Drama Shows The Best Current CBS Dramas  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite CBS dramas that are currently airing new episodes.

Looking for something good to watch? These are the best current CBS drama series in 2018, ranked from best to worst by user votes. Viewers love current CBS drama TV series because they are action packed, and not only that, there are some good CBS drama series that deliver weekly murder mysteries. 

Although fans are missing the CSI franchise, CBS is still producing crime dramas with plenty of investigation, witty banter, and of course, hacking. The newly rebooted MacGyver, starring Lucas Till, features a sarcastic female hacker played by Tristin Mays. Currently in its third season, Scorpion is an entire show about young geniuses using their tech skills to save the world. 

What shows will you find on this best current CBS drama series list?  Law, crime and deception are all weaved together to make one of the best current CBS dramas. Elementary is another good drama show currently airing on CBS.

NCIS and its spin-offs – NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans – are some of the most entertaining dramas that CBS currently offers. Other good shows that appear on this top current CBS drama shows list include Hawaii Five-0, Blue Bloods, and Criminal Minds.

Which current CBS drama is the best? Vote up your favorite shows!

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Criminal Minds Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson Criminal Minds is an American police-procedural television program that premiered September 22, 2005, on CBS. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based ...more

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
NCIS Mark Harmon, Michael Weatherly, Pauley Perrette NCIS is an American police procedural drama television series, revolving around a fictional team of special agents from the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, which conducts criminal ...more

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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Blue Bloods Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States and Canada and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom. The series is filmed on location in New York ...more

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Scorpion is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Scorpion Elyes Gabel, Katharine McPhee, Eddie Kaye Thomas Scorpion is an American drama television series loosely based on the life of self-proclaimed genius and computer expert Walter O'Brien. In the series, O'Brien and his genius friends help each ...more

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Hawaii Five-0 Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968–80 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more

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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Elementary Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn Elementary is an American crime drama series that presents a contemporary update of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. The series was created by Robert Doherty and stars Jonny ...more

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Daniela Ruah, Barrett Foa NCIS: Los Angeles is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres, which premiered on the CBS network on September 22, 2009. NCIS: Los ...more

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Bull is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
LanaYoshii added Bull Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodríguez, Geneva Carr Bull (Gold, 2015) is a British television sitcom created and written by Gareth Gwynn and John-Luke Roberts. Rupert Bull (Robert Lindsay) tries to run an antiques shop, but knows nothing about ...more

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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
NCIS: New Orleans Scott Bakula, Lucas Black, Zoe McLellan NCIS: New Orleans is an American television series combining elements of the military drama and police procedural genres that airs on Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. It premiered on ...more

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Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders Gary Sinise, Alana de la Garza, Daniel Henney Tyler Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (CBS, 2016) is an American police procedural series created by Erica Messer. It is the third show in the Criminal Minds franchise. Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders ...more

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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Madam Secretary Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman. It stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth ...more

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Code Black is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Code Black Marcia Gay Harden, Raza Jaffrey, Bonnie Somerville Code Black (CBS, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Michael Seitzman. The show centers on the fictional Angels Memorial Hospital, where four first-year residents and ...more

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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
SEAL Team David Boreanaz, Max Thieriot, Jessica Paré SEAL Team (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series created by Ben Cavell. The drama follows the lives of elite Navy SEALs Jason Hayes (David Boreanaz) and Clay Spenser (Max Thieriot) as they ...more

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MacGyver Lucas Till, George Eads, Tristin Mays MacGyver (CBS, 2016) is an American action-adventure television series developed by Peter M. Lenkov. It is a reboot of the ABC series of the same name created by Lee David Zlotoff, which aired ...more

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CSI: Cyber is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
CSI: Cyber Shad Moss, Hayley Kiyoko, Patricia Arquette CSI: Cyber is an American police procedural drama television series that premiered on March 4, 2015, on CBS during the 2014–15 network television schedule. The series is the third direct ...more

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SWAT is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
SWAT Shemar Moore, Stephanie Sigman, Alex Russell S.W.A.T. (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series based on the 1975 series of the same name. Locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant Hondo Harrelson (Shemar Moore) is torn between loyalty to ...more

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Wisdom of the Crowd is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Wisdom of the Crowd Jeremy Piven, Monica Potter, Richard T. Jones Wisdom of the Crowd (CBS, 2017) is an American drama series developed by Ted Humphrey. Jeffrey Tanner (Jeremy Piven) is a tech wiz who attempts to revolutionize crime solving - specifically the ...more

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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current CBS Dramas
Salvation Charlie Rowe, Jacqueline Byers, Santiago Cabrera Salvation (CBS, 2017) is an American suspense drama television series created by Liz Kruger and Craig Shapiro. An MIT grad student and a tech superstar bring a low-level Pentagon official a ...more