The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time

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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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    Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards

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    Ted Danson, Rhea Perlman, John Ratzenberger

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    Darrell Hammond, Kenan Thompson, Seth Meyers

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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow

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    Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan

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    Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

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    Johnny Carson, Ed McMahon, Skitch Henderson

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    David Letterman, Paul Shaffer, Jerry Seinfeld

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    Zach Braff, Donald Faison, Sarah Chalke

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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    Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan

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    Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina

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    Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

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    John Lithgow, Jane Curtin, Kristen Johnston

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    Judd Hirsch, Jeff Conaway, Danny DeVito

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    Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney

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    Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

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    Peter Falk, Mike Lally, John Finnegan

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    Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies

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    Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins

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    Michael J. Fox, Michael Gross, Meredith Baxter

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    Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

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    Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly

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    Will Smith, James Avery, Alfonso Ribeiro

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    Joe Flaherty, Eugene Levy, Andrea Martin

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    Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover

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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Bill Daily

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    Dave Foley, Stephen Root, Andy Dick

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    Don Adams, Barbara Feldon, Edward Platt

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    James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

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    Jack Klugman, John S. Ragin, Robert Ito

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    Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

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    Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt, John Pankow

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    Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt

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    Wolfman Jack, Helen Reddy, Donna Summer

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    Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally

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    Lorne Greene, Michael Landon, Dan Blocker

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    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez

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    Harry Anderson, John Larroquette, Richard Moll

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    Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden

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    Carol Burnett, Vicki Lawrence, Harvey Korman

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    Bill Scott, June Foray, Paul Frees

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    Walt Disney, Kevin Corcoran, Paul Frees

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    Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel

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    David Hasselhoff, Edward Mulhare, Richard Basehart

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    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    Rod Serling, Gary Collins

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    Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders

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    Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco

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    Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

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