Total Nerd The Best Syfy TV Shows  

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List Rules 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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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Eureka Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Sense8 Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

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Battlestar Galactica is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Battlestar Galactica Edward James Olmos, Mary McDonnell, Jamie Bamber

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
The X-Files David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

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Stargate SG-1 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Stargate SG-1 Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping

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Defiance is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Defiance Grant Bowler, Stephanie Leonidas, Julie Benz

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Farscape is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Farscape Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe

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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Star Trek: The Next Generation Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes

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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Continuum Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster

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Stargate Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Stargate Atlantis Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett

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Warehouse 13 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Warehouse 13 Eddie McClintock, Joanne Kelly, Saul Rubinek

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Sanctuary is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Sanctuary Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl

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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Star Trek: Enterprise Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock

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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Firefly Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk

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Haven is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Haven Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour

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Sliders is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Sliders Jerry O'Connell, Sabrina Lloyd, John Rhys-Davies

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

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The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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12 Monkeys is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
12 Monkeys Aaron Stanford, Amanda Schull, Noah Bean

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Stargate Universe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Stargate Universe Robert Carlyle, Louis Ferreira, Brian J. Smith

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Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
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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Merlin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Merlin John Hurt, Colin Morgan, Bradley James

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton

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Lost Girl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Lost Girl Anna Silk, Kris Holden-Ried, Zoie Palmer

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Dark Matter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Dark Matter Marc Bendavid, Melissa O'Neil, Anthony Lemke

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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Star Trek: The Original Series William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

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Caprica is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Caprica Eric Stoltz, Esai Morales, Paula Malcomson

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Star Trek: Voyager is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Star Trek: Voyager Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson

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Z Nation is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Z Nation Kellita Smith, Keith Allan, Russell Hodgkinson

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Babylon 5 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Babylon 5 Jerry Doyle, Mira Furlan, Richard Biggs

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Being Human is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Being Human Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington

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The Dresden Files is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
The Dresden Files Paul Blackthorne, Valerie Cruz, Terrence Mann

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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Fringe Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

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Bitten is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Bitten Laura Vandervoort, Greyston Holt, Greg Bryk

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

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Killjoys is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Killjoys Hannah John-Kamen, Aaron Ashmore, Luke Macfarlane

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Space: 1999 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Space: 1999 Martin Landau, Barbara Bain, Nick Tate

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V is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
V Robert Englund, Michael Ironside, Lane Smith

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Helix is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Helix Billy Campbell, Kyra Zagorsky, Mark Ghanimé

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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
American Horror Story Lady Gaga, Kathy Bates, Angela Bassett

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Earth 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Earth 2 Debrah Farentino, Clancy Brown, Sullivan Walker

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The Tomorrow People is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
The Tomorrow People Robbie Amell, Peyton List, Luke Mitchell

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UFO is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
UFO Ed Bishop, Dolores Mantez, Michael Billington

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

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Voyage to the Bottom of the Se... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Syfy TV Shows
Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea Richard Basehart, David Hedison, Robert Dowdell