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. 39
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    Audience Network, NBC

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  2. 4
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    BBC Four, HBO

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  3. 30
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC One, HBO

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  4. 6
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    British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO

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  5. 23
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    British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO

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  6. 60
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    often listed & added by nicolas.verret British Broadcasting Corporation, Showtime, BBC HD

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  7. 36
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    ranked low on reranks British Broadcasting Corporation, Showtime, Canadian Broadcasting ...

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  8. 31
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    ranked low on reranks CBC Television

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  9. 55
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    CBS

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  10. 47
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    Channel 4

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  11. 35
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Channel 4, HBO

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  12. 52
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    added by LanaYoshii Cinemax

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  13. 19
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    FX

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  14. 61
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    HBO

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  15. 26
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    HBO

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  16. 34
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    HBO

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  17. 12
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    HBO

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  18. 5
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    HBO

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  19. 16
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    HBO

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  20. 40
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    HBO

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  21. 22
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    HBO

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  22. 14
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    HBO

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  23. 32
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    HBO

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  24. 21
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    HBO

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  25. 17
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    HBO

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  26. 63
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    new! & added by woogyjones50 HBO

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  27. 33
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    HBO

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  28. 3
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    HBO

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  29. 8
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    HBO

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  30. 45
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    HBO

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  31. 43
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    added by sebbzor HBO

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  32. 1
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    most listed HBO

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  33. 18
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    HBO

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  34. 38
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    HBO

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  35. 7
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    HBO

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  36. 54
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    added by mark123 HBO

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  37. 25
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    HBO

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  38. 49
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    added by shannonm HBO

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  39. 24
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    ranked low on reranks & added by elise HBO

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  40. 44
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    ITV2

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  41. 9
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    Rai 2, British Broadcasting Corporation, HBO

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  42. 20
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    Showtime

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  43. 2
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    the people's #1 Showtime

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  44. 51
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    Showtime

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  45. 28
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    Showtime

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  46. 10
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    often listed Showtime

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  47. 15
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    Showtime

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  48. 46
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    Showtime

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  49. 62
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    added by Dave_7672 Showtime

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  50. 29
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    ranked low on reranks Showtime

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