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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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496 102
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Allan Hviid Jensen added Netflix

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632 166
AMC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
AMC Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, The Killing

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390 155
FX is listed (or ranked) 4 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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311 199
Showtime is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Showtime Homeland, Dexter, Weeds, Californication, Episodes

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305 240
The CW is listed (or ranked) 6 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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284 192
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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215 180
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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270 168
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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223 109
History is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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193 134
CBS is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CBS

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186 189
Comedy Central is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Comedy Central The Daily Show, Workaholics, South Park, Nathan for You

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162 139
Syfy Universal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Syfy Universal Warehouse 13, 

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175 142
USA Network is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
USA Suits, White Collar, Royal Pains, Monday Night Raw

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81 80
Fox Television Stations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
crsone1 added Fox Television Stations

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153 158
PBS is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
PBS

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142 122
A&E Television Networks is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
A&E Duck Dynasty, The Glades, Longmire, Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami

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146 132
Starz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Starz

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128 150
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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142 113
National Geographic Channel is listed (or ranked) 20 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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105 143
TBS is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TBS Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Meet the Browns

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78 81
FXX is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
RalphBob added FXX

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41 49
Nickelodeon (New Zealand) is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
BillyMcKenna added Nickelodeon

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100 103
Adult Swim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Redevil added Adult Swim

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96 134
Turner Classic Movies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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108 139
Animal Planet is listed (or ranked) 26 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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78 96
Spike is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Redevil added Spike

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86 135
Hgtv is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hgtv

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79 139
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 29 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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61 133
SundanceTV is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Sundance Rectify, The Returned, The Red Road

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80 112
Travel Channel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Travel Channel The Dead Files, Man vs. Food, Hotel Impossible

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78 114
truTV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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40 79
Fox News Channel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added Fox News Channel

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24 15
FX Movie Channel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added FX Movie Channel

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35 72
CNN is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
IsooRon added CNN

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79 152
TLC is listed (or ranked) 36 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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72 133
Disney Channel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Disney Channel Good Luck Charlie, Shake it Up, Jessie, Hannah Montana

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25 38
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Amazon.com

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21 44
IFC is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Ryan Guy added IFC Comedy Bang! Bang!, Portlandia

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23 37
Science is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Science

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69 148
Hallmark is listed (or ranked) 41 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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28 69
Disney XD is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Tyler Carter added Disney XD

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13 37
Discovery Communications is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Discovery Communications

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37 84
Bravo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Tom Derr added Bravo Top Chef, Flipping Out, The Millionaire Matchmaker, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

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14 16
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added The Weather Channel

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BBC One is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC One

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BBC Three is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC Three

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BBC World News is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC World News

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34 151
Oxygen is listed (or ranked) 49 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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1 8
BBC Two is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC Two