Tyra Banks Earns First No. 1 on Top TV Personalities Chart

11:00 AM 7/1/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Banks rises to No. 1 for the first time, replacing Gordon Ramsay in the top slot.

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Tyra Banks leads The Hollywood Reporter’s Top TV Personalities chart for the first time, rising 3-1.

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 27.

Meanwhile, Eva Shockey makes her first appearance on the 10-position chart, debuting at No. 10.

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

  • 10. Eva Shockey

    Jim Shockey's Hunting Adventures

    Last week: n/a

    Shockey, Canadian TV personality and co-host of her father’s Jim Shockey’s Hunting Adventures series on the Outdoor Channel, posted a photo of her daughter, born in January, and their first bass fishing trip together (Shockey is married to retired hockey player Tim Brent). She gains 331 percent in Facebook comments as well as 53 percent in Instagram favorites, according to MVPindex.

  • 9. Martha Stewart

    Martha & Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party

    Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

    Last week: n/a

  • 8. Stephen Colbert

    The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

    Bryan Bedder/Getty Images

    Last week: 7

  • 7. Bill Maher

    Real Time with Bill Maher

    C Flanigan/Getty Images

    Last week: 5

  • 6. Steve Harvey

    Aaron Davidson/Getty Images

    Last week: 8

  • 5. Gordon Ramsay

    The F Word

    Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic

    Last week: 1

  • 4. Chris Hayes

    All In with Chris Hayes

    Jim Spellman/Getty Images

    Last week: 4

  • 3. Jimmy Fallon

    The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

    Gerardo Mora/Getty Images

    Last week: 2

  • 2. Joanna Gaines

    Fixer Upper

    Laura Cavanaugh/WireImage/Getty Images

    Last week: 6

  • 1. Tyra Banks

    America's Got Talent

    Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

    Last week: 3

    Banks spends her first week at No. 1 on the Top TV Personalities chart with a 1,172 percent boost in Facebook followers, along with a similarly massive bump of 1,164 percent in Facebook shares. Banks has been using her Facebook to share videos from her current hosting gig at America's Got Talent, from teaser posts to full clips, which generally rack up millions of views on the social media website in their first few days.

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