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The Best 2010s Cult TV Series  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite cult shows that aired in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s cult TV series, ranked from best to worst by your votes. And there were plenty of great 2010s cult TV series that grace the airwaves. Some of the best 2010s cult TV shows were shot like 80s art house movies and pushed the limits of network TV while others gained their cult status by focusing on niche storylines. One thing is for sure, the top 2010s cult TV series have very loyal fans.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best 2010s cult TV series list? Since premiering in 2011, Game of Thrones has collected legions of fans who are routing for their favorite family to end up on the Iron Throne. True followers of this modern cult classic can tell you the lineage of each character. Under the Dome is another good cult TV show that aired in the 2010s.

Comedy Bang! Bang! keeps fans laughing with absurdity and unique humor that is unlike any other show. Other great series that appear on this top 2010s cult TV series list include Black Mirror, Wilfred and Workaholics.

Do you have a favorite cult TV show from the 2010s? Give the best series a thumbs up!
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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Hannibal is an American psychological thriller–horror television series developed by Bryan Fuller for NBC. The series is based on characters and elements appearing in the novel Red Dragon by ...more
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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke
Game of Thrones (HBO, 2011) is an American fantasy drama television series created by David Benioff and D. B. Weiss, based on the series of fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin. Nine noble ...more
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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy
Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more
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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer
Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more
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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear
Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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Community is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Joel McHale, Danny Pudi, Donald Glover
Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009. The single-camera series follows an ensemble cast of students at a community college ...more
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The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright, Julie Kavner
The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical depiction of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by the ...more
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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green
Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more
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Archer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more
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It's Always Sunny in Philadelp... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more
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BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Alison Brie
BoJack Horseman is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg. The series stars Will Arnett as the eponymous character, BoJack Horseman. The supporting cast includes Amy ...more
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American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters
American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, ...more
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Louie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Louis C.K., Hadley Delany, Ursula Parker
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Louie is an American comedy-drama television series on the FX network that began airing in 2010. It is written, directed, edited, and produced by the show's creator, stand-up comedian Louis ...more
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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Grimm is an American police procedural fantasy television drama series. It debuted in the U.S. on NBC on October 28, 2011. The show has been described as "a cop drama—with a twist... a dark ...more
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Adventure Time is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Jeremy Shada, John DiMaggio, Tom Kenny
Adventure Time is an American animated television series created by Pendleton Ward for Cartoon Network. The series follows the adventures of Finn, a human boy, and his best friend and adoptive ...more
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Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern
Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom and Ireland on ...more
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Peaky Blinders is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson
Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight, based upon the exploits of the historical gang. In 1919 Birmingham, England, leader Tommy Shelby ...more
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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in ...more
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Enlightened is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Sarah Burns
Enlightened is an American comedy-drama television series that premiered on HBO on October 10, 2011. The series was created by Mike White, who wrote every episode, and Laura Dern, who plays the ...more
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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Maximiliano Hernández
The Americans (FX, 2013) is an American period drama television series created by Joe Weisberg. Elizabeth (Keri Russell) and Philip Jennings (Matthew Rhys) are two Soviet KGB officers posing as ...more
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The League is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Mark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie, Nick Kroll
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The League is an American sitcom that premiered on FX on October 29, 2009. The series, set in Chicago, Illinois, is a semi-improvised comedy about a fantasy football league, its members, and ...more
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Comedy Bang! Bang! is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Scott Aukerman, Reggie Watts, Scott Mescudi
Comedy Bang! Bang! is a television series created and hosted by Scott Aukerman, featuring his co-host/bandleader Reggie Watts. The show airs weekly on IFC and is a spin-off of his successful ...more
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Childrens Hospital is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Rob Huebel, Rob Corddry, Ken Marino
Childrens Hospital is a satirical American comedy television series and web series that parodies the medical drama genre, created by and starring actor/comedian Rob Corddry. The series began on ...more
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Workaholics is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Cult TV Series
Blake Anderson, Adam DeVine, Anders Holm
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Workaholics is a situation comedy currently airing on Comedy Central. The series, based on the web series 5thyear, stars Blake Anderson, Adam Devine, and Anders Holm of the comedy troupe Mail ...more