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The Best NBC TV Shows of All Time

Updated April 1, 2021 32.8k votes 4.6k voters 91.3k views107 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on NBC.

This list of the top current and canceled NBC shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best NBC TV shows of all time includes old NBC shows, 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. Answering the question, “What is the best NBC show of all time?”, this list includes top TV favorites shows like Seinfeld, the original Law & Order, Family Ties, Miami Vice, and Cheers. These are among the best TV shows ever due their timelessness, clever plotlines and memorable characters.

In the beginning, there were only three channels - ABC, CBS, and NBC and NBC is still home to some of the best shows on television today. If you're interested in funny shows then there’s everything from Community to Parks & Recreation. If procedurals are your thing, then NBC has got your back with Law & Order: SVU. For fans of drama, NBC has series like The Blacklist and ER.

What are the best NBC TV series ever? Vote up the best NBC shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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    The Office

    Oscar Nunez, Paul Lieberstein

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    Seinfeld

    Jason Alexander, Heidi Swedberg

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    Friends

    Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston

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    Community

    Yvette Nicole Brown, Jim Rash

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    Parks and Recreation

    Jim O'Heir, Chris Pratt

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    Saturday Night Live

    Dana Carvey, Kristen Wiig

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    The Blacklist

    Parminder Nagra, Amir Arison

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    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    Joseph Marcell, Tatyana Ali

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    The Golden Girls

    Rue McClanahan, Betty White

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    Cheers

    Kirstie Alley, Shelley Long

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    Frasier

    David Hyde Pierce, John Mahoney

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    Star Trek: The Original Series

    George Takei, Nichelle Nichols

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    30 Rock

    Tina Fey, Scott Adsit

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    Chuck

    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski

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    Scrubs

    Neil Flynn, Donald Faison

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    Quantum Leap

    Carolyn Seymour, Dennis Wolfberg

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    I Dream of Jeannie

    Bill Daily, Hayden Rorke

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    Night Court

    Florence Halop, Harry Anderson

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    Will & Grace

    Eric McCormack, Debra Messing

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    Law & Order: Special Victims Unit

    Philip Winchester, Melissa Sagemiller

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    ER

    Parminder Nagra, George Clooney

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    The West Wing

    Janeane Garofalo, Alan Alda

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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Terry Crews, Joel McKinnon Miller

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    Get Smart

    Don Adams, Barbara Feldon

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