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The Best AMC TV Shows  

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List of popular AMC shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled AMC TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best AMC TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on AMC, 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.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different shows, like AMC Original Shows including Breaking Bad and Mad Men, and also AMC reality shows. 

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

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Breaking Bad is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn
Breaking Bad is an American drama television series created and produced by Vince Gilligan. The show originally aired on the AMC network for five seasons, from January 20, 2008, to September 29, ...more

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies
The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
LanaYoshii added Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn
Better Call Saul (AMC, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of lawyer, Jimmy ...more

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Hell on Wheels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Robin McLeavy
Hell on Wheels is a 2011 TV film directed by David Von Ancken.

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Mad Men is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser
Mad Men is an American period drama television series created by Matthew Weiner. The series premiered on July 19, 2007 on the cable network AMC and is produced by Lionsgate Television. The ...more

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Into the Badlands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
samuel-mefreh added Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger
Into the Badlands (AMC, 2015) is an American TV series set in a post-apocalyptic world approximately 500 years after an event that left civilization in ruins. Regent Sunny (Daniel Wu), a ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Lola Fox added Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga
Preacher (AMC, 2016) is an American television series developed by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen, based on the comic book series created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. After a ...more

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Turn: Washington's Spies... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Jamie Bell, Angus Macfadyen, Kevin McNally
TURN: Washington's Spies is a period drama based on Alexander Rose’s book Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring, a history of the Culper Ring. The series debuted on AMC on ...more

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The Killing is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman, Billy Campbell
This show is an American drama television series that premiered on April 3, 2011, on AMC, based on the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. The American version was developed by Veena Sud and ...more

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Halt & Catch Fire is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Videoport Jones added Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Ali Milner
Halt and Catch Fire is an American period drama television series created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers, that premiered on AMC on June 1, 2014. The series is set in the ...more

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
ismael-pietri added Kim Dickens, Cliff Kurtis, alycia debnam carey
"What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question." (2015, ranker.com) This show is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson. A dysfunctional, blended family must reinvent themselves by learning new ...more

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Talking Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
LanaYoshii added Talking Dead Chris Hardwick, Greg Nicotero, Denise M. Huth
Talking Dead is a live talk show in which host Chris Hardwick discusses episodes of the AMC television series The Walking Dead with guests, including celebrity fans, cast members, and crew from ...more

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Low Winter Sun is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Mark Strong, Lennie James, James Ransone
Low Winter Sun is an American television drama series that aired on AMC from August 11 to October 6, 2013, for one season consisting of ten episodes. The series was developed by Chris Mundy and ...more
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Rubicon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Rubicon James Badge Dale, Jessica Collins, Lauren Hodges
Rubicon is an American television series created by Jason Horwitch and produced by Henry Bromell that was broadcast on the AMC television network. The series centers on an intelligence analyst ...more
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The Night Manager is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie, Olivia Colman
Luxury hotel night manager, and former British soldier, Jonathan Pine (Tom Hiddleston) is recruited by Angela Burr (Olivia Colman), an intelligence operative. He is tasked to navigate Whitehall ...more

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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Derek Mio, George Takei, Jared Harris
The Terror (AMC, 2018) is an anthology television series created by David Kajganich and Soo Hugh, based on the novel by Dan Simmons. The first season follows a crew of a Royal Naval expedition ...more

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Humans is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley
Humans (AMC, 2015) is a science fiction television series created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley. In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - ...more

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NOS4A2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto, Olafur Darri Olafsson
NOS4A2 (AMC, 2019) is an American supernatural horror drama television series created by Jami O'Brien, based on the novel by Joe Hill.After discovering a supernatural ability to unlock portals, ...more
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The Preppy Murder: Death... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park is an American documentary television miniseries. The docuseries looks at the notorious 1986 murder of Jennifer Levin in Central Park, featuring ...more
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Loaded is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Jim Howick, Samuel Anderson, Jonny Sweet
Loaded (AMC, 2017) is a British comedy-drama directed by Ian Fitzgibbon, based on the Israeli series Mesudarim. After selling their video game company, four friends become multi-millionaires and ...more
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The Lot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Linda Cardellini, Eric Stoltz, Jeffrey Tambor
The Lot is a 30 minute dramedy series that aired for 2 seasons and 16 episodes on the AMC from 1999 to 2001. It profiled the fictional studio Sylver Screen Pictures during the 1930s and the ...more

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The Pitch is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
The Pitch is an unscripted series from AMC produced by Studio Lambert that goes behind the scenes on the pressure on America's top creative ad agencies competing to pitch a new account. Each ...more
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Small Town Security is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Small Town Security was an American reality television series produced by Ken Druckerman and Banks Tarver from Left/Right Productions for the AMC network. The unscripted show focused on a small, ...more
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Game of Arms is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Game of Arms is an American television series that debut February 25, 2014, on AMC. The series is a reality television show about American competitive arm wrestlers. The series follows arm ...more
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Owner's Manual is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best AMC TV Shows
Owner's Manual is an American reality television series that airs on AMC and premiered on August 15, 2013. Announced in November 2012, the series' first season consists of eight, half-hour ...more