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The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime

Updated September 28, 2020 19.1k votes 5.9k voters 311.6k views87 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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  • 1
    Bosch is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Bosch

    Titus Welliver, Jamie Hector

    Premiered2014

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Downton Abbey

    Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan

    Premiered2010

    NetworkITV, PBS

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    The Americans is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    The Americans

    Keri Russell, Matthew Rhys

    Premiered2013

    NetworkFX

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    Sneaky Pete is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Sneaky Pete

    Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland

    Premiered2015

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    Suits is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Suits

    Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams

    Premiered2011

    NetworkUSA Network

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    Monk is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Monk

    Tony Shalhoub, Bitty Schram

    Premiered2002

    NetworkUSA Network

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    Good Omens is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Good Omens

    David Tennant, Michael Sheen

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video, BBC Two (UK)

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    The Mentalist is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    25

    The Mentalist

    Simon Baker, Robin Tunney

    Premiered2008

    NetworkCBS

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  • 9
    Grimm is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Grimm

    David Giuntoli, Silas Weir Mitchell

    Premiered2011

    NetworkNBC

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    House is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    House

    Hugh Laurie, Omar Epps

    Premiered2004

    NetworkFox

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  • 11
    Chuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Chuck

    Zachary Levi, Yvonne Strahovski

    Premiered2007

    NetworkNBC

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  • 12
    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
    27
    20

    Mister Rogers' Neighborhood

    Keith David, Fred Rogers

    Premiered1968

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

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  • 13
    Jack Ryan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Jack Ryan

    John Krasinski, Abbie Cornish

    Premiered2018

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Vikings is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Vikings

    Travis Fimmel, Katheryn Winnick

    Premiered2013

    NetworkHistory

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  • 15
    Psych is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Psych

    James Roday, Dulé Hill

    Premiered2006

    NetworkUSA Network, ION Television

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  • 16
    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    52

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Zegen

    Premiered2017

    NetworkAmazon Video

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  • 17
    Burn Notice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Burn Notice

    Jeffrey Donovan, Gabrielle Anwar

    Premiered2007

    NetworkUSA Network

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    The Man in the High Castle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    The Man in the High Castle

    Alexa Davalos, Rupert Evans

    Premiered2015

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Goliath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Goliath

    Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt

    Premiered2016

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Poldark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    Poldark

    Aidan Turner, Eleanor Tomlinson

    Premiered2015

    NetworkBBC One

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    Hanna is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    34

    Hanna

    Esme Creed-Miles, Mireille Enos

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video

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    Star Trek: The Original Series is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    169

    Star Trek: The Original Series

    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

    Premiered1966

    NetworkNBC

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  • 23
    Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    102

    Orphan Black

    Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce

    Premiered2013

    NetworkBBC America, Space

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    Humans is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    75

    Humans

    Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington

    Premiered2015

    NetworkAMC

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  • 25
    The Boys is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best TV Shows On Amazon Prime
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    The Boys

    Karl Urban, Elisabeth Shue

    Premiered2019

    NetworkAmazon Video

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