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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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  1. 1
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    most listed Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Giancarlo Esposito

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    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Lauren Cohan, Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln

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    added by stokified Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, Mos Def

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    Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

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    Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning

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    Steve Buscemi, Jamie Lynn Sigler, James Gandolfini

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    added by WilliamMtx Elisha Cuthbert, Kiefer Sutherland, Lana Parrilla

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    added by JaidenDalBello Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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

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    added by NicoleBatchelor Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Dylan Bruce

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

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Zooey Deschanel, Mary-Louise Parker, Kevin Nealon

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

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

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    added by ChangesDownClub Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    added by DaveIanNaranjo Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman

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    Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jon Hamm

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    added by ChangesDownClub Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    added by wiabux Christina Hendricks, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin

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    added by Robert Wabash Claire Danes, Morena Baccarin, Damian Lewis

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

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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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    often listed James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Olivia Wilde, Jennifer Morrison, Hugh Laurie

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    added by wiabux Eric Roberts, Tom Baker, Paul McGann

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    Steve Carell, Jenna Fischer, James Spader

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    added by bojanthebest Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    ranked low on reranks Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton

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    Idris Elba, Bobby Brown, Method Man

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

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    Sharon Stone, Mariska Hargitay, Ann-Margret

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    added by WilliamMtx Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Lucy Lawless

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    Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez, Jason Lee

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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    added by acrosstheflame Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    Teri Polo, Janine Turner, John Corbett

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    added by Chris Abraham Katey Sagal, Frank Welker, Billy West

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Louis C.K.

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    added by carlybobarly Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

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    ranked high on reranks & added by DolittleD Bill Paterson, Caitriona Balfe, Graham McTavish

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    added by acrosstheflame Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

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    added by acrosstheflame Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

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    Heather Graham, Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke

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    added by ChantelleSilveira Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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