The Best Crime TV Shows TV Programs

The Best Crime TV Shows

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List Criteria: Shows near the top must be only the best Crime TV series.

The very best crime shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest crime shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular crime TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining crime show of all time is. Don't let your favorite crime television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of crime television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Examples of shows on this list: Cool Million, Inspector George Gently and many more.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best crime show of all time?" and "What are the greatest crime shows?"
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    Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin

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    Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads

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    Jerry Orbach, Jesse L. Martin, Dennis Farina

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    David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez

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    Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper

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    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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    Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine

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    Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn

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    Jack Lord, James MacArthur, Kam Fong

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    Rachel Weisz

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    Bebe Neuwirth, Amy Carlson, Kirk Acevedo

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    Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell

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    James Stewart, Sam Elliott, Strother Martin

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    Interpol Calling is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Crime TV Shows

    Interpol Calling Edwin Richfield, Charles Korvin

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    Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

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    Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter, David Zayas

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    Halifax f.p. Jacqueline McKenzie, Rebecca Gibney

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    Fred Dryer, Stepfanie Kramer, Charles Hallahan

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    Renee O'Connor, Pernell Roberts

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    David Janssen, Anthony Zerbe, Paul Tulley

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    Robert Wagner, Stefanie Powers, Lionel Stander

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    Richard Belzer, Clark Johnson, Yaphet Kotto

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    India's Most Wanted

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    Our Song is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Crime TV Shows

    Our Song Ran Danker, Ania Bukstein, Ninet Tayeb

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    Zöe Lucker, Cal MacAninch, Kieran O'Brien

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    Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

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    Sophie Ward, Peter Firth, Derek Fowlds

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    Patricia Routledge, Dominic Monaghan, Derek Benfield

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    Hollywood Beat John Matuszak, Jack Scalia, Edward Winter

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    Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago

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    Peter Facinelli, Bill Bellamy, Tiffani Thiessen

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    James Earl Jones, Jonathan Brandis, Dylan Walsh

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    Gangsters Saeed Jaffrey, Paul Barber, Maurice Colbourne

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    Heartlanders

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    Brian Keith, Daniel Hugh Kelly, Joe Santos

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    Carla Baron, John J. Oliver, Patrick Burns

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    Poncie Ponce, Connie Stevens, Douglas Mossman

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    Frankie Wharton

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    Tom Bosley, Tracy Nelson, Mary Wickes

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    Fugitive Strike Force

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    Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell

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    Murder Call is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Crime TV Shows

    Murder Call Bojana Novakovic, Geoff Morrell, Peter Mochrie

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    Rock Hudson, Julie Newmar, Stefanie Powers

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    Matlock Police is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Crime TV Shows

    Matlock Police Michael Pate, Paul Cronin, Jacqui Gordon

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    Man of the World is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Crime TV Shows

    Man of the World Craig Stevens, Graham Stark, Tracy Reed

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    Tom Selleck, John Hillerman, Roger E. Mosley

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    Robert Loggia, Fredric Lehne, Lindsay Frost

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    Lucy Liu, Vanessa Marcil, Timothy Olyphant

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    Leslie Bibb, Anson Mount, David Paymer

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