TV The Best Current Military TV Shows  

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The best current military TV shows of 2018 come in many forms. Some top current military series are dramas, and other good current military TV shows are comedies. World War II, the Civil War and the Vietnam War are just a few of the events covered in the programs on this list.

What are some of the series that you will find on this best current military TV shows list? A Navy boat may be the only hope for human survival on the TNT series, The Last Ship. Eric Dane stars in this dramatic show which premiered in 2014. LL Cool J plays an ex-Navy Seal in the popular program, NCIS: Los Angeles. Featuring the Army, Marines, the Navy, and more, the best current military shows include Our Girl, Six, and Homeland.

Do you have a favorite military program currently airing on television? Vote up the best current military TV shows below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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The Brave is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Andriana Bikay added The Brave Mike Vogel, Anne Heche, Demetrius Grosse The Brave (NBC, 2017) is an American drama series with showrunners Matt Corman and Chris Ord. Patricia Campbell (Anne Heche) is Deputy Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency working with ...more

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SEAL Team is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current Military TV 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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Six is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Six Barry Sloane, Kyle Schmid, Juan Pablo Raba Six (History, 2017) is an American television drama series created by William and David Broyles. The operations and daily lives of operators who are part of the U.S. Naval Special Warfare ...more

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The Last Ship is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
The Last Ship Eric Dane, Rhona Mitra, Adam Baldwin The Last Ship (TNT, 2014) is an American action-drama television series created by Hank Steinberg and Steven L Kane, based on the 1988 novel by William Brinkley. After a global viral pandemic ...more

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Shooter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Shooter Ryan Phillippe, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Omar Epps Shooter (USA, 2016) is an American television drama series based on the novel Point of Impact by Stephen Hunter and the 2007 film of the same name. It stars Ryan Phillippe as Bob Lee Swagger, a ...more

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Valor is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Anthoney added Valor Matt Barr, Christina Ochoa, Charlie Barnett Valor (The CW, 2017) is an American drama series created by Kyle Jarrow. Set at a U.S. Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and ...more

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NCIS is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
NCIS Mark Harmon, Sasha Alexander, Michael Weatherly 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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Our Girl is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Our Girl Lacey Turner, Iwan Rheon, Ben Aldridge Our Girl is a BBC drama that was first broadcast on 24 March 2013 on BBC One. Set in modern day Britain, the drama tells the story of an 18 year old girl, Molly Dawes, played by Lacey Turner who ...more

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Strike Back is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
FaiezharFrancesc added Strike Back Sullivan Stapleton, Philip Winchester, Michelle Lukes Strike Back is a British/American action and military television series, based on a novel of the same name by novelist and former Special Air Service soldier Chris Ryan. The series follows the ...more

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Homeland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
Homeland Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Rupert Friend Homeland is an American political thriller television series developed by Howard Gordon and Alex Gansa based on the Israeli series Hatufim, which was created by Gideon Raff. The series stars ...more

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NCIS: Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
NCIS: Los Angeles Chris O'Donnell, Peter Cambor, Daniela Ruah 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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NCIS: New Orleans is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current Military TV 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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American Grit is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current Military TV Shows
American Grit John Cena American Grit (Fox, 2016) is a reality competition series filmed at the foothills of Mt. Rainier in Eatonville, WA. Sixteen competitors are divided into four teams of four, each led by a ...more