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The Best 2010s NBC Dramas  

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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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Taken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Clive Standen, Gaius Charles, Brooklyn Sudano
Taken (NBC, 2017) is a Franco-American drama series developed by Alexander Cary, based on the film trilogy. Former Green Beret Bryan Mills (Clive Standen) must overcome a personal tragedy, in ...more
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Awake is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Do No Harm is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Steven Pasquale, Alana De La Garza, Michael Esper
Do No Harm is an American drama that aired from January 31 through September 7, 2013, on NBC. The network placed a series order in May 2012. On November 12, 2012, NBC reduced its episode order ...more
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Manifest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis
Manifest (NBC, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Jeff Rake and Matthew Fernandes. When Montego Air Flight 828 lands safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew ...more
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Good Girls is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, Retta
Good Girls (NBC, 2017) is an American crime comedy-drama series created by Jenna Bans. Struggling to make ends meet, three suburban housewives (Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman) ...more
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Midnight, Texas is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley
Midnight, Texas (NBC, 2017) is an American supernatural drama television series developed by Monica Owusu-Breen, based on the book series by Charlaine Harris. On the run from his past, young ...more
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Prime Suspect is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 9 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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The Player is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Rob Mariano, Dawn Olivieri, Ben
The Player is a 2004 American reality television program broadcast on UPN in which several men compete with each other using their "player skills" to seduce an attractive woman. The ...more
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The Brave is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Mike Vogel, Anne Heche, Demetrius Grosse
The Brave (NBC, 2017) is an American drama series with showrunners Matt Corman and Chris Ord. Patricia Campbell (Anne Heche) is Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency working with ...more
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Chicago Justice is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Carl Weathers, Philip Winchester, John Ceda
Chicago Justice (NBC, 2016) follows the State Attorney's team of prosecutors and investigators as they navigate their way through Chicago area politics, the legal arena, and media coverage while ...more
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Outlaw is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Rise is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Josh Radnor, Marley Shelton, Auli'i Cravalho
Rise (NBC, 2018) is an American musical drama television series created by Jason Katims and Jeffrey Seller, based on the book Drama High by Michael Sokolove. A working class high school drama ...more
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Dracula is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica De Gouw, Thomas Kretschmann
Dracula is a British-American horror drama television series that premiered on NBC on October 25, 2013. It was produced by London-based Carnival Films. The series was created by Cole Haddon, and ...more
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Ironside is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Blair Underwood, Spencer Grammer, Pablo Schreiber
Ironside is an American drama television series that premiered during the 2013–14 television season on NBC. It was a remake of the original television series Ironside, which ran from 1967 to ...more
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Deception is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Meagan Good, Victor Garber, Laz Alonso
Deception is an American prime time television soap opera airing on NBC. The series, created by Liz Heldens, premiered on Monday, January 7, 2013. On May 8, 2013, NBC canceled Deception after ...more
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Bluff City Law is listed (or ranked) 18 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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The Enemy Within is listed (or ranked) 19 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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The Village is listed (or ranked) 20 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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The InBetween is listed (or ranked) 21 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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The Blacklist: Redemption is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s NBC Dramas
Famke Janssen, Ryan Eggold, Tawny Cypress
The Blacklist: Redemption (NBC, 2017) is a crime thriller television series, a spin-off from the 2013 series The Blacklist. It stars Famke Janssen as Susan Scott "Scottie" Hargrave, ...more
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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 24 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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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 25 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