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The Best Current NBC Dramas

Updated December 7, 2020 1.3k votes 571 voters 12.0k views12 items

List RulesVote up your favorite NBC drama shows that are currently airing new episodes

These are the best current NBC dramas, ranked from best to worst by your votes. Some good current NBC drama shows follow crime-fighting detectives and others explore the personal lives of relatable families. A few of the greatest current NBC drama shows even feature elements of sci-fi.

What shows will you find on this best current NBC dramas list? Since premiering in 2016, This Is Us has captured viewers by by their hearts with the interconnected life of a handful of people who share the same birthday. The Blacklist is another good drama show currently airing on NBC. Like many NBC favorites, the best NBC dramas are also now available on Peacock.

Chicago Med is the latest NBC series to use The Windy City as a setting for big drama. Other great shows that appear on this top current NBC dramas list include Good Girls, Transplant and the Chicago franchise.

Which current NBC drama deserves the top spot on this list? Vote up your favorites!


  • This Is Us
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    This Is Us (NBC, 2016) is an American television series created by Dan Fogelman. Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories intertwine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz, Justin Hartley
    • Premiered: 2016
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  • Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago Medical Center and on its doctors and nurses as they work to save patients' lives.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Rachel DiPillo, Colin Donnell
    • Premiered: 2015
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  • Nurses
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    Nurses (NBC, 2020) is a Canadian medical drama. Following five young nurses working on the frontlines of a busy hospital in downtown Toronto, they dedicate their lives to help others, while struggling to help themselves.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis, Jordan Johnson-Hinds
    • Premiered: 2020
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  • New Amsterdam (NBC, 2018) is an American medical drama television series developed by David Schulner. A new medical director (Ryan Eggold) is hired to run one of the most prominent hospitals in New York.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Jocko Sims, Anupam Kher
    • Premiered: 2018
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