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List of popular A&E Network shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled A&E Network TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best A&E Network TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on A&E Network, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list.

This list contains shows like Psychic Kids and Billy the Exterminator.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with A&E Network on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite A&E Network TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top A&E Network television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the A&E Network network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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The First 48 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Dion Graham, Caroline Mason, Tony Mullins The First 48 (A&E, 2004) is an American documentary television series that offers an insider's look at the real-life world of homicide investigators.

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Longmire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff, Lou Diamond Phillips “Longmire,” a contemporary thriller set in Big Sky country, is based on the Walt Longmire Mystery novels by best-selling author Craig Johnson. The series stars Australian actor Robert Taylor ...more

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Duck Dynasty is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Willie Robertson, Jase Robertson, Si Robertson Duck Dynasty is an American reality television series on A&E that portrays the lives of the Robertson family, who became wealthy from their family-operated business, Duck Commander. The West ...more

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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After the First 48 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
After the First 48 After the First 48 is an American documentary television series on A&E. It is the companion series to The First 48. While the original series deals with the steps taken to discover, locate, ...more

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Cold Case Files is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Danny Pino, Anthony Green Cold Case Files (A&E, 1999) is a reality legal docuseries hosted by Bill Kurtis. The show documents the investigation of many long-unsolved murders (referred to as "cold cases" in ...more

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Storage Wars is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Dan Dotson, Laura Dotson, Emily Wears Storage Wars (A&E, 2010) is an American reality television series narrated by Thom Beers. Professional buyers visit storage facilities throughout the state and bid on these lockers.

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Intervention is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Jeff VanVonderen, Candy Finnigan Intervention (A&E, 2005) is an American documentary television series created by Sam Mettler. It follows one/two participant(s), who are dependent or are addicted, documented in anticipation ...more

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American Justice is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
American Justice Bill Kurtis For over ten years, AMERICAN JUSTICE® has been the gold standard of criminal justice programming, tackling today's toughest issues through the cases that challenge and change the law. Famous ...more

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The Sopranos is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco The Sopranos is an American drama television series created by David Chase. Revolving around the fictional New Jersey-based Italian-American Tony Soprano, the show portrays the difficulties he ...more

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Serial Killers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Serial Killers

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Beyond Scared Straight is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
A's hit series BEYOND SCARED STRAIGHT, which premiered as the highest-rated original series launch in the network's history, returns for a new season. The series, inspired by "SCARED ...more

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Biography is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Joan Lunden, Peter Graves, David Hart Smith Biography is a documentary television series that had three original runs, twice on CBS and the current on A&E then The Biography Channel then FYI. It was originally a half-hour filmed ...more

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Ancient Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Ancient Mysteries is a television series that was produced by FilmRoos and originally broadcast on A&E between 7 January 1994 and 3 May 1998 with reruns airing until 2000. Reruns were also ...more

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Parking Wars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Bill Kurtis Parking Wars is a reality television series which aired on the A&E television network. The program followed traffic enforcement employees as they ticket, "boot," and tow cars as ...more

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The First 48: Missing Persons is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
The First 48: Missing Persons Bill Mondy The First 48: Missing Persons is an American documentary television series on A&E. The series debuted on June 2, 2011, with the second season premiering on March 15, 2012.

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Shipping Wars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Shipping Wars is a reality TV series on A&E that began airing on January 10, 2012. The show follows various independent carriers who have discovered that money can be made transporting items ...more

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Paranormal Cops is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Ron Fabiani, Thomas Froelich, Brian Jones Paranormal Cops is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on January 19, 2010, on A&E. The program was produced by NorthSouth Productions for A&E. It followed ...more

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The Glades is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gómez The Glades is a crime drama television series, created by Clifton Campbell, that aired on the A&E network for four seasons from July 11, 2010, to August 26, 2013. The police procedural show ...more

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Mysteries of the Bible is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Mysteries of the Bible Jean Simmons, Richard Kiley Mysteries of the Bible is an hour-long television series that was originally broadcast by A&E from March 25, 1994 until June 13, 1998 and aired reruns until 2002. The series was about ...more

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The Killing Season is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
The Killing Season Joshua Zeman, Rachel Mills The Killing Season (A&E, 2016) is an American true crime documentary TV series executive produced by Alex Gibney. The series follows documentarians Joshua Zeman and Rachel Mills as they ...more

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Crime 360 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Crime 360 Crime 360 is an American reality television show based on homicide detective units in various cities across the United States, including Richmond, Virginia; Rochester, New York; Little Rock, ...more

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CSI: Miami is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
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 the orignal series. The pilot episode was ...more

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Celebrity Ghost Stories is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Celebrity Ghost Stories is an American paranormal reality television series that aired on The Biography Channel for its first four seasons and Lifetime Movie Network beginning with its fifth. ...more

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City Confidential is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Paul Winfield, Keith David, David Madison City Confidential is an American documentary television show, transmitted on the A&E Network, which singled out a community during each episode and investigated a crime that had occurred ...more

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The Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
The Unexplained Bill Kurtis, Peter Stacker, Raj Persaud The Unexplained is an American paranormal television series that originally aired from January 2, 1996 to May 7, 2000 on A&E and is currently being broadcast on the Biography Channel. The ...more

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Hoarders is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Hoarders (A&E, 2009) is an American reality television series that depicts the real-life struggles and treatment of people who suffer from compulsive hoarding disorder.

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Dog the Bounty Hunter is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Leland Blaine Chapman, Lyssa Rae Chapman, Duane Lee Chapman Dog the Bounty Hunter is an American reality television series on A&E which chronicles Duane "Dog" Chapman's experiences as a bounty hunter. With a few exceptions, the series took ...more

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Dallas SWAT is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Paul Junger Witt Dallas SWAT is a reality television show that followed the Dallas, Texas SWAT team. The series ran for 3 seasons starting from 2006 to 2007 and aired on the A&E Network. It also spawned two ...more

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I Survived...Beyond and Back is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
bertiebon22 added Lucas Cox, Matthew Dovel "I Survived... Beyond and Back" reveals one of life's greatest mysteries by profiling the extraordinary stories of people who have literally passed on to the other side. The series ...more

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Breakout Kings is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Serinda Swan, Robert Knepper, Laz Alonso Breakout Kings is an American drama television series that aired on the A&E network. It is a production of Fox 21. The series was created, written, and executive-produced by Nick Santora and ...more

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Psychic Kids is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Chip Coffey, Edy Nathan, Lisa Miller Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal is a paranormal television series broadcast on the A&E television network. Hosted by Chip Coffey, an American psychic investigator, with Edy Nathan, ...more

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Born This Way is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Born This Way (A&E, 2015) is an Emmy Award-winning American reality television series. It features seven adults with Down Syndrome who work hard to achieve goals and overcome obstacles.

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Manhunters: Fugitive Task Forc... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force is a half-hour reality television show which premiered on A&E in December 2008. It chronicles US Marshals and local law enforcement as they hunt down some of ...more

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Monster In-Laws is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Monster In-Laws

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Paranormal State is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Ryan Buell, Chip Coffey, Chad Calek Paranormal State is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on the A&E Network on December 10, 2007. The program follows and stars the Pennsylvania State University ...more

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Flipping Vegas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Flipping Vegas Flipping Vegas is an American reality television series on A&E in the United States. The series premiered on June 18, 2011. It features Scott Yancey and his wife Amie Yancey with realtors ...more

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Storage Wars: Texas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Storage Wars: Texas Roy Williams Storage Wars: Texas is a reality television series on the A&E Network that premiered in 2011. It is a regionalized spin-off of the highly-popular series Storage Wars. As of the latter ...more

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Gene Simmons Family Jewels is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Shannon Tweed, Nick Simmons, Sophie Simmons Gene Simmons Family Jewels is an American reality television series that premiered on A&E on August 7, 2006. The show follows the life of Kiss bassist and vocalist Gene Simmons, his longtime ...more

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The Greatest Pharaohs is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
The Greatest Pharaohs The Greatest Pharaohs is a 1997 American educational documentary film about Ancient Egypt distributed by A&E and narrated by Frank Langella with commentary by experts in the field. It is 200 ...more

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Cajun Justice is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Cajun Justice In a world where people live by Cajun justice, the Sheriff is like a king, and voodoo is practiced, they are the police. The detectives and deputies of the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Department ...more

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Extreme Paranormal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Extreme Paranormal Shaun Burris, Jason Gowin, Nathan Schoonover Extreme Paranormal is an American paranormal documentary TV special that premiered on Monday, October 26, 2009 on A&E Network at 10pm EST. It aired as a two-part 1 hour special for Halloween ...more

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Rookies is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Rookies Rookies is a reality television series which aired on the A&E television network. The show follows the training periods of rookie police officers in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana and Tampa, ...more

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A Nero Wolfe Mystery is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Timothy Hutton, Maury Chaykin, Colin Fox A Nero Wolfe Mystery is a television series adapted from Rex Stout's classic series of detective stories that aired for two seasons on A&E. Set in New York City sometime in the 1940s–1950s, ...more

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Napoléon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
John Malkovich, Isabella Rossellini, Jessica Paré Napoleon is a historical miniseries which explored the life of Napoleon Bonaparte. In 2002, it was the most expensive television miniseries in Europe, costing the equivalent of $US46,330,000 to ...more

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Breakfast with the Arts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Breakfast with the Arts Breakfast with the Arts is a television program that aired on A&E from 1991 until 2007.

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The Beast is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Patrick Swayze, Travis Fimmel, Lindsay Pulsipher The Beast is an American crime drama starring Patrick Swayze and Travis Fimmel. The series, which only ran for one season, debuted on A&E Network. It was Swayze's final acting performance ...more

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Mystery Woman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Mystery Woman Kellie Martin, Clarence Williams III, Nina Siemaszko Mystery Woman is the name of a series of 11 TV movies released by the Hallmark Channel between 2003 and 2007, and now appearing regularly on the Hallmark Movie Channel. While on the Hallmark ...more

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War & Peace is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows

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Flipping Boston is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best A&E Network TV Shows
Flipping Boston House flipping is back but the stakes are much higher. In Flipping Boston, time is the enemy as flippers race to renovate before prices fall even further. Peter Souhleris and Dave Seymour gamble ...more