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List Rules Vote up your favorite dramas that aired on TV or a streaming service in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s drama series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. 2010s drama TV series that fell in line with genre conventions of TV dramas past, and a new breed of television dramas that pushed the envelope (like the cult masterpiece, Hannibal) are well represented on this list. So, if you're looking for a good 2010s drama series to watch, this list has something for nearly every demographic.

What shows will you find on this best 2010s drama series list? Without a doubt, Game of Thrones is one of the most exciting 2010s dramas. Fans need to tune into every episode because you never know when your favorite character is going to get killed off. Sons of Anarchy is another good drama show that aired in the 2010s.

In the early 2010s, viewers loved the great drama show Breaking Bad for its ability to show how someone good can break bad under pressure. Other good shows that appear on this top 2010s drama series list include The Walking Dead, True Blood, and Mad Men.

Do you have a favorite drama series from the 10s? Give the best shows a thumbs up and please add any great series we may have missed.

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Breaking Bad Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn

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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Hannibal Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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House of Cards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
House of Cards Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright

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The Americans is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Americans Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Leftovers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added The Leftovers Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Sherlock Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs

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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Orphan Black Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris

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Shameless is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Shameless Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky

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Fargo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Fargo Billy Bob Thornton, Martin Freeman, Allison Tolman

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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Blacklist James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Better Call Saul Bob Odenkirk, Michael Mando, Jonathan Banks

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

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Mad Men is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Mad Men Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser

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Parenthood is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Parenthood Peter Krause, Lauren Graham, Dax Shepard

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Pretty Little Liars Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale

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Orange Is the New Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Orange Is the New Black Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning

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bones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
bones Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Chicago Fire Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Mentalist Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang

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Justified is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Justified Timothy Olyphant, Nick Searcy, Joelle Carter

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Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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The Vampire Diaries is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Vampire Diaries Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder

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Castle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Castle Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Susan Sullivan

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend

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Gossip Girl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Gossip Girl Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley

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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Elementary Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Nashville Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Hayden Panettiere

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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Mr. Robot Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

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Empire is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Empire Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Jussie Smollett

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The Good Wife is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Good Wife Julianna Margulies, Chris Noth, Josh Charles - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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True Blood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
True Blood Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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Sons of Anarchy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Sons of Anarchy Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Grimm David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Revenge Madeleine Stowe, Emily VanCamp, Gabriel Mann

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov

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The Following is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
The Following Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy, Shawn Ashmore

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Scandal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Scandal Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
LanaYoshii added Luther Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Grey's Anatomy Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads

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Arrow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best 2010s Drama Series
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa