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The Best 2000 CBS Shows 

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Updated June 15, 2019 1.3k votes 234 voters 7k views 28 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite CBS TV series that aired on TV in the 2000s

Looking for some great television to watch or finally catch up on? These are the best 2000s CBS shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. Some of these good 2000s CBS series are dramas, some of these inarguably great shows are all-time great comedies. Many of the best 2000s CBS TV series are even reality competition programs and globetrotting adventure shows.

What shows will you find on this best 2000s CBS shows list? Two and a Half Men premiered in 2003 and became an instant hit. Even after Charlie Sheen was replaced by Ashton Kutcher in 2011, the show still remained a ratings success. Everybody Loves Raymond and King of Queens also were popular CBS sitcoms in the 2000s.

TV was forever changed when Survivor premiered in 2000, marking a new age in reality programming. Other good shows that appear on this top 2000s CBS TV series list include CSI: Miami, Rules of Engagement and Still Standing.

Which 2000s CBS show is the best? Give your favorite programs a thumbs up and share some of your favorite episodes in the comments section.
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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Police procedural, Mystery, Drama

The Mentalist (CBS, 2008) is an American police procedural television series created by Bruno Heller. After his family is murdered, a con man posing as a psychic medium (Simon Baker) uses his ...more

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Everybody Loves Raymond ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Ray Romano, Patricia Heaton, Brad Garrett

Premiered: 1996

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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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Cold Case is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Kathryn Morris, Danny Pino, John Finn

Premiered: 2003

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama

Cold Case is an American police procedural television series which ran on CBS from September 28, 2003 to May 2, 2010. The series revolved around a fictionalized Philadelphia Police Department ...more

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The King of Queens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Kevin James, Leah Remini, Jerry Stiller

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

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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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Romantic comedy

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 2005) is an American sitcom created by Craig Thomas and Carter Bays. Through a series of flashbacks, Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor) recounts to his children the journey he ...more

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CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Live action, + more

CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2002, to April 8, 2012, on CBS. It is the first spin-off of the orignal series. The pilot episode was ...more

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Without a Trace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Mystery, + more

Without a Trace is an American police procedural television drama series that originally aired on CBS from September 26, 2002 to May 19, 2009, following the cases of a Missing Persons Unit of ...more

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CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper

Premiered: 2004

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Live action, + more

CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows ...more

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JAG is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux

Premiered: 1995

Genres (Tv): Drama, Military, Mystery, Thriller, Adventure film, + more

JAG is an American legal drama television show with a distinct U.S. Navy theme, created by Donald P. Bellisario, and produced by Belisarius Productions in association with Paramount Network ...more

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Yes, Dear is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Anthony Clark, Liza Snyder, Jean Louisa Kelly

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Yes, Dear is an American television sitcom that aired from October 2, 2000, to February 15, 2006, on CBS. It starred Anthony Clark, Jean Louisa Kelly, Mike O'Malley, and Liza Snyder. In the ...more

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Still Standing is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Mark Addy, Jami Gertz, Jennifer Irwin

Premiered: 2002

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Still Standing is an American sitcom television series that ran on CBS from September 30, 2002 to March 8, 2006. It starred Mark Addy and Jami Gertz as Bill & Judy Miller, a middle class ...more
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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham

Premiered: 2000

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show, contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for cash and other prizes. The show uses a ...more

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Ghost Whisperer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Ghost Whisperer is an American television supernatural drama, which ran on CBS from September 23, 2005, to May 21, 2010. The series follows the life of Melinda Gordon, who has the ability to see ...more

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The New Adventures of Ol... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Clark Gregg, Hamish Linklater

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

The New Adventures of Old Christine is an American sitcom television series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. It originally ran on CBS from March 13, 2006 to May 12, 2010, completing five seasons. ...more

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Rules of Engagement is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Patrick Warburton, Megyn Price, Oliver Hudson

Premiered: 2007

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Rules of Engagement is a sitcom that ran on CBS from February 5, 2007, to May 20, 2013, originally airing as a mid-season replacement. The series was produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison ...more

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Two and a Half Men is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher, Angus T. Jones

Premiered: 2003

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Two and a Half Men is an American television sitcom that began broadcast on CBS on September 22, 2003 and ended on February 19, 2015 after twelve seasons. Originally starring Charlie Sheen, Jon ...more

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Touched by an Angel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye

Premiered: 1994

Genres (Tv): Drama, Fantasy

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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Judging Amy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Amy Brenneman, Tyne Daly, Karle Warren

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): Drama, Legal

Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a ...more

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Becker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Ted Danson, Hattie Winston, Terry Farrell

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Becker is an American television sitcom that ran from 1998 to 2004 on CBS. Set in the New York City borough of The Bronx, the show starred Ted Danson as John Becker, a misanthropic doctor who ...more

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The Guardian is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Simon Baker, Alan Rosenberg, Raphael Sbarge

Premiered: 2001

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Drama, Legal

Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Guardian is an American drama series which aired on CBS from September 25, 2001 to May 4, 2004. In the United States, as of 2012, it is being broadcast in re-runs on the Sleuth Channel and ...more

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The District is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Craig T. Nelson, Roger Aaron Brown, Sean Patrick Thomas

Premiered: 2000

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama

The District is a television police drama which aired on CBS from October 7, 2000 to May 1, 2004. The show followed the work and personal life of the chief of Washington, D.C.'s Police

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Drama, Adventure film, Action, + more

Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

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Joan of Arcadia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Amber Tamblyn, Joe Mantegna, Mary Steenburgen

Premiered: 2003

Genres (Tv): Coming of age, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy

Joan of Arcadia is an American television fantasy/family drama telling the story of teenager Joan Girardi, who sees and speaks with God and performs tasks she is given. The series originally ...more

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Gary Unmarried is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Jay Mohr, Paula Marshall, Ryan Malgarini

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Gary Unmarried is an American sitcom created by Ed Yeager, which ran on CBS from September 24, 2008 to March 17, 2010. The series focuses on a recently divorced couple sharing custody of their ...more

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Close to Home is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000 CBS Shows
Christian Kane, Jennifer Finnigan, Kimberly Elise

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama, Legal drama

Close to Home is an American crime drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. Television and Jerry Bruckheimer Television for CBS. While in pre-production the series was known as ...more

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