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These are the very best action TV series currently on the air in 2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best current action TV series are all over the map, literally and figuratively, from Westeros to Chicago and beyond. Some of these great current action shows are crime procedurals than manage to not be old hat, while some of these other good current action shows are a little more on the fringes of entertainment. Carving a niche for themselves with fanbases that love zombies, vampires, fairytales, superheroes, and a bunch of people trying to claim the same cool throne. So, what are the greatest current action TV series? Vote now!

What shows will you find on this top current action TV shows list? No current show has more action than HBO's Game of Thrones. While battling for control of the five kingdoms, GOT characters face death at every turn. The Walking Dead is another edge of your seat viewing experience for current action TV fans.

Netflix is starting to get into the current action show game. Their exciting series Daredevil and Jessica Jones both made this top action TV series list. Other great current action shows include Scorpion, Arrow, and The Flash.

Which current action series of 2016-2017 do you like best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Daredevil Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll

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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Jessica Jones Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Vikings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Vikings Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf SkarsgÄrd - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Supergirl Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

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Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Legends of Tomorrow Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill

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The 100 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Sense8 Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Gotham Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Scorpion Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Fear the Walking Dead Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane

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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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+ - 147 204
Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Blindspot Kelly P. Williams, Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

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+ - 129 192
The Americans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Americans Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

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+ - 61 87
Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series

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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Blue Bloods Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Into the Badlands is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Into the Badlands Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger

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Chicago PD is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Chicago PD Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush

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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Chicago Fire Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

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Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Ash vs Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo

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+ - 58 136
The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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+ - 38 80
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Shannara Chronicles Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

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+ - 98 179
Quantico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Quantico Josh Hopkins, Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin

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Gomorrah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Gomorrah Marco D'Amore, Fortunato Cerlino, Maria Pia Calzone