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List of popular Lifetime Television shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Lifetime Television TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Lifetime Television TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Lifetime Television, 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.

List features shows like Will & Grace, The Golden Girls.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Lifetime Television on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Lifetime Television TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Lifetime Television television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Lifetime Television network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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The Golden Girls is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The Golden Girls Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan, and ...more

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Dance Moms is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Dance Moms Dance Moms is an American reality television series that debuted on Lifetime on July 13, 2011. Created by Collins Avenue Productions, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Abby Lee Dance ...more

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Drop Dead Diva is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Drop Dead Diva Brandy Norwood, April Bowlby, Margaret Cho Drop Dead Diva is an American legal comedy-drama/fantasy television series that aired on Lifetime from July 12, 2009 to June 22, 2014. The series was created by Josh Berman and produced by Sony ...more

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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Will & Grace Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Megan Mullally Will & Grace is an American sitcom, based on the relationship between Will Truman and Grace Adler, and is set in New York City. It was broadcast on NBC from September 21, 1998 to May 18, ...more

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Grey's Anatomy Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson Grey's Anatomy is an American medical soap opera television series that premiered on American Broadcasting Company as a mid-season replacement on March 27, 2005. The series has aired eleven ...more

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Army Wives is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Army Wives Wendy Davis, Catherine Bell, Brian McNamara Army Wives is an American drama television series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families. The series premiered on Lifetime on June 3, 2007. The show had ...more

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Project Runway is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Project Runway Tim Gunn, Heidi Klum, Nina Garcia Project Runway is an American reality television series on Lifetime, previously on the Bravo Network, created by Eli Holzman which focuses on fashion design and is hosted by model Heidi Klum. ...more

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Intimate Portrait is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Intimate Portrait Meredith Vieira Intimate Portrait is a biographical television series on the Lifetime cable network focusing on different celebrities, which includes interviews with each subject. People which have been ...more

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The Client List is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The Client List Jennifer Love Hewitt, Loretta Devine, Colin Egglesfield The Client List (Lifetime, 2012) is an American television drama series developed by Jordan Budde, based on the TV film. After her husband abandons her and their children, Riley Parks (Jennifer ...more

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America's Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
America's Most Wanted John Walsh America's Most Wanted is an American television program produced by 20th Television, and was the longest-running program of any kind in the history of the Fox Television Network until it was ...more

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Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Desperate Housewives Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama-mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions. It aired Sundays at 9 P.M. Eastern/8 P.M. ...more

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Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Unsolved Mysteries Robert Stack, Dennis Farina, Keely Shaye Smith Unsolved Mysteries is an American television program, hosted by Robert Stack from 1987 to 2002 and later by Dennis Farina starting in 2008. The show was broadcast first as specials in 1987, then ...more

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Reba is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Reba Reba McEntire, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Steve Howey Reba is an American sitcom starring Reba McEntire, which ran from 2001 to 2007. For the show's first five seasons, it aired on The WB, and crossed over to The CW for its final season. It is one ...more

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Project Runway: All Stars is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Project Runway: All Stars Michael Kors Project Runway All Stars is a spin-off series based on Project Runway. It features 13 designers from seasons 1-9 of the original series with a new host, new judges and a new mentor.

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Any Day Now is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Any Day Now Jeff Dunham, Annie Potts, Lorraine Toussaint Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in ...more

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Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial i... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Amanda Knox: Murder on Trial in Italy The documentary features Amanda's mother, father, friends, investigators, prosecutors and legal scholars who take viewers inside the Italian justice system and reveal what it's like to be a ...more

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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
How I Met Your Mother Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally ran on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in ...more

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The New Adventures of Old Chri... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The New Adventures of Old Christine Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Clark Gregg, Hamish Linklater The New Adventures of Old Christine is an American sitcom television series, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus. It originally ran on CBS from March 13, 2006 to May 12, 2010, completing five seasons. ...more

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Flirting With Danger is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Flirting With Danger The movie "Flirting with Danger," stars Charisma Carpenter. When Rafe's best friend, Tommy, a healthy young man, dies of a sudden heart attack, he becomes convinced that his buddy was ...more

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Designing Spaces is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Designing Spaces Designing Spaces (Lifetime, 2004) is a reality television series. Interior decorating masters and custom furniture artisans present viewers with fresh and creative ideas to liven their homes.

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American Pickers is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
American Pickers Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, Danielle Colby American Pickers (History, 2010) is an American reality television series that follows antique and collectible pickers Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz who travel around the United States to buy or ...more

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Deadly Encounter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Deadly Encounter

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Supermarket Sweep is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Supermarket Sweep David Ruprecht Supermarket Sweep is an American television game show. The format combined an ordinary team-based quiz show with the novel concept of a live, timed race through a supermarket. In the timed race, ...more

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Strong Medicine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Strong Medicine Rosa Blasi, Janine Turner, Tamera Mowry Strong Medicine is a medical drama with a focus on feminist politics, health issues and class conflict, that aired on the Lifetime network from 2000 to 2006. The series was created and produced ...more

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One Born Every Minute is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
One Born Every Minute One Born Every Minute is a television show narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis. The acclaimed program takes an in-depth look at life inside the maternity ward at Riverside Methodist Hospital in ...more

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Oh Baby is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Oh Baby Julie Bowen, Catherine O'Hara, Jessica Walter Oh Baby is an American situation comedy series that ran on Lifetime from August 26, 1998 to March 4, 2000. It also ran from 1999 to 2003 on Canada's W Network. The series was produced by ...more

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Cheerleader Nation is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Cheerleader Nation Cheerleader Nation is a US television series based on the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School cheerleading team's ups and downs on the way to Nationals, of which they are the three time champions. ...more

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Sherri is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Sherri Sherri Shepherd, James Avery, Malcolm-Jamal Warner Sherri is an American sitcom starring Sherri Shepherd that ran on Lifetime Television for one season from October 5, 2009 to December 1, 2009. The show is based on Shepherd's life. The first ...more

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Beach Girls is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Beach Girls Beach Girls was a six-part 2005 American mini-series produced by Fox and Robert Greenwald Productions and broadcast by Lifetime. The teleplay by Edithe Swensen, Elle Triedman, and Eric Tuchman ...more

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Rita Rocks is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Rita Rocks Harry Shum, Jr., Tisha Campbell-Martin Rita Rocks is a Lifetime original sitcom that ran from October 20, 2008 to December 7, 2009. It is the network's first original comedy in over a decade. The series debuted alongside re-runs of ...more

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Women of the House is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Women of the House Patricia Heaton, Teri Garr, Delta Burke Women of the House is an American situation comedy television series. It is a spin-off of Designing Women and stars Delta Burke, who had reconciled with producers after a bitter, highly ...more

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Coming Home (US) is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Coming Home (US)

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Shop 'til You Drop is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Shop 'til You Drop Dee Bradley Baker, Mark L. Walberg, Pat Finn Shop 'til You Drop is an American game show that was on the air intermittently between 1991 and 2005. Four different series were produced during that time, with the first premiering on Lifetime ...more

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The Days and Nights of Molly D... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd Blair Brown, James Greene, Allyn Ann McLerie The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd is an American comedy-drama series that aired on NBC from 1987 to 1988, and on Lifetime from 1988 to 1991. It was created by Jay Tarses and stars Blair Brown in ...more

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The Protector is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The Protector Geena Davis, Krista Allen, Ally Walker The Protector, also known as Exit 19, is an American police drama television series created by Michael Nankin and Jeffrey Jackson Bell. The series stars Ally Walker as Gloria Sheppard, a single ...more

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State of Mind is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
State of Mind Lili Taylor, Yareli Arizmendi, Kevin Chamberlin State of Mind is an American comedy-drama series created by novelist Amy Bloom. The series stars Lili Taylor. The series premiered on Lifetime July 15, 2007 at 9:00pm ET/PT. Its last episode was ...more

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Starving Secrets with Tracey G... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Starving Secrets with Tracey Gold

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Angela's Eyes is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Angela's Eyes Abigail Spencer, Lyriq Bent, Joe Cobden Angela's Eyes is an American television crime drama that premiered on July 16, 2006 on Lifetime, running for 13 episodes. The show aired Sundays at 10 p.m. Lifetime announced that the show would ...more

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Blood Ties is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Blood Ties Christina Cox, Gina Holden, Kyle Schmid Blood Ties is a Canadian television series based on the Blood Books by Tanya Huff; the show was created by Peter Mohan. It is set in Toronto, Canada and has a similar premise to an earlier ...more

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Models of the Runway is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Models of the Runway Heidi Klum, Michael Kors, Tim Gunn Models of the Runway was a television series on the Lifetime network. It was an off-shoot of Project Runway appearing each week during seasons when Project Runway aired, generally immediately ...more

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Seriously Funny Kids is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Seriously Funny Kids Heidi Klum Seriously Funny Kids is an American comedy series hosted by Heidi Klum that aired from February 1 until April 11, 2011.

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A Woman Hunted is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
A Woman Hunted The movie, "A Woman Hunted," stars Alexandra Paul, Linden Ashby, and Michele Greene. Getting your life together when you're just out of rehab isn't easy. For Lainie, it means steering ...more

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7 Days of Sex is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
7 Days of Sex

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Side Order of Life is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Side Order of Life Marisa Coughlan, Diana Maria Riva, Chris Gartin Side Order of Life is a dramatic television series broadcast by Lifetime on Sunday night. In its first five weeks it aired at 8:00pm ET/PT, then switched to the 9:00pm time slot. Marisa Coughlan ...more

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The Balancing Act is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
The Balancing Act The Balancing Act is America’s premier one-hour women’s morning show that is ambitious and inspiring — while illuminating new ways for women to achieve success in all areas of their lives. The ...more

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Project Accessory is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Project Accessory Shea Curry^! Molly Sims^! Angel Pai Project Accessory, is an American reality television series, a spin-off of the series Project Runway. It began airing on Lifetime on October 28, 2011. On the show, contestants were given ...more

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Roseanne's Nuts is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Roseanne's Nuts Roseanne Barr Roseanne's Nuts is a Lifetime reality show/docudrama that aired from July 13, 2011, to September 16, 2011. It featured Roseanne Barr, her partner Johnny Argent and son Jake Pentland as they live ...more

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Lovespring International is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Lovespring International Jane Lynch, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Jack Plotnick Lovespring International is an American comedy series created by Guy Shalem and Brad Isaacs which aired on Lifetime on Mondays at 11pm during the Summer of 2006 in the United States. Lovespring ...more

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Against the Wall is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Against the Wall Marisa Ramirez, Kathy Baker, Treat Williams Against the Wall is an American police drama television series created by Annie Brunner. The series starred Rachael Carpani as Abby Kowalski, a police detective who recently joined the Internal ...more

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America's Supernanny is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
America's Supernanny America’s Supernanny, Deborah Tillman, visits the homes of parents throughout the U.S. who are seeking guidance and assistance on how to best raise their children. Diving straight into the chaos ...more