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2010s TV The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas  

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List Rules Upvote your favorite procedurals that aired in the 2010s

See what others think are the best 2010s procedural dramas based on fan votes. We’re just half way into the 2010 decade and we’ve already seen a ton of good procedural dramas. Some show police work, while other dramas zoom in on the medical profession. A few of these top procedural dramas from the 2010s may very well still be on air in the next decade.

What will you find on this list of the best 2010s procedurals dramas? Shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation for one. From 2000 – 2015, viewers tuned in to CBS to follow the crime solving skills of Gil Grissom, Catherine Willows and the entire CSI team. This great '10s procedural drama had an all-star cast comprised of William Petersen, Marg Helgenberger, Gary Dourdan, and many more. Elementary is another good procedural drama that aired on television in the 2010s that tells the story of Sherlock Holmes, except with a modern American twist.

With Blue Bloods, fans get a police procedural and a family drama all in one great show. Other great series that are featured on this top 2010s procedurals list include Person of Interest, The Mentalist, and Body of Proof.

What shows are your favorites? Give the best 2010s procedural dramas a vote up and maybe you’ll get more people hooked.

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968–80 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more

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New Tricks is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
James Bolam, Alun Armstrong, Amanda Redman New Tricks is a British procedural comedy-drama that follows the work of the fictional Unsolved Crime and Open Case Squad of the Metropolitan Police Service. Originally led by DSI Sandra ...more

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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States and Canada and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom. The series is filmed on location in New York ...more

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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn Elementary is an American crime drama series that presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. The series was created by Robert Doherty and stars Jonny ...more

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House is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps, Robert Sean Leonard House is an American television medical drama that originally ran on the Fox network for eight seasons, from November 16, 2004 to May 21, 2012. The show's main character is Dr. Gregory House, a ...more

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The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Simon Baker, Robin Tunney, Tim Kang The Mentalist is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2008 until February 18, 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS. The show was ...more

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Beauty and the Beast is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Kristin Kreuk, Jay Ryan, Nina Lisandrello Beauty & the Beast is an American television series, very loosely inspired by the 1987 CBS series of the same name, created by Sherri Cooper-Landsman and Jennifer Levin that premiered ...more

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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman Person of Interest is an American science fiction crime drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a ...more

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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan NCIS: New Orleans is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres that airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. It premiered on ...more

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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Laurence Fishburne, Marg Helgenberger, George Eads CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is an American crime drama television series that premiered on CBS on October 6, 2000. The show was created by Anthony E. Zuiker and produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. ...more

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres, which premiered on the CBS network on September 22, 2009. NCIS: Los ...more

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White Collar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson White Collar is a USA Network television series created by Jeff Eastin, starring Tim DeKay as FBI Special Agent Peter Burke and Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey, a highly intelligent and ...more

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Body of Proof is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Dana Delany, Jeri Ryan, Geoffrey Arend Body of Proof is an American medical drama television series that ran on ABC from March 29, 2011, to May 28, 2013, and starred Dana Delany as medical examiner Dr. Megan Hunt. The series was ...more

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CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez CSI: Miami is an American police procedural television series that ran from September 23, 2002, to April 8, 2012, on CBS. It is the first spin-off of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. The pilot ...more

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Battle Creek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Josh Duhamel, Dean Winters, Aubrey Dollar Battle Creek (CBS, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by David Shore and Vince Gilligan. Special Agent Milt (Josh Duhamel) and Detective Russ (Dean Winters) are two ...more

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Psych is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
James Roday, Dulé Hill, Timothy Omundson Psych is an American detective comedy-drama television series created by Steve Franks and broadcast on USA Network with syndication reruns on ION Television. It is produced by Franks and Tagline ...more

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Perception is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Eric McCormack, Rachael Leigh Cook, Kelly Rowan Perception is an American crime drama television series created by Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman. The series stars Eric McCormack as Dr. Daniel Pierce, a schizophrenic neuropsychiatrist who ...more

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CSI: NY is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Gary Sinise, Carmine Giovinazzo, Hill Harper CSI: NY is an American police procedural television series that ran on CBS from September 22, 2004 to February 22, 2013 for a total of nine seasons and 197 original episodes. The show follows ...more

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Rizzoli & Isles is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Procedural Dramas
Angie Harmon, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill Rizzoli & Isles is a TNT television series starring Angie Harmon as police detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. The one-hour drama is based on the ...more