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The Best Hulu TV Shows 

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Updated February 14, 2020 8k votes 519 voters 37.3k views 279 items

The absolute best shows streaming on Hulu, ranked from the most popular to the least by the Ranker community. This list has all the top shows that are currently streaming on Hulu, including Hulu original shows. Which show is the best?
 
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The Handmaid's Tale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Lauren M. P. added Elisabeth Moss, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski

Premiered: 2017

Network: Hulu

Genres (Tv): Drama, Dystopian fiction

The Handmaid's Tale (Hulu, 2017) is an American web television series created by Bruce Miller, based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood. In a dystopian future where women are brutally ...more

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Rizzoli & Isles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
jmclegg added Angie Harmon, Jordan Bridges, Bruce McGill

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 29

Network: TNT

Genres (Tv): Police procedural, Crime, Drama

Rizzoli & Isles is a TNT television series starring Angie Harmon as police detective Jane Rizzoli and Sasha Alexander as medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. The one-hour drama is based on the ...more

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Timeless is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
SJSAlias added Timeless Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Starring Abigail Spencer Matt Lanter Malcolm Barrett

Genres (Tv): Drama, Science Fiction, Action

Timeless (NBC, 2016) tollows the adventures of an unusual trio—a history professor (Abigail Spencer), a scientist (Malcolm Barrett), and a soldier (Matt Lanter)—as they attempt to stop Garcia ...more

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

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

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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Nathan Fillion, Afton Williamson, Eric Winter

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama, Comedy, Police procedural

The Rookie (ABC, 2018) is an American crime drama television series created by Alexi Hawley, based on true events. With dreams of being a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department, ...more

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The Office is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 14

Network: British Broadcasting Corporation

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Drama, Comedy

The Office is a mockumentary that was first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001. Created, written, and directed by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, the programme is ...more

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Rick and Morty is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Justin Roiland, Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 3

Network: Adult Swim, Cartoon Network

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Sci-fi, Comedy, Adventure

Rick and Morty (Adult Swim, 2013) is an American adult animated science-fiction sitcom created by Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon. Cynical mad scientist Rick Sanchez and his fretful, easily ...more

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Smallville is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, Allison Mack

Premiered: 2001

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 217

Network: The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Supernatural, Action/Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Adventure film, + more

Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. The ...more

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ER is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies

Premiered: 1994

Number of Seasons: 15

Number of Episodes: 331

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Medical drama, Drama, Medical fiction

ER is an American medical drama television series created by novelist Michael Crichton that aired on NBC from September 19, 1994, to April 2, 2009. It was produced by Constant c Productions and ...more

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The Good Place is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, William Jackson Harper

Premiered: 2016

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Fantasy

The Good Place (NBC, 2016) is an American fantasy comedy television series created by Michael Schur. Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. When ...more

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#219 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch #189 of 396 TV Shows That Only Smart People Appreciate The Best Characters on The Good Place, Ranked

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Parks and Recreation is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Amy Poehler, Jim O'Heir, Nick Offerman

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 28

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Satire, Romance TV, Comedy-drama, + more

Parks and Recreation is an American television sitcom starring Amy Poehler as Leslie Knope, a perky, mid-level bureaucrat in the parks department of Pawnee, a fictional town in Indiana. Created ...more

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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
darinmcc78 added Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy

Genres (Tv): Horror, Drama, Fantasy

Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by J. J. Abrams. Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series will intertwine characters and themes ...more

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The Act is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Patricia Arquette, Joey King, Chloë Sevigny

Genres (Tv): Drama, True Crime

The Act (Hulu, 2019) is an American true crime anthology drama web television series. A girl's (Joey King) quest for independence from the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective ...more
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Endlings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Michela Luci, Oyin Oladejo, Kamaia Fairburn

Premiered: 2020

Network: Hulu

Genres (Tv): Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Endlings (CBC/Hulu, 2020) is a Canadian television science fiction series. Set in a near future, Endlings centers around four foster children who discover they're not alone following the ...more
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Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Jerry Seinfeld, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael Richards

Premiered: 1989

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 180

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Comedy

Seinfeld is an American television sitcom that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from July 5, 1989, to May 14, 1998. It was created by Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld, the latter starring as ...more

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Good Trouble is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Maia Mitchell, Cierra Ramirez, Tommy Martinez

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama, Romance

Good Trouble (Freeform, 2019) is an American family drama television series, and a spinoff of The Fosters. Callie (Maia Mitchell) and Mariana Foster (Cierra Ramirez) move to Los Angeles and ...more

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Frasier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce

Premiered: 1993

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 264

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Farce, Comedy

Frasier is an American sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for eleven seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. The program was created and produced by David ...more

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more

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Modern Family is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 234

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom, Mockumentary, Family, Comedy, Family Film

Modern Family is an American television sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles. ...more

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It's Always Sunny in Phi... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 7

Number of Episodes: 94

Network: FXX

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Television comedy, Sitcom, Comedy

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (FXX, 2005) is an American television sitcom created by Rob McElhenney. The series follows "The Gang", a group of five depraved underachievers: twins ...more

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Everwood is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
MattJackson added Treat Williams, Gregory Smith, Emily VanCamp

Premiered: 2002

Number of Seasons: 4

Number of Episodes: 89

Network: The WB Television Network

Genres (Tv): Drama

Everwood is an American drama television series that initially aired in the United States on The WB. The series is set in the fictional small town of Everwood, Colorado, and was filmed in Ogden, ...more

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Family Guy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 11

Number of Episodes: 210

Network: Fox

Genres (Tv): Black comedy, Animation, Sitcom, Animated cartoon, Comedy, + more

Family Guy is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Griffins, a family consisting of parents Peter and Lois; ...more

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Law & Order: Special... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Mariska Hargitay, Christopher Meloni, Ice-T

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 13

Number of Episodes: 319

Network: NBC

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

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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#50 of 779 The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch The Best Law & Order SVU Guest Starslisted on Longest Running US Drama Shows

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Supernatural is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Katie Cassidy

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 158

Network: The WB Television Network, The CW Television Network

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Black comedy, Drama, Horror Film, Mystery, + more

Supernatural (The CW, 2005) is an American fantasy horror television series created by Eric Kripke. Two brothers, Sam (Jared Padalecki) and Dean Winchester (Jensen Ackles), follow their father's ...more

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The Resident is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Hulu TV Shows
Matt Czuchry, Manish Dayal, Bruce Greenwood

Premiered: 2017

Network: Fox

Genres (Tv): Medical drama

The Resident (Fox, 2017) is an American medical drama television series created by Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, and Roshan Sethi. Idealistic young Dr. Devon Pravesh (Manish Dayal) begins his ...more