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The Best Current Cult TV Series

Updated September 30, 2020 2.2k votes 583 voters 8.9k views15 items

List RulesVote up your favorite new shows that already have a cult following

These are the best current cult TV series, ranked from best to worst by your votes. If you aren't watching them, you are probably missing out. It's hard to put your finger on what makes a show a great current cult TV series. Some of the best current cult TV shows are pretty mainstream, they're even on national networks. Others gained their satus from bucking the system. One thing is for sure, the top current cult TV series have very loyal fans and they really can't wait to tell you all about it.

What are some of the shows that appear on this best current cult TV series list? Family Guy had such a loyal, cult following that Fox brought the show back from the dead three years after originally canceling it in 2002. Quick jokes, clever references and hilarious characters has made Family Guy into one of the most popular long-running shows on television.

Black Mirror tapped into an entirely unrepresented speculative fiction audience with its anthology show. Other good series that appear on this top current cult TV shows list include The Vampire Diaries, Doctor Who and The League.

Which modern cult TV shows do you think are the best? Vote your favorites up to the top of this list and get in on the conversation in the comments section.

 

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    Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Rick and Morty

    Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

    Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created... more on Wikipedia

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    Stranger Things is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Stranger Things

    Winona Ryder, David Harbour

    Premiered2016

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Horror, Supernatural, Period drama

    Stranger Things (Netflix, 2016) is an American science fiction-horror web television series... more on Wikipedia

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    The Eric Andre Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    The Eric Andre Show

    Hannibal Buress, Tom Kane

    Premiered2012

    Genres (Tv)Talk show, Comedy

    The Eric Andre Show (Adult Swim, 2012) is an American surreal comedy television series created... more on Wikipedia
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

    Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton

    Premiered2005

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Black comedy

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    Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Doctor Who

    Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant

    Premiered1963

    Genres (Tv)Sci-fi, Adventure, Drama

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

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    Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Family Guy

    Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein

    Premiered1999

    Genres (Tv)Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Animated cartoon, Comedy

    Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox... more on Wikipedia

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    The Simpsons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    The Simpsons

    Dan Castellaneta, Nancy Cartwright

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Television comedy, Comedy, Family Film

    The Simpsons is an American animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting... more on Wikipedia

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    BoJack Horseman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    BoJack Horseman

    Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Animation

    BoJack Horseman (Netflix, 2014) is an American animated sitcom created by Raphael... more on Wikipedia

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    Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Atlanta

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    Preacher is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Preacher

    Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun

    Premiered2016

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    Angie Tribeca is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Angie Tribeca

    Jere Burns, Deon Cole

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Television comedy

    Angie Tribeca is an upcoming American comedy series created by Nancy Carell and Steve Carell.... more on Wikipedia
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    Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Black Mirror

    Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Black Mirror (Netflix, 2011) is a British television anthology series created by Charlie... more on Wikipedia

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    Master of None is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Master of None

    Aziz Ansari, Noël Wells

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Comedy drama

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    The Chi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    The Chi

    Jason Mitchell, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    The Chi (Showtime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Lena Waithe. A... more on Wikipedia
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    Sick Note is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current Cult TV Series
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    Sick Note

    Rupert Grint, Nick Frost

    Premiered2017

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Black Comedy

    Sick Note (2017, Sky One) is a British black comedy TV series. After slacker Daniel Glass... more on Wikipedia

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