Oprah Winfrey may be the queen of television, but she has some surprising new company.
A new Harris Poll shows Ms. Winfrey on top as America’s favorite TV personality.
-Debuting on the list in second place is Fox News commentator Glenn Beck.
The poll, conducted each year, had Oprah regaining her first-place position after trailing talk-show hosts Ellen DeGeneres and Jay Leno last year.
Beck, a nationally syndicated radio host, premiered his Fox News television show last year.
The highly charged political program has generated controversy and ratings during the first year of Barack Obama’s presidency.
The poll also found Conan O’Brien topping the list among 18- to 32-year-olds -- the so-called Echo Boomers.
Leno was the favorite among men, and Jon Stewart topped the list among liberals.
The poll was conducted Dec. 7-14, 2009, among 2,
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