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The Best Television Syndication TV Shows

Updated December 10, 2020 6.4k votes 190 voters 11.0k views

List of popular Television syndication shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Television syndication TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Television syndication TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Television syndication, 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.

This list contains shows like Scooby-Doo and G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Television syndication on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Television syndication TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Television syndication television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Television syndication network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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  • Hercules: The Legendary Journeys1
    92
    27

    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

    Kevin Sorbo, Michael Hurst

    Premiered1995

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Action/Adventure, Historical fantasy, Drama, Adventure film

    Hercules: The Legendary Journeys is an American/New Zealander television series filmed in New...  more

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  • She Spies2
    52
    15

    She Spies

    Natasha Henstridge, Kristen Miller

    Premiered2002

    Genres (Tv)Espionage, Action/Adventure, Adventure film, Action

    She Spies is an action-adventure television show that ran from September 9, 2002 until May 17,...  more
  • Cleopatra 25253
    49
    13

    Cleopatra 2525

    Gina Torres, Victoria Pratt

    Premiered2000

    Genres (Tv)Science Fiction

    Cleopatra 2525 is an American science fiction television series that aired in syndication for...  more
  • The Care Bears4
    36
    10

    The Care Bears

    Mickey Rooney, Tara Strong

    Premiered1985

    Genres (Tv)Cartoon, Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Fantasy

    The Care Bears, also called The Care Bears Family, is an animated television series based on...  more

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  • The Price Is Right5
    37
    12

    The Price Is Right

    Bob Barker, Janice Pennington

    Premiered1956

    Genres (Tv)Game show

    The Price Is Right is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson and Bill...  more

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  • The Mickey Mouse Club6
    34
    10

    The Mickey Mouse Club

    Jimmie Dodd, Tommy Cole

    Premiered1955

    Genres (Tv)Variety show, Children's television series, Sketch

    The Mickey Mouse Club is an American variety television show that aired intermittently from...  more

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  • American Gladiators7
    31
    9

    American Gladiators

    Mike Adamle, Joe Theismann

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Sports film, Game show, Reality television

    American Gladiators is an American competition television program that aired weekly in...  more

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  • Entertainment Tonight8
    29
    8

    Entertainment Tonight

    Katy Perry, Olivia Wilde

    Premiered1981

    Genres (Tv)News broadcasting, Talk show

    Entertainment Tonight, is a daily tabloid entertainment television news show that is...  more

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  • American Bandstand9
    29
    7

    Premiered1952

    Genres (Tv)Music, Talk show, Variety show

    American Bandstand is an American music-performance show that aired in various versions from...  more

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  • Star Trek: The Next Generation10
    44
    24

    Star Trek: The Next Generation

    Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner

    Premiered1987

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Drama, Adventure film, Action, Science Fiction

    Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by...  more

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  • Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids11
    27
    8

    Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

    Bill Cosby, Gerald Edwards

    Premiered1972

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Sitcom, Children's television series

    Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is an animated series created, produced, and hosted by comedian...  more

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  • Extra12
    26
    8

    Extra

    Beth Ostrosky Stern, Lisa Guerrero

    Premiered1994

    Genres (Tv)Entertainment, News, News program

    Extra is an American entertainment television news program covering events and celebrities...  more
  • Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats13
    27
    8

    Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats

    Mel Blanc, Donna Christie

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Animated series

    Heathcliff is an animated television series that debuted on September 5, 1984. It was the...  more

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  • The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!14
    25
    6

    The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!

    Lou Albano, Harvey Atkin

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Adventure film, Comedy

    The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! is an American television series based upon Nintendo's Super...  more

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  • Bobby's World15
    29
    12

    Bobby's World

    Howie Mandel, Kevin Smets

    Premiered1990

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Animated series

    Bobby's World is an American animated television series, which ran from 1990 to 1998, on FOX...  more

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  • Out of This World16
    27
    10

    Out of This World

    Burt Reynolds, Doug McClure

    Premiered1987

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Out Of This World is an American fantasy sitcom about a teenage girl who is half alien, which...  more

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  • Gargoyles17
    26
    9

    Gargoyles

    Keith David, Salli Richardson-Whitfield

    Premiered1994

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Mystery, Urban fantasy

    Gargoyles is an American animated series produced by Walt Disney Television Animation and...  more

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  • Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog18
    25
    7

    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog

    Jaleel White, Long John Baldry

    Premiered1993

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Adventure film, Comedy, Action

    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog is an American animated series produced by DiC Animation City...  more
  • Scooby-Doo! in Arabian Nights19
    23
    6

    Scooby-Doo! in Arabian Nights

    Casey Kasem, Frank Welker

    Premiered1994

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Television special

    Scooby-Doo in Arabian Nights is a 1994 television special produced by Hanna-Barbera and...  more
  • Challenge of the GoBots20
    23
    6

    Challenge of the GoBots

    Lou Richards, Bernard Erhard

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Animated cartoon, Animated series

    Challenge of the GoBots, is an American animated series produced by Hanna-Barbera, based on...  more
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World21
    23
    7

    Premiered1999

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Adventure film, Science Fiction, Fantasy

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World is a syndicated television series loosely based on the...  more
  • Highlander: The Series22
    37
    24

    Highlander: The Series

    Adrian Paul, Stan Kirsch

    Premiered1992

    Genres (Tv)Supernatural, Action/Adventure, Drama, Adventure film, Action

    Highlander: The Series is a fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series...  more

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  • 23
    21
    6

    Conan

    Danny Woodburn, Jeremy Kemp

    Premiered1997

    Genres (Tv)Action/Adventure, Adventure film, Action

    This series is a prequel to both the Conan movies and tell more stories featuring Conan and...  more
  • The Ellen DeGeneres Show24
    29
    15

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show

    Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss

    Premiered2003

    Genres (Tv)Talk show, Comedy

    The Ellen DeGeneres Show is an American television talk show hosted by comedian/actress Ellen...  more

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  • Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show25
    21
    6

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show

    Jewel Staite, Thomas Dekker

    Premiered1997

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Drama, Comedy, Science Fiction

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show is an American syndicated comic science fiction sitcom...  more