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List Rules Scripted crime shows with new episodes airing in 2016 only

There are so many crime shows on television today.  Some have interesting plot twists that keep you wondering how and when they will catch the bad guy, while others are focused on the conflicted bad guys.  Which scripted crime show is the best in 2016?

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Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Broadchurch David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
The Blacklist James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

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iZombie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
iZombie Rose McIver, Malcolm Goodwin, Rahul Kohli

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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
The Americans Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Brooklyn Nine-Nine Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

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Ray Donovan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Ray Donovan Liev Schreiber, Paula Malcomson, Eddie Marsan

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Lucifer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Lucifer Tom Ellis, Lauren German, Kevin Alejandro

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American Crime Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
American Crime Story Sarah Paulson, Sterling K. Brown

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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American Crime is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
American Crime Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Elvis Nolasco

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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Grantchester is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Grantchester James Norton, Robson Green, Morven Christie

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Legends of Tomorrow Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill

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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Elementary Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn

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The Catch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
The Catch Mireille Enos, Peter Krause, Alimi Ballard

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Chicago PD is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Chicago PD Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush

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Major Crimes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Major Crimes Mary McDonnell, G.W. Bailey, Tony Denison

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Ripper Street Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg

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Queen of the South is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Queen of the South Alice Braga, Veronica Falcón, Justina Machado

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Eyewitness is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Eyewitness Julianne Nicholson, Tyler Young, James Paxton

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Good Behavior is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Good Behavior Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto, Fred Austin

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Mr. Robot Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday

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Conviction is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Conviction Hayley Atwell, Eddie Cahill, Shawn Ashmore

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bones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
bones Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin

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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Adalaide A. O'Brien, Alana De La Garza, Gary Sinise

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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Quantico Josh Hopkins, Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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Rosewood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Rosewood Morris Chestnut, Gabrielle Dennis, Jaina Lee Ortiz

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Gotham Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue

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Murder in the First is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Murder in the First James Cromwell, Taye Diggs, Kathleen Robertson

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa

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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
NCIS: New Orleans Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan

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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Blindspot Kelly P. Williams, Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Beauty and the Beast Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello

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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Blue Bloods Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes

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Rizzoli & Isles is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Rizzoli & Isles Angie Harmon, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

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Houdini and Doyle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Best 2016 Scripted Crime Show
Houdini and Doyle Stephen Mangan, Michael Weston, Rebecca Liddiard