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The Best News Magazine TV Shows  

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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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48 Hours is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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60 Minutes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Dateline NBC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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20/20 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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CBS News Sunday Morning is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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On The Case With Paula Zahn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Primetime: What Would You Do? is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Investigative Documentaries is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Primetime is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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The Weekly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
The Weekly (FX, 2019) is an American news-docuseries television program produced by The New York Times. Times writers walk viewers through their reporting, looking deeper into stories covered on ...more
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Reporter's Magazine is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Reporter's Magazine
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To Catch a Predator is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Inside Edition is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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See It Now is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Extra is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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The Devil You Know is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Chronicle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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America Now TV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
America Now TV
America Now TV ran on KWHY Channel 22 in Los Angeles for a little over 3 years in the early 1990s and was translated and broadcast in 27 countries as a result of a distribution deal with Peacock ...more
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Behind Mansion Walls is listed (or ranked) 19 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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E! News is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
Jason Kennedy, Giuliana Rancic
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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A Current Affair is listed (or ranked) 21 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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E:60 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
E:60 (ESPN, 2007) is an American sports newsmagazine and sports news documentary television series. The show features investigative journalism, focusing upon news, issues, and other stories in ...more
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The Fifth Estate is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Marketplace is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best News Magazine TV Shows
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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Street Cents is listed (or ranked) 25 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