Patton Oswalt Debuts on Top Comedians Chart

10:15 AM 7/15/2017

by Kevin Rutherford

Meanwhile, Kevin Hart maintains his No. 1 spot on the Top Comedians chart, which ranks the most popular funnymen and women based on data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

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Kevin Hart helms The Hollywood Reporter's Top Comedians chart for yet another week, while Patton Oswalt and George Lopez debut.

The Top Comedians chart is a ranking of the most popular comedians 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. The latest tracking week ended July 11.

Alongside Oswalt and Lopez's debuts, Amy Schumer makes a major gain, jumping 10-4.

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

  • 10. George Lopez

    Last week: -

  • 9. Sarah Silverman

    Last week: 8

  • 8. Patton Oswalt

    Last week: -

    Oswalt gains 178 percent in Twitter mentions after he announced his engagement to Meredith Salenger July 6, receiving support from friends including Dwayne Johnson and Mark Hamill. The pair went public with their romance last month.

  • 7. Bill Maher

    Last week: 5

  • 6. Mike Epps

    Last week: 6

  • 5. Joe Rogan

    Last week: 2

  • 4. Amy Schumer

    Last week: 10

    Schumer posted on Instagram about her placement on Glamour UK's Instagram Power List, saying she was "very proud" to earn the honor. She surges 10-4 on the latest chart, gathering 700,000 Instagram favorites, a 172 percent gain.

  • 3. Ricky Gervais

    Last week: 4

  • 2. D.L. Hughley

    Last week: 3

  • 1. Kevin Hart

    Last week: 1