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The host (also known as the presenter, master of ceremonies, emcee, MC) is the person that hosts a show. They are most commonly found in Game Shows, Reality TV, and Talk Shows. Their job is to keep the show running smoothly, to introduce each element to the audience and to the participants.The job requires a good deal of charisma.
Notable hosts include:
- Howie Mandel on Deal or No Deal
- Alex Trebek on Jeopardy!
- Bruce Forsyth, he's been entertaining the British public for over 40 years now, didn't he do well?
- Chuck Woolery on Scrabble
- Pat Sajak on Wheel of Fortune
- Monty Hall on Let's Make a Deal
- Bill Cullen and Bob Barker on The Price Is Right
- Greg Lee, and to a lesser extent, Lynne Thigpen on Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego??
- Regis Philbin on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
- Jack Barry on The Jokers Wild
- Wink Martindale on Tic-Tac-Dough
- Bob Eubanks on The Newlywed Game
- Martin and Lewis on the Colgate Comedy Hour