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The Greatest TV Shows About Technology  

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The one thing that remains ubiquitous in all our lives is technology, and you might even say the same for shows about technology. You're reading this article on a technological innovation at this very moment so it should come as no surprise that technology TV shows are also everywhere. Good shows about technology are featured through just about any genre, which makes choosing the greatest TV shows about technology such a difficult task. Nevertheless, we all have our idea of the best shows about tech.

TV series like Silicon Valley revolve around technology, but are more centered on the interpersonal relationships of the people developing that tech. Other shows like the hit sci-fi series Black Mirror are all about how technology can become a negative influence in our lives. Whether your interests lie in science fiction, drama, or action/adventure, there are plenty of innovative and smart TV shows to watch that follow a technological basis. 

For more recommendations on the best shows about technology, browse this list and feel free to add any similar shows you think are missing!

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener
Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The ...more
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Mr. Robot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Rami Malek, Carly Chaikin, Portia Doubleday
Mr. Robot (USA Network, 2015) is an American drama–thriller television series created by Sam Esmail. Elliot (Rami Malek), a cybersecurity engineer and hacker who suffers from social anxiety ...more
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Halt & Catch Fire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Ali Milner
Halt and Catch Fire is an American period drama television series created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers, that premiered on AMC on June 1, 2014. The series is set in the ...more
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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear
Black Mirror is a British television anthology series created by Charlie Brooker that features speculative fiction with dark and sometimes satirical themes that examine modern society, ...more
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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright
Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the 1973 film. In a technologically advanced Wild ...more
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Firefly is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk
Firefly is an American space western science fiction drama television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive ...more
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Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship USS Enterprise and its crew. It later acquired the retronym of ...more
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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is an American television series created for ABC by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, based on the Marvel ...more
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Continuum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lobo, Victor Webster
Continuum is a Canadian science fiction series created by Simon Barry and produced by Reunion Pictures Inc., Boy Meets Girl Film Company, and GK-TV. The series centers on the conflict between a ...more
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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman
Person of Interest is an American science fiction drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan that premiered on September 22, 2011, on CBS. The series revolves around John Reese, a former ...more
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Star Trek: Enterprise is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock
Star Trek: Enterprise is a science fiction TV series and a prequel to the original Star Trek. The series premiered September 26, 2001, on the UPN television network with the final episode airing ...more
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Quantum Leap is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Scott Bakula, Dean Stockwell, Deborah Pratt
Quantum Leap is an American television series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons, from March 1989 through May 1993. Created by Donald P. Bellisario, it starred Scott Bakula as Dr. Sam ...more
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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson
The IT Crowd is a British sitcom by Channel 4, written by Graham Linehan, produced by Ash Atalla and starring Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson and Matt Berry. The "IT" ...more
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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant, Matt Smith
Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more
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The Big Bang Theory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco
The Big Bang Theory is an American sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady, both of whom serve as executive producers on the show along with Steven Molaro. All three also serve as head ...more
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Altered Carbon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy
Altered Carbon is an American science fiction television series created by Laeta Kalogridis, based on the novel by Richard K. Morgan. In a future where human minds are digitized and downloaded ...more
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Alias is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Carl Lumbly
Alias is an American spy-action television series created by J. J. Abrams, which was broadcast on ABC for five seasons, from September 30, 2001, to May 22, 2006. It stars Jennifer Garner as ...more
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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole
Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox Broadcasting network on September 9, 2008, and concluded ...more
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Lost in Space is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Toby Stephens, Molly Parker, Ignacio Serricchio
Lost in Space (Netflix, 2018) is an American science fiction web television series created by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and a reboot of the 1965 series. After encountering a rip in ...more
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Dollhouse is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Eliza Dushku, Harry Lennix, Fran Kranz
Dollhouse is an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon under Mutant Enemy Productions. It premiered on February 13, 2009, on the Fox network and ...more
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The Flash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker
The Flash (The CW, 2014) is an American superhero television series developed by Greg Berlanti, Andrew Kreisberg, and Geoff Johns, based on the DC Comics character. CSI Barry Allen (Grant ...more
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Star Trek: The Next Generation is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes
Star Trek: The Next Generation is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry twenty-one years after the original Star Trek series debuted in 1966. Roddenberry, ...more
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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen
Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more
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Chuck is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski, Joshua Gomez
Chuck (NBC, 2007) is an American action-comedy/spy-drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Chris Fedak. When a twenty-something computer geek (Zachary Levi) inadvertently downloads ...more
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Eureka is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest TV Shows About Technology
Colin Ferguson, Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Erica Cerra
Eureka was an American science fiction television series that premiered on Syfy on July 18, 2006. The fifth and final season ended on July 16, 2012. The show was set in a fictional town in ...more