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These are the best 1990s CBS shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. Since it is the best of the best, some of these good 90s CBS series are dramas and some other great shows are comedies that aired on the network in the 90s. Many of the best 1990s CBS TV series are still popular today when they air in syndication because the 90s were a great decade for network television. What series will you find on this best 1990s CBS shows list? Probably a whole bunch of your all time favorites!

Northern Exposure gave TV viewers a glimpse at life in Alaska from 1990-1995. The show's all-star cast included John Corbett, Janine Turner and Teri Polo. Chicago Hope was also a popular drama TV series that aired on CBS throughout the 1990s.

In the late-1990s, CBS started to pick-up its comedy game with sitcoms like Everybody Loves Raymond and The King of Queens. Other good shows that you will find on this top 90s CBS TV series list include The Nanny, Major Dad and Love & War.

Do you have a favorite CBS show from the 1990s? Give the best programs a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.
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Family Matters is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Family Matters Reginald VelJohnson, Jaleel White, Kellie Shanygne Williams Family Matters is an American sitcom which originated on ABC network from September 22, 1989 to May 9, 1997 and then aired on CBS network from September 19, 1997, to July 17, 1998. A spin-off of ...more

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The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
The King of Queens Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller The King of Queens is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 21, 1998, to May 14, 2007. The show was produced by Hanley Productions and CBS Productions, CBS Paramount ...more

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Everybody Loves Raymond is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Everybody Loves Raymond Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett Everybody Loves Raymond is an American television sitcom starring Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Brad Garrett, and Monica Horan. It originally ran on CBS from September ...more

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The Nanny is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
The Nanny Fran Drescher, Charles Shaughnessy, Daniel Davis The Nanny is an American television sitcom originally aired on CBS from 1993 to 1999, starring Fran Drescher as Fran Fine, a Jewish Queens native who becomes the nanny of three children from the ...more

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Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman Jane Seymour, Joe Lando, Chad Allen Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman is an American Western drama series created by Beth Sullivan and starring Jane Seymour who plays Dr. Michaela "Mike" Quinn, a physician who leaves Boston in ...more

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Designing Women is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Designing Women Delta Burke, Dixie Carter, Annie Potts Designing Women is an American television sitcom created by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason that aired on CBS from September 29, 1986, until May 24, 1993, producing seven seasons and 178 episodes. The ...more

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Northern Exposure is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Northern Exposure Rob Morrow, Janine Turner, Barry Corbin Northern Exposure is an American television series that ran on CBS from 1990 to 1995, with a total of 110 episodes. It dealt with a New York City physician, Dr. Joel Fleischman, who is sent to ...more

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Touched by an Angel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Touched by an Angel Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye Touched by an Angel is an American supernatural drama series that premiered on CBS on September 21, 1994, and ran for 211 episodes and nine seasons until its conclusion on April 27, 2003. ...more

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Major Dad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Major Dad Gerald McRaney, Matt Mulhern, Marisa Ryan Major Dad is an American sitcom created by Richard C. Okie and John G. Stephens, developed by Earl Pomerantz, that originally ran from 1989 to 1993 on CBS, starring Gerald McRaney as Major John ...more

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In the Heat of the Night is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
In the Heat of the Night Carroll O'Connor, Howard Rollins, Anne-Marie Johnson In the Heat of the Night is an American television series based on the film and the novel of the same title. It starred Carroll O'Connor as the white police chief William Gillespie, and Howard ...more

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Diagnosis: Murder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Diagnosis: Murder Dick Van Dyke, Barry Van Dyke, Victoria Rowell Diagnosis: Murder is a mystery/medical/crime drama television series starring Dick Van Dyke as Dr. Mark Sloan, a medical doctor who solves crimes with the help of his son, a homicide detective ...more

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Nash Bridges is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Nash Bridges Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe Nash Bridges is an American television police drama created by Carlton Cuse. The show starred Don Johnson and Cheech Marin as two Inspectors with the San Francisco Police Department's Special ...more

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Chicago Hope is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Chicago Hope Carla Gugino, Mark Harmon, Lauren Holly Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley. It ran on CBS from September 18, 1994, to May 4, 2000. The series is set in a fictional private charity ...more

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The Hogan Family is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
The Hogan Family Jason Bateman, Jeremy Licht, Luis Daniel Ponce The Hogan Family is an American television situation comedy that aired on NBC from March 1, 1986 to May 7, 1990, and on CBS from September 15, 1990 until July 20, 1991. It was produced by ...more

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Silk Stalkings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Silk Stalkings Rob Estes, Mitzi Kapture, Charlie Brill Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series that premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991, as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package. Broadcast for two ...more

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Picket Fences is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Picket Fences Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome, Wisconsin, created and produced by David E. Kelley. The show initially ran from September 18, 1992, to June ...more

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Due South is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Due South Leslie Nielsen, Callum Keith Rennie, Paul Gross Due South is a Canadian crime drama series with elements of comedy. The series was created by Paul Haggis, produced by Alliance Communications, and stars Paul Gross, David Marciano, Gordon ...more

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Hearts Afire is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Hearts Afire Billy Bob Thornton, John Ritter, Markie Post Hearts Afire is an American sitcom that aired from September 14, 1992 to February 1, 1995 on CBS. It starred John Ritter and Markie Post, with Post portraying a journalist and Ritter playing a ...more

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The Gregory Hines Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
The Gregory Hines Show Gregory Hines, Wendell Pierce, Bill Cobbs The Gregory Hines Show is an American television sitcom that aired on CBS. The series premiered on Monday, September 15, 1997 before airing on September 19, 1997 as a part of the network's Block ...more

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Love & War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Love & War Susan Dey, Annie Potts, Michael Nouri Love & War is an American television sitcom, which aired on CBS from September 21, 1992 to February 1, 1995. Created by Diane English, the series originally starred Susan Dey as Wally ...more

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Central Park West is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Central Park West Raquel Welch, John Barrowman, Lauren Hutton Central Park West is an American prime time television soap opera that ran from September 1995 to June 1996 on CBS. The series was created and executive produced by Melrose Place's Darren Star. ...more

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Promised Land is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Promised Land Cloris Leachman, Ossie Davis, Celeste Holm Promised Land is an American drama series which aired on CBS from 1996 to 1999. It is a spin-off from another series, Touched by an Angel.

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Sweating Bullets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Sweating Bullets Fiona Fullerton, Pedro Armendáriz^! Jr., Rob Stewart Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick ...more

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Dark Justice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Dark Justice Carrie-Anne Moss, Janet Gunn, Dick O'Neill Dark Justice is an American crime drama about a judge who becomes a vigilante by night so that he can bring high-level offenders who use technicalities to "escape" the legal system to ...more

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Christy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 1990s CBS Shows
Christy LeVar Burton, Tyne Daly, Kellie Martin Christy is an American period drama series which aired on CBS from April 1994 to August 1995, for twenty episodes. Christy was based on the novel Christy by Catherine Marshall, the widow of ...more