Katie Price, aka Jordan, has come out on top as the nation’s favourite reality television star according to 40% of Brits in a poll of over 3,000 fans conducted by MSN Entertainment.

The research, was carried out to gauge public opinion in peak reality TV season, reveals that the huge success of Jordan’s show, Katie and Peter the Next Chapter and her appearance on I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, has earned her a place in the nation’s reality TV hearts.

However, her supposed rival and wannabe TV star Jodie Marsh came bottom of the pile as she was voted the most hated reality television star in Britain with 35% of the votes.

Following her recent international success, Leona Lewis has been voted Brits’ favourite TV talent show singer of all time with 38% of the votes, beating Popstars: The Rivals winners Girls Aloud who received 31%. Pop idol runner up-come actor, Will Young, came in third place with 17% of the votes.

Despite winning the first series of the X factor, British jazz and soul singer Steve Brookstein was voted the biggest TV talent show flop, taking 41% of the votes, followed by Pop Idol 2 winner Michelle McManus (34%), even though her debut single ‘All This Time’ went straight to number one on the UK Singles Chart.

While she may have missed out on the title of best talent show star, Cheryl Cole’s compassion, style and beauty have obviously captured the nation’s attention as she won the battle of the X Factor judges; 53% of Brits believe her to be a better judge than former fiery X Factor mentor Sharon Osbourne.

Ant and Dec took the gong as the nation’s best reality/talent television show presenters with two thirds of the votes (60%), followed by Big Brother presenter Davina McCall (20%) and Xtra Factor and Dancing on Ice beauty Holly Willoughby (10%)

Despite not featuring any A-listers, the BAFTA award-winning ,The Apprentice, has taken the crown as our favourite reality television show of all time, scoring 35% of the votes, followed by I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out if Here (27%) and Big Brother (16%), with Wife Swap limping in with just 6%.

MSN Entertainment Editor Mike Lok says: “The biggest reality TV programmes can make anyone a star as well as boost the careers of established celebs. Our poll clearly reveals that Katie Price has used the genre to win her place as one of the nation’s favourite celebrities while Cheryl Cole and Leona Lewis have been propelled from anonymity to superstardom almost overnight.”