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The Best 2010s CBS Dramas

Updated October 25, 2019 4.1k votes 289 voters 4.3k views54 items

List RulesVote up your favorite CBS dramas that aired on TV in the 2010s

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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  • Criminal Minds1
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    Criminal Minds

    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

    Premiered2005

    Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series...  more

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  • NCIS2
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    NCIS

    Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly

    Premiered2003

    NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional...  more

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  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation3
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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger

    Premiered2000

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (CBS, 2000) is an American crime drama television series...  more

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  • Elementary4
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    Elementary

    Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu

    Premiered2012

    Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based...  more

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  • Person of Interest5
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    Person of Interest

    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

    Premiered2011

    Person of Interest (CBS, 2011) is an American science fiction drama television series created...  more

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  • Blue Bloods6
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    Blue Bloods

    Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan

    Premiered2010

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    Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States...  more

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  • CSI: NY7
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    CSI: NY

    Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo

    Premiered2004

    CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22,...  more

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  • Scorpion8
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    Scorpion

    Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee

    Premiered2014

    Scorpion is an American drama television series loosely based on the life of self-proclaimed...  more

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  • Under the Dome9
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    Under the Dome

    Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre

    Premiered2013

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    Under the Dome (CBS, 2013) is an American science-fiction drama television series developed by...  more

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  • NCIS: Los Angeles10
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    NCIS: Los Angeles

    Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah

    Premiered2009

    NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama...  more

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  • Medium11
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    Medium

    Patricia Arquette, Miguel Sandoval

    Premiered2005

    Medium is an American television drama series that premiered on NBC on January 3, 2005, ending...  more

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  • NCIS: New Orleans12
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    NCIS: New Orleans

    Scott Bakula, Lucas Black

    Premiered2014

    NCIS: New Orleans is an American television series combining elements of the military drama...  more

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  • Bull13
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    Bull

    Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez

    Premiered2016

    Bull (CBS, 2016) is an American drama television series created by Phil McGraw and Paul...  more
  • Hawaii Five-014
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    Hawaii Five-0

    Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman

    Premiered2010

    Hawaii Five-0 (CBS, 2010) is an American police procedural drama television series and a...  more

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  • The Mentalist15
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    The Mentalist

    Simon Baker, Robin Tunney

    Premiered2008

    The Mentalist (CBS, 2008) is an American police procedural television series created by Bruno...  more

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  • SWAT16
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    SWAT

    Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman

    Premiered2017

    S.W.A.T. (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series based on the 1975 series of the same name....  more

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  • CSI: Miami17
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    CSI: Miami

    David Caruso, Emily Procter

    Premiered2002

    CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23,...  more

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  • Zoo18
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    Zoo

    James Wolk, Kristen Connolly

    Premiered2015

    Zoo (CBS, 2015) is an American drama television series based on the 2012 novel by James...  more
  • MacGyver19
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    MacGyver

    Lucas Till, George Eads

    Premiered2016

    MacGyver (CBS, 2016) is an American action-adventure television series developed by Peter M....  more

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  • FBI20
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    FBI

    Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto

    Premiered2018

    F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner...  more
  • Evil21
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    Evil

    Katja Herbers, Mike Colter

    Premiered2019

    Evil (CBS, 2019) is an American supernatural drama television series created by Robert King...  more

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  • The Good Wife22
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    The Good Wife

    Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth

    Premiered2009

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  • Madam Secretary23
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    Madam Secretary

    Téa Leoni, Tim Daly

    Premiered2014

    Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and...  more

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  • SEAL Team24
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    SEAL Team

    David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot

    Premiered2017

    SEAL Team (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series created by Ben Cavell. The drama follows the...  more

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  • Unforgettable25
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    Unforgettable

    Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh

    Premiered2011

    Unforgettable (CBS, 2011) is an American police procedural drama television series developed...  more

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