The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time TV Programs

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

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David

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    + 281
    - 182


    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Eddie Murphy

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    + 440
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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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    + 214
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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    + 214
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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    + 178
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    Johnny Carson

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    + 129
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    David Letterman

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    + 141
    - 81

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty

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    Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy, Dianne Wiest

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

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    + 139
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    Alfre Woodard, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Franz

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    Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Andy Kaufman

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    + 148
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    Rob Lowe, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Sheen

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    Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Robert Culp

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

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

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    Courteney Cox, Michael J. Fox, Meredith Baxter

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    Kelsey Grammer, Brittany Murphy, Stephen King

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    Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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    Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover

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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Barton MacLane

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    Barbara Feldon, Stacy Keach, Don Adams

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    Jack Klugman, Robert Ito, Garry Walberg

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    Andy Dick, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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    James Spader, Megan Boone, Parminder Nagra

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser, Richard Kind

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    Meat Loaf, Helen Reddy, Wolfman Jack

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    Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt

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    Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

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    Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Art Linkletter

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    added by murphycat
    Michael Landon, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole, Tim Matheson

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    Yvonne Strahovski, Matt Bomer, Linda Hamilton

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    - 126


    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    - 37

    added by MimoNielsen
    Carol Burnett, Harvey Korman, Tim Conway

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    - 52

    added by murphycat
    June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad

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    Denzel Washington, Mark Harmon, Howie Mandel

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    Cobie Smulders, Alyson Hannigan, Neil Patrick Harris

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    added by Umberhaven
    David Hasselhoff, William Daniels, Richard Basehart

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    - 103


    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    added by murphycat
    Rod Serling, Gary Collins

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

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    Evangeline Lilly, Ian Somerhalder, Michelle Rodriguez

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