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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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+ - 472 92
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 611 156
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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+ - 377 149
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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+ - 301 188
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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+ - 292 234
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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+ - 276 183
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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+ - 213 172
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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+ - 260 164
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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+ - 187 128
CBS is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CBS

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+ - 181 183
Comedy Central is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Comedy Central The Daily Show, Workaholics, South Park, Nathan for You

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+ - 212 107
History is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 156 135
Syfy Universal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Syfy Universal Warehouse 13, 

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+ - 170 139
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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+ - 75 77
Fox Television Stations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 150 154
PBS is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
PBS

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+ - 136 117
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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+ - 138 129
Starz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Starz

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+ - 124 145
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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+ - 140 106
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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+ - 103 141
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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+ - 76 78
FXX is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
FXX

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+ - 94 130
Turner Classic Movies is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 95 102
Adult Swim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 34 48
Nickelodeon (New Zealand) is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 106 133
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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+ - 83 131
Hgtv is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hgtv

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+ - 76 94
Spike is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Spike

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+ - 59 131
SundanceTV is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Sundance Rectify, The Returned, The Red Road

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+ - 77 137
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 30 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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+ - 77 109
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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+ - 77 111
truTV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 37 78
Fox News Channel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 33 70
CNN is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CNN

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+ - 21 14
FX Movie Channel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 79 148
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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+ - 71 130
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 35
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 21 41
IFC is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
IFC Comedy Bang! Bang!, Portlandia

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+ - 23 34
Science is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 27 66
Disney XD is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 66 147
Hallmark is listed (or ranked) 42 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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+ - 13 34
Discovery Communications is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 37 80
Bravo is listed (or ranked) 44 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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+ - 11 15
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
The Weather Channel

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+ - 2 4
BBC One is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 1 4
BBC Three is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 1 5
BBC World News is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 1 6
BBC Two is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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+ - 1 6
BBC Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows