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The Best Television Syndication TV Shows

Updated December 10, 2020 7.0k votes 189 voters 10.9k 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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  • Jeopardy!1
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    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

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  • The Yogi Bear Show2
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    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

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  • Hollywood Squares3
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    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

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    #131 of 448 The Funniest TV Shows of All Time#11 of 96 The Greatest Game Shows of All Time

  • Legend of the Seeker4
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    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

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    #228 of 538 TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time#230 of 402 The Greatest TV Dramas of All Time

  • Spider-Man5
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    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
  • The Care Bears6
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    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 Right7
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    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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    #3 of 30 The Best Daytime TV Shows Airing Now#138 of 508 The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

  • The Mickey Mouse Club8
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    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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  • The Huckleberry Hound Show9
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    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

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  • ThunderCats10
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    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

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  • Inspector Gadget11
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    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

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  • The Transformers12
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    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

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    #2 of 22 The Best Transformers Shows Of All Time#40 of 178 The Very Best Cartoon TV Shows

  • American Bandstand13
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    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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  • Entertainment Tonight14
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    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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  • Let's Make a Deal15
    26
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    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

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    #7 of 55 The Best Daytime TV Shows#9 of 59 The Best Game Shows of the 1980s

  • Jem16
    34
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    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

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  • Star Trek: The Next Generation17
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    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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  • Darkwing Duck18
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    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

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  • Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden Paradise19
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    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
  • Beast Wars: Transformers20
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    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

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  • Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids21
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    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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    #15 of 132 The Best, Most Fab Cartoons from the '70s#325 of 397 The Best TV Shows to Rewatch

  • Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers22
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    Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers

    Casey Kasem, Rob Paulsen

    Premiered1987

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Mystery, Television special, Comedy

    Scooby-Doo Meets the Boo Brothers is an animated television movie produced by Hanna-Barbera...  more
  • The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!23
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    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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  • Extra24
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    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 Cats25
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    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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