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The Best Current CBS Shows 

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These are the best current CBS shows of 2019 ranked from best to worst by user votes. From good current CBS series that are dramas to other great CBS series that are comedies, there is a wide range of shows included in this list. And in that all inclusive spirit, many of the best current CBS TV series are reality competition programs, adventure shows, or news and sports programs.

What series will you find on this best current CBS shows list? One of the best sitcoms currently airing on CBS has to be Mom. Actress Allison Janney has even won acting awards for her portrayal of Bonnie on this great CBS series. 

Survivor premiered in 2000 and is still running strong to this day, as are other CBS reality shows like Big Brother and The Amazing Race. Other good shows that are featured on this top current CBS TV series list include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Criminal Minds, and Young Sheldon.

Do you have a favorite current CBS show? Vote the best series to the top of this list then check out what new CBS shows are premiring in 2019.

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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 investigations ...more

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#8 of 127 The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows #54 of 259 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Timefeaturing The Best Actors On NCIS

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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, Thomas Gibson
Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series follows a team of profilers from the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit based in Quantico, Virginia. The ...more

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#10 of 127 The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows #66 of 259 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Timefeaturing How Accurate Is The Depiction of Behavioral Analysts In 'Criminal Minds?'

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#211 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #32 of 127 The Best Current Dramatic TV Showsfeaturing Best Seasons of Hawaii Five-0

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#277 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #27 of 127 The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows #181 of 259 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time

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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Jon Michael Hill
Elementary (CBS, 2012) is an American procedural drama series created by Robert Doherty, based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes. Following his fall from grace in London and ...more

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#153 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #169 of 217 The TV Shows with the Best Writingfeaturing The Best Characters On 'Elementary'

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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show, contestants are isolated in the wilderness and compete for cash and other prizes. The show uses a ...more

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#207 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watchfeaturing The Best Survivor Contestants That Ever Playedlisted on Longest Running Reality TV Shows in the US

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Mom is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Blake Garrett Rosenthal
Mom is an American sitcom that premiered on September 23, 2013, on CBS. The series stars Anna Faris and Allison Janney and was created by Chuck Lorre, Eddie Gorodetsky, as well as Gemma Baker. ...more

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#140 of 296 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History #651 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #71 of 264 The Best Female-Led TV Shows

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God Friended Me is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Brandon Micheal Hall, Violett Beane, Suraj Sharma
God Friended Me (CBS, 2018) is an American fantasy drama series created by Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt. An atheist's (Brandon Micheal Hall) life is turned upside down when he is ...more
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Bull is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr
Bull is a short-lived American drama series created by Michael S. Chernuchin, who had worked on Law & Order and Brooklyn South in 2000. It was TNT's first original series, and was cancelled ...more
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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#973 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #286 of 383 The Best TV Shows of The Last 20 Years

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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#182 of 394 TV Shows That Only Smart People Appreciate #51 of 264 The Best Female-Led TV Shows

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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#36 of 127 The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows #2,279 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time

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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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Lucas Till, George Eads, Sandrine Holt
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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#2 of 22 The Best '80s TV Reboots #82 of 93 The Best TV Shows Returning Fall 2018

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SWAT is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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#64 of 123 The Best Serial Cop Dramas of All Time #60 of 93 The Best TV Shows Returning Fall 2018

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The Late Show with Steph... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Batiste, Stay Human
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (CBS, 2015) is an American late-night talk show hosted by Stephen Colbert.

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#1,130 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #505 of 594 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Timelisted on Longest Running TV Talk Shows

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The Price Is Right is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, Dian Parkinson
The Price Is Right is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman. The show revolves around contestants competing to identify accurate pricing of merchandise to win ...more

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#97 of 594 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time #7 of 135 The Best Reality Competition Series

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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Young Sheldon
Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Young Sheldon (CBS, 2017) is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Steven Molaro. The series is a spin-off of The Big Bang Theory and serves as a prequel to that series, following the ...more

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#268 of 296 The Greatest Sitcoms in Television History #1,251 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #358 of 483 The Funniest TV Shows of All Time

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FBI is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto, Zeeko Zaki
F.B.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Dick Wolf. The inner workings of the New York office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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Undercover Boss is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Mark Keller
Undercover Boss is an American reality television series, based on the British series of the same name and produced by Studio Lambert in both countries. Each episode depicts a person who has an ...more

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Big Brother is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Julie Chen, Phil Proctor, Clayton Halsey
Big Brother is a television reality game show based on an originally Dutch TV series of the same name created by producer John de Mol in 1997. The series follows a group of contestants, known as ...more

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#357 of 571 Things That Are Not As Cool As People Think They Are #4 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Everfeaturing The Best Big Brother Contestants of All Time

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Let’s Make A Deal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Let’s Make A Deal
Wayne Brady
Let's Make a Deal (CBS, 2009) is a television game show created by Stefan Hatos and Monty Hall. Hosted by Wayne Brady, this reboot of the classic game show features costumed contestants who are ...more
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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people, who have some form of a preexisting personal relationship, race around the world in competition with other teams. ...more

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#322 of 2,296 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #10 of 254 The Best Reality TV Shows Everlisted on Longest Running Reality TV Shows in the US

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TKO: Total Knock Out is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Kevin Hart
TKO: Total Knock Out (CBS, 2018) is an American obstacle course competition series hosted by Kevin Hart. One contestant runs through the course, facing challenging obstacles they must pass, ...more
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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Jay Hernandez, Perdita Weeks, Zachary Knighton
Magnum, P.I. (CBS, 2018) is an American crime drama series, and a remake of the 1980 series. An ex-Navy SEAL (Jay Hernandez) returns home from Afghanistan and uses his military skills to become ...more
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Celebrity Big Brother is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Lucy Pinder, La Toya Jackson, Coolio
Celebrity Big Brother is a television reality game show based on the Dutch show Big Brother, created by producer John de Mol in 1997. The show follows a number of celebrity contestants, known as ...more