Entertainment The Best 2000s Military TV Shows  

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The best 2000s military TV shows come in many forms. Some top '00s military series are dramas, and other good 2000s military TV shows are comedies. World War II, the Civil War and the Vietnam War are just a few of the events covered in the programs on this list.

What are some of the series that you will find on this best 2000s military TV shows list? The HBO mini-series, Band of Brothers, took real-life stories of the U.S. Army's Easy Company and transformed them into an award-winning TV program. Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks served as executive producers of the project. The Unit is another good military show that aired during the 2000s.

Foyle's War used the setting of WWII to create an entertaining and engaging detective series. Other great programs featured on this top 2000s military shows list include JAG, The State Within and Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey.

Which 2000s military show is the best? Vote up your favorite '00s military TV show below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 
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Band of Brothers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston
Band of Brothers is a 2001 American WWII 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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Mail Call is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
R. Lee Ermey
Mail Call was a television program that appeared on the History Channel and hosted by R. Lee Ermey, a retired United States Marine Corps Staff Sergeant,. The show debuted on August 4, 2002 as ...more

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236 57
Lock N' Load with R. Lee Ermey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
R. Lee Ermey, Anthony De Longis, Gary Archer
Lock n' Load with R. Lee Ermey was a reality television series about the development of military weaponry throughout the centuries. Hosted by actor and former U.S. Marine drill instructor R. Lee ...more

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The War is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
The War is a seven-part American documentary television mini-series about World War II from the perspective of the United States. The program was produced by American filmmakers Ken Burns and ...more

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146 56
Dogfights is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Phil Crowley, Frederick Blesse, Ralph Parr
Dogfights is a military aviation themed TV series depicting historical re-enactments of air-to-air combat that took place in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, as ...more

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171 94
JAG is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
David James Elliott, Catherine Bell, Patrick Labyorteaux
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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226 165
The Unit is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Dennis Haysbert, Regina Taylor, Audrey Marie Anderson
The Unit is an American action-drama television series that focused on a top-secret military unit modeled after the real-life U.S. Army special operations unit commonly known as Delta Force. The ...more

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99 56
20th Century Battlefields is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Peter Snow, Dan Snow, Max Bollinger
20th Century Battlefields is a BBC documentary television series hosted by television and radio personality Peter Snow, and his son Dan Snow. Episodes cover the major battles of the twentieth ...more

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Over There is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Ana Ortiz, Josh Henderson, Brigid Brannagh
Over There is an American action / drama / war television series co-created by Steven Bochco and Chris Gerolmo and produced by 20th Century Fox Television. It premiered in the United States on ...more

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104 81
War Stories with Oliver North is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Oliver North, Adolf Hitler, Franklin D. Roosevelt
War Stories was a military history program on the Fox News Channel. Hosted by Oliver North, of Iran–Contra affair fame, the program covered a number of different stories relating to war and ...more

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75 70
Tank Overhaul is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Andrew Pifko, Yuri Desyatnik, Roy Robertson
Tank Overhaul is a Canadian documentary television program broadcast on the Military Channel starting in 2007. Episodes are filmed at the Isle of Wight Military Museum as well as other ...more

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108 138
NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa
NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres, which premiered on the CBS network on September 22, 2009. NCIS: Los ...more

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70 82
Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Sarah Daykin, Alex Macqueen, Vicki Pepperdine
Sharpe is a British series of historical war television dramas starring Sean Bean as Richard Sharpe, a fictional British soldier in the Napoleonic Wars. Sharpe is the hero of a number of novels ...more

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55 67
Battlefield Britain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Peter Snow
Battlefield Britain is a 2004 BBC television documentary series about famous battles in the history of Great Britain. From Boudicca's destructive rebellion against the Romans to the incredible ...more

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Greatest Tank Battles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Tom Byrne added Robin Ward, Ralf Raths, Robin Ward
Greatest Tank Battles is a military documentary series currently airing on History Television and National Geographic Channel in Canada, where it premiered on 4 January 2010. The series was ...more

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49 76
Ultimate Force is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Christopher Fox
Ultimate Force is a British television Action series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and ...more

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44 72
Future Fighting Machines is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Future Fighting Machines was a TV programme which examines the latest innovations in military hardware and military technology. It was produced by Tiger Aspect Productions. It has been broadcast ...more

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42 73
Sea Patrol is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
John Batchelor, Matthew Holmes, Lisa McCune
Sea Patrol is an Australian television drama that ran from 2007 to 2011, set on board HMAS Hammersley, a fictional patrol boat of the Royal Australian Navy. The series focuses on the ship and ...more

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41 82
Foyle's War is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Michael Kitchen, Honeysuckle Weeks, Anthony Howell
This series is a British detective drama television series set during and shortly after WWII, created by screenwriter and author Anthony Horowitz and commissioned by ITV after the long-running ...more

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Redcap is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Redcap Ian McShane, John Thaw
Redcap is a British television series produced by ABC Weekend Television and broadcast on the ITV network. It starred John Thaw as Sergeant John Mann, a member of the Special Investigation ...more

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Army Wives is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Wendy Davis, Catherine Bell, Brian McNamara
Army Wives is an American drama television series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families. The series premiered on Lifetime on June 3, 2007. The show had ...more

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Dark Angel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Jessica Alba, Michael Weatherly, Richard Gunn
Dark Angel is an American biopunk/cyberpunk science fiction television series created by James Cameron and Charles H. Eglee and starring Jessica Alba in her breakthrough role. The show premiered ...more

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Spetznaz is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Spetsnaz is a 2002 Russian TV miniseries directed by Andrei Malyukov.

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E-Ring is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Benjamin Bratt, Aunjanue Ellis, Dennis Hopper
E-Ring is an American television military drama, created by Ken Robinson and David McKenna and executive produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, that premiered on NBC on September 21, 2005. The title of ...more

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The State Within is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Military TV Shows
Jason Isaacs, Ben Daniels, Eva Birthistle
The State Within is a 2006 six-hour British television political drama serial, written by Lizzie Mickery and Daniel Percival, produced by Grainne Marmion as a joint BBC–BBC America production, ...more