The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time TV Programs
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The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time

List of popular NBC shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the best NBC TV shows, which includes both current and canceled series. The best NBC TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on NBC, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This includes some of today's most popular shows, like Community, Parks & Recreation and Law & Order SVU. Programs like 30 Rock and The Office, though recently cancelled, are considered some of the best, most influential TV shows in history. Let's not forget about television classics like Seinfeld, the original Law & Order, Family Ties, Miami Vice, ER and Cheers. These are among the best TV shows ever due their timelessness, clever plotlines and memorable characters.

Television fans in different locations grew up with NBC on different channels, but most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite NBC TV shows sink to the bottom of the list!

The list of top NBC television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the NBC network, even ones that have had their time or have been cancelled. Use this factual list to build one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.
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  1. 1
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    most listed Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David

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  2. 2
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    the people's #1 & added by Umberhaven Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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  3. 3
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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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  4. 4
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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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  5. 5
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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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  6. 6
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    ranked low on reranks Betty White, Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan

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  7. 7
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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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  8. 8
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    David Letterman

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  9. 9
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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

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  11. 11
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    Alfre Woodard, Dennis Franz, Jeffrey Tambor

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  12. 12
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    Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Tony Danza

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  13. 13
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    Mary-Louise Parker, Rob Lowe, Martin Sheen

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  14. 14
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    Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy, Michael Moriarty

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  15. 15
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Susan Dey, Jimmy Smits, Blair Underwood

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    ranked low on reranks & added by murphycat William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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  17. 17
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    ranked low on reranks Johnny Carson

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  18. 18
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

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  19. 19
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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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  20. 20
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    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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    added by murphycat Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Robert Culp

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  22. 22
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Courteney Cox, Michael J. Fox, Brian Bonsall

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  23. 23
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    Stephen King, Brittany Murphy, Kelsey Grammer

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    added by murphycat Jack Klugman, Robert Ito, Garry Walberg

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    added by murphycat Ginnifer Goodwin, Julie Bowen, Justin Long

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  27. 27
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    Yvonne Strahovski, Matt Bomer, Linda Hamilton

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    new! & added by murphycat Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    Andy Dick, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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  30. 30
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    added by murphycat Ronald Reagan, Walt Disney, Art Linkletter

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    added by murphycat Meat Loaf, Helen Reddy, Wolfman Jack

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    ranked low on reranks Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Barton MacLane

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  34. 34
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    often listed & added by murphycat Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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  35. 35
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    added by murphycat Stacy Keach, Barbara Feldon, Don Adams

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  36. 36
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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

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  38. 38
    Up 41
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    added by Umberhaven Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, David Giuntoli

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  39. 39
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    added by murphycat June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad

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  40. 40
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    Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Witt, Paul Wesley

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  41. 41
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    added by murphycat George Clooney, Ashley Judd, Sela Ward

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  42. 42
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    Denzel Washington, Mark Harmon, Howie Mandel

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  43. 43
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    added by murphycat Robin Williams, Goldie Hawn, Lily Tomlin

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  44. 44
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    added by Umberhaven James Spader, Parminder Nagra, Megan Boone

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  45. 45
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    added by Umberhaven Dean Stockwell, Scott Bakula, Deborah Pratt

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  46. 46
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    added by murphycat Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, George Fenneman

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  47. 47
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    Julie London, Robert Fuller, Kevin Tighe

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  48. 48
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    added by murphycat Tony Shalhoub, Amy Yasbeck, Thomas Haden Church

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    The Monkees Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    often listed & added by Umberhaven Andy Griffith, Linda Purl, Daniel Roebuck

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