Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel currently hosts his original talk show, Jimmy Kimmel Live. Kimmel’s talk show has a similar basis to Conan O’Brien’s and Jimmy Fallon’s talk shows. Kimmel is known for doing various segments, such as taking the streets and asking people ridiculous questions. Also, Kimmel is known for his prank war with Ellen DeGeneres. Finally, one of the things that Kimmel regularly does, on his talk show, is make fun of Matt Damon. He is known to say, “My apologies to Matt Damon. We just ran out of time,” at the end of every episode.