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

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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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

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    Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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    Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Adam Sandler

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

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  8. 8
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    often listed Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    David Letterman

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    Susan Dey, Jimmy Smits, Blair Underwood

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    Angie Harmon, Jill Hennessy, Michael Moriarty

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    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Lithgow, Jane Curtin

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    Alfre Woodard, Dennis Franz, Jeffrey Tambor

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    Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, Tony Danza

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Rob Lowe, Martin Sheen

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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

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    ranked low on reranks Johnny Carson

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    ranked low on reranks Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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

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

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    added by murphycat Stacy Keach, Barbara Feldon, Don Adams

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    Yvonne Strahovski, Matt Bomer, Linda Hamilton

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    ranked low on reranks & added by murphycat June Foray, Paul Frees, William Conrad

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    Andy Dick, Phil Hartman, Jon Lovitz

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    Stephen King, Brittany Murphy, Kelsey Grammer

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    Debra Messing, Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes

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    Barbara Eden, Larry Hagman, Barton MacLane

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    Jeff Goldblum, Alicia Witt, Paul Wesley

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    added by Umberhaven Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, David Giuntoli

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    added by murphycat Peter Falk, Patrick McGoohan, Robert Culp

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    added by murphycat Ronald Reagan, Walt Disney, Art Linkletter

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    Denzel Washington, Mark Harmon, Howie Mandel

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    added by Umberhaven James Spader, Parminder Nagra, Megan Boone

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    Julie London, Robert Fuller, Kevin Tighe

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    added by murphycat George Clooney, Ashley Judd, Sela Ward

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    often listed & added by Umberhaven David Hasselhoff, Richard Basehart, William Daniels

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

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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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  44. 44
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    added by Umberhaven Dean Stockwell, Scott Bakula, Deborah Pratt

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    added by murphycat Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    added by murphycat Jack Webb, Ben Alexander, George Fenneman

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    added by murphycat Helen Hunt, Paul Reiser, Richard Kind

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

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Jason Isaacs, Wilmer Valderrama, BD Wong

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    added by murphycat Robin Williams, Goldie Hawn, Lily Tomlin

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