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The Best 2000s Teen Shows  

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List Rules Vote up the best young adult shows that aired in the 2000s

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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Freaks and Geeks is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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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Veronica Mars is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Kristen Bell, Percy Daggs III, Teddy Dunn
Veronica Mars (UPN, The CW, 2004) is an American teen noir mystery drama television series created by screenwriter Rob Thomas. After her best friend (Amanda Seyfried) is murdered, and her father ...more
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True Jackson, VP is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively
True Jackson, VP is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon from November 8, 2008 to August 20, 2011. The series starred Keke Palmer, Ashley Argota, Matt Shively, Danielle ...more
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Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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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The Hills is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Heidi Montag, Audrina Patridge, Lauren Conrad
The Hills is a semi-scripted American reality television series that originally aired on MTV from May 31, 2006 until July 13, 2010. Developed as a spin-off of Laguna Beach: The Real Orange ...more
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As Told by Ginger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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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South of Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Gabrielle Christian, Mandy Musgrave, Matt Cohen
South of Nowhere is an American teen drama television series created by Thomas W. Lynch. Aimed primarily at teenagers, it first aired on November 4, 2005 and was one of six original series on ...more
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Taina is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Christina Vidal, Khaliah Adams, Christopher Knowings
Taina is an American sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon and distributed by Nelvana Limited. It was one of the last live-action comedy shows taped at Nickelodeon Studios but later moved to the ...more
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Just Jordan is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Justin Chon, Ayla Kell, Beau Billingslea
Just Jordan is an American television sitcom that aired on Nickelodeon as a part of the network's TEENick lineup. The series debuted on January 7, 2007 and was cancelled on April 5, 2008 with 30 ...more
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Beautiful People is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
Jackson Rathbone, Torrey DeVitto, Daphne Zuniga
Beautiful People is an American drama television series about a family that moves from New Mexico to The Big Apple to make a fresh start on their lives. The series aired on the ABC Family ...more
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Everwood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 37 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 38 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 39 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 40 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 41 on the list The Best 2000s Teen Shows
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) 42 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