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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.


The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time TV Programs
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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David

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    Kirstie Alley, Kelsey Grammer, Woody Harrelson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Eddie Murphy

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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    Johnny Carson

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    David Letterman

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    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

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    Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy, Dianne Wiest

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    Rob Lowe, Mary-Louise Parker, Martin Sheen

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    Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Andy Kaufman

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    Alfre Woodard, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Franz

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    Susan Dey, Jimmy Smits, Blair Underwood

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Robert Culp

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    Courteney Cox, Michael J. Fox, Meredith Baxter Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    Kelsey Grammer, Brittany Murphy, Stephen King Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    George Clooney, Jared Padalecki, Julianna Margulies

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    Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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    Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Donald Glover

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    Andy Dick, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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    Martin Short, Catherine O'Hara, Eugene Levy

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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Barton MacLane

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    Barbara Feldon, Stacy Keach, Don Adams

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    Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser, Richard Kind

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    Jack Klugman, Robert Ito, Garry Walberg

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    Meat Loaf, Helen Reddy, Wolfman Jack

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    Yvonne Strahovski, Matt Bomer, Linda Hamilton

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    Michael Landon, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole, Tim Matheson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Denzel Washington, Mark Harmon, Howie Mandel

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Walt Disney, Paul Frees, Art Linkletter

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    James Spader, Megan Boone, Parminder Nagra

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    Markie Post, John Larroquette, Harry Anderson

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, Bree Turner Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Lauren Graham, Monica Potter, Erika Christensen

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    David Hasselhoff, William Daniels, Richard Basehart

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    Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt

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    Ashton Kutcher, Steve Carell, Lucy Lawless

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    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    Rod Serling, Gary Collins

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    Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Witt, Paul Wesley

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    Julie Bowen, Ginnifer Goodwin, Justin Long

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