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The Best 2010s NBC Dramas  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite NBC dramas that aired in the 2010s

These are the best 2010s NBC dramas, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Some good 2010s NBC drama shows follow crime-fighting detectives and others explore the personal lives of dysfunctional families. There even a few of the greatest 2010s NBC drama shows that are more like 80s art-house movies than TV shows. 

What shows will you find on this best 2010s NBC dramas list? Parenthood found a wide audience through its excellent portrayal of a multi-generational family. Ron Howard created this NBC series based on his hit 1989 film of the same name. Chuck was another good drama show that aired on NBC in the 2010s.

Heroes was a big hit for NBC in the 2000s and it was resurrected for Heroes Reborn in the 2010s. Other great shows that appear on this top 2010s NBC dramas list include Chicago Fire, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Friday Night Lights.

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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff
The Blacklist is an American crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. Raymond "Red" Reddington, a former U.S Navy officer turned high-profile ...more
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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto
Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago ...more
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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund
Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas with Dick Wolf serving as an executive producer. The series originally ...more
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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the ...more
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Hannibal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
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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Grimm is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
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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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush
Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. The show follows the Chicago Police Department uniformed cops who patrol ...more
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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown
Blindspot (NBC, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Martin Gero. When a mysterious tattooed woman (Jaimie Alexander) is found naked inside a travel bag with no recollection ...more
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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito
A family struggles to reunite in a post-apocalyptic American landscape: a world of empty cities, local and heroic freedom fighters, where every single piece of technology -- computers, planes, ...more
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Believe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jake McLaughlin, Johnny Sequoyah, Jamie Chung
Believe is an American fantasy drama television series that broadcast as part of the 2013–14 United States network television schedule on NBC as a mid-season entry. Originally 13 episodes were ...more
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The Cape is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Summer Glau, Mena Suvari, Vinnie Jones
The Cape is an American superhero drama series. It premiered on NBC during the 2010–2011 television season as a mid-season replacement beginning with a two-hour pilot episode on Sunday, January ...more
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Love Bites is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Michelle Trachtenberg, Laura Prepon, Jaime King
Love Bites is an American television series originally planned for the 2010–11 television season on the NBC network that eventually aired as a summer replacement series. It premiered in its ...more
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Bluff City Law is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jimmy Smits, Caitlin McGee, Barry Sloane
Bluff City Law (NBC, 2019) is an American crime drama thriller television series. The series follows the lawyers of an elite Memphis law firm that specialize in the most controversial landmark ...more
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Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Outlaw RZA, Jimmy Smits, Carly Pope
Outlaw is an American television series that was aired on the NBC network. The one-hour courtroom drama stars Jimmy Smits as a Supreme Court Justice who resigns from the bench and returns to ...more
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The Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jennifer Carpenter, Morris Chestnut, Raza Jaffrey
The Enemy Within (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Former CIA agent, Erica Wolfe (Jennifer Carpenter), considered one of the most notorious traitors in modern history, is ...more
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Persons Unknown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jason Wiles, Daisy Betts, Chadwick Boseman
Persons Unknown is an American mystery drama television series that aired during the summer of 2010. The show revolved around strangers who are imprisoned inside a small ghost town. The ...more
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The Playboy Club is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Randy Steinmeyer, Eddie Cibrian, David Krumholtz
The Playboy Club is an American television series that ran on NBC from September 19 to October 3, 2011. Set in 1961, the series centers on the employees of the original Playboy Club operating in ...more
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The Village is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Moran Atias, Dominic Chianese, Warren Christie
The Village (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Despite a difference in age, race, culture and lifestyle, the residents of a Brooklyn apartment building find that the more their ...more
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Awake is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jason Isaacs, Laura Allen, Steve Harris
Awake is an American television police procedural fantasy drama that originally aired on NBC for one season from March 1 to May 24, 2012. The pilot episode had an early release on Hulu on ...more
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Prime Suspect is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Maria Bello, Aidan Quinn, Elizabeth Rodriguez
Prime Suspect is an American police procedural television drama series that premiered on NBC on September 22, 2011. It stars Maria Bello as Detective Jane Timoney. The series is a ...more
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The Slap is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Brian Cox, Melissa George, Lucas Hedges
The Slap is an Australian television drama series. It was first broadcast on ABC1 from 6 October to 24 November 2011. The series is based on The Slap, a 2008 multi-award winning novel by ...more
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New Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery
New Amsterdam (NBC, 2018) is an American medical drama television series developed by David Schulner. A new medical director (Ryan Eggold) is hired to run one of the most prominent hospitals in ...more
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Saving Hope is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Erica Durance, Daniel Gillies, Michael Shanks
Saving Hope is a Canadian television supernatural medical drama, set in the fictional Hope Zion Hospital in Toronto. The show's central character is Dr. Alex Reid, a doctor whose fiancé, ...more
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The InBetween is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Harriet Dyer, Anne-Marie Johnson, Cindy Luna
The InBetween (NBC, 2019) is an American drama television series. Born with the ability to see and communicate with the dead, Cassie Bishop (Harriet Dyer) reluctantly helps detectives solve ...more
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Undercovers is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Boris Kodjoe
Undercovers is an American action spy television series created by J. J. Abrams and Josh Reims that aired NBC from September 22 to December 29, 2010. They were executive producers of the pilot ...more