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These are the very best action TV series currently on the air in 2017, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best current action TV series are all over the map, literally and figuratively, from Westeros to Chicago and beyond. Some of these great current action shows are crime procedurals than manage to not be old hat, while some of these other good current action shows are a little more on the fringes of entertainment. Carving a niche for themselves with fanbases that love zombies, vampires, fairytales, superheroes, and a bunch of people trying to claim the same cool throne. So, what are the greatest current action TV series? Vote now!

What shows will you find on this top current action TV shows list? No current show has more action than HBO's Game of Thrones. While battling for control of the five kingdoms, GOT characters face death at every turn. The Walking Dead is another edge of your seat viewing experience for current action TV fans.

Netflix is starting to get into the current action show game. Their exciting series Daredevil and Jessica Jones both made this top action TV series list. Other great current action shows include Scorpion, Arrow, and The Flash.

Which current action series of 2016-2017 do you like best? Give your favorites a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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Game of Thrones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Game of Thrones Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington

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493 343
Daredevil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Daredevil Charlie Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Deborah Ann Woll

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453 360
The Flash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Flash Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

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417 343
Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
sindhuja-beesagouni added Supernatural Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beave

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523 397
The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
The Walking Dead Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

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412 333
Arrow is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Arrow Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey

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328 286
Jessica Jones is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Jessica Jones Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor

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290 302
Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Doctor Who Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

9
326 256
Vikings is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Vikings Travis Fimmel, Clive Standen, Gustaf SkarsgÄrd - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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336 314
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton

11
278 328
Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Supergirl Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh

12
207 245
Legends of Tomorrow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added Legends of Tomorrow Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Arthur Darvill

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228 189
Gotham is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
cfitz59 added Gotham Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue

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266 155
Sense8 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Feniks added Sense8 Aml Ameen, Doona Bae, Jamie Clayton

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165 219
The 100 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Akash M added The 100 Eliza Taylor, Eli Goree, Thomas McDonell

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273 294
Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson

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215 259
Once Upon a Time is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added Once Upon a Time Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Morrison, Lana Parrilla

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163 243
Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Scorpion Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas

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182 255
Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov

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154 206
Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added Blindspot Kelly P. Williams, Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander

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186 269
Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Amy Boal added Fear the Walking Dead Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane

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134 233
Teen Wolf is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added Teen Wolf Tyler Posey, Dylan O'Brien, Holland Roden

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132 196
The Americans is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added The Americans Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys, Holly Taylor

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85 101
Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Molly18 added Rick and Morty Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

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65 91
Lethal Weapon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Quincy added Lethal Weapon

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143 217
Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Blue Bloods Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes - Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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114 180
Into the Badlands is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added Into the Badlands Daniel Wu, Orla Brady, Sarah Bolger

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110 203
Chicago PD is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Chicago PD Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush

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61 103
Ash vs Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Ash vs Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo

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122 209
Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Chicago Fire Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

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60 137
The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
db0t added The Expanse Shohreh Aghdashloo, Cas Anvar, Wes Chatham

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39 81
The Shannara Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
LanaYoshii added The Shannara Chronicles Austin Butler, Poppy Drayton, Ivana Baquero

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100 181
Quantico is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Akash M added Quantico Josh Hopkins, Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin

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15 101
Gomorrah is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current Action TV Series
Tigereyesxx added Gomorrah