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Ranking the Emmys! Best Host of All Time, Greatest Actor to Never Win and More

Emmys weekend is here! In honor of TV’s biggest night, we're looking back at the best hosts of all time and more, courtesy of

Ranker users have spoken, and voted on their favorite MCs over the years. So far, Ellen DeGeneres is in the lead, followed by Neil Patrick Harris, Johnny Carson, Jimmy Fallon and Dick Van Dyke. Don’t agree? Cast your vote!

The site is also looking at the best actors and actresses who have never won a golden statuette. Hugh Laurie, Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, George Clooney and Ed O’Neill topped the list of actors who have gone home empty-handed.
The top five picks among actresses who haven't won included Melissa McBride, Katey Sagal, Alyson Hannigan, Amy Poehler and Zooey Deschanel.
Visit for more, and tune in to ABC Sunday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET to watch the Emmys, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel.