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, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Steve Buscemi, Jamie Lynn Sigler, James Gandolfini

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    Idris Elba, Bobby Brown, Method Man

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    Michael Fassbender, Tom Hardy, James McAvoy

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    Rachel McAdams, Matthew McConaughey, Colin Farrell

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    Michael C. Hall, James Cromwell, Lauren Ambrose

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    Steve Buscemi, Michael Shannon, Gretchen Mol

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    Emmanuelle Chriqui, Gal Gadot, Jeremy Piven

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    Dustin Hoffman, John Legend, Larry David

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    Jeffrey Jones, Timothy Olyphant, Sarah Paulson

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    Anna Paquin, Evan Rachel Wood, Deborah Ann Woll

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    Kevin McKidd, Ciarán Hinds, Ray Stevenson

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    Christopher Meloni, J.K. Simmons, Edie Falco

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    Olivia Munn, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer

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    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Anna Chlumsky, Tony Hale

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    James Badge Dale, William Sadler, Jon Seda

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    Will Ferrell, Jason Sudeikis, John Hawkes

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    Jemaine Clement, Kristen Schaal, Eugene Mirman

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    Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Bridget Moynahan

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    Linda Hunt, Nick Stahl, Clancy Brown

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    Paul Giamatti, Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson

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    Olivia Wilde, Bill Maher, Paul F. Tompkins

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    Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Zosia Mamet

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    Amanda Crew, T. J. Miller, Martin Starr

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    John Kassir

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    Alexander Skarsgård, Kellan Lutz, Jon Huertas

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    Amanda Seyfried, Lyndsy Fonseca, Ginnifer Goodwin

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    Liv Tyler, Christopher Eccleston, Amy Brenneman

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    Sacha Baron Cohen

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    Kevin Bacon, Kristen Wiig, Zach Galifianakis

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    Zach Thomas, Darren Woodson, Eddie Kennison

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    Dave Foley, Mark McKinney, Kevin McDonald

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    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Ashley Jensen

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    Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington

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    Louis C.K., Janeane Garofalo, Wanda Sykes

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    Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller, Jack Black

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    Jon Stewart, Janeane Garofalo, Jeremy Piven

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    Anne Heche, Stephen Amell, Thomas Jane

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    Wendie Malick, Michael McKean, Denny Dillon

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    Malin Åkerman, Lisa Kudrow, Laura Silverman

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    John Goodman, David Morse, Kim Dickens

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    Dan Marino, Chuck Bednarik, Wanda Sykes

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    Clive Owen, Michael Angarano, Eve Hewson

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    Amanda Bynes, Sandra Oh, Robert Wuhl

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    Sunset Thomas, Isabella Soprano, Air Force Amy

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    Mia Wasikowska, Melissa George, Debra Winger

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    Cobie Smulders, Lake Bell, Kid Cudi

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    Vince Vaughn

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