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The Best ABC Shows of the 2010s

Updated October 24, 2019 4.6k votes 310 voters 4.0k views135 items

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The way we watch TV may be changing, but this list of 2010s ABC shows makes it clear that network television still boasts great programming. These ABC shows of the 2010s are ranked from best to worst according to your votes, and there's no shortage of options to suit your TV tastes. The best 2010s ABC series include hour-long dramas, half-hour comedies, and some reality show standbys.

What are some of the best series that you will find on this good 2010s ABC TV shows list? That's up to you, but Modern Family is worth considering. This sitcom has won dozens of Emmy Awards since it premiered in 2009. The Middle is another great comedy series that appears on this best 2010s ABC shows list.

The 2010s have also good years for ABC dramas. Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, and Nashville are all among the most popular ABC series of the 2010s. Fantasy fans also enjoy the ABC series Once Upon a Time, which riffs on familiar fairy tales with clever and dramatic twists.

Which 2010s ABC TV series will be at the top of the list? Vote up your favorite shows and downvote the ones you don't think are worth recommending. If we missed any great series, add them, and if you're a rabid ABC viewer, rerank the list to share your definitive version.
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    Castle
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    Castle

    Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic

    Premiered2009

    Castle (ABC, 2009) is an American crime-comedy-drama television series created by Andrew W.... more on Wikipedia
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    Modern Family
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    Modern Family

    Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara

    Premiered2009

    Modern Family (ABC, 2009) is an American comedy television sitcom created by Francisco... more on Wikipedia

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    The Goldbergs
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    49

    The Goldbergs

    Wendi McLendon-Covey, Sean Giambrone

    Premiered2013

    The Goldbergs (ABC, 2013) is an American television sitcom created by Adam F. Goldberg. Adam... more on Wikipedia
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    Last Man Standing
    51
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    Last Man Standing

    Tim Allen, Nancy Travis
    Last Man Standing (Fox, 2011) is an American television sitcom created by Jack Burditt. The... more on Wikipedia

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    The Rookie
    34
    18

    The Rookie

    Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson

    Premiered2018

    The Rookie (ABC, 2018) is an American crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley,... more on Wikipedia

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    The Middle
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    The Middle

    Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn

    Premiered2009

    The Middle is an American sitcom about a working-class family living in Indiana and facing the... more on Wikipedia
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    Once Upon a Time
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    Once Upon a Time

    Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison

    Premiered2011

    Once Upon a Time is an American fairy tale drama series that premiered on October 23, 2011, on... more on Wikipedia

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    Grey's Anatomy
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    Grey's Anatomy

    Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers

    Premiered2005

    Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series created by... more on Wikipedia

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    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
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    27

    Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen

    Premiered2013

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    Fresh Off the Boat
    49
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    Fresh Off the Boat

    Constance Wu, Randall Park

    Premiered2015

    Fresh Off the Boat (ABC, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Nahnatchka... more on Wikipedia

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    Black-ish
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    Black-ish

    Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross

    Premiered2014

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    Scandal
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    Scandal

    Kerry Washington, Henry Ian Cusick

    Premiered2012

    Scandal (ABC, 2012) is an American political thriller television series created by Shonda... more on Wikipedia

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    How to Get Away with Murder
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    Viola Davis, Billy Brown

    Premiered2014

    How to Get Away with Murder (ABC, 2014) is an American legal thriller television series... more on Wikipedia

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    Desperate Housewives
    25
    24

    Desperate Housewives

    Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman

    Premiered2004

    Desperate Housewives (ABC, 2004) is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created... more on Wikipedia

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    Revenge
    28
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    Revenge

    Emily VanCamp, Madeleine Stowe

    Premiered2011

    Revenge (ABC, 2011) is an American drama television series created by Mike Kelley, inspired by... more on Wikipedia

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    A Million Little Things
    14
    10

    A Million Little Things

    David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston

    Premiered2018

    A Million Little Things (ABC, 2018) is an American family drama television series created by... more on Wikipedia

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    Shark Tank
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    Shark Tank

    Kevin O'Leary, Barbara Corcoran

    Premiered2009

    Shark Tank (ABC, 2009) is an American reality television series created by Mark Burnett, and... more on Wikipedia

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    The Good Doctor
    12
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    The Good Doctor

    Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas

    Premiered2017

    The Good Doctor (ABC, 2017) is an American medical-drama television series based on the 2013... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Wars Rebels
    17
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    Star Wars Rebels

    Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr.

    Premiered2014

    Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm and... more on Wikipedia

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    Man Up!
    15
    18

    Man Up!

    Teri Polo, Amanda Detmer

    Premiered2011

    Man Up! is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from October 18 to December 6, 2011. On... more on Wikipedia
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    Malibu Country
    15
    18

    Malibu Country

    Reba McEntire, Sara Rue

    Premiered2012

    Malibu Country is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from November 2, 2012, to... more on Wikipedia
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    Mr. Sunshine
    15
    20

    Mr. Sunshine

    Matthew Perry, Andrea Anders

    Premiered2011

    Mr. Sunshine is an American television sitcom that aired from February 9 to April 6, 2011, as... more on Wikipedia
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    Work It
    15
    20

    Work It

    Rebecca Mader, Rochelle Aytes

    Premiered2012

    Work It is an American television sitcom that ran on ABC from January 3 to January 10, 2012 as... more on Wikipedia
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    Missing
    Missing is an American mystery thriller drama television series, starring Ashley Judd, Cliff... more on Wikipedia
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    Agent Carter
    18
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    Agent Carter

    Hayley Atwell, James D'Arcy

    Premiered2016

    Marvel's Agent Carter, or simply Agent Carter, is an American television series created for... more on Wikipedia

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