The Best of Premium Cable TV Series TV Programs
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The Best of Premium Cable TV Series

List Criteria: Premium cable refers to subscription-based channels including HBO, Showtime, Epix, Cinemax, Encore, Starz and PPV

Best cable series on premium cable includes some of the greatest TV shows in history. This list of premium cable original programming is ranked by TV fans around the world. What are the best original shows on premium cable? These are all the best cable series, past and present, that ever aired. The best premium cable series are often good enough to persuade consumers to pay extra money to watch them. Shows like 'Game of Thrones', 'The Wire', and 'The Newsroom' have such loyal followings that single episodes can affect entertainment news cycles. For television lovers, catching many of these top cable series are a must-do.

What are the best premium cable TV series? Vote for your favorites - comedy, sports, or drama - and for real impact on the list order, rank your own list of series or just nominate a show you think should be represented.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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  1. 6
    Up 617
    Down 296
    British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO More
    78
  2. 49
    Up 41
    Down 102

    new! Banshee

    Cinemax More
    30
    added by: LanaYoshii
  3. 27
    Up 144
    Down 263
    HBO More
    44
  4. 8
    Up 610
    Down 310
    HBO More
    74
  5. 36
    Up 103
    Down 256
    HBO More
    41
  6. 57
    Up 30
    Down 102
    Starz More
    26
  7. 16
    Up 348
    Down 387
    Showtime More
    60
  8. 32
    Up 193
    Down 268
    HBO More
    43
  9. 12
    Up 347
    Down 407
    HBO More
    67
  10. 35
    Up 121
    Down 295

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Da Ali G Show

    Channel 4, HBO More
    42
  11. 20
    Up 214
    Down 289
    Showtime More
    52
  12. 5
    Up 518
    Down 362

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Deadwood

    HBO More
    79
  13. 2
    Up 1078
    Down 530

    the people's #1
    Dexter

    Showtime More
    93
  14. 18
    Up 310
    Down 317
    HBO More
    57
  15. 15
    Up 379
    Down 399
    HBO More
    61
  16. 58
    Up 33
    Down 167

    ranked high on reranks
    Episodes

    British Broadcasting Corporation, Showtime, BBC HD More
    26
    added by: nicolas.verret
  17. 31
    Up 97
    Down 267

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Extras

    British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC One, HBO More
    43
  18. 45
    Up 91
    Down 216
    HBO More
    35
  19. 41
    Up 148
    Down 247
    Tiny Pop, Cartoonito, CBC Television More
    38
  20. 40
    Up 111
    Down 258
    Audience Network, NBC More
    39
  21. 59
    Up 36
    Down 137
    HBO More
    24
  22. 1
    Up 1575
    Down 318

    most listed
    Game of Thrones

    HBO More
    100
  23. 52
    Up 46
    Down 115
    29
    added by: sebbzor
  24. 47
    Up 53
    Down 155
    HBO More
    31
    added by: shannonm
  25. 39
    Up 99
    Down 235
    HBO More
    39
  26. 10
    Up 521
    Down 250
    Showtime More
    67
  27. 24
    Up 146
    Down 293
    HBO More
    45
  28. 42
    Up 75
    Down 254
    Showtime, HBO More
    38
  29. 19
    Up 303
    Down 270
    FX More
    53
  30. 44
    Up 74
    Down 157
    HBO More
    35
    added by: sebbzor
  31. 51
    Up 40
    Down 168
    Showtime More
    29
  32. 22
    Up 105
    Down 277
    HBO More
    49
  33. 30
    Up 149
    Down 252
    Showtime, The Movie Network, Movie Central More
    44
  34. 14
    Up 340
    Down 325
    HBO More
    62
  35. 29
    Up 192
    Down 288
    Showtime More
    44
  36. 55
    Up 36
    Down 102
    CBS More
    27
  37. 50
    Up 60
    Down 159
    Showtime, Showcase More
    29
  38. 60
    Up 48
    Down 73

    ranked low on reranks
    Ray Donovan

    Showtime More
    23
  39. 53
    Up 36
    Down 199
    28
    added by: Dave_7672
  40. 28
    Up 171
    Down 305
    HBO More
    44
  41. 9
    Up 498
    Down 307
    Rai 2, British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO More
    70
  42. 43
    Up 65
    Down 256
    ITV2 More
    36
  43. 21
    Up 166
    Down 417
    HBO More
    50
  44. 48
    Up 96
    Down 141
    Channel 4 More
    31
  45. 26
    Up 324
    Down 228

    ranked low on reranks
    Shameless

    Showtime More
    44
  46. 17
    Up 307
    Down 254
    HBO More
    59
  47. 13
    Up 482
    Down 331

    ranked low on reranks
    Spartacus: Blood and Sand

    Starz! More
    63
  48. 56
    Up 31
    Down 101
    Sky1 More
    27
    added by: davenathan
  49. 38
    Up 179
    Down 89

    ranked low on reranks
    The Borgias

    Showtime More
    40
  50. 23
    Up 103
    Down 285
    British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO More
    48
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