The Best HBO TV Shows

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Now that HBOGo is accessible to everyone, there's no excuse for not keeping up with the best HBO TV shows!  This list of the top current and cancelled HBO TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best HBO TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on HBO, 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.

What are some of your favorite TV shows on HBO? For Millennials, the answer to that question is definitely Girls. Lena Dunham wrote, produced, and starred in this this hit classic among twenty something viewers. It was the first ultra-relatable show of it's kind, and some say that she was the voice of our generation. Perhaps you'd prefer to watch Game of Thrones, the Leftovers, or Looking. No matter what your favorite show is, we can all agree - HBO has some awesome original series.   

Vote up the best HBO TV shows below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section.  
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    Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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    James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco

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    Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn

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    Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston

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    Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams

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    Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy

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    Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin

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    Steve Buscemi, Stephen Graham, Vincent Piazza

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    Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon

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    Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker

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    Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell

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    Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen

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    Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, John Gallagher Jr.

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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    Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker

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    Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

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    Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon

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    John Oliver, David Kaye, Noel MacNeal

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    Hugh Ambrose, Ed Tracy

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    Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis

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    John Kassir, Roy Brocksmith, Miguel Ferrer

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    Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby

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    Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke

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    Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, John Dossett

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    Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston

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    Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown

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    Sacha Baron Cohen, Buzz Aldrin, Arthur Danto

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    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington

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    Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson

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    Alexander Skarsgård, James Ransone, Lee Tergesen

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    Brian Benben, Chris Demetral, Denny Dillon

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    Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant

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    Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey

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    Zach Thomas, Darren Woodson, Eddie Kennison

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    Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny

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    Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald

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    Garry Shandling, Jeffrey Tambor, Wallace Langham

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    Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, John Ennis

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    Phil Simms, Cris Collinsworth, Warren Sapp

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    Khandi Alexander, Rob Brown, Kim Dickens

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    Jim Henson, Richard Hunt, Dave Goelz

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    Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton

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    Lisa Kudrow, Lance Barber, Robert Michael Morris

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    Chris Moriarty, Rita Scott, Eddie Ramey

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    Kid Capri, D.L. Hughley, Adele Givens

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    Robert Wuhl, Sandra Oh, Jim Turner

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    Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, Murray Bartlett

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    Ben Barnes, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Clifton Collins Jr.

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    Stephen Merchant, Christine Woods, Nate Torrence

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