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The Best AMC TV Shows

Updated November 11, 2020 16.4k votes 7.3k voters 239.1k views34 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on AMC.

This list of the top current and canceled AMC shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best AMC TV shows of all time includes old AMC shows, 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.

Answering the question, “What is the best AMC show of all time?”, this list includes top TV favorites like The Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, and Into the Badlands. If you're interested in the supernatural then there are series such aas Preacher and NOS4A2. If period dramas are your thing, then AMC has definitely got your back with shows like Mad Men and Hell on Wheels. There are even unscripted documentary and reality series such as Movies That Shook the World and Comic Book Men.

What are the best AMC TV series ever? Vote up the best AMC shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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  • Breaking Bad1
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    Breaking Bad

    Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul

    Premiered2008

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  • The Walking Dead2
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    The Walking Dead

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal

    Premiered2010

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  • Better Call Saul3
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    Better Call Saul

    Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks

    Premiered2015

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  • Mad Men4
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    Mad Men

    Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss

    Premiered2007

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  • Hell on Wheels5
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    Hell on Wheels

    Anson Mount, Colm Meaney

    Premiered2011

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  • Preacher6
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    Preacher

    Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun

    Premiered2016

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  • Halt and Catch Fire7
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    Halt and Catch Fire

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2014

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  • Turn: Washington's Spies8
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    Turn: Washington's Spies

    Jamie Bell, Angus Macfadyen

    Premiered2014

  • Into the Badlands9
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    Into the Badlands

    Daniel Wu, Orla Brady

    Premiered2015

  • Fear the Walking Dead10
    365
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    Fear the Walking Dead

    Kim Dickens, Cliff Kurtis

    Premiered2015

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  • The Killing11
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    The Killing

    Mireille Enos, Joel Kinnaman

    Premiered2011

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  • Talking Dead12
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    Talking Dead

    Chris Hardwick, Greg Nicotero

    Premiered2011

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  • Low Winter Sun13
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    Low Winter Sun

    Mark Strong, Lennie James

    Premiered2013

  • Rubicon14
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    Rubicon

    James Badge Dale, Jessica Collins

    Premiered2010

  • Humans15
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    Humans

    Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington

    Premiered2015

  • The Terror16
    19
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    The Terror

    Derek Mio, George Takei

    Premiered2018

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  • The Night Manager17
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    The Night Manager

    Tom Hiddleston, Hugh Laurie

    Premiered2016

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  • NOS4A218
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    NOS4A2

    Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto

    Premiered2019

  • James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction19
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    James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction

    James Cameron, Ridley Scott

    Premiered2018

  • Quiz20
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    Quiz

    Matthew Macfadyen, Sian Clifford

    Premiered2020

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  • The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park21

    Premiered2019

  • The Walking Dead: World Beyond22
    2
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    The Walking Dead: World Beyond

    Annet Mahendru, Aliyah Royale

    Premiered2020

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  • The Lot23
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    The Lot

    Linda Cardellini, Eric Stoltz

    Premiered1999

  • Creepshow24
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    Creepshow

    David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau

    Premiered2019

  • Friday Night in with the Morgans25
    1
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    Friday Night in with the Morgans

    Hilarie Burton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

    Premiered2020

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