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It's official: HBO is one of the best TV channels on the air right now. This list of the best current HBO shows is ranked by fans of both brand new series and programs that have been running for years. Some of the best shows on TV right now are on HBO, including Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Last Week Tonight. Ever since it began airing original series in 1977, the Home Box Office has been home to some of the most beloved shows in television history. While old favorites like The Sopranos and The Wire are long gone, some of the best HBO shows of all time are those still airing new episodes.

Which are your favorite current shows on HBO? When TV first came on the scene in the 1950s, there were only three channels: ABC, CBS, and NBC. Now, hundreds of additional broadcast networks are available, including paid cable networks. Along with channels like Showtime and Starz, cable networks like HBO feature some of the best shows on TV right now.  

HBO has long been known for its quality television series, but what is the best current HBO show? This list includes the funniest comedies, top dramas, and other shows like True Detective, Real Time with Bill Maher, Ballers, and Girls.

Which are the best shows on HBO in 2016-2017? Are all of these good HBO shows? Well, no. Vote up your favorite current HBO shows below, or vote down the shows you wish would just get canceled already.

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Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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True Detective Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson, Vince Vaughn

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Last Week Tonight with John Ol... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Last Week Tonight John Oliver

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Silicon Valley Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

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Veep is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Veep Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

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The Leftovers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
The Leftovers Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston

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Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Real Time with Bill Maher Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan

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Ballers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Ballers Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Omar Benson Miller

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Vice is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Vice Shane Smith

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Hard Knocks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Hard Knocks Zach Thomas, Darren Woodson, Eddie Kennison

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Insecure is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Insecure Jay Ellis

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Vice Principals is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Vice Principals Danny McBride, Walton Goggins, Sheaun McKinney

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The Comeback is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
The Comeback Lisa Kudrow, Lance Barber, Robert Michael Morris

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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Bryant Gumbel, Jon Frankel, Bernard Goldberg

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Tracey Ullman's Show is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
Tracey Ullman's Show Tracey Ullman, Lucy Montgomery, Daniel Lawrence Taylor

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HBO World Championship Boxing is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
HBO World Championship Boxing Jim Lampley, Michael Buffer, Larry Merchant

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HBO First Look is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows
HBO First Look Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, Will Smith

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Boxing After Dark is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current HBO Shows