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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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    the people's #1 & 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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    Kate Mara, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright

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    Laura Prepon, Natasha Lyonne, Taryn Manning

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    added by stokified Yvonne Strahovski, Julie Benz, Mos Def

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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 analise.dubner Evangeline Lilly, Ian Somerhalder, Michelle Rodriguez

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

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    Isaac Hayes, Matt Stone, Trey Parker

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    Charlize Theron, Ron Howard, Portia de Rossi

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    added by JaidenDalBello Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Andrew Scott

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

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

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    Zooey Deschanel, Mary-Louise Parker, Kevin Nealon

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    added by DaveIanNaranjo Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Ron Perlman

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    added by NicoleBatchelor Orphan Black

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Christina Hendricks, Summer Glau, Morena Baccarin

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    often listed James Franco, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel

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    added by ChangesDownClub Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins

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    added by ChangesDownClub Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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

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    added by wiabux Eric Roberts, Tom Baker, Paul McGann

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Christina Hendricks, January Jones, Jon Hamm

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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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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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

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

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    ranked high on reranks & added by DolittleD Kirstie Alley, Woody Harrelson, Kelsey Grammer

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    Idris Elba, Bobby Brown, Method Man

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

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    Minka Kelly, Connie Britton, Adrianne Palicki

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    added by ChantelleSilveira Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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    Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Aubrey Plaza

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    Danny DeVito, Kaitlin Olson, Charlie Day

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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 acrosstheflame Alison Brie, Chevy Chase, Gillian Jacobs

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    added by WilliamMtx Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Lucy Lawless

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    added by carlybobarly Kristen Bell, Amanda Seyfried, Alyson Hannigan

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    Mila Kunis, Lacey Chabert, Seth MacFarlane

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    added by NicoleBatchelor Anna Paquin, Evan Rachel Wood, Deborah Ann Woll

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    added by acrosstheflame Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder, Kat Graham

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

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    added by acrosstheflame Charisma Carpenter, David Boreanaz, Amy Acker

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    added by analise.dubner Christopher Meloni, Edie Falco, J.K. Simmons

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    added by wiabux Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Gabriel Macht

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