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The Best Current Adventure TV Series

Updated October 20, 2020 4.2k votes 1.6k voters 47.0k views19 items

List RulesVote up your favorite adventure shows that are currently on the air

These are the very best current adventure TV series, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best current adventure TV series are based in universes from all kinds of television sub-genres. Some great current adventure shows are Westerns while other good current adventure shows are sci-fi or even fantasy. What are the greatest current adventure TV series? Vote for your favorites!

What shows will you find on this top current adventure TV shows list? Since premiering in 2010, The Walking Dead has given zombie fans enough adventure to last a lifetime. This show is so popular that it even spawned the spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead which premiered in 2015. Vikings is another great current adventure TV series.

Other great shows that appear on this best current adventure shows list include Vikings, The Expanse, and Doctor Who

Which current adventure show is your favorite? Give the best series a thumbs up and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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    Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Chicago P.D.

    Jason Beghe, Jon Seda

    Premiered2014

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    Vikings is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Vikings

    Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick

    Premiered2013

    Vikings (History, 2013) is a historical drama television series created by Michael Hirst. A... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Supernatural

    Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles

    Premiered2005

    Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    The Walking Dead

    Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal

    Premiered2010

    The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Flash is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    The Flash

    Grant Gustin, Candice Patton

    Premiered2014

    The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Outlander is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Outlander

    Caitriona Balfe, Sam Heughan

    Premiered2014

    Outlander (Starz, 2014) is a historical drama television series developed by Ronald D. Moore,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    His Dark Materials

    Dafne Keen, Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Premiered2019

    His Dark Materials (HBO, 2019) is a British fantasy adventure series based on the novel series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Premiered1963

    Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman,... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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  • 9
    Supergirl is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Supergirl

    Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks

    Premiered2015

    Supergirl (The CW, 2015) is an American superhero action-adventure television series developed... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    The Expanse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    The Expanse

    Thomas Jane, Steven Strait

    Premiered2015

    The Expanse (Syfy, 2015) is an American science fiction television series developed by Mark... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Carmen Sandiego is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Carmen Sandiego

    Gina Rodriguez, Finn Wolfhard
    Carmen Sandiego (Netflix, 2019) is an animated educational series based on the franchise. The... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Fear the Walking Dead

    Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis

    Premiered2015

    Fear of the Walking Dead (AMC, 2015) is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Amazing Stories is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Amazing Stories

    Dylan O'Brien, Victoria Pedretti

    Premiered2019

    Amazing Stories (Apple TV+, 2020) is an American fantasy anthology television series based on... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Chicago Fire

    Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney

    Premiered2012

    Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Queen Sono is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Queen Sono

    Kate Liquorish, Shane John Kruger

    Premiered2020

    Queen Sono (Netflix, 2020) is a South African crime drama web television series created by... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Blood & Treasure is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Blood & Treasure

    Katia Winter, Michael James Shaw
    Blood & Treasure (CBS, 2019) is an action-adventure television series created by Matt Federman... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button
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    You vs. Wild is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    You vs. Wild

    Bear Grylls

    Premiered2019

    You vs. Wild (Netflix, 2019) is an American choose-your-own-adventure television series.... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Malibu Rescue: The Series is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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    Malibu Rescue: The Series

    Abby Donnelly, Ricardo Hurtado

    Premiered2019

    Malibu Rescue: The Series (Netflix, 2019) is an American adventure comedy television series... more on Wikipediaamazon buy button

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    Barbarians is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current Adventure TV Series
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