TV The Best Current Cult TV Series  

2.2k votes 355 voters 3.2k views 33 items Embed

List Rules Vote up your favorite new shows that already have a cult following

These are the best current cult TV series of 2016-2017, ranked from best to worst by your votes. If you aren't watching them, you are probably missing out. It's hard to put your finger on what makes a show a great current cult TV series. Some of the best current cult TV shows are pretty mainstream, they're even on national networks. Others gained their satus from bucking the system. One thing is for sure, the top current cult TV series have very loyal fans and they really can't wait to tell you all about it.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best current cult TV series list? Family Guy had such a loyal, cult following that Fox brought the show back from the dead three years after originally canceling it in 2002. Quick jokes, clever references and hilarious characters has made Family Guy into one of the most popular long-running shows on television. Game of Thrones is another popular cult series that is currently airing on television.

Portlandia tapped into an entirely unrepresented comedy audience with its hilarious sketch show. Other good series that appear on this top current cult TV shows list include The Vampire Diaries, Doctor Who and The League.

Which modern cult TV shows do you think are the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

list ordered by

1
111 55
Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington Game of Thrones is an American fantasy drama television series created for HBO by showrunners David Benioff and D. B. Weiss. It is an adaptation of A Song of Ice and Fire, George R. R. Martin's series of fantasy novels, the first of which is ...more

The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows The Worst TV Series Finales Ever

2
49 27
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer Rick and Morty is an American adult animated television series created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon for Adult Swim. The series follows the misadventures of alcoholic scientist Rick and his easily influenced grandson Morty, who split their ...more

3
80 60
It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia is an American television sitcom that premiered on FX on August 4, 2005, and moved to FXX beginning with the ninth season. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia was created by Rob McElhenney, which he developed ...more

4
62 55
Louie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Louie Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialLouie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis C.K.. He also stars in the show as a fictionalized ...more

5
42 34
Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Mr. Robot Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday

6
57 59
Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Family Guy Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; their children Meg, Chris, and Stewie; and their ...more

7
47 49
Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free TrialOrphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in fact, clones. The series focuses on Sarah Manning, a ...more

8
54 59
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith Doctor Who is a 2005 TV series.

9
24 24
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
DHousman added Jessica Jones Krysten Ritter, Rachael Taylor, Eka Darville

10
46 51
Last Man on Earth is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Last Man on Earth Will Forte, January Jones, Cleopatra Coleman The Last Man on Earth is an American post-apocalyptic comedy television series created by and starring Will Forte. The series premiered on the American broadcast network Fox on March 1, 2015. The pilot episode was written by Forte and directed ...more

11
12 11
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Ellie Kemper, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is an American sitcom created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock and starring Ellie Kemper that has streamed on Netflix since March 6, 2015. Originally set for a 13-episode first season on NBC for spring 2015, the show was ...more

12
19 20
Master of None is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Master of None Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells, Lena Waithe

13
8 7
Ranker Video
RichardBeecher added Atlanta

14
48 57
The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the Simpson family, which consists of Homer, Marge, ...more

15
27 32
Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences ...more

The Best Current Fantasy TV Series 29 Popular TV Characters Who Were Suddenly Written Off The Show (And Why)

16
16 20
The Leftovers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Leftovers Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston The Leftovers is an American television drama series created by Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta airing on HBO. It is based on Perrotta's novel of the same name. The pilot was written by Lindelof and Perrotta, and directed by Peter Berg. The ...more

17
1 2
Ranker Video
MichaelGuerrieri added Strangers With Candy

18
7 10
Preacher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Preacher Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga

19
13 18
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell The 100 is an American post-apocalyptic drama television series that premiered on The CW during the 2013–14 American television season. The series is based on a book of the same name, the first in a series by Kass Morgan, and developed by Jason ...more

20
15 21
You're the Worst is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
You're the Worst Chris Geere, Aya Cash, Desmin Borges You're the Worst is an American single-camera comedy series created by Stephen Falk for the FX Network. It is centered on Jimmy, a self-involved writer and Gretchen, a self-destructive Los Angeles PR executive. These two toxic personalities ...more

21
12 18
With Bob and David is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
With Bob and David Bob Odenkirk, David Cross

22
13 20
Broad City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Broad City Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Hannibal Buress Awkward comedy following two friends through life in the city. Fan Amy Poehler liked it so much that she hopped on board as exec producer for its imminent TV transfer.

23
7 12
Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Angie Tribeca Jere Burns, Deon Cole, Rashida Jones Angie Tribeca is an upcoming American comedy series created by Nancy Carell and Steve Carell. The series, a satire of police procedural shows starring Rashida Jones, was announced by TBS in mid 2014 with a ten-episode order. It is expected to ...more

24
12 19
Bojack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Bojack Horseman Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, and Aaron Paul. ...more

25
28 41
Portlandia is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Portlandia Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan Portlandia is a satirical sketch comedy television series, set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon; it stars Carrie Brownstein and former Saturday Night Live cast member Fred Armisen. The show is produced by Andrew Singer, Lorne Michaels ...more

26
10 17
Un-Real is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
DHousman added Un-Real Sean King, Jamie Frevele, Steve Marchi UnREAL is an upcoming American comedy-drama television series that is set to premiere on Lifetime on June 1, 2015. The series, inspired by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro's award winning independent short-film Sequin Raze, was created by Marti Noxon and ...more

27
9 16
Baskets is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
LanaYoshii added Baskets Zach Galifianakis, Sabina Sciubba, Martha Kelly Baskets (FX, 2016) is an American comedy television series co-created by Louis C.K., Zach Galifianakis and Jonathan Krisel, who is also the showrunner. Galifianakis stars in the dual lead role as Chip Baskets, a failed professional clown in ...more

28
14 24
Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Adventure Time Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive brother Jake, a dog with magical powers to change ...more

29
8 16
Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
DHousman added Blindspot Kelly P. Williams, Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

30
6 15
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana

31
6 16
The Eric André Show is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
The Eric André Show Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane, Gary Anthony Williams The Eric André Show is an American comedy television series on Cartoon Network '​s late-night programming block, Adult Swim. The show premiered in the United States on May 20, 2012, and is a parody of low-budget public-access talk shows. ...more

32
7 19
Nathan For You is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Nathan For You Nathan Fielder, William Heath, Anthony Filosa Nathan for You is an American docu-reality comedy television series starring Canadian comedian Nathan Fielder. The series was co-created by Fielder and premiered on February 28, 2013 on the American cable television network Comedy Central. In ...more

33
10 27
Comedy Bang! Bang! is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
Comedy Bang! Bang! Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, Scott Mescudi Comedy Bang! Bang! is a television series created and hosted by Scott Aukerman, featuring his co-host/bandleader Reggie Watts. The show airs weekly on IFC and is a spin-off of his successful podcast Comedy Bang! Bang! which airs on the Earwolf ...more