2010s TV The Best 2010s Teen Shows  

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A huge demographic that TV shows need to reach out to is young adults. Teens love TV. What they love even more is TV targeted at them about things that they are interested in. These are the best 2010s teen shows, ranked from best to worst by teen TV watchers everywhere. Some of these teen series follow the relationship drama of the popular kids and the not-so-popular kids, while others revolve around high school underdogs singing their hearts out in show choir competitions. 

What shows belong on this best 2010s teen shows list? From 2009 – 2015, Glee reigned supreme as the number 1 teen show. Following a diverse class of students of a fictitious glee club, this wonderful young adult show tackled the topics that are important to high school students across America. One Tree Hill is another good teen show that aired in the 2010s.

Based on the highly-successful Sex and the City series, The Carrie Diaries gave viewers a glimpse in to Carrie Bradshaw's life as a teen. Other great young adult series that appear on this top 2010s teen shows list include Reign, Awkward., and Pretty Little Liars.

What is the best teen TV show of the 2010s? Give your favorite shows a thumbs up and share your thoughts in the comments section!
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Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden
Teen Wolf is an American television series developed by Jeff Davis for MTV. It is loosely based on the 1985 film of the same name, and stars Tyler Posey as a teenager named Scott, who is bitten ...more
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178 94
Pretty Little Liars is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Lucy Hale
Pretty Little Liars is an American teen drama mystery–thriller television series loosely based on the popular book series of the same title, written by Sara Shepard. The show premiered on June ...more
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157 95
Glee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015. It focuses on the fictitious William McKinley ...more
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131 76
The Originals is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Joseph Morgan, Daniel Gillies, Claire Holt
The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a spinoff of The Vampire Diaries. Vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan) and his ...more
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135 85
One Tree Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton
One Tree Hill is an American television drama series created by Mark Schwahn, which premiered on September 23, 2003 on The WB. After the series' third season, The WB merged with UPN to form The ...more
6
130 87
iCarly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Miranda Cosgrove, Jennette McCurdy, Nathan Kress
iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates ...more
7
114 79
The Fosters is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly
The Fosters is an American family drama television series that airs on the ABC Family network in the United States and ABC Spark in Canada. The series follows the lives of the titular Foster ...more
8
106 76
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Eliza Taylor, Paige Turco, Thomas McDonell
The 100 (The CW, 2014) is an American post-apocalyptic science fiction drama television series developed by Jason Rothenberg, loosely based on the book by Kass Morgan. 97 years after a nuclear ...more
9
84 65
Awkward. is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Ashley Rickards, Beau Mirchoff, Jillian Rose Reed
Awkward is an American teen comedy series created by Lauren Iungerich for MTV. The show's central character is Jenna Hamilton, a Palos Verdes, California, teenager who struggles with her ...more
10
95 77
The Carrie Diaries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
AnnaSophia Robb, Austin Butler, Ellen Wong
Carrie Bradshaw is in her senior year of high school in the early 1980s. She asks her first questions about love and friendship and family while navigating the worlds of high school and
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95 79
90210 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Shenae Grimes-Beech, Tristan Wilds, AnnaLynne McCord
90210 is an American teen drama television series, developed by Rob Thomas, Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, that aired on The CW from September 2, 2008 to May 13, 2013. It is the fourth series in the ...more
12
23 9
Riverdale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
NichelleAlexandria added KJ Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes
Riverdale (The CW, 2017) is an American teen drama television series developed by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the characters of Archie Comics. The series follows Archie Andrews' (KJ Apa) ...more
13
80 72
Switched at Birth is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Vanessa Marano, Katie Leclerc, Constance Marie
Switched at Birth is an American teen/family drama television series that premiered on ABC Family on June 6, 2011, at 9:00 ET/PT. The one-hour scripted drama is set in the Kansas City ...more
14
16 4
Gossip Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley
Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, ...more
15
87 84
Scream Queens is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Billie Lourd
Scream Queens (Fox, 2015) is an American comedy horror television series created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Ian Brennan. The semi-anthology series centers on characters being terrorized ...more
16
19 11
House of Anubis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
arianafsdfsf added Alex Sawyer, Eugene Simon, Brad Kavanagh
House of Anubis is a jointly Nickelodeon British, American, and Belgian mystery television series based on the Dutch-Belgian television series Het Huis Anubis aired in the Netherlands and ...more
17
70 71
Big Time Rush is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos PenaVega
Big Time Rush is an American television series that originally aired on Nickelodeon from November 28, 2009 until July 25, 2013. It was created by Scott Fellows. and focused on the Hollywood ...more
18
64 65
Shameless is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Emmy Rossum, William H. Macy, Ethan Cutkosky
Shameless is an American television comedy-drama which airs on Showtime. This remake of the award-winning British series is set in Chicago's Canaryville neighborhood on the South Side, although ...more
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67 70
Liv and Maddie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Dove Cameron, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor
Liv and Maddie is an American teen sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. The series stars Dove Cameron as two identical twins with ...more
20
10 3
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Kiernan Shipka, Jaz Sinclair, Michelle Gomez
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix, 2018) is an American supernatural television series created by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, based on the comic book series. Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka) ...more
21
85 92
Austin & Ally is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez
Austin & Ally is an American teen sitcom which first aired on the Disney Channel on December 2, 2011. The series was created by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, the writers and producers of ...more
22
63 67
Reign is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Adelaide Kane, Megan Follows, Torrance Coombs
Reign is an American historical fantasy television series following the early years of Mary, Queen of Scots living in France. The series, created by Stephanie SenGupta and Laurie McCarthy, airs ...more
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6 1
Runaways is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Rhenzy Feliz, Lyrica Okano, Virginia Gardner
Marvel's Runaways (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Six teenagers from different backgrounds unite against a common enemy.
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7 4
Skins is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie
Skins is a British teen drama that followed the lives of a group of teenagers in Bristol, South West England, through the two years of sixth form. Each episode generally focuses on a particular ...more
25
5 3
Dance Academy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 2010s Teen Shows
Xenia Goodwin, Alicia Banit, Dena Kaplan
Dance Academy is an Australian teen-oriented television drama produced by Werner Film Productions in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and ZDF. Series one premiered on 31 ...more