Entertainment The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows  

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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
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 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
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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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Project Runway is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Army Wives is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Will & Grace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Unsolved Mysteries is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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America's Most Wanted is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Bring It! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Dianna Williams, Camryn Harris, Makalah Whitenson
Bring It! (Lifetime, 2014) is an American dance reality television series. In Jackson, Mississippi, Coach Dianna "Miss D" Williams and her Dancing Dolls compete against other rival
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Project Runway: All Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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How I Met Your Mother is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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You is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, Shay Mitchell
You (Lifetime, 2018) is an American television drama series created by Greg Berlanti and Sera Gamble, based on the novel by Caroline Kepnes. A clever bookstore manager (Penn Badgley) relies on ...more
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Little Women: Atlanta is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Bri Barlup, Tiffany Cashette, Emily Fernandez
Little Women: Atlanta (Lifetime, 2016) is an American reality television series, and a spinoff of Little Women: LA. The series chronicles the lives of little women who are friends living in ...more
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The Client List is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Preachers' Daughters is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Preachers' Daughters
Preachers' Daughters is an American docusoap series that premiered on March 12, 2013, and airs on Lifetime. It was revealed in a September 2013 press release regarding another Lifetime series ...more
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Reba is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Desperate Housewives is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Intimate Portrait is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Any Day Now is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
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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Little Women: LA is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Little Women: LA Terra Jolé, Tonya Banks, Elena Gant
Little Women: LA (Lifetime, 2014) is an American reality television series. The series chronicles the lives of little women who are friends living in Los Angeles, California in their quests to ...more
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The Rap Game is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Jermaine Dupri, Jayla Marie
The Rap Game is an American reality television series. Young contestants are pushed to the challenge when they enter this reality show about what it really means to be in the Hiphop/ Rap
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Married at First Sight: The Fi... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Married at First Sight: The First Year Cortney Hendrix, Jason Carrion, Jamie Otis
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Devious Maids is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramirez, Judy Reyes
Devious Maids is an American television comedy-drama series created by Marc Cherry, produced by ABC Studios and executive produced by Cherry, Sabrina Wind, Eva Longoria, Paul McGuigan, Larry ...more
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UnREAL is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Lifetime Television TV Shows
Shiri Appleby, Craig Bierko, Freddie Stroma
Unreal (Lifetime, 2015) is an American drama television series created by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. A young reality television producer (Shiri Appleby) is pushed by her ...more