TV The Best TBS Original Shows  

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List Rules TV shows that were created by and originally aired on the TBS network. Vote up the best TBS shows.

TBS is a popular cable and satellite television station owned by Time Warner, a division of the Turner Broadcasting System. TBS is famous for broadcasting reruns of television classics but they have recently produced a number of original series as well. What are the best TBS original shows?
 
TBS has recently put a variety of programs on the air which have quickly earned a steady fan base and also brought in some major awards. Most notably, the network offered late night host Conan O'Brien a home for his show after he was pushed out by NBC. TBS also has some great original comedies.
 
This list features the best TBS original series, ranked by the community as the best, including, "Conan," "Men at Work," "King of the Nerds," and "Ground Floor." Vote up the best original TBS programs below and see how the shows you think are great rank!

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Conan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Conan Conan O'Brien, Ginnifer Goodwin, Andy Richter Conan is a late-night talk show airing each Monday through Thursday on TBS in the United States. The hour-long show premiered on November 8, 2010, and is hosted by writer, comedian and performer ...more

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Sullivan & Son is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Sullivan & Son Christine Ebersole, Brian Doyle-Murray, Valerie Azlynn Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Steve Byrne and Rob Long that was broadcast on TBS. It starred Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he ...more

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Men at Work is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Men at Work Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch Men at Work was an American comedy series that aired on TBS. The series was created by Breckin Meyer and stars Danny Masterson, Michael Cassidy, Adam Busch, James Lesure, and Meredith Hagner. ...more

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Ground Floor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Ground Floor Alexis Knapp, John C. McGinley, Skylar Astin Ground Floor is an American comedy series created by Bill Lawrence and Greg Malins, that aired from November 14, 2013, through February 10, 2015, on TBS. The series stars Skylar Astin, Briga ...more

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The Bill Engvall Show is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Bill Engvall Show Jennifer Lawrence, Nancy Travis, Tim Meadows The Bill Engvall Show is a sitcom which ran on TBS from July 17, 2007 to September 5, 2009. The series starred comedian Bill Engvall and was written and created by Engvall and Michael Leeson. ...more

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My Boys is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
My Boys Jordana Spiro, Kyle Howard, Reid Scott My Boys is an American television sitcom that debuted on November 28, 2006, on TBS. The show deals with a female sports columnist in Chicago, Illinois, played by Jordana Spiro, and the men in ...more

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Wrecked is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
psychicmoon added Wrecked Matthew Pritchard Wrecked was a comedy reality series that aired on MTV UK in 2007. It was hosted by Lee Dainton and Matthew Pritchard. In each episode, two rivals were challenged to complete a series of Dirty ...more

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King of the Nerds is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
King of the Nerds King of the Nerds is an American competition series/game show that airs on TBS. It is hosted by Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, both actors from the Revenge of the Nerds films. The series ...more

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Are We There Yet? is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Are We There Yet? Terry Crews, Essence Atkins, Coy Stewart Are We There Yet? is an American television sitcom, which premiered on TBS on June 2, 2010.

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Movie and a Makeover is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Movie and a Makeover Movie and a Makeover is a television program produced in the U.S. by TBS. It is hosted by Mia Butler and is played on weekends. The official description is as follows: "Wake up to host Mia ...more

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Wedding Band is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Wedding Band Brian Austin Green, Peter Cambor, Derek Miller

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The Pete Holmes Show is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Pete Holmes Show The Pete Holmes Show was an American late-night talk show starring comedian Pete Holmes. It aired Monday through Thursday at midnight on TBS, from October 28, 2013 – June 18, 2014. The show was ...more

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The Real Gilligan's Island is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Real Gilligan's Island Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Charlie Albert The Real Gilligan's Island is a reality television series that aired two seasons on TBS in 2004 and 2005. Contestants on the show were required to participate in challenges based on plots from ...more

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Tyler Perry's House of Payne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Tyler Perry's House of Payne LaVan Davis, Lance Gross, Cassi Davis Tyler Perry's House of Payne is an American sitcom television series created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolved around a multi-generational family ...more

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Meet the Browns is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Meet the Browns Logan Browning, Denise Boutte, Lamman Rucker Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns is an American sitcom created and produced by playwright, director, and producer Tyler Perry. The show revolves around a senior family living under one roof in ...more

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Neighbors from Hell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Neighbors from Hell Jane Lynch, Patton Oswalt, Molly Shannon Neighbors from Hell is a satirical American animated sitcom that ran on TBS from June 7, 2010 to July 26, 2010. The executive producer of the series is Pam Brady. The first and only season ...more

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Frank TV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Frank TV Frank Caliendo, Mike MacRae Frank TV was an American sketch comedy show starring MADtv veteran Frank Caliendo, Mike MacRae, and Freddy Lockhart. Caliendo hosted the show and performed in sketches in full makeup as ...more

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SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadro... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron Barry Gordon, Charles Adler, Gary Owens SWAT Kats: The Radical Squadron was an animated television series created by Christian Tremblay and Yvon Tremblay and produced by Hanna-Barbera and Turner Program Services. The series takes ...more

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Deal with It is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Deal with It Brooke Peoples, Maria Russell Deal With It is an American comedy television game show series that debuted on July 17, 2013, and airs weekly on TBS. The series features stand-up comic Theo Von, as he and a guest comedian dare ...more

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Lopez Tonight is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Lopez Tonight George Lopez Lopez Tonight is an American late-night television talk show that was hosted by comedian George Lopez. The hour-long program premiered on November 9, 2009, on cable network TBS. Lopez was the ...more

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10 Items or Less is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
10 Items or Less Kim Coles, John Lehr, Jennifer Elise Cox 10 Items or Less is a partly scripted, partly improvised American comedy series created by Nancy Hower, Robert Hickey and John Lehr. It starred Lehr as a less-than-successful businessman who ...more

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Glory Daze is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Glory Daze Tim Meadows, Julianna Guill, Drew Seeley Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in 1986. The series aired from November 16, ...more

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Deon Cole's Black Box is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Deon Cole's Black Box Deon Cole's Black Box is an American comedy television series that premiered on June 10, 2013, on TBS. The series features Deon Cole as he provides his commentary on videos found via the ...more

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The Doc Young Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Amber W O Grane added The Doc Young Show

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Feed Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Feed Your Mind

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Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host Trust Me, I'm a Game Show Host is an American game show that premiered on October 22, 2013, and aired on TBS. It is hosted by comedians D. L. Hughley and Michael Ian Black.

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Who Gets the Last Laugh? is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Who Gets the Last Laugh? Who Gets the Last Laugh? is an American hidden camera comedy television series that debuted April 16, 2013, on TBS. The series pits some of the industries most well-known comedians vs. comedy ...more

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Rocky Road is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Rocky Road Heather O'Rourke, Lewis Arquette Rocky Road is an American situation comedy that was originally broadcast on the Superstation WTBS cable network from September 2, 1985 to June 26, 1987. Produced by Arthur Annecharico, the ...more

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The New Leave It to Beaver is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The New Leave It to Beaver Joaquin Phoenix, Erika Eleniak, Giovanni Ribisi The New Leave It to Beaver is an American sitcom sequel to the 1950s and '60s series, Leave It to Beaver. The New Leave It to Beaver began with the 1983 CBS TV movie Still the Beaver, and was ...more

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Tyler Perry's For Better or Wo... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Crystle Stewart Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse is an American comedy-drama series created and produced by playwright/director/producer Tyler Perry. The series is based on Perry's 2007 film Why Did I Get ...more

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Safe at Home is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Safe at Home Michael Cutt Safe at Home is an American situation comedy airing in the mid-1980s on the then Superstation WTBS. The series premiered on March 18, 1985 and was produced by The Arthur Company, which also ...more

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Down to Earth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Down to Earth Kyle Richards, Dick Sargent, Rip Taylor Down to Earth is an American fantasy situation comedy series that ran on Superstation TBS from 1984 to 1987. The series was originally produced by The Arthur Company, and later, by Procter & ...more

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Tush is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Tush Jan Hooks Tush was an American late-night television sketch comedy and variety show developed for Bill Tush and directed by R. T. Williams. The show premiered on WTCG in the United States. A number of the ...more

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Night Tracks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Night Tracks Night Tracks is an American television series which ran from 1983 to 1992 on SuperStation WTBS on late night weekends. It premiered on Friday, June 3, 1983 and the first music video aired was ...more

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Kid's Beat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Kid's Beat RonReaco Lee, Corri English Kid's Beat is a series of one-minute televised news segments that summarized topic such as sports, education and current events for children and pre-teens. The segments were broadcast in the ...more

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He's a Lady is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
He's a Lady Morgan Fairchild, John Salley, Debbie Matenopoulos He's a Lady is an American reality television show that aired on TBS from October to November 2004. The premise of the show involves eleven men cross-dressing as women in order to win $250,000. ...more

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Starcade is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Starcade Geoff Edwards Starcade is a game show where contestants competed against one another by playing arcade video games. The series originally aired on WTBS from 1982–1983, followed by a run in syndication for the ...more

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The Catlins is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
The Catlins Brett Rice, Michael Forest, Lisby Larson The Catlins is an American prime-time soap opera on Superstation TBS that ran from April 1, 1983, to May 31, 1985. Created by Chris McIntyre, it focuses on the lives of two wealthy and feuding ...more

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Outback Jack is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Outback Jack Maria Kanellis, Laura Croft, Vadim Dale Outback Jack was a 2004 reality TV show filmed in Outback, Australia. It was produced by Nash Entertainment. It starred Vadim Dale, a 6-foot-tall former underwear model, as Outback Jack, and ...more

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Minding the Store is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best TBS Original Shows
Minding the Store Pauly Shore Minding the Store is a 2005 reality TV show starring Pauly Shore. The show recounted Shore's efforts to revitalize his acting career and run the family business, The Comedy Store. Shore is ...more