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The Best 2010s CBS Series

Updated December 9, 2020 2.7k votes 226 voters 2.2k 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 on Wikipedia

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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 on Wikipedia

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  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation3
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Blue Bloods4
    48
    34

    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 on Wikipedia
  • NCIS5
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    37

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Person of Interest6
    44
    36

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Hawaii Five-07
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • CSI: Cyber8
    41
    35

    CSI: Cyber

    Shad Moss, Hayley Kiyoko

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Police procedural

    CSI: Cyber is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on March 4,... more on Wikipedia

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  • NCIS: New Orleans9
    39
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Elementary10
    40
    37

    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 on Wikipedia
  • NCIS: Los Angeles11
    39
    37

    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 on Wikipedia
  • The Good Wife12
    34
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    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 on Wikipedia

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  • The Mentalist13
    12
    7

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Scorpion14
    28
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    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 on Wikipedia
  • CSI: Miami15
    10
    7

    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 on Wikipedia
  • Undercover Boss16
    35
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • Two and a Half Men17
    10
    8

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • SEAL Team18
    10
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    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 on Wikipedia

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  • SWAT19
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    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 on Wikipedia
  • Bull20
    7
    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 on Wikipedia
  • Mike & Molly21
    28
    35

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • CSI: NY22
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    7

    CSI: NY

    Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo

    Premiered2004

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

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

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  • Blood & Treasure23
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    Blood & Treasure

    Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Action, Adventure

    Blood & Treasure (CBS, 2019) is an action-adventure television series created by Matt Federman... more on Wikipedia

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  • Unforgettable24
    5
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    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 on Wikipedia

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  • Mom25
    26
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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 on Wikipedia