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The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked 

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These are the best 2010s ABC dramas, ranked by user votes. These ABC dramas left an indelible mark on the television genre. The top 2010s drama shows feature a great mix of of storylines. From medical dramas to crime stories to adventures set in the Marvel Universe. What are the greatest 2010s ABC dramas? Vote for your favorites.

Which shows will you find on this best 2010s ABC dramas list? By combining real life drama with classic fairy tales, Once Upon a Time has grown to become one of ABCs most popular shows. Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin and Robert Carlyle lead this talented cast. Nashville is another great '10s ABC drama. The medical drama Grey's Anatomy had already aired six seasons by the start of the decade, and was set to be still going strong at the end of 2019.

Scandal, starring Kerry Washington, is a fan favorite when it comes to 2010s ABC dramas. Other top shows that appear on this good 2010s ABC dramas list include Secrets & Lies, Pan Am and Body of Proof.

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned ...more

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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
The Good Doctor
Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez
The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013 South Korean series of the same name. Shaun Murphy (Freddie Highmore) is a young pediatric surgeon ...more
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Station 19 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Station 19
Jaina Lee Ortiz, Jason George, Grey Damon
Station 19 (ABC, 2018) is an American action-drama television series created by Stacy McKee, and the second spinoff of Grey's Anatomy. The professional and personal lives of a group of heroic ...more
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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick, Columbus Short
Scandal (ABC, 2012) is an American political thriller television series created by Shonda Rhimes. A former White House Communications Director (Kerry Washington) starts her own crisis management ...more

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How to Get Away with Mur... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch
How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series created by Peter Nowalk. A law professor (Viola Davis) at a prestigious Philadelphia university and five ...more

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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, Eric Winter
The Rookie (ABC, 2018) is an American crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley, based on true events. With dreams of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, ...more

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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann
Revenge is an American primetime television series that airs on ABC, starring Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp, which debuted on September 21, 2011. During its first season it aired on ...more

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Castle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan
Castle is an American drama television series, which premiered on ABC on March 9, 2009. The series is produced jointly by Beacon Pictures and ABC Studios. Created by Andrew W. Marlowe, it ...more

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla
Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on ABC. The show takes place in the fictional seaside town of Storybrooke, Maine, whose residents are ...more

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Quantico is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Priyanka Chopra, Josh Hopkins, Jake McLaughlin
Quantico (ABC, 2015) is an American television drama thriller series created by Joshua Safran. A bright FBI recruit (Priyanka Chopra) who joins the agency after graduating from the FBI Academy ...more

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A Million Little Things ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston, Romany Malco
A Million Little Things (ABC, 2018) is an American family drama television series created by D. J. Nash. A group of friends intertwined in each other's lives all realize they need to start ...more

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Designated Survivor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto
Designated Survivor (ABC, 2016; Netflix, 2019) is an American political conspiracy drama television series. On the night of the State of the Union address, an incident claims the lives of the ...more

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Hayden Panettiere
Nashville is an American musical drama television series. It was created by Academy Award winner Callie Khouri and produced by R.J. Cutler, Khouri, Dee Johnson, Steve Buchanan, and Connie ...more

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more

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Stumptown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, Tantoo Cardinal
Stumptown (ABC, 2019) is an American crime drama television series created by Jason Richman, based on the graphic novels of the same name written by Greg Rucka with art by Matthew Southworth. ...more

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Whiskey Cavalier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Scott Foley, Lauren Cohan, Ana Ortiz
Whiskey Cavalier (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series created by Dave Hemingson. Following an emotional break-up, FBI agent Will Chase (Scott Foley) is assigned to work with CIA ...more

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Agent Carter is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy, Enver Gjokaj
Marvel's Agent Carter, or simply Agent Carter, is an American television series created for ABC. The series features the Marvel Comics character Peggy Carter, with Hayley Atwell reprising her ...more

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Rookie Blue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Missy Peregrym, Gregory Smith, Enuka Okuma
Rookie Blue is a Canadian police drama television series starring Missy Peregrym and Gregory Smith. It was created by Morwyn Brebner, Tassie Cameron, and Ellen Vanstone. The police drama ...more

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For the People is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Britt Robertson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Ben Rappaport
For the People (ABC, 2018) is an American legal drama created by Paul William Davies. In the Southern District of New York (SDNY) Federal Court,” brand new lawyers working for both the defense ...more
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Mistresses is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Alyssa Milano, Yunjin Kim, Rochelle Aytes
Mistresses is an American mystery drama television series based on the 2008–10 U.K. series of the same name, about the lives of four female friends and their involvement in an array of illicit ...more

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Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend
Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011, to May 28, 2013, and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was ...more

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Grand Hotel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Demian Bichir, Roselyn Sanchez, Denyse Tontz
Grand Hotel (ABC, 2019) is an American drama television series based on the Spanish TV series. Charismatic Miami Beach hotel owner Santiago Mendoza (Demian Bichir), his second wife (Roselyn ...more
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The Catch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Mireille Enos, Peter Krause, Alimi Ballard
The Catch (ABC, 2016) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Kate Atkinson, Helen Gregory, and Jennifer Schuur. After becoming the victim of fraud by her fiancé, private ...more
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Pan Am is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Christina Ricci, Margot Robbie, Michael Mosley
Pan Am is an American period drama television series created by writer Jack Orman. Named for the iconic Pan American World Airways, the series features the pilots and stewardesses of the airline ...more

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American Crime is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton, Elvis Nolasco
American Crime is an American anthology crime drama television series that premiered on ABC on March 5, 2015, airing Thursdays at 10:00 pm. The series was created by John Ridley, and stars ...more