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These are the best current CBS shows of 2018 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 and adventure shows.

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 Elementary, Criminal Minds, and The Big Bang Theory.

Do you have a favorite current CBS show? Vote the best series to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
The Big Bang Theory Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Mom is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Mom 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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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Survivor 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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Bull is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Pierre Blondin added Bull 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
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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Undercover Boss is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Undercover Boss 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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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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

The Best Current CBS Comedy Shows

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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Pierre Blondin added MacGyver 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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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 14 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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SWAT is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 17 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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Instinct is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Instinct Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Daniel Ings Instinct (CBS, 2018) is an American police procedural and drama television series created by Michael Rauch, based on James Patterson's Murder Games. A former CIA agent (Alan Cumming) who has ...more

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The Late Late Show with James ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
The Late Late Show with James Corden James Corden, Reggie Watts The Late Late Show with James Corden (CBS, 2015) is an American late-night talk show hosted by James Corden. The fourth iteration of The Late Late Show, the talk show features popular segments, ...more

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The Talk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
The Talk Sharon Osbourne, Sheryl Underwood, Aisha Tyler | See full cast & crew » The Talk is a talk show created by actress Sara Gilbert, who also serves as the executive producer. The show premiered on October 18, 2010, and airs on CBS as a part of CBS Daytime. Along with ...more

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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
The Amazing Race 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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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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

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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Man with a Plan Matt LeBlanc, Liza Snyder, Jessica Chaffin (CBS, 2016) When his wife goes back to work, a suburban Pittsburgh father learns stay-at-home parenting is harder than he thought.