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The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows 

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Updated January 12, 2019 190 votes 90 voters 4.5k views 34 items

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

List shows include Murder, She Wrote, Biography and many additional shows as well.

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

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Celebrity Ghost Stories ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Thriller, Fantasy, Reality television

Celebrity Ghost Stories is an American paranormal reality television series that aired on The Biography Channel for its first four seasons and Lifetime Movie Network beginning with its fifth. ...more

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Murder, She Wrote is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Angela Lansbury, William Windom, Ron Masak

Premiered: 1984

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Crime, Procedural drama, Drama, Cozy mystery, + more

This show is a television mystery series starring Angela Lansbury as mystery writer and amateur detective Jessica Fletcher. The series aired for 12 seasons with 264 episodes from 1984 to 1996 on ...more

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Biography is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Joan Lunden, Peter Graves, David Hart Smith

Premiered: 1987

Genres (Tv): Non-fiction, Documentary

Biography is a documentary television series that had three original runs, twice on CBS and the current on A&E then The Biography Channel then FYI. It was originally a half-hour filmed ...more

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#197 of 284 The Best Reality TV Shows Ever #25 of 169 The Best Documentary Series & TV Shows #11 of 99 The Best Non-fiction TV Shows

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City Confidential is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Paul Winfield, Keith David, David Madison

Premiered: 1999

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Documentary

City Confidential is an American documentary television show, transmitted on the A&E Network, which singled out a community during each episode and investigated a crime that had occurred ...more
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Mysteries of the Bible ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Mysteries of the Bible Jean Simmons, Richard Kiley

Premiered: 1994

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Mysteries of the Bible is an hour-long television series that was originally broadcast by A&E from March 25, 1994 until June 13, 1998 and aired reruns until 2002. The series was about ...more
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I Survived... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
I Survived...

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Reality television

What would you do if you were confronted with death? What gives someone the strength to survive? Is it luck, chance, instinct? In a stripped-down, simple-yet-cinematic interview style, I ...more
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Haunted History is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
John Glover

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Paranormal television, Live action, Documentary, Reality television

Haunted History is a 1998 UFA/Cafe Productions series exploring the supernatural. Executive Producer Ed Babbage for Cafe. The American version of the show also debuted in 1998 with the same ...more

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American Gangster is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
American Gangster Ving Rhames

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Documentary

American Gangster is a documentary television series, which airs on BET. The show features some of black America's most infamous and powerful gangsters. It is narrated by Ving Rhames. The series ...more
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Psychic Investigators is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Psychic Investigators

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Mystery

Real-life detective thrillers take on a supernatural turn in PSYCHIC INVESTIGATORS, the hit new series from The Biography Channel. Featuring actual dramatic crimes that are solved through the ...more
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The Unexplained is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Bill Kurtis, Peter Stacker, Raj Persaud

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Paranormal television, Live action, Documentary, Reality television

The UneXplained is an American paranormal documentary television series that premiered only one episode on April 30, 2011 on Biography Channel. The series features "unexplained" or ...more
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Breaking the Magician's ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Val Valentino, Grant Denyer

Premiered: 1997

Genres (Tv): Documentary, Reality television

. Breaking the Magician's Code: Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed is a series of television shows in which the methods behind magic tricks and illusions are explained. In its original ...more
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Notorious is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Notorious

Premiered: 2004

Genres (Tv): News, Documentary, Reality television

Notorious is an American documentary television series that profiles the lives of infamous individuals in history. The series airs on The Biography Channel. Most episodes of Notorious are ...more
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Extreme Paranormal is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Extreme Paranormal Shaun Burris, Jason Gowin, Nathan Schoonover

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Documentary, Reality television

Extreme Paranormal is an American paranormal documentary TV special that premiered on Monday, October 26, 2009 on A&E Network at 10pm EST. It aired as a two-part 1 hour special for Halloween ...more
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Urban Legends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Urban Legends

Premiered: 2007

Genres (Tv): Drama, Documentary

Urban Legends is a 30 minute 2007 television documentary-style series hosted by Michael Allcock. David Hewlett became the new host in 2011. In each episode, three urban legends are dramatized ...more
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American Justice is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Bill Kurtis

Premiered: 1992

Genres (Tv): Documentary

For over ten years, AMERICAN JUSTICE® has been the gold standard of criminal justice programming, tackling today's toughest issues through the cases that challenge and change the law. Famous ...more
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Shatner's Raw Nerve is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Shatner's Raw Nerve William Shatner

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Talk show

Shatner's Raw Nerve is a TV program on The Biography Channel. In it, William Shatner sits down with various celebrities and conducts offbeat interviews with them. Some celebrities who have ...more
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Women Behind Bars is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Women Behind Bars

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Women Behind Bars provides an in-depth profile of the lives of incarcerated women. The show delves deep into their stories of how and why they committed their crimes and sheds light on how life ...more
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Mobsters is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows

Premiered: 2007

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Documentary

Episodes that shed light on the dark life and work of infamous names in the underground mob world.
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The Chris Isaak Hour is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
The Chris Isaak Hour Chris Isaak

Premiered: 2009

Genres (Tv): Talk show, Documentary

The Chris Isaak Hour is a one-hour talk show, that aired in 2009 on The Biography Channel, in which singer Chris Isaak, interviews and plays alongside other musical artists such as Stevie Nicks ...more
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Aftermath with William S... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Aftermath with William Shatner

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): News

Aftermath with William Shatner is an American TV show hosted by William Shatner.
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Investigative Reports is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Investigative Reports Bill Kurtis

Premiered: 1991

Genres (Tv): Documentary

Investigative Reports gives its viewer an inside look into many social, economic, medical, etc. topics with Bill Kurtis.
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I Survived...Beyond and ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
I Survived...Beyond and Back Lucas Cox, Matthew Dovel

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Reality television, biography

"I Survived... Beyond and Back" reveals one of life's greatest mysteries by profiling the extraordinary stories of people who have literally passed on to the other side. The series ...more
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Celebrity Close Calls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Celebrity Close Calls

Premiered: 2011

Celebrity Close Calls is a television series on BIO, a reality show that interviews various celebrities who have experienced life-or-death situations.
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Bio Channel Special is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Bio Channel Special
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Inside Story is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best The Biography Channel TV Shows
Inside Story

Genres (Tv): Entertainment

Inside Story takes you behind-the-scenes of the most influential, popular, and cultural-changing movies in cinematic history. Sitting down with the directors, actors, and producers, Inside Story ...more