What to Watch The Best Current NBC Dramas  

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These are the best current NBC dramas of 2016-2017, 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 2011, Grimm has entertained viewers by adapting classic fairy tale characters into a dark, police drama. Detective Nick Burkhardt (David Giuntoli) has special abilities to fight these trouble-makers while maintaing law and order. The Blacklist is another good drama show currently airing on NBC.

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 The Mysteries of Laura, Heroes Reborn and Blindspot.

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

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The Brave is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Surfvb added 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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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff
The Blacklist is an American crime drama television series that premiered on NBC on September 23, 2013. Raymond "Red" Reddington, a former U.S Navy officer turned high-profile ...more

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Law & Order: Special Victims U... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City, where it is also primarily produced. In the style of the ...more

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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush
Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. The show follows the Chicago Police Department uniformed cops who patrol ...more

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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund
Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas with Dick Wolf serving as an executive producer. The series originally ...more

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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto
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 ...more

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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown
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 interwine, from sharing the same birthday, ...more

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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown
Blindspot (NBC, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Martin Gero. When a mysterious tattooed woman (Jaimie Alexander) is found naked inside a travel bag with no recollection ...more

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The Night Shift is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Daniella Alonso, Jill Flint, Ken Leung
The Night Shift is an American medical drama series that premiered on May 27, 2014, on NBC. The series was created by Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah, and follows the lives of the staff who work the ...more

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Gotham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Ben McKenzie, Donal Logue, David Mazouz
Gotham (Fox, 2014) is an American drama television series developed by Bruno Heller, based on the DC Comics characters from the Batman franchise. The story behind Detective James Gordon's (Ben ...more

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Days of Our Lives is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBC Dramas
Pamela Anderson, Shelley Hennig, Melinda Clarke
Days of Our Lives is an American daytime soap opera broadcast on the NBC television network. It is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, airing nearly every ...more