Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Tyra Banks, Kelly Ripa, Kate Gosselin and Ellen DeGeneres
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She may not have been the first, but without a doubt Oprah Winfrey
is the most influential talk-show host in TV history. Even her announcement
that she's bringing her 25-year tenure to a close
is causing talk
– and lots of it.
Yet as tough an act as she will be to follow, the show must go on, which begs the question: Okay, now who?
If the decision were up to you, from this pool of potential new hosts – ranging from neophytes to those who are shopping around shows to those who already have established their places chatting before live audiences – who might best fill Oprah's shoes?
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