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List of the TV networks with the best programming, ranked by content consumers. Is modern television better than film? Movie stars are stepping down from the silver screen to star in award-winning TV shows. Which channels have the best of the bunch? As competition increases, cable companies and premium networks are producing some of the best series the world has ever seen. 
 
What channels have the best shows? This list discusses the best programming from popular North American networks, including the names of the original series they air. No matter what genre you’re craving, one of these top networks will have the right shows for you.
 
This list features the best U.S. networks with best programming, including: HBO, NBC, Showtime, TBS, AMC, Fox, FX, and more.
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HBO is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
HBO Game of Thrones, The Sopranos, True Detective, Silicon Valley, True Blood, Girls, The Wire

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+ - 578 145
AMC is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
AMC Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, The Killing

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+ - 431 83
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 282 178
Showtime is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Showtime Homeland, Dexter, Weeds, Californication, Episodes

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+ - 276 221
The CW is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
The CW The Vampire Diaries, Supernatural, Arrow, Beauty and the Beast, Hart of Dixie

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+ - 355 141
FX is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
FX Justified, Sons of Anarchy, Archer, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

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+ - 261 171
ABC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
ABC Grey's Anatomy, Once Upon a Time, Scandal, Modern Family, Castle

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+ - 204 159
BBC America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
BBC America Doctor Who, Orphan Black, Top Gear

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+ - 243 158
NBC is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
NBC Seinfeld, Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation, Friends, Law & Order

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+ - 169 176
Comedy Central is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Comedy Central The Daily Show, Workaholics, South Park, Nathan for You

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+ - 191 103
History is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 146 129
Syfy Universal is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Syfy Universal Warehouse 13, 

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+ - 177 117
CBS is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CBS

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+ - 64 73
Fox Television Stations is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 158 133
USA Network is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
USA Suits, White Collar, Royal Pains, Monday Night Raw

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+ - 126 112
A&E Television Networks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
A&E Duck Dynasty, The Glades, Longmire, Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami

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+ - 142 148
PBS is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
PBS

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+ - 130 124
Starz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Starz

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+ - 113 140
TNT is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TNT Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Major Crimes, Franklin & Bash, Dallas

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+ - 93 140
TBS is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TBS Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Meet the Browns

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+ - 85 125
Turner Classic Movies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 130 102
National Geographic Channel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
National Geographic Channel Taboo, Break It Down, World's Toughest Fixes, Hooked, Man Made

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+ - 87 99
Adult Swim is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 28 40
Nickelodeon (New Zealand) is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 102 129
Animal Planet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Animal Planet The Crocodile Hunter, Meerkat Manor, The Most Extreme, River Monsters

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+ - 68 75
FXX is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
FXX

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+ - 78 126
Hgtv is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hgtv

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+ - 74 133
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TV Land Andy Griffith Show, Mork & Mindy, Hot in Cleveland, Everybody Loves Raymond

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+ - 71 91
Spike is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Spike

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+ - 75 105
Travel Channel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Travel Channel The Dead Files, Man vs. Food, Hotel Impossible

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+ - 32 73
Fox News Channel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 73 146
TLC is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TLC Say Yes to the Dress, The Little Couple, What Not to Wear, Cake Boss, A Baby Story

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+ - 54 129
SundanceTV is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Sundance Rectify, The Returned, The Red Road

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+ - 16 12
FX Movie Channel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 76 106
truTV is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 21 32
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 22 28
Science is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 24 61
Disney XD is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 66 125
Disney Channel is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Disney Channel Good Luck Charlie, Shake it Up, Jessie, Hannah Montana

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+ - 62 144
Hallmark is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hallmark Accidentally in Love, Before You Say 'I Do', Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door

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+ - 12 31
Discovery Communications is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 30 62
CNN is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CNN

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+ - 32 78
Bravo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Bravo Top Chef, Flipping Out, The Millionaire Matchmaker, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

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+ - 9 12
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
The Weather Channel

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+ - 32 145
Oxygen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Oxygen Absolutely Fabulous, The Glee Project, Nighty Night, I've Got a Secret, Bad Girls Club

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+ - 3 36
Oprah Winfrey Network is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 3 33
Laff is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Laff

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+ - 5 49
Arte is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 3 45
ARD is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
ARD

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+ - 3 45
RTL II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows