70s TV The Best 1970s CBS Dramas  

Ranker TV
151 votes 51 voters 24 items Embed

List Rules Vote up your favorite CBS dramas that aired on TV in the '70s

Looking to catch up on some classic CBS dramas? Well here are the best 1970s CBS drama shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best 1970s CBS dramas had a little something for every viewer. From good 70s CBS drama TV series that too place in the familiar hospital or police station setting, to others that broke new ground with their storylines. Many of the best 1970s CBS drama shows even featured elements of sci-fi and fantasy.

What series will you find on this best 1970s CBS drama shows list? In the 1970s, Gunsmoke was a popular drama on CBS. To this day, it remains one of the longest running, primetime series of all time. The Waltons was also a hit show for CBS in the 1970s.

Drama was at the heart of the CBS series, Dallas, which premiered back in 1978 and ran all the way through 1991. Other good shows that appear on this top 70s CBS drama shows list include The Incredible Hulk, Kojak and Wonder Woman.

Do you have a favorite CBS drama from the 1970s? Give the best shows a thumbs up!
list ordered by

1
9 1
Dallas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Dallas Larry Hagman, Ken Kercheval, Patrick Duffy

The Best 1970s CBS Comedy Shows The Saddest Television Deaths Ever

2
7 2
Kojak is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Kojak Telly Savalas, Dan Frazer, Kevin Dobson

3
8 4
Gunsmoke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Gunsmoke James Arness, Milburn Stone, Amanda Blake

4
7 3
Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Wonder Woman Lynda Carter, Lyle Waggoner, Tom Kratochvil

5
7 3
Mission: Impossible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Mission: Impossible Peter Graves, Barbara Bain, Greg Morris

6
7 3
The Incredible Hulk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The Incredible Hulk Bill Bixby, Lou Ferrigno, Jack Colvin

7
5 1
Mannix is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Mannix Robert Reed, Mike Connors, Nancy Kovack

8
5 1
The White Shadow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The White Shadow Ken Howard, Kevin Hooks, Jason Bernard

9
5 2
Lassie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Lassie June Lockhart, Andy Clyde, Pamelyn Ferdin

10
4 1
Medical Center is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Medical Center James Daly, Chad Everett, Chris Hutson

11
4 1
Lou Grant is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Lou Grant Edward Asner, Robert Walden, Mason Adams

12
5 4
The Waltons is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The Waltons Jon Walmsley, Mary Beth McDonough, Eric Scott

13
3 2
Trapper John, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Trapper John, M.D. Brian Stokes Mitchell, Pernell Roberts, Timothy Busfield

14
3 2
Cannon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Cannon William Conrad, Patrick Culliton, Tom Pittman

15
3 3
Logan's Run is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Logan's Run Gregory Harrison, Heather Menzies-Urich, Donald Moffat

The Best Current CBS Dramas 29 Popular TV Characters Who Were Suddenly Written Off The Show (And Why)

16
2 2
Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Rafferty Patrick McGoohan, John Getz, Anne-Marie Martin

17
2 2
Barnaby Jones is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Barnaby Jones Lee Meriwether, Buddy Ebsen, John Carter

18
1 2
Kaz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Kaz Patrick O'Neal, Ron Leibman, nm0943927

19
2 4
The Amazing Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The Amazing Spider-Man David White, Nicholas Hammond, Chip Fields

20
1 3
Executive Suite is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas

21
1 4
Salem's Lot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas

22
0 3
The Andros Targets is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The Andros Targets Pamela Reed, Jordan Charney, Roy Poole

23
0 3
Kate McShane is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
Kate McShane Anne Meara, Charles Haid, Sean McClory

24
0 4
The Fitzpatricks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1970s CBS Dramas
The Fitzpatricks Helen Hunt, Jimmy McNichol, Mariclare Costello