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The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime

Updated November 13, 2020 19.4k votes 5.9k voters 312.5k views89 items

List RulesMust be TV shows available for streaming on Amazon Prime

The best streaming Amazon Prime TV shows and television series feature many of the most memorable TV characters of all time as seen in some great television dramas, sci-fi/fantasy shows, sitcoms and reality TV programs. What are the best shows on Amazon Prime? With so many choices, how can anyone decide which show to watch? Some might opt to revisit old favorites, while other viewers are looking to check out some of the best TV shows of recent memory

What TV shows are streaming on Amazon Prime? This list is all about deciding which Amazon Prime streaming TV shows are the ones that are must-see television. Be sure to vote for your personal favorites and vote down any shows you just couldn't get through. Also, feel free to add any great streaming Amazon Prime shows that aren't listed.

Having a lot of options is not exactly a bad thing, but with the multitude of available Amazon Prime streaming television programs, it can be a little overwhelming. Sure, Amazon Prime "suggests" shows for you, but let's face it: sometimes that doesn't work out so well. Hopefully, if you're on the fence about committing to a particular streaming TV show on Amazon Prime, this list can help you out a bit.

Whether you're into heavier dramas, first-rate comedies or excellent science fiction TV programs, you can easily get sucked in to a new favorite show watching Amazon Prime streaming. There really is something out there for everyone!

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    Bosch
    446
    335

    Bosch

    Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector

    Premiered2014

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Downton Abbey
    798
    687

    Downton Abbey

    Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan

    Premiered2010

    NetworkITV, PBS

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    The Americans
    585
    541

    The Americans

    Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys

    Premiered2013

    NetworkFX

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    Sneaky Pete
    198
    165

    Sneaky Pete

    Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland

    Premiered2015

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    Suits
    531
    527

    Suits

    Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams

    Premiered2011

    NetworkUSA Network

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    Monk
    168
    168

    Monk

    Tony Shalhoub, Bitty Schram

    Premiered2002

    NetworkUSA Network

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    Grimm
    482
    542

    Grimm

    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell

    Premiered2011

    NetworkNBC

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    Good Omens
    121
    103

    Good Omens

    David Tennant, Michael Sheen

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video, BBC Two (UK)

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    The Mentalist
    41
    31

    The Mentalist

    Simon Baker, Robin Tunney

    Premiered2008

    NetworkCBS

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    Chuck
    109
    126

    Chuck

    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski

    Premiered2007

    NetworkNBC

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    House
    317
    75

    House

    Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps

    Premiered2004

    NetworkFox

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    Psych
    126
    150

    Psych

    James Roday, Dulé Hill

    Premiered2006

    NetworkUSA Network, ION Television

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    Jack Ryan
    253
    105

    Jack Ryan

    John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish

    Premiered2018

    NetworkAmazon Video

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  • 14
    Vikings
    582
    372

    Vikings

    Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick

    Premiered2013

    NetworkHistory

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    Hanna
    42
    36

    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    #55 of 84 The Best TV Shows Based on Movies#40 of 100 The Best Action Thriller Series Ever Made

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    Burn Notice
    135
    162

    Burn Notice

    Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar

    Premiered2007

    NetworkUSA Network

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    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    121
    52

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Premiered2017

    NetworkAmazon Video

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  • 18
    The Man in the High Castle
    307
    212

    The Man in the High Castle

    Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans

    Premiered2015

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Goliath
    206
    135

    Goliath

    Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt

    Premiered2016

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    The Boys
    68
    33

    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video

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  • 21
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
    27
    24

    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Keith David, Fred Rogers

    Premiered1968

    NetworkCanadian Broadcasting Corporation, Public Broadcasting Service, National Educational Television, PBS Kids Sprout

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    Poldark
    138
    104

    Poldark

    Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson

    Premiered2015

    NetworkBBC One

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  • 23
    Humans
    68
    77

    Humans

    Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington

    Premiered2015

    NetworkAMC

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    Orphan Black
    133
    102

    Orphan Black

    Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce

    Premiered2013

    NetworkBBC America, Space

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    Star Trek: The Original Series
    139
    175

    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

    NetworkNBC

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