Gordon Ramsay Debuts at No. 1 on Top TV Personalities Chart

2:00 PM 6/24/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

The chef and reality TV star is currently on two shows as part of FOX’s summer programming.

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Gordon Ramsay debuts at No. 1 on The Hollywood Reporter’s latest Top TV Personalities chart, while Jimmy Fallon jumps four positions to No. 2.

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 here as performers primarily known for their appearances on their own TV series, including hosts of entertainment/news shows. The latest tracking week ended June 20.

Ramsay bows at No. 1 in his first week on the chart as he stars in the debut season of the U.S. version of The F Word while also appearing in the latest season of MasterChef, both on FOX.

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

  • 10. James Corden

    The Late Late Show with James Corden

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    Last week: 3

  • 9. Bill Nye

    Bill Nye Saves the World

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    Last week: n/a

    A second season of Bill Nye Saves the World is on its way, according to a video posted to his Facebook page June 15. (The Netflix series’ first season premiered on April 21.) “If Twitter is any indication,” said the video, showing multiple tweets either trashing Nye or concepts such as global warming (though his username was blurred out, a handful of tweets from Donald Trump were used, “the world still needs saving.” Nye ended with 151,000 Facebook post likes, up from barely any the previous week, according to MVPindex. The second season’s air date has not been announced.

  • 8. Steve Harvey

    Family Feud

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    Last week: 7

  • 7. Stephen Colbert

    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

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    Last week: 9

  • 6. Joanna Gaines

    Fixer Upper

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    Last week: 4

  • 5. Bill Maher

    Real Time with Bill Maher

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    Last week: 2

  • 4. Chris Hayes

    All In with Chris Hayes

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    Last week: 1

  • 3. Tyra Banks

    America's Got Talent

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    Last week: 5

  • 2. Jimmy Fallon

    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

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    Last week: 6

  • 1. Gordon Ramsay

    The F Word

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    Last week: n/a

    Ramsay lands 479,000 Instagram favorites, 88,000 Facebook post likes and 50,000 Twitter likes in the tracking week as he promotes his two shows currently on U.S. summer TV, The F Word and MasterChef. Joel McHale and Leslie Jones were his latest guests on the former, which is in its first season in the U.S. after airing for five seasons in the U.K. between 2005-2010.

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