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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best News Magazine TV series.

The very best news magazine shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest news magazine shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular news magazine TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining news magazine show of all time is. Don't let your favorite news magazine television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of news magazine television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

Everything from Séptimo día to Us Girls is included on this list.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best news magazine show of all time?" and "What are the greatest news magazine shows?"
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60 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
60 Minutes Andrew Rooney, Lesley Stahl, Steve Kroft 60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program that is broadcast on the CBS television network. Debuting in 1968, the program was created by Don Hewitt, who chose to set it apart from ...more

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48 Hours is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
48 Hours Maureen Maher, Peter Van Sant, Erin Moriarty 48 Hours is an American documentary/news magazine television series that airs on CBS. The series has been broadcast on the network since January 19, 1988. The program airs Saturdays at 10:00 ...more

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Dateline NBC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Dateline NBC Lester Holt, Ann Curry, Keith Morrison Dateline NBC, or simply Dateline, is a weekly American television newsmagazine/reality legal show that is broadcast on NBC. It was previously the network's flagship news magazine, but now ...more

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CBS News Sunday Morning is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
CBS News Sunday Morning Charles Osgood CBS News Sunday Morning is an American newsmagazine television program that has aired on CBS since January 28, 1979. Created by Robert Northshield and original host Charles Kuralt, the 90-minute ...more

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20/20 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
20/20 Elizabeth Vargas, David Muir, Barbara Walters 20/20 is an American television newsmagazine that has been broadcast on ABC since June 6, 1978. Created by ABC News executive Roone Arledge, the show was designed similarly to CBS's 60 Minutes ...more

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Primetime is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Primetime Andy Rooney, Mike Wallace, Ed Bradley Primetime is an American news magazine show which debuted on ABC in 1989 with co-hosts Sam Donaldson and Diane Sawyer and originally had the title Primetime Live.

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Primetime: What Would You Do? is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Primetime: What Would You Do? John Quiñones, Yuval David, Jeremy S. Holm Primetime: What Would You Do? is an American television news magazine and hidden camera show broadcast on ABC since 2008 as part of the Primetime series. The series is hosted by news ...more

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On The Case With Paula Zahn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
On The Case With Paula Zahn Paula Zahn, Raymond Brenkert, Eric S. Robertson On the Case with Paula Zahn is a documentary and news program broadcast on Investigation Discovery since October 18, 2009. The program explores in-depth stories of crime mysteries and interviews ...more

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Inside Edition is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Inside Edition David Frost, Karyn Kupcinet, Nancy Glass Inside Edition is a thirty-minute American television syndicated news magazine program. The show was originally a mix of tabloid crime stories, investigations, and celebrity gossip. It is one of ...more

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Investigative Documentaries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Investigative Documentaries Investigative Documentaries or simply referred as ID is a Philippine public affairs program being aired on GMA News TV.

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To Catch a Predator is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
To Catch a Predator To Catch a Predator is an American reality television series that features hidden camera investigations by the television newsmagazine program Dateline NBC. It was devoted to impersonating ...more

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E:60 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
E:60 E:60 is a 2013 Telly Award winning TV program.

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Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Chronicle Chronicle is a newsmagazine television series that is produced by two New England television stations owned by Hearst Television: WCVB-TV in Boston, Massachusetts and WMUR-TV in Manchester, New ...more

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The Devil You Know is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
The Devil You Know The Devil You Know is a documentary and news program broadcast on the Investigation Discovery cable television channel since June 15, 2011. It was one of five new crime documentary television ...more

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E! News is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
E! News E! News, previously known as E! News Daily and E! News Live, describes both the entertainment news division of the E! network in the United States, and the branding of its flagship entertainment ...more

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Extra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Extra Beth Ostrosky Stern, Lisa Guerrero, Mark McGrath Extra is an American entertainment television news program covering events and celebrities which debuted on September 5, 1994 in syndication. It was initially produced at Victory Studios in ...more

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Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel is a monthly sports newsmagazine on HBO that debuted on April 2, 1995. The show was "spawned by the fact that sports have changed dramatically, that it's no ...more

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See It Now is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
See It Now Edward R. Murrow See It Now is an American newsmagazine and documentary series broadcast by CBS from 1951 to 1958. It was created by Edward R. Murrow and Fred W. Friendly, Murrow being the host of the show. From ...more

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Rock Center with Brian William... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Rock Center with Brian Williams Brian Williams Rock Center with Brian Williams is an American weekly television newsmagazine that was broadcast on NBC and hosted by NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams. It debuted on October 31, 2011, and ...more

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TV Nation is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
TV Nation Michael Moore, Bruce Brown, Louis Theroux TV Nation was a satirical newsmagazine television series written, directed and hosted by Michael Moore that was co-funded and originally broadcast by NBC in the United States and BBC2 in the ...more

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Tech 2.0 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Tech 2.0

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Street Cents is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Street Cents Jonathan Torrens, Michael Scholar Jr., Kim D'Eon Street Cents is a teen-themed newsmagazine TV series that originally aired on CBC Television between 1989 and 2006. It was one of a few shows focused on consumer and media awareness for young ...more

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Evening Magazine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Evening Magazine Evening Magazine is the name of various news and entertainment style local television shows in different markets.

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Chicago Tonight is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Chicago Tonight Chicago Tonight is an evening television news program broadcast weeknights on WTTW in Chicago. Chicago Tonight reports primarily on local news and presents features showcasing local artists and ...more

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A Current Affair is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
A Current Affair A Current Affair is an American television newsmagazine that aired in syndication from July 1986 to 1996 before reappearing briefly in March 2005. The show was produced by 20th Century Fox, and ...more

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Connie Chung Tonight is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Connie Chung Tonight Connie Chung Tonight is an American television newsmagazine hosted by Connie Chung. The hour-long series premiered on CNN on June 24, 2002. At first the show was live, then previously taped in a ...more

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American Journal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
American Journal American Journal is a syndicated television newsmagazine program that ran from 1993 to 1998. The series was distributed by King World Productions. It was hosted by Nancy Glass from its fall 1993 ...more

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Right This Minute is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Right This Minute Phil Hill RightThisMinute is a daily syndicated viral video TV show featuring online videos and five hosts who comment on them. The series debuted on September 12, 2011. Initially episodes were one hour ...more

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Global Sunday is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Global Sunday Global Sunday is the name of a Canadian television news series, which aired Sunday evenings on the Global Television Network. The program was launched in September, 2001, with Charles Adler as ...more

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TV with TV's Jonathan Torrens is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
TV with TV's Jonathan Torrens Jonathan Torrens TV with TV's Jonathan Torrens is a Canadian comedic newsmagazine-styled television program that debuted on the TVtropolis network on October 9, 2009. The show features Jonathan Torrens of ...more

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Oregon Field Guide is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Oregon Field Guide Oregon Field Guide is a weekly television program produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting focusing on recreation, the outdoors, and environmental issues in the state of Oregon. Part of the Oregon ...more

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Prairie Fire is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Prairie Fire Prairie Fire was a United States television news magazine focusing on Central Illinois. It was produced by WILL-TV, a public broadcasting station owned by the University of Illinois at ...more

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Marketplace is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Marketplace Marketplace is a Canadian television series, broadcast on CBC Television. Launched in 1972, the series is a consumer advocacy newsmagazine, which airs investigative reports on issues such as ...more

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The Fifth Estate is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
The Fifth Estate The Fifth Estate is an award-winning Canadian television newsmagazine, which airs on the English language CBC Television network. The name is a play on the fact that the media are sometimes ...more

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90 Days is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
90 Days 90 Days is a video news magazine produced by McDonnell Douglas in St. Louis, MO and distributed at the end of every business quarter through the mail to employees and shareholders of the company ...more

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Reporter's Notebook is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Reporter's Notebook Reporter's Notebook is an investigative news magazine television show in the Philippines hosted by senior reporters Jiggy Manicad and Maki Pulido. It is broadcast every Thursday afternoon on GMA ...more

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Nightly Business Report is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Nightly Business Report Tom Hudson Nightly Business Report is a business news television magazine broadcast weeknights on public television stations in the United States. In February 2013, CNBC purchased the show and closed the ...more

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Countryfile is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Countryfile Julian Morris, Matt Baker, Clare Balding Countryfile is a British television programme which airs weekly on BBC One and reports on rural and environmental issues in the United Kingdom. It's regularly the most watched factual programme ...more

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Geraldo at Large is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Geraldo at Large Laurie Dhue, Arthel Neville Geraldo Rivera Reports is a United States television newsmagazine, hosted by Fox News correspondent-at-large and former talk show host Geraldo Rivera.

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Hubworld is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Hubworld Danny Tieger Hubworld is a children's news magazine television series airing in the United States on Hub Network, and produced by Natural 9 Entertainment with an association with Hasbro Studios. The program ...more

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T3: Reload is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
T3: Reload T3: Reload is a newsmagazine & public service show on TV5. Hosted by the Tulfo Brothers: Ben, Raffy, & Erwin. This program airs every Weekdays at 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. before Aksyon. ...more

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Behind Mansion Walls is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Behind Mansion Walls Bill Ratner Behind Mansion Walls is an American documentary television series on Investigation Discovery that debuted June 6, 2011. The series, hosted by Christopher Mason, tells the stories of crime and ...more

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Inside the Vault is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Inside the Vault Inside the Vault is an American news magazine television show hosted by Cris Collinsworth that focuses on today’s American man. The show debuted online on February 3, 2011, and February 4, 2011 ...more

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G4 Underground is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
G4 Underground Morgan Webb G4 Underground is a cable television newsmagazine series airing on G4 hosted by Morgan Webb. "G4 Underground" was described as having a similar format of ABC's 20/20, except it takes a ...more

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Fox Magazine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Fox Magazine Fox Magazine was a weekly newsmagazine on the Fox News Channel. Hosted by Laurie Dhue, the program was a weekly in-depth look into some of the previous week's stories, in addition to special ...more

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NewsWatch TV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
NewsWatch TV NewsWatch is an American weekly national television program with a news and entertainment format, primarily featuring consumer electronic reviews, mobile app reviews, breaking medical and ...more

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How's Your News? is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
How's Your News? Sean Costello How's Your News? is an American television series and also a feature film. It aired Sundays on MTV in the United States, and the feature film based on the same concept was released in 2003. It ...more

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Séptimo día is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Séptimo día Séptimo día is a Colombian television newsmagazine broadcast by Caracol TV on Sunday evenings. It proclaims itself as "a weapon against injustice". Séptimo ...more

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Krusada is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Krusada Krusada is a Philippine reality drama program.

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Alt.news 26:46 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Alt.news 26:46 alt.news 26:46 is a student-run television program from the College of Mass Communication & Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that airs on the University's PBS member ...more