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These are the best 2000s HBO series, ranked by user votes. Throughout the 2000s, HBO released award-winning programs in just about every conceivable genre. Some of the best 2000s HBO series were dramas, other top 2000s HBO shows were comedies, and a few others blurred the lines or broke new ground. What do you think was the greatest 2000s HBO series?

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2000s HBO series list? Curb Your Enthusiasm introduced viewers to the pessimistic mind of Larry David when it premiered in 2000. The show incorporates lots of improvisation from its talented cast, including David, Jeff Garlin and Cheryl Hines, to generate laughs. Six Feet Under is another great show that aired on HBO in the 2000s.

The Wire received critical acclaim when it was on HBO from 2002 – 2008 and Da Ali G Show was a fan favorite 2000s comedy series. Other good shows that are featured on this top 2000s HBO shows list include Deadwood, Entourage and Flight of the Conchords.

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The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Sopranos is an American crime drama television series created by David Chase. Revolving around the fictional New Jersey-based Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano, the show portrays the ...more

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Six Feet Under is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Peter Krause, Michael C. Hall, Frances Conroy Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Six Feet Under is an American drama television series created and produced by Alan Ball. It premiered on the premium cable network HBO in the United States on June 3, 2001, and ended on August ...more

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Oz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Ernie Hudson, J.K. Simmons, Lee Tergesen Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Oz is an American television drama series created by Tom Fontana, who also wrote or co-wrote all of the series' 56 episodes. It was the first one-hour dramatic television series to be produced ...more

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The Wire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Wire is an American crime drama television series set and produced in and around Baltimore, Maryland. Created and primarily written by author and former police reporter David Simon, the ...more

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Deadwood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Deadwood is an American western television series created, produced, and largely written by David Milch and aired on the premium cable network HBO from March 21, 2004, to August 27, 2006, ...more

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Curb Your Enthusiasm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Larry David, Cheryl Hines, Jeff Garlin Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Curb Your Enthusiasm is an American improvised comedy television series produced and broadcast by HBO, which premiered on October 15, 2000. It has aired 80 episodes over eight seasons, the last ...more

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial True Blood is an American television drama series produced and created by Alan Ball. It is based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris, detailing the ...more

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Eastbound & Down is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Danny McBride, Steve Little, Katy Mixon Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Eastbound & Down is an American sports comedy television series that was broadcast on HBO, starring Danny McBride as Kenny Powers, a former professional baseball pitcher, who after an up and ...more

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Entourage is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Entourage is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on July 18, 2004 and concluded on September 11, 2011, after eight seasons. The series was created and largely ...more

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The Chris Rock Show is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Chris Rock, Grandmaster Flash, Monteria Ivey The Chris Rock Show is a late night comedy talk show featured on HBO. It was created by Chris Rock and featured various guests. The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Variety or ...more

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Taxicab Confessions is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Chris Moriarty, Rita Scott, Eddie Ramey Taxicab Confessions is a television series of hidden camera documentaries that have aired on HBO since January 1995. In segments taped in New York City and Las Vegas, the taxi drivers are also ...more

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Rome is a British-American-Italian historical drama television series created by Bruno Heller, John Milius and William J. MacDonald. The show's two seasons were broadcast on HBO, BBC Two, and ...more

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Sex and the City is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Sex and the City is an American television romantic sitcom created by Darren Star and produced by HBO. Broadcast from 1998 until 2004, the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes. ...more

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Dennis Miller Live is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Dennis Miller, Jon Stewart, David Spade Dennis Miller Live was a weekly talk show on HBO, hosted by comedian Dennis Miller. The show ran 215 episodes from 1994 to 2002, and received five Emmy awards, plus an additional 11 Emmy ...more

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Flight of the Conchords is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Flight of the Conchords is an American/New Zealand television comedy series that was first shown on HBO on June 17, 2007. The show follows the adventures of Flight of the Conchords, a two-man ...more

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Carnivàle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Carnivàle is an American television series set in the United States during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl. In tracing the lives of two disparate groups of people, its overarching ...more

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Big Love is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Bill Paxton, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Chloë Sevigny Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Big Love is an American television drama that aired on HBO between March 2006 and March 2011. The show is about a fictional fundamentalist Mormon family in Utah that practices polygamy. Big Love ...more

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Da Ali G Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Sacha Baron Cohen, Buzz Aldrin, Arthur Danto Da Ali G Show is the name of two related satirical TV series created by and starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen and featuring the character Ali G. The first series originally aired on ...more

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Cathouse: The Series is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Dennis Hof, Madam Suzette, Isabella Soprano Cathouse: The Series is an HBO television series that documents the professional lives of the workers at the Moonlite BunnyRanch, a legal brothel in Nevada. The 11 episodes of the first season ...more

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Extras is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Ricky Gervais, Ashley Jensen, Stephen Merchant Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Extras is a British sitcom about extras working in television and film sets and in theatre. The series was co-produced by the BBC and HBO, and was created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais ...more

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Lucky Louie is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Louis C.K., Pamela Adlon, Mike Hagerty Lucky Louie is an American television sitcom created by Louis C.K., which aired on HBO for one season in 2006. In addition to being the creator, writer and executive producer of the series, C.K. ...more

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Arliss is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Robert Wuhl, Sandra Oh, Jim Turner Arliss is an American situation comedy about a sports agent and his group of associates. The series premiered on HBO in 1996 and ended in 2002.

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Bored to Death is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Jason Schwartzman, Zach Galifianakis, Ted Danson Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Bored to Death was an American comedy series that ran on HBO from September 20, 2009 to November 28, 2011. The show was created by author Jonathan Ames, and stars Jason Schwartzman as a ...more

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In Treatment is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Gabriel Byrne, Dianne Wiest, Michelle Forbes Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial In Treatment is an American HBO drama, produced and developed by Rodrigo Garcia, about a psychologist, 50-something Dr. Paul Weston, and his weekly sessions with patients, as well as those with ...more

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Crashbox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Jerry Stiller, Edie McClurg, Ritchie Montgomery Crashbox is a Canadian-American educational children's television game show that airs on the HBO Family digital cable television channel in the United States. It aims to educate grade-school ...more

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Tenacious D is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Jack Black, David Cross, Laura Kightlinger Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Tenacious D: The Greatest Band on Earth is a TV series that ran on HBO in 1997, 1999 and 2000. It featured the fictional accounts of the real band Tenacious D, which is composed of members Jack ...more

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Real Time with Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Bill Maher, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Sullivan It's shaping up to be an interesting last few months of 2007. The price of gas keeps spiraling to record highs, while the approval ratings for the man in charge keep plummeting to record lows. ...more

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Harold and the Purple Crayon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
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Hung is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Thomas Jane, Jane Adams, Charlie Saxton Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Hung is a comedy-drama television series which ran on HBO from June 28, 2009 to December 4, 2011. It was created by Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson and stars Thomas Jane as Ray Drecker, a ...more

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Autopsy is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Autopsy is a television series of HBO's America Undercover documentary series. Dr. Michael Baden, a real-life forensic pathologist, is the primary analyst, and has been personally involved in ...more

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On the Record with Bob Costas is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Bob Costas On the Record with Bob Costas is an American talk show hosted by sportscaster Bob Costas. The show ran for four 12-week seasons on HBO from 2001 to 2004 before being revamped into Costas Now. On ...more

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Costas Now is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Charles Barkley, John McEnroe, Bob Costas Costas Now is an American monthly sports television show hosted by Bob Costas on HBO.

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George and Martha is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Nathan Lane, Andrea Martin, Robin Duke George and Martha is an animated children's television show which comprises 26 episodes made in 1999. The program revolves around the lives of two hippos: George and Martha. Produced by Nelvana ...more

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Little Britain USA is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Matt Lucas, David Walliams, Tom Baker Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Little Britain USA is an American spin-off-continuation of British sketch show, Little Britain, produced and aired by HBO. As in the British series, Matt Lucas and David Walliams play the ...more

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The Life & Times of Tim is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Steve Dildarian, M.J. Otto, Nick Kroll The Life & Times of Tim is an HBO comedy animated television series, which premiered on September 28, 2008. The series was created by Steve Dildarian, and is about a hapless man in his ...more

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The Mind of the Married Man is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Kate Walsh, Sonya Walger, M. Emmet Walsh The Mind of the Married Man is a television series that ran on the HBO network for two seasons consisting of twenty episodes between September 2001 and November 2002. The story attempts to focus ...more

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I Spy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Tara Sands I Spy is a stop-motion television series that airs on the HBO Family digital cable television channel and Qubo in the United States from April 2003 to January 2004, based on the popular ...more

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Reverb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
Reverb, the critically acclaimed weekly HBO music television series spotlighting emerging talent, ran for four seasons. Reverb captured the energy and spontaneity of live music by taking viewers ...more

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A Little Curious is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
A Little Curious is a children's television show which has aired on HBO Family since 1998, lasting for just two seasons, and. The 23-minute episodes are essentially anthologies of shorts ...more

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KO Nation is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best HBO Series of the 2000s
KO Nation KO Nation is an American television series which featured up-and-coming boxers in a hip-hop format. Shown on HBO on Saturday afternoons throughout 2000 and 2001, the show featured dancers and ...more