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List Rules Original scripted programming, original episodes aired on the USA network

USA network was perhaps the first cable network to really invest in creating quality original programming.  Listed are the best of those shows. 
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Psych is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson Psych is an American detective comedy-drama television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network with syndication reruns on ION Television. It is produced by Franks and Tagline ...more

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Suits is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Suits is a USA Network legal drama created by Aaron Korsh that stars Patrick J. Adams as Michael "Mike" Ross and Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter. The first episode debuted on June 23, ...more

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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more

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Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar, Bruce Campbell Burn Notice is an American television series created by Matt Nix which originally aired on the USA Network from June 28, 2007 to September 12, 2013. The show stars Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle ...more

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Monk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Tony Shalhoub, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine Monk is an American comedy-drama detective mystery television series created by Andy Breckman and starring Tony Shalhoub as the eponymous character, Adrian Monk. It originally ran from 2002 to ...more

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Royal Pains is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty Royal Pains is a USA Network television series that premiered on June 4, 2009, starring Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Jill Flint, Reshma Shetty, Brooke D'Orsay, Ben Shenkman, and Campbell ...more

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Covert Affairs is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Kari Matchett Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Covert Affairs is a USA Network television series starring Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham. The one-hour drama premiered on Tuesday, July 13, 2010. The show concluded its first season on ...more

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Rami Malek, Christian Slater, Portia Doubleday Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety ...more

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Graceland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito Graceland is an American drama television series created by Jeff Eastin that premiered on the USA Network on June 6, 2013. On November 11, 2014, it was announced that Graceland was renewed for a ...more

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In Plain Sight is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Mary McCormack, Frederick Weller, Paul Ben-Victor In Plain Sight is an American dramatic television series on USA Network. The series revolves around Mary Shannon, a Deputy United States Marshal attached to the Albuquerque, NM, office of the ...more

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Law & Order: Criminal Intent is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Kathryn Erbe, Vincent D'Onofrio, Jamey Sheridan This show is an American police procedural television drama series set in New York City, where it was also primarily produced. Created and produced by Dick Wolf and René Balcer, the ...more

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Sirens is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Michael Mosley, Kevin Daniels, Kevin Bigley "Sirens" follows the ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs. A group of unruly men when it comes to their personal lives, these guys are the best in the business professionally and ...more

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Necessary Roughness is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Scott Cohen, Callie Thorne, Mehcad Brooks Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen that aired from June 29, 2011 to August 21, 2013. The second season premiered on June 6, 2012. The ...more

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Fairly Legal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams Fairly Legal is a television series which aired on USA Network from January 20, 2011, to June 15, 2012. The series starred Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams, Baron Vaughn, and Ryan ...more

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The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Joel Gretsch, Jacqueline McKenzie, Patrick John Flueger The 4400 is a science fiction TV series produced by CBS Paramount Network Television in association with BSkyB, Renegade 83, and American Zoetrope for USA Network. The show was created and ...more

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The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Anthony Michael Hall, Nicole de Boer, Chris Bruno This series is an American–Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, ...more

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Silk Stalkings is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Rob Estes, Mitzi Kapture, Charlie Brill Silk Stalkings is a drama television series that premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991. The show was creator Stephen J. Cannell's longest running series. Its title is a wordplay on silk

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Common Law is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Michael Ealy, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee Common Law is an American comedy-drama television series, which ran on USA Network from May 11 to August 10, 2012, and stars Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two Los Angeles Police Department ...more

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La Femme Nikita is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Peta Wilson, Don Francks, Eugene Robert Glazer La Femme Nikita is a Canadian action/drama television series based on the French film Nikita by Luc Besson. The series was co-produced by Jay Firestone of Fireworks Entertainment and Warner ...more

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Airwolf is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jan-Michael Vincent, Alex Cord, Ernest Borgnine Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various ...more

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Weird Science is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Vanessa Angel, Lee Tergesen, John Mallory Asher Weird Science is a mid-1990s American comedy series made for television, based on the 1985 film of the same name.

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Political Animals is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk Political Animals was a six-episode American miniseries created by Greg Berlanti. The series aired in the United States on USA Network from July 15 through August 19, 2012. Sigourney Weaver ...more

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Duckman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jason Alexander, Gregg Berger, Nancy Travis Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man is an American adult animated sitcom that aired on the USA Network from March 5, 1994 to September 6, 1997. It was created and developed by Everett Peck. The ...more

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Queen of the South is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Alice Braga, Justina Machado, Hemky Madera Queen of the South (USA, 2016) is an American television drama series adapted from the successful telenovela La Reina del Sur on sister network Telemundo and the book of the same name by Spanish ...more

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Colony is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Peter Jacobson Colony (USA Network, 2016) is an American science-fiction drama television series created by Carlton Cuse and Ryan J. Condal. In the wake of a mysterious alien invasion, a family fights to stay ...more

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Rush is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Tom Ellis, Larenz Tate, Sarah Habel Rush was an original medical drama series which premiered on USA Network on July 17, 2014, at 9 p.m. On October 2, 2014, USA Network announced that Rush would not be renewed for a second

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The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott The Sinner is an upcoming American drama television series based on the novel of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr. The series' first season follows the events that happen after a young mother ...more

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The Purge is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Gabriel Chavarria, Lili Simmons, Lee Tergesen The Purge (Syfy, 2018) is an American horror television series based on the film franchise. Set in an altered United States, several unrelated people discover how far they will go to survive a ...more

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Damnation is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Killian Scott, Logan Marshall-Green, Sarah Jones Damnation (USA Network, 2017) is an American period drama television series created by Tony Tost. In 1930s Iowa, a preacher (Killian Scott) with a buried past helps organize a farmers' strike ...more

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Satisfaction is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Stephanie Szostak, Blair Redford, Katherine LaNasa

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Benched is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Maria Bamford, Eliza Coupe, Carter MacIntyre Benched is an American single-camera comedy television series, created by Michaela Watkins and Damon Jones, about a high-powered corporate lawyer's fall from grace into the rough-and-tumble ...more

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The New Alfred Hitchcock Prese... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Eve Crawford Alfred Hitchcock Presents, sometimes called The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents, is an American anthology series that aired on NBC from 1985 to 1986, and on the USA Network from 1987 to 1989. The ...more

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Pacific Blue is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Mario Lopez, Shanna Moakler, Paula Trickey Pacific Blue is an American crime drama series about a team of police officers with the Santa Monica Police Department who patrolled its beaches on bicycles. The show ran for five seasons on the ...more

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The Starter Wife is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Debra Messing, Judy Davis, Chris Diamantopoulos The Starter Wife is a USA Network television series based on the miniseries of the same name, and the novel of the same name by Gigi Levangie Grazer. It premiered on October 10, 2008. The series ...more

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Playing House is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Lennon Parham, Jessica St. Clair, Keegan-Michael Key Playing House is an American comedy series which premiered on April 29, 2014, on the USA Network. Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair created and star in the series, which is inspired by the ...more

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USA High is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Kristen Miller, Angela Visser, James Madio USA High is an American teen sitcom which ran from August 1997 to June 1999, ended after 95 episodes, and reran until August 4, 2001 on USA Network.

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TekWar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Greg Evigan, William Shatner, Natalie Radford TekWar is a North American television series, based on the TekWar novels ghost-written by Ron Goulart from outlines by William Shatner and developed for television by Stephen Roloff. The series ...more

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Touching Evil is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jeffrey Donovan, Vera Farmiga Touching Evil is a British television drama serial, which began airing in 1997. It was produced by United Productions for Anglia Television, and screened on the ITV network. The first season ...more

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The Net is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Tim Curry, Jeremy Renner, Brooke Langton The Net is a 1998 television drama series based on the 1995 film of the same name. The series starred Brooke Langton as Angela Bennett, the character Sandra Bullock played in the film. Produced ...more

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The Big Easy is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Julie Benz, Leslie Bibb, Anna Gunn The Big Easy television series was inspired by the film of the same name from 1987. The show premiered on the USA Cable Network August 11, 1996. Tony Crane played New Orleans police ...more

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DIG is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jason Isaacs, Anne Heche, Ori Pfeffer Dig is an American mystery/action-thriller television series that premiered on USA Network on March 5, 2015. Created by Gideon Raff and Tim Kring, it stars Jason Isaacs as FBI Agent Peter ...more

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Sins of the City is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Marcus Graham, José Zúñiga, Barbara Williams Sins of the City is an American crime drama television series that aired from July 19 until October 17, 1998.

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The Huntress is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Annette O'Toole, James Remar, Jordana Spiro The Huntress is an American TV series that appeared on the USA Network over subsequent summers of the 2000 and 2001 television seasons. It was inspired by a book about the real bounty hunter, ...more

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Lost on Earth is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Paul Gleason, Stacy Galina, Tim Conlon Lost on Earth is an American situation comedy television series starring Tim Conlon. The series premiered January 4, 1997 on the USA Network.

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G vs E is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Tara Reid, Deacon Jones, Lola Glaudini G vs E is an American fantasy-based television action series that had its first season air on USA Network during the summer and autumn of 1999. For the second season the series switched to ...more

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Donny! is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Emily Tarver, Meera Rohit Kumbhani, Jessica Renee Russell

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Manhattan, AZ is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Sarah Silverman, Stephen Tobolowsky, Chad Everett Manhattan, AZ is a short-lived Comedy off-beat television show that aired on the USA Network during the Summer of 2000. Considered to be ahead of its time.

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The War Next Door is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Linden Ashby, Mark Rendall, Susan Walters The War Next Door is a short-lived American television series with only 13 episodes, created by Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi. The show had a dark and cartoonish humor, as one of the two main ...more

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Peacemakers is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Tom Berenger, Bellamy Young, Bob Gunton Peacemakers is an American crime fiction television series about forensic science in the Old West. It was filmed in Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. The series premiered July 30, 2003, on ...more