Teens The Best 2000s Teen Shows  

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These are the best 2000s teen shows, ranked from best to worst by young adult TV show fans all over the world. Some of these top 2000s teen series follow the relationship drama of high schoolers, while other shows on this list are about superheroes during their awkward teenage years. Obviously, the greatest shows on featured on this list were able to pull in audiences of all ages.

What are some of the shows that just have to be included on this best 2000s teen shows list? Gilmore Girls, which aired on the WB from 2000 – 2007, was such a popular young adult show that Netflix decided to revive the series to update fans on the characters' lives. Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel starred as the title characters, setting the example for the perfect mother daughter relationship. Smallville is another good teen show that aired in the 2000s.

Football, relationships, and school combined to make Friday Night Lights a hit since it premiered in 2006. Other great young adult programs that are featured on this top 2000s teen shows list include Freaks and Geeks, Veronica Mars, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

So, what are the best teen TV shows from the 2000s? Be sure to vote up your favorites and see if others agree with you.

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Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch Melissa Joan Hart, Caroline Rhea, Beth Broderick Sabrina, the Teenage Witch is an American sitcom based on the Archie comic book series of the same name. The show premiered on September 27, 1996, on ABC to over 17 million viewers in its ...more

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That '70s Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
That '70s Show Topher Grace, Laura Prepon, Mila Kunis That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998, to May 18, 2006. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenage friends living in ...more

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One Tree Hill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
One Tree Hill Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton One Tree Hill is an American television drama series created by Mark Schwahn, which premiered on September 23, 2003 on The WB. After the series' third season, The WB merged with UPN to form The ...more

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Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Gilmore Girls Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson Gilmore Girls is an American comedy-drama series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino, starring Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. On October 5, 2000, the series debuted on the WB to widespread ...more

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Wizards of Waverly Place is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Wizards of Waverly Place Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin Wizards of Waverly Place is an American fantasy teen sitcom which ran from October 12, 2007 to January 6, 2012 on Disney Channel. The series was created by Todd J. Greenwald, and stars Selena ...more

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan Buffy the Vampire Slayer is an American television series which aired from March 10, 1997 until May 20, 2003. The series was created in 1997 by writer-director Joss Whedon under his production ...more

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Drake & Josh is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Drake & Josh Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove Drake and Josh are two guys with different personalities. REALLY different. Going to the same school is about the only thing they have in common. But that's about to change--in a BIG way. See, ...more

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That's So Raven is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
That's So Raven Raven-Symoné, Orlando Brown, Anneliese van der Pol That's So Raven is an American supernatural teen sitcom television series. It debuted on the Disney Channel on January 17, 2003, and ended its run on November 10, 2007. The show spawned Disney ...more

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Hannah Montana is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles Hannah Montana, also known as Hannah Montana Forever for the fourth season, is an American musical comedy series created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, and Barry O'Brien which focused on Miley ...more

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Gossip Girl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Gossip Girl Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, ...more

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Zoey 101 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Zoey 101 Jamie Lynn Spears, Paul Butcher, Christopher Massey Zoey 101 is an American television series which originally aired on Nickelodeon from January 9, 2005 until May 2, 2008. It focuses on the lives of teenager Zoey Brooks and her friends as they ...more

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iCarly is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
iCarly Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates ...more

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Dawson's Creek is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Dawson's Creek James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams Dawson's Creek is an American teen drama television series about the fictional lives of a close-knit group of friends beginning in high school and continuing in college. The series stars James ...more

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Even Stevens is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Even Stevens Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, A.J. Trauth Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 2, 2003. It follows the life of the ...more

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7th Heaven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
7th Heaven Stephen Collins, Catherine Hicks, Jessica Biel 7th Heaven is an American family drama television series, created and produced by Brenda Hampton. The series premiered on August 26, 1996, on The WB, the first time that the network aired Monday ...more

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The O.C. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
The O.C. Mischa Barton, Adam Brody, Peter Gallagher The O.C. is an American teen drama television series that originally aired on the Fox network in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons. The ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Smallville Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
alyssa12 added The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder The Vampire Diaries is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec, based on the popular book series of the same name written by L. J. Smith. ...more

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90210 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
90210 Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord 90210 is an American teen drama television series, developed by Rob Thomas, Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, that aired on The CW from September 2, 2008 to May 13, 2013. It is the fourth series in the ...more

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The Secret Life of the America... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
The Secret Life of the American Teenager Shailene Woodley, Molly Ringwald, India Eisley The Secret Life of the American Teenager is an American teen drama television series created by Brenda Hampton. It first aired on ABC Family on July 1, 2008 and ran until June 3, 2013. The show ...more

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Everybody Hates Chris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Everybody Hates Chris Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond Everybody Hates Chris is an American sitcom based on the teenage experiences of African American comedian Chris Rock. The show is set between 1982 and 1987, but Rock himself was a teenager from ...more

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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Freaks and Geeks Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco Freaks and Geeks is an American teen comedy-drama television series, created by Paul Feig with Judd Apatow as executive producer, that aired on NBC during the 1999–2000 television season. ...more

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Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Friday Night Lights Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series about a high school football team in the fictional town of Dillon, Texas. It was developed by Peter Berg, and executive produced by ...more

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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Veronica Mars Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Jason Dohring Veronica Mars is an American mystery drama television series created by screenwriter Rob Thomas. The series is set in the fictional town of Neptune, California, and stars Kristen Bell as the ...more

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As Told by Ginger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
As Told by Ginger Melissa Disney, Jeannie Elias, Tress MacNeille As Told by Ginger is an American animated television series aimed at preteens and teenagers that was produced by Klasky-Csupo and aired on Nickelodeon. The series focuses on a middle schooler ...more

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Everwood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Everwood Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp Everwood is an American drama television series that initially aired in the United States on The WB. The series is set in the fictional small town of Everwood, Colorado, and was filmed in Ogden, ...more

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Kyle XY is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Kyle XY Matt Dallas, Marguerite MacIntyre, Bruce Thomas Kyle XY is an American science fiction television series produced by ABC Family. The central character is a teenage boy who awakens naked in a forest outside Seattle, Washington, with no more ...more

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Felicity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Felicity Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Scott Foley Felicity is an American prime time television drama series that was created by J. J. Abrams and Matt Reeves and produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB Television ...more

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Wildfire is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Wildfire Genevieve Cortese, Dennis Weaver, Nana Visitor Wildfire is a US television series that aired on ABC Family, which was produced by Lionsgate Television, Piller², and The Segan Company. The show premiered on June 20, 2005; its fourth and ...more

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American Dreams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
American Dreams Gail O'Grady, Tom Verica, Brittany Snow American Dreams was an American television drama program broadcast on the NBC television network, produced by Once A Frog and Dick Clark Productions in association with Universal Network ...more

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Undeclared is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Undeclared Jay Baruchel, Carla Gallo, Charlie Hunnam Undeclared is an American sitcom that aired on Fox during the 2001–02 season. The show has developed a cult following. In 2012, Entertainment Weekly listed the show at #16 in the "25 Best ...more

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Snobs is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
John Madu added Snobs Indiana Evans, Melissa Jaffer Snobs is a 2003 Australian TV series by Southern Star Group broadcast on the Nine Network. The series is set in Eden Beach, a fictional town in Sydney's northern beaches and follows the story of ...more