Gordon Ramsay Back to No. 1 on Top TV Personalities Chart

10:30 AM 7/22/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Ramsay spends a second week at No. 1, while Stephen Colbert returns to the top 10.

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Gordon Ramsay is back at No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s Top TV Personalities chart after a productive week on social media that sees him leap 46 percent in overall social media conversation, according to MVPindex.

The Top TV Personalities chart is a ranking of the most popular TV personalities on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, with global data provided by social media analytics company MVPindex. The chart’s methodology blends social engagement on the platforms along with weekly additions of followers/subscribers. TV personalities are defined as performers primarily known for their appearances on their own TV series, including hosts of entertainment/news shows. The latest tracking week ended July 18.

Chris Hayes takes the No. 2 spot on the latest chart (dated July 26), while Tyra Banks, Bill Maher and Stephen Colbert round out the top five.

See the full top 10 below, and for more charts on The Hollywood Reporter, check out the Top Actors and Top Comedians charts.

  • 10. Anderson Cooper

    Anderson Cooper 360

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    Last week: 10

  • 9. Mike Rowe

    Deadliest Catch

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    Last week: -

  • 8. Jimmy Fallon

    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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    Last week: -

  • 7. Anthony Bourdain

    Parts Unknown

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    Last week: 8

  • 6. Joanna Gaines

    Fixer Upper

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    Last week: 1

  • 5. Stephen Colbert

    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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    Last week: -

    The host of The Late Show re-enters the chart after a week that sees him up 624 percent in Twitter mentions and snagging 193,000 Twitter likes. His most popular post of the week? “RIP Republican Health Care Bill,” he wrote July 18. “In lieu of flowers, please send new representatives to Congress in 2018.”

  • 4. Bill Maher

    Real Time with Bill Maher

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    Last week: 5

  • 3. Tyra Banks

    America's Got Talent

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    Last week: 3

  • 2. Chris Hayes

    All In with Chris Hayes

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    Last week: 4

  • 1. Gordon Ramsay

    The F Word

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    Last week: 2

    Nearly every day is full of promo for Ramsay, who currently has two shows – The F Word andMasterChef – airing on FOX in the United States. But Ramsay also took time to continue roasting cooking submissions from followers on Twitter, telling one user that given a choice between the four cupcakes presented to him, he’d choose the glass of water in the corner of the shot.

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