The Best Syfy TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows that at one time aired on the SyFy channel, including shows that premiered on other networks.

Do you believe in aliens, ghosts, and the supernatural? Then the Syfy channel is for you! This list of the top current and cancelled Syfy TV series of all time include the most viewed shows on Syfy, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list. Examples include Battlestar Galactica and Stargate SG-1.   

What are the best TV shows on the Syfy channel? The X-Files might top your list. Following the adventures of rogue FBI Agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully, this show is all about aliens, monsters, and creatures of the night. The government is hiding these supernatural beings from us, but don't freak out - Mulder and Scully are on the case! You might also want to check out Doctor Who, Face Off, and Star Trek

Vote up the best Syfy TV shows below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.  
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    Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

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    Eureka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Eureka Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra

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    Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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    The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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    Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett

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    Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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    Continuum is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Continuum Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster

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    Defiance is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Defiance Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz

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    Farscape is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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    Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek

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    Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

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    Sliders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Sliders Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies

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    Haven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Haven Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour

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    Merlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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    Stargate Universe is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Stargate Universe Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith

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    12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    12 Monkeys Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean

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    Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Sanctuary Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl

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    Falling Skies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Falling Skies

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    The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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    Caprica is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Caprica Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson

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    Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Almost Human Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

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    Alphas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Alphas David Strathairn, Ryan Cartwright, Warren Christie

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    The Magicians is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    The Magicians Barry Jones

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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton

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    Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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    Grimm is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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    Being Human is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows


    Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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    Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

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    Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Z Nation Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson

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    Dominion is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Dominion Christopher Egan, Tom Wisdom, Roxanne McKee Dominion is an American apocalyptic supernatural action television series created by Vaun Wilmott. It is loosely based on the 2010 film Legion, written by Peter

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    Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Dark Matter Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke

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    Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

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    Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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    The Dresden Files is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    The Dresden Files Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz, Terrence Mann

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    Bitten is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Bitten Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk

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    The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    The Tomorrow People Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell

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    Face Off is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Face Off

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    Helix is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Helix Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé

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    Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Killjoys Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke Macfarlane

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    Fringe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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    Firefly is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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    Mystery Science Theater 3000 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Mystery Science Theater 3000 Joel Hodgson, Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu

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    Earth 2 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Earth 2 Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker

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    Being Human (U.S.) is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Being Human (U.S.)

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    Les Revenants is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Les Revenants

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    Space: 1999 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    Space: 1999 Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate

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    UFO is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    UFO Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington

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    The Outer Limits is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows

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    The Outer Limits Kevin Conway, Joe Pascual

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