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The Best Disney Channel TV Shows  

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This list of the top current and cancelled Disney Channel TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Disney Channel TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on the Disney Channel, as this list covers the entire history of the network. This list is sorted by popularity, so the shows with the most votes are at the top of the list. If you're looking for good Disney shows, the best old Disney shows, or the top 10 Disney shows, look no further! 
            
The Disney Channel is arguably one of the most popular television channels for kids, teens, and the young at heart. It is responsible for the launch of the world's most famous and successful pop stars, movie stars, and models. Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Shia LaBeouf, and many other got their start on the Disney Channel. The Disney Channel has a nice mix of both animated and live-action shows, so there's a little something for everyone. The Disney Channel also features Disney Channel Original Movies, which are great for family film nights at home. Classic Disney Channel TV shows include Lizzie McGuire, Austin & Aly, Phineas & Ferb, Hannah Montana, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, and many more! 

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Disney Channel shows on different channels, the top TV shows on the Disney Channel should be pretty familiar to everyone. The list of top Disney Channel television shows below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Disney Channel network, even cancelled Disney Channel shows. Vote up the best shows on the Disney Channel below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section. 

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The Suite Life of Zack &... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Cole Sprouse, Dylan Sprouse, Brenda Song

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 3

The Suite Life of Zack & Cody is an American sitcom created by Danny Kallis and Jim Geoghan. The series was first broadcast on Disney Channel on March 18, 2005, with 4 million viewers, ...more

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The Suite Life on Deck ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Dylan Sprouse, Cole Sprouse, Brenda Song

Premiered: 2008

Number of Seasons: 3

The Suite Life on Deck is an American sitcom that aired on Disney Channel from September 26, 2008 to May 6, 2011. It is a sequel/spin-off of the Disney Channel Original Series The Suite Life of ...more

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#1,074 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #37 of 187 The Best TV Shows You Can Watch On Disney+ #123 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time

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Wizards of Waverly Place... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 4

Wizards of Waverly Place is an American fantasy teen sitcom which ran from October 12, 2007 to January 6, 2012 on Disney Channel. The series was created by Todd J. Greenwald, and stars Selena ...more

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#1,123 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #20 of 187 The Best TV Shows You Can Watch On Disney+ #102 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time

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Good Luck Charlie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Bridgit Mendler, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Bradley Steven Perry

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 4

Good Luck Charlie is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel from April 4, 2010 to February 16, 2014. The series' creators, Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, wanted to create a ...more

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#1,091 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #54 of 187 The Best TV Shows You Can Watch On Disney+ #94 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time

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The Proud Family is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Kyla Pratt, Tommy Davidson, Jo Marie Payton

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 3

The Proud Family is an American animated television sitcom that ran on the Disney Channel from September 21, 2001 to August 19, 2005. In 2011, reruns of The Proud Family were shown on the ...more

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#141 of 729 The Best Cartoons of All Time #1,150 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #172 of 383 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire

Premiered: 2007

Number of Seasons: 4

Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series ...more

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Recess is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Andrew Lawrence, Ashley Johnson, Jason Davis

Premiered: 1997

Number of Seasons: 6

Recess is an American animated television series created by Paul Germain and Joe Ansolabehere. The series focuses on six elementary school students and their interaction with other classmates ...more

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Hannah Montana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 4

Hannah Montana, also known as Hannah Montana Forever in its fourth and final season, is an American musical comedy television series created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, and Barry O'Brien. ...more

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#713 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #18 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time #88 of 261 The Best Female-Led TV Shows

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Jessie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Debby Ryan, Peyton List, Cameron Boyce

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

Jessie is an American sitcom which premiered on September 30, 2011 on Disney Channel. The series was created and executive produced by Pamela Eells O'Connell and stars Debby Ryan as Jessie ...more
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Boy Meets World is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Ben Savage, Rider Strong, William Daniels

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 7

Boy Meets World is an American television sitcom that chronicles the coming of age events and everyday life-lessons of Cornelius "Cory" Matthews. The show follows Cory and his friends ...more

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Even Stevens is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, A.J. Trauth

Premiered: 2000

Number of Seasons: 3

Even Stevens is an American comedy television series that aired on Disney Channel with a total of three seasons and 65 episodes from June 17, 2000, to June 2, 2003. It follows the life of the ...more

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Kim Possible is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Christy Carlson Romano, Will Friedle, Nancy Cartwright

Premiered: 2002

Number of Seasons: 4

Kim Possible is an American animated television series created by Bob Schooley and Mark McCorkle for Disney Channel. It centers on Kim Possible, a teenage fighter who has the task of dealing ...more

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#38 of 729 The Best Cartoons of All Time #742 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #66 of 383 The Best Kids Cartoons of All Time

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2008 Disney Channel Game... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows

Premiered: 2006

Number of Seasons: 3

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That's So Raven is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Raven-Symoné, Orlando Brown, Anneliese van der Pol

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 4

That's So Raven is an American supernatural teen sitcom television series. It debuted on the Disney Channel on January 17, 2003, and ended its run on November 10, 2007. The show spawned Disney ...more

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Life with Derek is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Michael Seater, Ashley Leggat, Jordan Todosey

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 4

Life with Derek is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on Family and VRAK.TV in Canada and on Disney Channel in the United States. The series premiered on Family on September 18, 2005, and ...more
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Girl Meets World is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Rowan Blanchard, Sabrina Carpenter, Ben Savage

Premiered: 2013

A decade after "Boy Meets World," Cory and Topanga Matthews are married and have two children. The younger child, a daughter named Riley, faces life lessons through her family, ...more
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Lizzie McGuire is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Hilary Duff, Adam Lamberg, Robert Carradine

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 2

Lizzie McGuire (Disney Channel, 2001) is an American live-action teen sitcom. Lizzie (Hilary Duff) has a sarcastic animated alter ego that represents her feelings and talks to Lizzie as she goes ...more

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Shake It Up is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Bella Thorne, Zendaya, Davis Cleveland

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

Shake It Up is an American sitcom that originally aired on Disney Channel in the United States from November 7, 2010 to November 10, 2013. Created by Chris Thompson and starring Bella Thorne and ...more

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#2,177 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #94 of 187 The Best TV Shows You Can Watch On Disney+ #71 of 146 The Most Annoying Kids Shows of All Time

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Liv and Maddie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Dove Cameron, Joey Bragg, Tenzing Norgay Trainor

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Liv and Maddie is an American teen sitcom created by John Beck and Ron Hart and produced by It's a Laugh Productions for Disney Channel. The series stars Dove Cameron as two identical twins with ...more

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#1,247 of 2,286 The Greatest TV Shows Of All Time #424 of 505 The Best Duos of All Time #134 of 187 The Best TV Shows You Can Watch On Disney+

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Gravity Falls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Jason Ritter, Alex Hirsch, Kristen Schaal

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 1

Gravity Falls is an American animated television series created by animator Alex Hirsch for Disney Channel, now on Disney XD. The series follows the adventures of Dipper Pines and his twin ...more

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Austin & Ally is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
Ross Lynch, Laura Marano, Raini Rodriguez

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

Austin & Ally is an American teen sitcom which first aired on the Disney Channel on December 2, 2011. The series was created by Kevin Kopelow and Heath Seifert, the writers and producers of ...more

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The Weekenders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Grey DeLisle, Phil LaMarr, Kath Soucie

Premiered: 1999

The Weekenders is an American animated television series created by Doug Langdale. It centers on the weekend life of four seventh graders: Tino, Lor, Carver, and Tish. The series initially aired ...more

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A.N.T. Farm is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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China Anne McClain, Sierra McCormick, Jake Short

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

A.N.T. Farm is an American teen sitcom which originally aired on Disney Channel from May 6, 2011 to March 21, 2014. It first aired on May 6, 2011, as a special one-episode preview and continued ...more

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Dog With a Blog is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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G. Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 1

Dog with a Blog is an American television sitcom that premiered on Disney Channel on October 12, 2012. It stars G. Hannelius, Blake Michael, Francesca Capaldi, Stephen Full, Regan Burns, and ...more
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K.C. Undercover is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Channel TV Shows
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Zendaya, Veronica Dunne, Kamil McFadden

Premiered: 2015

K.C. Undercover (Disney Channel, 2015) is an American comedy television series created by Corinne Marshall. A high school math genius (Zendaya) gets recruited by her parents after she finds out ...more