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The Best Cinemax TV Shows

Updated January 20, 2021 2.7k votes 1.7k voters 137.2k views15 items

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

Best known for producing movies, there are actually quite a few great Cinemax series. While its thought of in terms of raunchy adult content, historically Cinemax has produced programs other than their Max After Dark programs. From unique Cinemax shows like Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus to dramas like Banshee, Cinemax has something for everyone. 

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

Vote up the best Cinemax shows and use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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  • Banshee1
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    Banshee

    Antony Starr, Ivana Milicevic
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  • Warrior2
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    Warrior

    Andrew Koji, Olivia Cheng

    Premiered2019

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  • Strike Back3
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    Strike Back

    Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester

    Premiered2010

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  • The Knick4
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    The Knick

    Clive Owen, André Holland

    Premiered2014

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  • Quarry5
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    Quarry

    Logan Marshall-Green, Jodi Balfour

    Premiered2016

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  • Hunted6
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    Hunted

    Melissa George, Adam Rayner

    Premiered2012

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  • Jett7
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    Jett

    Carla Gugino, Giancarlo Esposito

    Premiered2019

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  • Outcast8
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    Outcast

    Patrick Fugit, Philip Glenister

    Premiered2016

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  • C.B. Strike9
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    C.B. Strike

    Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger

    Premiered2018

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  • Erotic Confessions10
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    Erotic Confessions

    Ava Fabian, Carrie Westcott

    Premiered1992

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    40
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    Forbidden science

    Noelle DuBois

    Premiered2009

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  • Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus12

    Premiered2017

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    Trackers

    Tamer Burjaq, James Gracie

    Premiered2020

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  • Black Tie Nights14
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    Black Tie Nights

    Tiffany Bolton

    Premiered2004

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  • Passion Cove15
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    Passion Cove

    Caroline Ambrose, Jason Stark

    Premiered2000

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