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List Rules Vote up your favorite historical drama TV shows that aired in the 2000s

These are they best 2000s historical drama series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good 2000s historical drama TV shows that  are about a very specific global event, to others that take place during a broader era of history, all of these shows shed light on the lives and issues of the time period in which they take place.

What shows will you find on this best 2000s historical drama series list? The Tudors injected even more drama and scandal into the reign of King Henry VIII. Jonathan Rhys Meyers did a great job portraying the powerful monarch throughout the series' four season run. Mad Men is another good historical drama that aired on television during the 2000s.

If war stories are more your style, Band of Brothers offers an in depth look at the struggles that the men of Easy Company had to endure during World War II. Other great shows that appear on this top 2000s historical drama series list include The West Wing, Rome and House of Saddam.

Which 2000s historical drama show is the best? Help us decide by voting your favorites to the top of this list and share your thoughts in the comments section.
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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Band of Brothers Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Band of Brothers is a 2001 American war drama miniseries based on historian Stephen E. Ambrose's 1992 non-fiction book of the same name. The executive producers were Steven Spielberg and Tom ...more

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Rome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Rome 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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Mad Men is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Mad Men Mad Men is an American period drama television series created by Matthew Weiner. The series premiered on July 19, 2007 on the cable network AMC and is produced by Lionsgate Television. The ...more

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John Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
John Adams Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial John Adams is a 2008 American television miniseries chronicling most of U.S. President John Adams' political life and his role in the founding of the United States. Paul Giamatti portrays John ...more

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The Tudors is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
The Tudors Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Tudors is a British-Irish-Canadian historical fiction television series set primarily in sixteenth-century England, created by Michael Hirst and produced for the American premium cable ...more

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Hitler: The Rise of Evil is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Hitler: The Rise of Evil Hitler: The Rise of Evil is a Canadian TV miniseries in two parts, directed by Christian Duguay and produced by Alliance Atlantis. It explores Adolf Hitler's rise and his early consolidation of ...more

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House of Saddam is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
House of Saddam House of Saddam is a 2008 docudrama that charted the rise and fall of Saddam Hussein. A co-production between BBC Television and HBO Films, the series was first broadcast on BBC Two in four ...more

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Little Dorrit is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Little Dorrit Little Dorrit is a 2008 British miniseries based on the serial novel of the same title by Charles Dickens, originally published between 1855 and 1857. The screenplay is by Andrew Davies and the ...more

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Daniel Deronda is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Daniel Deronda Daniel Deronda is a British television serial drama adapted by Andrew Davies from the George Eliot novel of the same name. The serial was directed by Tom Hooper, produced by Louis Marks, and was ...more

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Swingtown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Swingtown Swingtown is an American television series created by Mike Kelley as a summer replacement series for CBS. The show was a period and relationship drama about the impact of sexual and social ...more

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Fanny Hill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Historical Drama Series
Fanny Hill Fanny Hill is a BBC adaptation of John Cleland's controversial novel, Fanny Hill, written by Andrew Davies and directed by James Hawes. This is the first television adaptation of the novel. ...more