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The Best Shows Available On Netflix To Watch Now

Updated May 14, 2021 2.7m votes 38.3k voters 1.7m views411 items

List RulesVote up the best TV shows currently streaming on Netflix.

The best streaming Netflix TV shows include some great television dramas, sci-fi or adventure shows, sitcoms, and reality TV programs. From original Netflix series to shows from cable networks, there is some truly great stuff to watch on Netflix. What are the best shows on Netflix? With so many choices, how can anyone decide which show to watch? Some might opt to revisit old favorites, while other viewers are looking to check out some more recent TV shows that they missed during their original runs. What TV shows are streaming on Netflix? This list is all about deciding which Netflix streaming TV shows are the ones that are must-see television. Be sure to vote for your personal favorites, and vote down any shows you just couldn't get through. Also, feel free to add any great streaming Netflix series that aren't listed.

Having a lot of options is not exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Netflix top television programs, it can be a little overwhelming. Sure, Netflix "suggests" shows for you, but let's face it: Sometimes that doesn't work out so well. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming TV show on Netflix, this list can help you out a bit.

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    2,703

    Jericho

    Kellie Bright, Ciarán McMenamin
    Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of...  more
  • 2
    10,029
    2,989

    The Vampire Diaries

    Matthew Davis, Katerina Graham
    The Vampire Diaries (The CW, 2009) is an American supernatural teen drama television series...  more
  • 3
    9,602
    2,697

    Lost Girl

    Zoie Palmer, Rachel Skarsten
    Lost Girl is a Canadian supernatural drama television series that premiered on Showcase on...  more
  • 4
    9,570
    2,714

    Lilyhammer

    Sven Nordin, Paul Kaye
    Lilyhammer is a Norwegian television series, starring Steven Van Zandt, about a fictional New...  more
  • 5
    10,023
    2,874

    The IT Crowd

    Richard Ayoade, Chris O'Dowd
    The IT Crowd (Channel 4, 2006) is a British sitcom created by Graham Linehan. In the basement...  more
  • 6
    9,845
    2,781

    Hell on Wheels

    Anson Mount, Kasha Kropinski
    Hell on Wheels (AMC, 2011) is an American/Canadian Western television series created by Joe...  more
  • 7
    9,827
    2,728

    Grey's Anatomy

    Chris Carmack, T.R. Knight
    Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series created by...  more
  • 8
    9,768
    2,881

    Weeds

    Mary-Louise Parker, Kevin Nealon
    Weeds (Showtime, 2005) is an American dark comedy-drama television series created by Jenji...  more
  • 9
    9,825
    2,848

    American Horror Story

    Evan Peters, Dylan McDermott
    American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by...  more
  • 10
    10,536
    2,992

    Black Mirror

    Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell
    Black Mirror (Netflix, 2011) is a British television anthology series created by Charlie...  more
  • 11
    9,840
    2,829

    Trailer Park Boys

    John Dunsworth, Jonathan Torrens
    Trailer Park Boys (Showcase, 2001) is a Canadian mockumentary black comedy-drama sitcom...  more
  • 12
    10,209
    2,931

    Peaky Blinders

    Cillian Murphy, Cillian Murphy
    Peaky Blinders (BBC Two, 2013) is a British television action drama created by Steven Knight,...  more
  • 13
    10,015
    2,859

    Merlin

    Bradley James, Angel Coulby
    Merlin (BBC One, 2008) is a British fantasy-adventure serial drama television series created...  more
  • 14
    10,046
    2,990

    Gossip Girl

    Blake Lively, Leighton Meester
    Gossip Girl (The CW, 2007) is an American teen drama television series created by Josh...  more
  • 15
    9,902
    2,992

    Glee

    Matthew Morrison, Jane Lynch
    Glee (Fox, 2009) is an American musical comedy-drama television series created by Ryan Murphy,...  more
  • 16
    9,787
    2,785

    The Twilight Zone

    Rod Serling, Robert McCord
    The Twilight Zone is a 1959 American television anthology series created by Rod Serling. It is...  more
  • 17
    10,264
    2,990

    Criminal Minds

    A.J. Cook, Rachel Nichols
    Criminal Minds (CBS, 2005) is an American police-procedural television program. The series...  more
  • 18
    9,986
    2,895

    NCIS

    Rocky Carroll, Cote de Pablo
    NCIS (CBS, 2003) is an American police procedural drama series created by Donald Bellisario...  more
  • 19
    9,717
    2,827

    Skins

    Jack O'Connell, Nicholas Hoult
    Skins (E4, 2007) is a British teen comedy-drama television series created by Bryan Elsley and...  more
  • 20
    10,177
    2,968

    Bates Motel

    Freddie Highmore, Vera Farmiga
    Bates Motel (A&E, 2013) is an American psychological horror drama television series based on...  more
  • 21
    10,314
    3,007

    The Originals

    Daniel Gillies, Leah Pipes
    The Originals (The CW, 2013) is an American television series created by Julie Plec, and is a...  more
  • 22
    9,719
    2,782

    The 4400

    Conchita Campbell, Laura Allen
    The 4400 (USA Network, 2004) is an American science fiction television series created by René...  more
  • 23
    10,091
    2,922

    Longmire

    Robert Taylor, Katee Sackhoff
    Longmire (A&E, 2012) is an American modern Western crime drama television series developed by...  more
  • 24
    9,777
    2,837

    The Andy Griffith Show

    Jack Dodson, Aneta Corsaut
    The Andy Griffith Show is an American sitcom, which originally ran on CBS from October 3, 1960...  more
  • 25
    9,650
    2,784

    Hart of Dixie

    Jaime King, Rachel Bilson
    Hart of Dixie (The CW, 2011) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Leila...  more