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The Best 2010s CBS Series

Updated December 9, 2020 2.6k votes 235 voters 2.3k views100 items

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

Looking for a great show to watch or catch up on? These are the best 2010s CBS shows ranked from best to worst by user votes. From some really good 2010s CBS series that are dramas, to other great shows are uproarious comedies. CBS has something for everybody from it's slate of shows in the 2010s. Also, some of the best 2010s CBS TV series are reality competition programs and adventure shows. CBS Reality Television changed the game forever.

What series will you find on this best 2010s CBS shows list? Since premiering in 2007, The Big Bang Theory went on to become one of CBS' biggest hits in the 2010s. This good 2010s CBS series has even won multiple Emmy Awards. Other good 2010s CBS comedies include Two and a Half Men, Mom and How I Met Your Mother.

Drama is also at the center of many great 2010s CBS TV series. The Good Wife combines legal issues, political scandals and personal problems for some must-see television. Other good shows on this top 2010s CBS series list include Big Brother, The Amazing Race and Survivor.

Which 2010s CBS show is your favorite? Give the best programs a thumbs up!
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  • The Big Bang Theory1
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    The Big Bang Theory

    Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons

    Premiered2007

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    The Big Bang Theory (CBS, 2007) is an American television sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and...  more

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  • Criminal Minds2
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    Criminal Minds

    Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler

    Premiered2005

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Crime, Suspense, Drama

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

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  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation3
    50
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    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

    Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Live action

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

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  • Blue Bloods4
    47
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    Blue Bloods

    Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Adventure film

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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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  • NCIS5
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    34

    NCIS

    Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly

    Premiered2003

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Thriller

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

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  • Person of Interest6
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    Person of Interest

    Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama, Action, Sci-fi

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

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  • Elementary7
    41
    33

    Elementary

    Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu

    Premiered2012

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama, Mystery

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

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  • NCIS: New Orleans8
    40
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    NCIS: New Orleans

    Scott Bakula, Lucas Black

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Crime Fiction

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

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  • Hawaii Five-09
    44
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    Hawaii Five-0

    Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Adventure film

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

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  • NCIS: Los Angeles10
    38
    35

    NCIS: Los Angeles

    Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah

    Premiered2009

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Adventure film

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

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  • The Good Wife11
    33
    30

    The Good Wife

    Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth

    Premiered2009

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Legal drama

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    The Good Wife (CBS, 2009) is an American television legal and political drama created by...  more

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  • The Mentalist12
    15
    6

    The Mentalist

    Simon Baker, Robin Tunney

    Premiered2008

    Genres (Tv)Police procedural, Mystery, Drama

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

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  • Scorpion13
    27
    29

    Scorpion

    Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Crime, Action

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

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  • CSI: Miami14
    10
    6

    CSI: Miami

    David Caruso, Emily Procter

    Premiered2002

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Live action

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

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  • Bull15
    9
    5

    Bull

    Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Legal

    Bull (CBS, 2016) is an American drama television series created by Phil McGraw and Paul...  more

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  • SEAL Team16
    13
    11

    SEAL Team

    David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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

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  • SWAT17
    11
    8

    SWAT

    Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    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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  • Undercover Boss18
    33
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    Undercover Boss

    Mark Keller

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Documentary, Reality television

    Undercover Boss (CBS, 2009) is an American reality television series, based on the British...  more

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  • Mom19
    27
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    Mom

    Anna Faris, Allison Janney

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Television comedy, Sitcom

    Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna...  more

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  • Mike & Molly20
    27
    34

    Mike & Molly

    Billy Gardell, Melissa McCarthy

    Premiered2010

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Romantic comedy, Comedy

    Mike & Molly (2010, CBS) is an American sitcom created by Mark Roberts. The series stars Billy...  more

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  • Two and a Half Men21
    10
    11

    Two and a Half Men

    Jon Cryer, Ashton Kutcher

    Premiered2003

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy

    Two and a Half Men is an American television sitcom that began broadcast on CBS on September...  more

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  • Magnum, P.I.22
    7
    6

    Magnum, P.I.

    Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Crime drama

    Magnum, P.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American crime drama series, and a remake of the 1980 series....  more

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  • Zoo23
    27
    35

    Zoo

    James Wolk, Kristen Connolly

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller

    Zoo (CBS, 2015) is an American drama television series based on the 2012 novel by James...  more
  • How I Met Your Mother24
    33
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    How I Met Your Mother

    Josh Radnor, Jason Segel

    Premiered2005

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Romantic comedy

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  • Unforgettable25
    5
    5

    Unforgettable

    Poppy Montgomery, Dylan Walsh

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Police procedural, Crime drama, Mystery

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

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