Deciding what’s the best Showtime Original Series of 2016 is difficult, as plenty of shows on the network have raised the storytelling bar year after year. Not only did returning shows such as Homeland continue to get better, but new programs like Billions came out of left field and blew away audiences. So to decide which Showtime Original Series is the best of 2016, we’re asking fans to rank them. If you don’t see your favorite Showtime show of 2016 on the list, then be sure to add it.
One standout hit that has to be mentioned is Ray Donovan, which stars Liev Schreiber as a go-to guy for rich Hollywood types and businessmen with legally ambiguous problems. Created by Ann Biderman, it won Most Exciting New Series at the 2013 Critics’ Choice Television Awards and was nominated for Best Television Series in the Drama category for the 2016 Satellite Awards. In addition, Liev Schreiber has garnered multiple best actor nominations for his portrayal of the titular character. That’s the caliber of programming currently airing on Showtime.Over the years, many great shows have aired on Showtime, running the gamut from science fiction to comedy. Original Showtime series such as Stargate SG-1 and Californication have gone on to be cult classics with multiple seasons. And 2016 is looking to be no different. In fact, many shows that aired in 2016 have already been renewed for one or more seasons. Only Penny Dreadful, House of Lies, and Masters of Sex were canceled in 2016. So vote for what you think are the best Showtime Original Series of 2016 below.