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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! One of the big five broadcast networks, CBS doesn't call itself "America's Most Watched Network" for nothing. 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, Magnum PI and MacGyver reboots 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.

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 1 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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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 4 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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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Bull is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr
Bull (CBS, 2016) is an American drama television series created by Phil McGraw and Paul Attanasio, based on the early days of talk show host Dr. Phil. Psychologist and trial science expert Dr. ...more
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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 7 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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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 9 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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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 10 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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CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 11 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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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 12 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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FBI is listed (or ranked) 13 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) 14 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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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Evil is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Katja Herbers, Aasif Mandvi, Mike Colter
Evil (CBS, 2019) is an American television supernatural thriller television drama. The series follows a skeptical psychologist Katja (Kristen Bouchard) who allies with a priest-in-training (Mike ...more
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Code Black is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Wisdom of the Crowd is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jeremy Piven, Monica Potter, Richard T. Jones
Wisdom of the Crowd (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series developed by Ted Humphrey. Jeffrey Tanner (Jeremy Piven) is a tech wiz who attempts to revolutionize crime solving - specifically the ...more
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The Good Wife is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Santiago Cabrera
Salvation (CBS, 2017) is an American suspense drama television series created by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro. An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a ...more
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Rush Hour is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Justin Hires, Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia
Rush Hour (CBS, 2016) is an American police procedural sitcom developed by Blake McCormick and Bill Lawrence. Based on the film franchise, the series follows two cops becoming unlikely
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Medium is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval, Jake Weber
Medium is an American television drama series that premiered on NBC on January 3, 2005, ending its run on that network on June 1, 2009. The series then moved to CBS on September 25, 2009, airing ...more
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American Gothic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Juliet Rylance, Antony Starr, Justin Chatwin
American Gothic (CBS, 2016) is an American mystery drama television series created by Corinne Brinkerhoff. The Hawthornes, an affluent Boston family, must redefine themselves following the ...more
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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s CBS Dramas
Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton
Magnum, P.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American crime drama series, and a remake of the 1980 series. An ex-Navy SEAL (Jay Hernandez) returns home from Afghanistan and uses his military skills to become ...more