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 648
    Down 328
    British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO More
    79
  2. 52
    Up 50
    Down 133

    new! Banshee

    Cinemax More
    29
    added by: LanaYoshii
  3. 24
    Up 163
    Down 300
    HBO More
    46
  4. 7
    Up 651
    Down 340
    HBO More
    75
  5. 37
    Up 112
    Down 290
    HBO More
    41
  6. 57
    Up 34
    Down 111
    Starz More
    26
  7. 15
    Up 368
    Down 424
    Showtime More
    61
  8. 34
    Up 204
    Down 304
    HBO More
    43
  9. 12
    Up 365
    Down 447
    HBO More
    66
  10. 35
    Up 131
    Down 331

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Da Ali G Show

    Channel 4, HBO More
    43
  11. 20
    Up 223
    Down 325
    Showtime More
    52
  12. 5
    Up 547
    Down 402
    HBO More
    80
  13. 2
    Up 1135
    Down 578

    the people's #1
    Dexter

    Showtime More
    93
  14. 18
    Up 328
    Down 357
    HBO More
    58
  15. 16
    Up 401
    Down 440
    HBO More
    61
  16. 58
    Up 36
    Down 178
    British Broadcasting Corporation, Showtime, BBC HD More
    25
    added by: nicolas.verret
  17. 29
    Up 101
    Down 302

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Extras

    British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC One, HBO More
    45
  18. 44
    Up 101
    Down 248
    HBO More
    36
  19. 42
    Up 155
    Down 278
    Tiny Pop, Cartoonito, CBC Television More
    38
  20. 39
    Up 119
    Down 294
    Audience Network, NBC More
    40
  21. 59
    Up 39
    Down 147
    HBO More
    25
  22. 1
    Up 1678
    Down 354

    most listed
    Game of Thrones

    HBO More
    100
  23. 47
    Up 54
    Down 124
    32
    added by: sebbzor
  24. 49
    Up 57
    Down 190
    HBO More
    31
    added by: shannonm
  25. 40
    Up 109
    Down 267
    HBO More
    40
  26. 11
    Up 562
    Down 289
    Showtime More
    67
  27. 61
    Up 8
    Down 31
    Showtime More
    25
    added by: LanaYoshii
  28. 26
    Up 152
    Down 327
    HBO More
    45
  29. 41
    Up 86
    Down 285
    Showtime, HBO More
    39
  30. 19
    Up 315
    Down 308
    FX More
    54
  31. 45
    Up 84
    Down 187
    HBO More
    36
    added by: sebbzor
  32. 50
    Up 45
    Down 194
    Showtime More
    29
  33. 22
    Up 110
    Down 312
    HBO More
    48
  34. 28
    Up 162
    Down 292

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Nurse Jackie

    Showtime, The Movie Network, Movie Central More
    45
  35. 14
    Up 364
    Down 356
    HBO More
    63
  36. 25
    Up 206
    Down 322

    ranked low on reranks
    Penn & Teller: Bullshit!

    Showtime More
    45
  37. 55
    Up 40
    Down 113
    CBS More
    27
  38. 51
    Up 66
    Down 182
    Showtime, Showcase More
    29
  39. 60
    Up 73
    Down 78

    ranked low on reranks
    Ray Donovan

    Showtime More
    25
  40. 53
    Up 40
    Down 209
    28
    added by: Dave_7672
  41. 32
    Up 182
    Down 346
    HBO More
    44
  42. 9
    Up 541
    Down 336
    Rai 2, British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO More
    71
  43. 43
    Up 67
    Down 289
    ITV2 More
    36
  44. 21
    Up 181
    Down 457
    HBO More
    51
  45. 48
    Up 109
    Down 172
    Channel 4 More
    31
  46. 30
    Up 350
    Down 266

    ranked low on reranks
    Shameless

    Showtime More
    44
  47. 17
    Up 335
    Down 287
    HBO More
    59
  48. 13
    Up 512
    Down 361
    Starz! More
    64
  49. 56
    Up 34
    Down 111
    Sky1 More
    26
    added by: davenathan
  50. 36
    Up 219
    Down 100

    ranked low on reranks
    The Borgias

    Showtime More
    41
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