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The Best Television Syndication TV Shows

Updated November 4, 2020 6.8k votes 184 voters 10.6k 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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  • 1
    Jeopardy!
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    11

    Jeopardy!

    Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert

    Premiered1964

    Genres (Tv)Game show

    Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 2
    Legend of the Seeker
    42
    12

    Legend of the Seeker

    Craig Horner, Bridget Regan

    Premiered2008

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

    Legend of the Seeker is a television series based on novels in the series titled The Sword of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    The Yogi Bear Show
    37
    9

    The Yogi Bear Show

    Daws Butler, Don Messick

    Premiered1961

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Variety show, Children's television series, Comedy, Animated series

    The Yogi Bear Show is an animated television series and the first incarnation produced by... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Care Bears
    37
    9

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 5
    The Price Is Right
    38
    11

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Spider-Man
    34
    8

    Spider-Man

    Jane Lynch, Mona Marshall

    Premiered1981

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Adventure film

    Spider-Man (Marvel Productions, 1981) is an American animated TV series based on the popular... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Mickey Mouse Club
    34
    9

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Hollywood Squares
    32
    7

    Hollywood Squares

    Tom Bergeron, Shadoe Stevens

    Premiered1966

    Genres (Tv)Game show, Panel game, Comedy

    The Hollywood Squares is an American panel game show, in which two contestants play... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    The Huckleberry Hound Show
    31
    7

    The Huckleberry Hound Show

    Daws Butler, Don Messick

    Premiered1958

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Variety show, Children's television series, Comedy, Animated series

    The Huckleberry Hound Show is a 1958 syndicated animated series and the second from... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    ThunderCats
    34
    10

    ThunderCats

    Bob McFadden, Larry Kenney

    Premiered1985

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

    ThunderCats is an American animated television series that was produced by Rankin/Bass... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Inspector Gadget
    31
    7

    Inspector Gadget

    Don Adams, Holly Berger

    Premiered1983

    Genres (Tv)Comic science fiction, Animation, Animated cartoon, Children's television series, Comedy

    Inspector Gadget is a French-Canadian–American animated television series that revolves around... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Jem
    34
    10

    Jem

    Samantha Newark, Patricia Alice Albrecht

    Premiered1985

    Genres (Tv)Music, Romance Film, Animation, Drama, Comedy-drama

    Jem, also known as Jem and the Holograms, is an American animated television series that ran... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Transformers
    31
    9

    The Transformers

    Frank Welker, Chris Latta

    Premiered1984

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Action/Adventure, Children's television series, Thriller, Adventure film

    The Transformers is an American animated robot superhero television series based on the Hasbro... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    American Bandstand
    29
    8

    Premiered1952

    Genres (Tv)Music, Talk show, Variety show

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

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  • 15
    Entertainment Tonight
    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden Paradise
    31
    10

    Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden Paradise

    Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra

    Premiered1989

    Genres (Tv)Soap opera, Drama

    Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden Paradise is a 1995 direct to video movie which was about the... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Beast Wars: Transformers
    26
    6

    Beast Wars: Transformers

    Scott McNeil, Garry Chalk

    Premiered1996

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

    Beast Wars: Transformers debuted in 1996, serving as the flagship of the Transformers: Beast... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats
    27
    7

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Let's Make a Deal
    25
    5

    Let's Make a Deal

    Wayne Brady, Jonathan Mangum

    Premiered1963

    Genres (Tv)Game show

    Let's Make a Deal is a television game show which originated in the United States and has... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Bobby's World
    30
    10

    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 on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Star Trek: The Next Generation
    42
    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    Darkwing Duck
    28
    9

    Darkwing Duck

    Jim Cummings, Terence McGovern

    Premiered1991

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

    Darkwing Duck is an American animated action-adventure television series produced by The Walt... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Small Wonder
    26
    7

    Small Wonder

    Dick Christie, Marla Pennington

    Premiered1985

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom, Comedy, Science Fiction

    Small Wonder is an American science fiction sitcom that aired in first-run syndication from... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
    28
    9

    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 on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Out of This World
    27
    9

    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 on Wikipedia

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