Joanna Gaines Returns to No. 1 on Top TV Personalities Chart

10:30 AM 7/15/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Gaines led the inaugural Top TV Personalities chart.

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After leading the inaugural Top TV Personalities chart on The Hollywood Reporter, Joanna Gaines returns to No. 1 for a second week overall.

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 July 11.

Gaines takes over the top spot from Tyra Banks, who had led the previous two weeks. Meanwhile, Anthony Bourdain and Anderson Cooper both enter the top 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. Anderson Cooper

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    Last week: -

  • 9. Martha Stewart

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    Last week: 9

  • 8. Anthony Bourdain

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    Last week: -

  • 7. Jonathan Scott

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    Last week: 10

    Scott announced, with brother Drew, the Scott Brothers House Party, a fall tour that kicks off Sept. 5 in Englewood, N.J., adding that ticket purchasers will receive a copy of their upcoming book, It Takes Two. Scott snags 54,000 Facebook post likes in all, according to MVPindex.

  • 6. Steve Harvey

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    Last week: 5

  • 5. Bill Maher

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    Last week: 3

  • 4. Chris Hayes

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    Last week: 6

  • 3. Tyra Banks

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    Last week: 1

  • 2. Gordon Ramsay

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    Last week: 4

    The chef and TV star's dislike for pineapple pizza is well-known. And Ramsay may have to eat one for charity, if he receives enough donations to his Gordon and Tara Ramsay Foundation. His Twitter posts help him move to No. 2 with a 66 percent boost in retweets.

  • 1. Joanna Gaines

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    Last week: 2

    Despite regaining the No. 1 spot on the chart, it was a relatively relaxing week for Gaines, who posted on social media about her "workcation" with husband Chip. Even still, she jumps 159 percent in Facebook followers, adding 36,000 new ones in the tracking week.