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The Best MSNBC TV Shows  

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

This list is made up of shows like Jesse Ventura and Lockup.

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

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The News with Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
The News with Brian Williams
The News with Brian Williams, first shown on July 15, 1996, was the former flagship signature news broadcast on both MSNBC and CNBC. The show's host was Brian Williams. The News was a broadcast ...more
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The Last Word with Lawrence O'... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell is an hour-long weeknight news and political commentary program on MSNBC. The program airs live at 10:00 P.M. Eastern Time Monday-Thursday, and is hosted by ...more
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Andrea Mitchell Reports is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Andrea Mitchell Reports
Andrea Mitchell Reports is a news show on MSNBC broadcast weekdays at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT hosted by Andrea Mitchell. She originally was an anchor under the MSNBC Live umbrella before getting her ...more
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Morning Joe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Mike Barnicle, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski
Listen to daily highlights from MSNBC's "Scarborough Country." Former Congressman Joe Scarborough hosts a nightly blend of political commentary and fiery debate, featuring interviews ...more
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Way Too Early is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Way Too Early
Way Too Early is an American morning news show airing weekday mornings on MSNBC. It premiered on July 27, 2009, and is hosted by Thomas Roberts. The original executive producer was Chris Licht, ...more
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Countdown with Keith Olbermann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Keith Olbermann
Countdown with Keith Olbermann was an hour-long weeknight news and political commentary program hosted by Keith Olbermann that aired on MSNBC from 2003-2011 and Current TV from 2011-2012. The ...more
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Hardball with Chris Matthews is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Hardball with Chris Matthews Chris Matthews
Hardball with Chris Matthews is an American television talk show on MSNBC, broadcast weekdays at 7 PM ET hosted by Chris Matthews. It originally aired on now-defunct America's Talking and later ...more
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Now with Alex Wagner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Now with Alex Wagner
Now with Alex Wagner is a political opinion program on MSNBC presented by progressive host Alex Wagner. The show debuted on November 14, 2011, and aired on weekdays at noon ET. Starting on ...more
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Verdict with Dan Abrams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Verdict with Dan Abrams
Verdict with Dan Abrams was a newscast on MSNBC, hosted by former MSNBC general manager Dan Abrams. It aired Monday-Friday at 9 p.m. Eastern.
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Martin Bashir is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Martin Bashir
Martin Bashir was an hour-long weekday U.S. and world political commentary program on MSNBC. The program aired live at 4:00 p.m. ET and was hosted by Martin Bashir. The show premiered on ...more
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First Look is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
First Look
First Look is a 30-minute early morning news program on ABS-CBN News Channel anchored by Raine Musngi-Iñigo providing a quick roundup of the top news you need to start your day and gives ...more
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Donahue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
In 2002, Phil Donahue returned to television to host a show called Donahue on MSNBC. Its debut Nielsen ratings were strong, but its audience evaporated over the following months. In late August ...more
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Lockup is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Lockup
Lockup is a prison documentary series, produced by 44 Blue Productions, which airs on MSNBC. The Lockup franchise also includes Lockup: Raw, Lockup: World Tour, Lockup: Extended Stay, Lockup: ...more
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The Abrams Report is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
The Abrams Report Ilario Pantano
The Abrams Report was an American television program on MSNBC, focusing on legal and tabloid issues. Until June 2006, the show was hosted by Dan Abrams. Following his appointment to General ...more
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The Dylan Ratigan Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
The Dylan Ratigan Show
The Dylan Ratigan Show was an American television program on MSNBC hosted by Dylan Ratigan, formerly of sister CNBC's Fast Money. It aired weekdays from 4pm to 5pm Eastern Time. The show was ...more
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Remember This? is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Remember This?
Remember This? was a game show that tested contestants' knowledge of facts behind NBC News headlines. The series aired on MSNBC on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 25, 1996 to ...more
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Jansing and Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Jansing and Company
Jansing and Company is a weekday morning news and information program that aired on msnbc from 2010 to 2014. The show aired weekdays at 10 am ET. Chris Jansing hosted the program with Richard ...more
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The Ed Show is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Ed Schultz
The Ed Show is an hour-long weekday news commentary program on MSNBC. The program is hosted by Ed Schultz, who also hosts the nationally syndicated radio program, The Ed Schultz Show. Debuting ...more
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The Daily Rundown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
The Daily Rundown Chuck Todd
The Rundown with José Diaz-Balart is a political news talk show airing on MSNBC. Hosted by Jose Diaz-Balart, it runs in the 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. timeslot on weekdays. The show premiered as ...more
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Your Business is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Your Business is a small business oriented program on MSNBC, hosted by JJ Ramberg.
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Jesse Ventura is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Jesse Ventura (born James George Janos; July 15, 1951) is an American media personality, actor, author, retired professional wrestler, and former politician who served as the Mayor of Brooklyn ...more
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NewsNation with Tamron Hall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
NewsNation with Tamron Hall
NewsNation with Tamron Hall airs weekdays at 11am ET on MSNBC. It launched on October 11, 2010. Tamron Hall anchors the hour broadcast from New York. The show concentrates on high profile ...more
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Jesse Ventura's America is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
Jesse Ventura's America
Jesse Ventura's America was a news talk show hosted by Jesse Ventura on MSNBC from October to December 2003. The show was broadcast once a week, on Saturdays, unlike many MSNBC shows which are ...more
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MSNBC Doc Block is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
MSNBC Doc Block
MSNBC Doc Block is a three-hour block of documentary programming airing Monday-Friday from 11 pm to 2 am Eastern time on MSNBC. It replaced Rita Cosby: Live & Direct and The Situation with ...more
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MSNBC Live is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best MSNBC TV Shows
MSNBC Live Al Sharpton, Keith Olbermann, Brian Williams
MSNBC Live is an American news-talk television program on MSNBC. Focusing on live news coverage, the program consists of guest analysis and interviews around the stories of the day, in addition ...more