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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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Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 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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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 2 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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The Good Doctor is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson
Grey's Anatomy is an American medical soap opera television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series has aired eleven ...more
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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Secrets & Lies is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Juliette Lewis, Ryan Phillippe, Natalie Martinez
Secrets and Lies is an American drama television series based on the Australian television series of the same name. The series has a 10-episode series commitment. Barbie Kligman was brought in ...more
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Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Whiskey Cavalier is listed (or ranked) 10 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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For the People is listed (or ranked) 11 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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My Generation is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Jaime King, Laura Ramsey, Daniella Alonso
My Generation is an American mockumentary television series that aired on the ABC network in the fall of 2010. The one-hour comedy-drama, produced by ABC Studios, follows a group of high school ...more
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The Gates is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Rhona Mitra, Frank Grillo, Marisol Nichols
The Gates is an American supernatural crime drama television series that aired on the ABC network from June 20, 2010 to September 19, 2010. The show was canceled after its first season due to ...more
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Charlie's Angels is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, Robert Wagner
Charlie's Angels is a remake developed by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar for ABC, based upon the 1976 series of the same name created by Ivan Goff and Ben Roberts. The series ran on ABC from ...more
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Missing is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Ashley Judd, Sean Bean, Cliff Curtis
Missing is an American mystery thriller drama television series, starring Ashley Judd, Cliff Curtis and Sean Bean. The series ran from March 15, 2012 to May 17, 2012 on ABC. ABC announced on May ...more
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The Fix is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Robin Tunney, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Adam Rayner
The Fix (ABC, 2019) is an American legal drama series created by Marcia Clark, Elizabeth Craft, and Sarah Fain. An L.A. prosecutor (Robin Tunney) moves to Oregon after a losing a high-profile ...more
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The Whole Truth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Tricia Helfer, Maura Tierney, Annabella Sciorra
The Whole Truth is an American legal drama series that ran on ABC from September 22, 2010, to December 1, 2010. Episodes aired on Wednesdays at 10:00 pm ET/9:00 pm CT. The show, which starred ...more
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Grand Hotel is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Zero Hour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
David Morrissey, Paul McGann, Addison Timlin
Zero Hour is a Canadian/British documentary-style television series, which airs on The History Channel in the United States, History Television in Canada, and on the BBC in the United Kingdom. ...more
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Off the Map is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Rachelle Lefevre, Cheech Marin, Caroline Dhavernas
Off the Map is a medical drama created by Jenna Bans, who also served as an executive producer, with colleagues from Grey's Anatomy, Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers. The series ran on ABC from ...more
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666 Park Avenue is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Robert Buckley
666 Park Avenue is an American supernatural drama series that aired on ABC from September 30, 2012 to July 13, 2013. The series was created and produced by David Wilcox, and was loosely based ...more
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Forever is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Ioan Gruffudd, Alana De La Garza, Joel David Moore
Forever is an American drama television series about Dr. Henry Morgan, an immortal medical examiner in New York City. The series aired on ABC as part of the 2014–15 fall television season. The ...more
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Red Widow is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Radha Mitchell, Jaime Ray Newman, Clifton Collins
Red Widow is an American drama television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, starring Radha Mitchell and Goran Visnjic. On May 11, 2012, ABC picked up Red Widow as a series. The series ran ...more
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Motive is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny
Motive is a Canadian police procedural drama television series that premiered on the CTV television network on February 3, 2013, immediately following Super Bowl XLVII. The series premiere had ...more
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Killer Women is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best ABC Dramas of the 2010s, Ranked
Tricia Helfer, Michael Trucco, Marc Blucas
Killer Women is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC from January 7 to February 18, 2014. The series is based on the Argentine crime drama Mujeres Asesinas, which was ...more