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The Best CNBC TV Shows

Updated October 12, 2020 498 votes 135 voters 11.5k views35 items

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

This list of the top current and canceled CNBC shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best CNBC TV shows of all time includes old CNBC 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 CNBC show of all time?”, this list includes favorites like Squawk Box, Fast Money, and The Kudlow Report. If you're interested in financial news shows there’s everything from Mad Money. If business reality shows are your thing, then CNBC has got your back with The Profit. For fans of documentaries, CNBC has you covered with shows like The Deed and Secret Lives of the Super Rich.

What are the best CNBC TV series ever? Vote up the best CNBC 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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  • 1

    Fast Money

    Melissa Lee
    39
    15

    PremieredJune 21, 2006

    Fast Money is an American financial stock trading talk show that began airing on the CNBC cable/satellite TV channel on 2006-06-21. Beginning October 10, 2007, it was broadcast every weeknight at 5pm...  more
  • 2

    Squawk Box

    Carl Quintanilla
    43
    20

    Premiered1995

    Squawk Box is a business news television program that airs at breakfast time on the CNBC network. The program is currently co-hosted by Joe Kernen, Rebecca Quick, and Andrew Ross Sorkin. Since...  more
  • 3

    Mad Money

    Jim Cramer
    36
    16

    PremieredMarch 14, 2005

    Mad Money is an American finance television program hosted by Jim Cramer that began airing on CNBC on March 14, 2005. Its main focus is investment and speculation, particularly in publicly traded...  more
  • 4

    Squawk on the Street

    Carl Quintanilla
    18
    9

    Premiered2005

    Squawk on the Street, which debuted on December 19, 2005, is a business show on CNBC that follows the first 90 minutes of trading on Wall Street in the United States. Originally airing as a one-hour...  more
  • 5

    Worldwide Exchange

    Brian Sullivan
    13
    4

    Premiered2005

    Worldwide Exchange is a television business news program on CNBC channels around the world. It used to be broadcast live from studios on three continents until May 11, 2012. The global program is...  more
  • 6

    Street Signs

    Amanda Drury, Brian Sullivan
    11
    4

    Premiered1996

    Street Signs is an Asian television business program aired in a two-hour format on CNBC Asia. Before the Asian version debuted on March 31, 2014, it was an American television business news program...  more
  • 7

    Power Lunch

    Bill Griffeth
    13
    7

    Premiered1996

    Power Lunch is a television business news program on CNBC, airing between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Eastern Time. It is presented by Tyler Mathisen, Brian Sullivan, Amanda Drury and Melissa Lee. Bill...  more
  • 8

    NHL on NBC

    Mike Emrick
    6
    1

    Premiered2006

    The NHL on NBC is a presentation of National Hockey League games that are produced by NBC Sports, and televised on NBC and NBCSN in the United States. While NBC has covered the league at various...  more
  • 9

    The Profit

    Marcus Lemonis
    5
    1

    PremieredJuly 30, 2013

    The Profit (CNBC, 2013) is an American documentary-style reality television show. In each episode, Marcus Lemonis typically offers a capital investment and his expertise to struggling small...  more
  • 10

    Morning Call

    Ted David, Martha MacCallum
    4
    0

    Premiered2002

    Morning Call is an American TV business program on CNBC, aired from 10AM to 12 noon ET weekdays. Previous programs shown in the same time slot were The Money Wheel with Ted David and Martha MacCallum...  more
  • 11

    The Kudlow Report

    Lawrence Kudlow
    11
    10

    Premiered2009

    The Kudlow Report was a news television program about business and politics hosted by Lawrence Kudlow, that aired on the CNBC television channel at 7pm ET until March 28, 2014. The show began airing...  more
  • 12

    The Money Wheel

    Ted David, Felicia Taylor
    5
    2

    Premiered1989

    The Money Wheel was a business news television program aired on weekdays on the CNBC network from its inception in 1989 until 1998. Initially, The Money Wheel covered almost all of the channel's...  more
  • 13

    Kudlow & Cramer

    Larry Kudlow, Jim Cramer
    6
    4

    Premiered2002

    Kudlow & Cramer was a CNBC American business and politics television program with conservative Lawrence Kudlow and liberal Jim Cramer. The program initially replaced Hardball with Chris Matthews,...  more
  • 14

    Business Center

    Ron Insana, Sue Herera
    4
    2

    Premiered1997

    Business Center is business network CNBC's flagship primetime show that aired in 5 to 7PM ET timeslot, hosted by Ron Insana and Sue Herera, and it was replaced by Bullseye on December 5, 2003....  more
  • 15

    On the Money

    Dylan Ratigan
    5
    4

    Premiered2005

    CNBC's On the Money, hosted by Carmen Wong Ulrich, is a television program that focuses primarily on personal finance, a programming departure from CNBC's "investor focused" weekday programming. The...  more
  • 16

    Dennis Miller

    Dennis Miller
    3
    2

    Premiered2004

    Dennis Miller was the third tv talk show series hosted by comedian Dennis Miller. This series was on for 2 seasons from 2004 to 2005 on CNBC....  more
  • 17

    Flipping Out

    Ryan Brown, Chris Elwood
    5
    4

    PremieredJuly 31, 2007

    Flipping Out (Bravo, 2007) is an American reality television series. The show is centered on designer Jeff Lewis in Los Angeles, California, and his entourage that consists of his project manager...  more
  • 18

    The Call

    Larry Kudlow, Melissa Francis
    5
    4

    Premiered2007

    The Call was an American TV business program on CNBC, aired from 11AM to 12 noon ET weekdays. Previous programs shown in the same time slot were The Money Wheel with Ted David and Martha MacCallum...  more
  • 19

    Jay Leno's Garage

    Tim Allen, Erica Enders
    0
    0

    PremieredOctober 7, 2015

    Jay Leno's Garage (CNBC, 2015) is an American motor vehicle reality television series. Comedian and former Tonight Show host Jay Leno shares his passion for motor vehicles, driving cars, motorbikes...  more
  • 20

    Billion Dollar Buyer

    Tilman Fertitta
    5
    0

    Premiered2016

    Billion Dollar Buyer (CNBC, 2016) is an American reality TV show. Tilman Fertitta, CEO and owner of Landry's, Inc. travels the nation to sample new and innovative hospitality products while small...  more
  • 21

    Market Watch

    Liz Claman, Tyler Mathisen
    3
    0

    Premiered1998

    Market Watch is a show on CNBC that aired from 10AM to 12noon ET, hosted by Martha MacCallum and Tyler Mathisen, and Bob Sellers and Consuelo Mack. It was replaced by Midday Call on Feb 4, 2002. The...  more
  • 22

    Market Wrap

    Maria Bartiromo, Bill Griffeth
    2
    0

    Premiered1989

    Market Wrap is a show on CNBC that aired between 4pm and 6pm ET, and it was replaced by Closing Bell on Feb 4, 2002. The series was premiered in 1989 as Market Wrap-Up was Anchored by Bill Griffeth...  more
  • 23

    Steals and Deals

    Janice Lieberman
    2
    0

    Premiered1997

    Steals and Deals was an evening business news talk show aired weekdays from 7:30 to 8PM ET on CNBC from 1990 until c. 1997. Hosted by Janice Lieberman. Produced by Glenn Ruppel. Steals and Deals was...  more
  • 24

    The News with Brian Williams

    John Seigenthaler
    3
    2

    Premiered1996

    The News with Brian Williams, first shown on July 15, 1996, was the former flagship signature news broadcast on both MSNBC and CNBC. The show's host was Brian Williams. The News was a broadcast...  more
  • 25

    Today's Business

    Liz Claman, Bob Sellers
    2
    0

    Premiered1998

    Today's Business is a show on CNBC that aired in the early morning, 5 to 7AM ET timeslot, hosted by Liz Claman and Bob Sellers, and it was replaced by Wake Up Call on Feb 4, 2002. The show gives news...  more