Ellen DeGeneres named top TV personality in US

Los Angeles: Stand-up comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres has topped a list of the favourite TV personalities in the US.

She landed at the number one spot in the Harris Poll survey, while "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" actor Mark Harmon came in second place, reports femalefirst.co.uk.

Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show", Jim Parsons of "The Big Bang Theory" and late-night show host Jay Leno round up the top five.

Others in the list are Stephen Colbert, Tom Selleck, Oprah Winfrey, Robin Williams and Steve Harvey.

Over 2,000 Americans took part in the vote.