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The Best Television Syndication TV Shows

Updated September 16, 2020 6.8k votes 183 voters 10.5k 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! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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    Legend of the Seeker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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    The Yogi Bear Show is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 4
    The Care Bears is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 5
    The Price Is Right is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Spider-Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Mickey Mouse Club is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Hollywood Squares is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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    The Huckleberry Hound Show is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 10
    ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Inspector Gadget is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    Jem is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 13
    The Transformers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 14
    American Bandstand is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Entertainment Tonight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Let's Make a Deal is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Bobby's World is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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    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
  • 19
    Darkwing Duck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Baywatch the Movie: Forbidden  is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Small Wonder is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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    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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  • 22
    Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Out of This World is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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    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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  • 24
    Adventures of Sonic the Hedgeh is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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    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 on Wikipedia

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    The Super Mario Bros. Super Sh is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Television Syndication TV Shows
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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 on Wikipedia
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