Talk shows realized long ago that choosing a funny host is a recipe for success. Some of the funniest ladies in comedy have found a home hosting the most popular shows on daytime television.
Aisha Tyler, one of the best black women comedians, and host of The Talk on CBS, has been on a number of incredibly popular shows, including Friends and 24, but got her start as a stand-up comedian in 1996. After a successful run of television shows, Aisha returned to her stand-up roots in 2009 in her special Aisha Tyler is Lit: Live at the Fillmore.
One of Aisha Tyler’s co-hosts from The Talk was the incredibly funny Wanda Sykes, who is a famous actress and comedian who has been in everything from Pootie Tang to Ice Age: Continental Drift. She even had her own talk show called The Wanda Sykes Show in 2010! Wanda has several stand-up specials, including Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired and Wanda Sykes: I’ma Be Me along with her newest special What Happened Ms. Sykes?