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The Best 2010s CBS Dramas  

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These are the best 2010s CBS drama shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some good 2010s CBS drama TV series that center around trouble at the office, to crime procedurals, to sci-fi quest, and many more! What are the best 2010s CBS drama shows? Vote up your favorites!

What series will you find on this best 2010s CBS drama shows list? Family drama and police intrigue combine to make Blue Bloods one of CBS' top shows of the 2010s. This great show features an all-star cast of actors including Donny Wahlberg, Bridget Monahan and Tom Selleck. The Good Wife is another one of the best dramas that aired on CBS during the 2010s.

The 2010s found CBS revisiting some classic characters with its Hawaii Five-0 reboot and a re-imagining of the mysteries of Sherlock Holmes known as Elementary. Other good shows that appear on this top 2010s CBS drama shows list include Extant, Scorpion and Criminal Minds.

Which is the best CBS drama from the 2010s? Vote on this list to make sure that the best series ends up in the top spot and share your opinion in the comments section.
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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson
Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more
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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang
The Mentalist is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2008 until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS. The show was ...more
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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov
Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968–80 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more
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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan
NCIS: New Orleans is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres that airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. It premiered on ...more
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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill
Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. Following his fall from grace in London and ...more
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads
This show is an American drama television series that premiered on CBS on October 6, 2000. The show was created by Anthony E. Zuiker and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. It is filmed primarily at ...more
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CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper
CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows ...more
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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States and Canada and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom. The series is filmed on location in New York ...more
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FBI is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto, Zeeko Zaki
F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez
CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2002, to April 8, 2012, on CBS. It is the first spin-off of the orignal series. The pilot episode was ...more
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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman
Person of Interest is an American science fiction drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a former ...more
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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette
NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts investigations ...more
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Code Black is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Marcia Gay Harden, Raza Jaffrey, Bonnie Somerville
Code Black (CBS, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Michael Seitzman. The show centers on the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where four first-year residents and ...more
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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas
Scorpion is an American drama television series loosely based on the life of self-proclaimed genius and computer expert Walter O'Brien. In the series, O'Brien and his genius friends help each ...more
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The Good Wife is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Good Wife is an American television legal and political drama that premiered on CBS on September 22, 2009. The series was created by Robert King and Michelle King. It stars Julianna ...more
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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa
NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres, which premiered on the CBS network on September 22, 2009. NCIS: Los ...more
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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller
Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman. It stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth ...more
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Under the Dome is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Under the Dome is an American science-fiction drama television series. It premiered on CBS on June 24, 2013. The series was developed by Brian K. Vaughan and based on the novel of the same name ...more
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Limitless is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper
Limitless (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Craig Sweeny, based on the 2011 film. Brian Finch (Jake McDorman), a 28-year-old burnout and struggling musician, ...more
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CSI: Cyber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Shad Moss, Hayley Kiyoko, Patricia Arquette
CSI: Cyber is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on March 4, 2015, on CBS during the 2014–15 network television schedule.
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Unforgettable is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh, James Hiroyuki Liao
Unforgettable is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on CBS on September 20, 2011. The series was developed by Ed Redlich and John Bellucci, and stars Poppy ...more
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Zoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie
Zoo (CBS, 2015) is an American drama television series based on the 2012 novel by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge. A group of varied professionals investigate the mysterious pandemic of ...more
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Extant is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Halle Berry, Pierce Gagnon, Grace Gummer
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Extant is an American science fiction television drama series created by Mickey Fisher and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The story revolves around astronaut Molly Woods who returns ...more
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The Defenders is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jim Belushi, Alona Tal, Jerry O'Connell
The Defenders is a 2010 American legal comedy-drama that was ordered to series by CBS for the 2010–11 television season. The series originally ran from September 22, 2010 to March 11, 2011. Set ...more
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Hostages is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Billy Brown, Dylan McDermott, Toni Collette
Hostages is an American drama television series that aired on CBS as part of the 2013–14 American television season. Developed for American television by Alon Aranya and Jeffrey Nachmanoff, it ...more