Entertainment The Best USA Network Original Series  

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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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477 179
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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407 171
Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 3 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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432 162
White Collar is listed (or ranked) 4 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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344 135
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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191 147
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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192 129
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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192 87
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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126 109
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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89 81
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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84 91
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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68 87
Necessary Roughness is listed (or ranked) 12 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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44 53
The Dead Zone is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
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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67 75
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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63 69
Sirens is listed (or ranked) 15 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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59 78
The 4400 is listed (or ranked) 16 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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53 65
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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55 62
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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47 63
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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42 38
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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27 47
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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Colony is listed (or ranked) 22 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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The Sinner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USA Network Original Series
Jessica Biel, Bill Pullman, Christopher Abbott
The Sinner (USA, 2017) is an American anthology drama TV series based on the novel of the same name by Petra Hammesfahr. The series' first season follows the events that happen after a young ...more
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Duckman is listed (or ranked) 24 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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27 59
Political Animals is listed (or ranked) 25 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