Ryan Seacrest is the reality king

Ryan Seacrest presents the award for entertainer of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 3, 2011, in Las Vegas. <br><br> <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/2300-207_162-10007277.html"><b>PICTURES: ACM Awards Red Carpet</b></a><br> <a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/2718-207_162-386.html"><b>SPECIAL SECTION: Awards season</b></a> Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Ryan Seacrest at the ACM Awards, April 3, 2011, in Las Vegas.
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(CBS) "The Soup" makes all kinds of jokes about his height, but there's one spot where Ryan Seacrest is standing tall: The Hollywood Reporter's Reality Power List.

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THR reports that Seacrest holds the no. 1 spot and last year's list-topper, Simon Cowell, drops to no. 6.

The reason is because Seacrest is not only everywhere on radio and television, but the shows in his brand are high in quality, have watercooler cred and are of the can't-miss variety.

Shows that Seacrest is involved with include Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" (executive producer) a growing Cowell-less "American Idol" (host), "Denise Richards: It's Complicated" (executive producer) and all things Kardashian.

And that's not including radio.

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  • David Riedel

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