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List Rules Vote up your favorite NBC TV series that are currently airing new episodes

These are the best current NBC shows in 2020, ranked by user votes. There are some great shows currently airing new episodes on NBC that you should be watching. Some of the best current NBC shows are action-packed dramas and some other good current NBC series are laugh-out-loud comedies. The point is there is really something for everybody on NBC. What are the greatest current NBC TV shows? Vote up your favorites.

What shows appear near the top of this best current NBC shows list? This Is Us is a great NBC series that premiered in 2016 and is currently one of the network's highest rated programs. Saturday Night Live is another good show currently airing on NBC. Maybe you've heard of it.

Top pop stars, musicians and country singers decide who will be the next big thing on the exciting reality series The Voice. Other good shows that are featured on this top current NBC shows list include Days of Our Lives, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and The Blacklist.

Which good NBC show is currently your favorite? Give the best series a thumbs up!

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This Is Us is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Family drama

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 ...more

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New Amsterdam is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Medical drama

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 ...more

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Manifest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Drama

Manifest (NBC, 2018) is an American drama television series created by Jeff Rake and Matthew Fernandes. When Montego Air Flight 828 lands safely after a turbulent but routine flight, the crew ...more

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The Blacklist is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Action, Thriller, Mystery

The Blacklist (NBC, 2013) is an American crime thriller television series created by Jon Bokenkamp. In exchange for immunity from prosecution, a high-profile criminal (James Spader) volunteers ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC, 2013) is an American police procedural comedy television series created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD ...more

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

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Medical drama

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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Dateline NBC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Lester Holt, Ann Curry, Keith Morrison

Premiered: 1992

Genres (Tv): News, News magazine

Dateline NBC, or simply Dateline, is a weekly American television newsmagazine/reality legal show that is broadcast on NBC. It was previously the network's flagship news magazine, but now ...more

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Zoey's Extraordinary Pla... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Peter Gallagher

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Musical fantasy, Dramedy, Musical, Fantsasy, Comedy, + more

Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (NBC, 2020) is an American musical fantasy dramedy television series. The show is set around Zoey's (Jane Levy) ability to recognize the thoughts of the people ...more

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NBC Sunday Night Footbal... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Tony Dungy, Michele Tafoya

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Sports film

NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of National Football League games on NBC in the United States. It began airing on August 6, 2006 with the Pro Football Hall of Fame ...more
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America's Got Talent: Th... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Simon Cowell, Mel B, Howie Mandel

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Reality

America's Got Talent: The Champions (NBC, 2019) is a reality television series and a spinoff of America's Got Talent. Notable contestants from previous seasons and from other international ...more
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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin Spitzer. An oddball family of employees at supersized megastore Cloud 9 tackles the day-to-day ...more

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Football Night in Americ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Football Night in America Keith Olbermann, Jerome Bettis, Sterling Sharpe

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Sports film

Football Night in America is an American pre-game show that is broadcast on NBC, preceding its broadcasts of Sunday night and Wild Card Saturday National Football League games. The program ...more
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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama

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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Weekend Today is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Weekend Today Amy Robach

Premiered: 1987

Genres (Tv): Talk show, News, Live action, News program

Weekend Today is the unofficial title of the Saturday and Sunday editions of Today, an American morning news and talk program that airs daily on NBC. Weekend editions of Today began with the ...more
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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Drama

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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Law & Order: Special... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Police procedural, Drama, Live action, Legal drama, + more

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (NBC, 1999) is an American police procedural, legal, crime drama television series set in New York City. In the style of the original Law & Order, ...more

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NBC Nightly News is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Michael Douglas, Don Pardo, Jane Pauley

Premiered: 1970

Genres (Tv): News

NBC Nightly News is the flagship daily evening television news program for NBC News, the news division of the NBC television network in the United States. First aired on August 3, 1970, the ...more
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The Tonight Show Starrin... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Jimmy Fallon, The Roots, Steve Higgins

Premiered: 2014

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon is an American late-night talk show hosted by Jimmy Fallon on NBC. The show premiered on February 17, 2014 and is produced by Broadway Video and Universal ...more

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Early Today is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): News, News program

Early Today is an American early morning television news program that is broadcast on NBC. The program features general national and international news stories, financial and entertainment news, ...more
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Saturday Night Live is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Kenan Thompson, Kate McKinnon, Pete Davidson

Premiered: 1975

Genres (Tv): Sketch comedy, Satire, Variety show, Sketch, Comedy, + more

Saturday Night Live (NBC, 1975), also known as SNL, is an American late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels and developed by Dick Ebersol. Hosted by a ...more

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Meet the Press is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
David Gregory

Premiered: 1947

Genres (Tv): News, Public affairs

Meet the Press is a weekly American television news/interview program that is broadcast on NBC. It is the longest-running program in American television history, though its current format bears ...more
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The Voice is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Carson Daly

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Talent show, Reality television

The Voice (NBC, 2011) is an American reality television singing competition hosted by Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Nick Jonas, Blake Shelton, and Carson Daly. Based on the original The Voice of ...more

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Blindspot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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 Titan Games is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
Dwayne Johnson

Genres (Tv): Reality, Sports

The Titan Games (NBC, 2019) is a sports competition series. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the show features people from across the United States competing in an arena against one of six reigning ...more
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The More You Know is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBC Shows
The More You Know Amy Jo Johnson

Premiered: 1989

Genres (Tv): Public service announcement

The More You Know is a series of Emmy Award-winning public service announcements broadcast on the NBC family of channels in the United States and other locations, featuring educational messages. ...more