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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
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
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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Criminal Minds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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: 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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Elementary is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Jonny Lee Miller, Lucy Liu, Aidan Quinn Elementary is an American 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 Lee ...more

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 6 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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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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Survivor is listed (or ranked) 8 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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God Friended Me is listed (or ranked) 9 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) 10 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Pierre Blondin added 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) 11 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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The Late Show with Stephen Col... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Undercover Boss is listed (or ranked) 14 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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MacGyver is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Pierre Blondin added 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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TKO: Total Knock Out is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
TKO: Total Knock Out 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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Young Sheldon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Big Brother is listed (or ranked) 18 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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SWAT is listed (or ranked) 19 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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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 20 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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The Amazing Race is listed (or ranked) 21 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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FBI is listed (or ranked) 22 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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Instinct is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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 Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Max Greenfield, Cedric the Entertainer, Dreama Walker The Neighborhood (CBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Jim Reynolds. The nicest guy in the Midwest (Max Greenfield) moves his family into a tough neighborhood in L.A. ...more

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The Late Late Show with James ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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60 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft 60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program that is broadcast on the CBS television network. Debuting in 1968, the program was created by Don Hewitt, who chose to set it apart from ...more

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Magnum, P.I. is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Magnum, P.I. 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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48 Hours is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Maureen Maher, Peter Van Sant, Erin Moriarty 48 Hours is an American documentary/news magazine television series that airs on CBS. The series has been broadcast on the network since January 19, 1988. The program airs Saturdays at 10:00 ...more

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Man with a Plan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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.

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Ransom is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Luke Roberts, Nazneen Contractor, Brandon Jay McLaren Ransom (CBS, 2017) is an internationally co-produced drama television series created by David Vainola. Eric Beaumont (Luke Roberts) is an experienced crisis and hostage negotiator who, with his ...more

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Salvation is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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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Fam is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Nina Dobrev, Tone Bell, Odessa Adlon Fam (CBS, 2019) is an American sitcom television series created by Corinne Kingsbury. Fed up with her father, a woman (Odessa Adlon) moves in with her older, half-sister (Nina Dobrev) and her ...more

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Happy Together is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
Damon Wayans Jr., Amber Stevens West, Felix Mallard Happy Together (CBS, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Tim McAuliffe and Austen Earl. Tired of their mundane life, thirtysomething couple Jake (Damon Wayans Jr.) and ...more

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The Talk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Current CBS Shows
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