The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch TV Programs
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The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

List Criteria: Only series available for streaming online or on DVD / Blu-ray. Vote not just on show quality but also if the nature of the show lends itself to viewing marathons.

List of the best TV shows for binge-watching. The greatest television shows in the world are ranked here in order for you to have a TV guide of marathoning shows. And the best TV shows of all time don't just have to be watched on, well, television.

 Binge-viewing is the TV trend of the year, as Netflix and Hulu and HBOGo take us away from our remote controls and onto our streaming. And if these must-see TV shows aren't on the web, this list contains the best television series available on DVD or Blu-Ray. These are the best shows to marathon during a weekend or all summer long. From classic comedies to 2013 Emmy-nominated dramas, this list of the greatest TV shows in history not only answers the question "What are the best shows on Netflix?" but also "What shows should I watch this summer?"


From the best late night comedy shows to the greatest dramas on TV, these are the series you should be binging on this summer. The best reality TV shows, the funniest sitcoms ever, and the greatest TV characters of all time are ranked here for your binging pleasure. This list of the best shows to marathon will keep you clicking episode after episode -- just don't forget to eat and sleep while you do it.
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    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Giancarlo Esposito

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    most listed & added by stokified Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, Mos Def

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    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln

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    Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

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    often listed & added by NicoleBatchelor Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce

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    Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning

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    added by JaidenDalBello Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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    Steve Buscemi, Jamie Lynn Sigler, James Gandolfini

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    added by wiabux Christina Hendricks, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin

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    added by wiabux Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Morrison, Hugh Laurie

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    added by analise.dubner Evangeline Lilly, Ian Somerhalder, Michelle Rodriguez

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    added by Robert Wabash Paul Giamatti, Shirley MacLaine, Maggie Smith

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    Zooey Deschanel, Mary-Louise Parker, Kevin Nealon

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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jon Hamm

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    added by wiabux Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    ranked low on reranks & added by Robert Wabash Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

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    added by DaveIanNaranjo Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Emma Stone, Tina Fey, Elizabeth Banks

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

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    added by WilliamMtx Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Lucy Lawless

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    added by Chris Abraham Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Larry David

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    James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    often listed & added by DolittleD Bill Paterson, Caitriona Balfe, Graham McTavish

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    added by Chris Abraham Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Idris Elba, Bobby Brown, Method Man

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    added by WilliamMtx Elisha Cuthbert, Kiefer Sutherland, Lana Parrilla

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    added by ChangesDownClub Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Teri Polo, Janine Turner, John Corbett

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kristin Chenoweth, Anna Friel, Lee Pace

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    added by bojanthebest Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    added by wiabux Eric Roberts, Tom Baker, Paul McGann

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    added by Purple Panther Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell, Vince Vaughn

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    Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton

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    added by ChangesDownClub Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    Aisha Tyler, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell

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    Mary-Louise Parker, Rob Lowe, Martin Sheen

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    often listed & added by analise.dubner Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Ciarán Hinds

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    ranked low on reranks & added by JacksonMay Sofía Vergara, Sarah Hyland, Julie Bowen

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    added by acrosstheflame Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    added by carlybobarly Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

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