One thing the most recent lot of talk show hosts proved is that it is difficult to keep a job. Those who thought it was easy to be on the air chatting, were surprised to see that the likes of Anderson Cooper and Ricki Lake to be gone after relatively short stints. The two examples of daytime talk show excellence would have to be Oprah Winfrey and Ellen DeGeneres. The following infograph compares these two talk show queens head to head. Note: It is reported in the news today that one of the items in the comparison has changed. Ellen just purchased a home for $26.5 Million.