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List of popular UTV shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled UTV TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best UTV TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on UTV, 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 is made up of shows like Agatha Christie's Poirot and Coronation Street.

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

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Inspector Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Inspector Lewis Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman Lewis is a British television detective drama produced for ITV. A spin-off from Inspector Morse, like that series it is set in Oxford. Kevin Whately reprises his character Robert ...more

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ITV Evening News is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
ITV Evening News Tony Blair, Siân Lloyd, Mary Nightingale The ITV News at 6:30 is the evening news bulletin on the British television network ITV. It is produced by ITN. The 30-minute programme, presented by Mary Nightingale and Alastair Stewart covers ...more

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Coronation Street is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Coronation Street Ian McKellen, Michelle Keegan, Helen Flanagan Coronation Street is a British soap opera created by Granada Television and shown on ITV since 1960. The programme centres on Coronation Street in Weatherfield, a fictional town based on ...more

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Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Downton Abbey Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in the United Kingdom and Ireland on ...more

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Law & Order: UK is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Law & Order: UK Bradley Walsh, Robert Glenister, Harriet Walter Law & Order: UK is a British police procedural and legal television programme, adapted from the American series Law & Order. The programme is financed by the production companies Kudos ...more

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Wild at Heart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Wild at Heart Amanda Holden, Hayley Mills, Cal MacAninch Wild at Heart is an ITV television drama series created by Ashley Pharoah about a veterinary surgeon and his family, who emigrate from Bristol, England to South Africa, where they attempt to ...more

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Britannia High is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Britannia High Adam Garcia, Mitch Hewer, Mark Benton Britannia High is a British musical drama television series co-produced by Granada Television and Globe Productions for the ITV network. The series focused on the lives of a group of teenagers ...more

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Echo Beach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Echo Beach Martine McCutcheon, Jason Donovan, Ed Speleers Echo Beach is a British soap opera that aired on ITV in 2008. Set in the fictional Cornish coastal town of Polnarren, it ran for twelve weekly episodes from 10 January to 21 March 2008. The show ...more

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At Home with the Braithwaites is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
At Home with the Braithwaites Amanda Redman, Peter Davison, Sarah Smart At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned ...more

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Benidorm is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Benidorm Sheridan Smith, Leslie Jordan, Sherrie Hewson Benidorm is a British sitcom written by Derren Litten and produced by Tiger Aspect for ITV. The series features an ensemble cast of holiday makers and staff at the Solana all-inclusive hotel in ...more

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Island at War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Island at War Saskia Reeves, Owen Teale, Julia Ford Island at War is a British television series that tells the story of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands. It primarily focuses on three local families: the upper class Dorrs, the middle ...more

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Britain's Got Talent is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Britain's Got Talent Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden {{Infobox television | show_name = Britain's Got Talent | image = | genre = Reality | creator = Simon Cowell | director = Jonathan Bullen | presenter = Ant & Dec | judges = Simon Cowell ...more

TV Shows Canceled Before Their Time

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Northern Lights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Northern Lights Northern Lights is a 2006 comedy-drama broadcast on ITV starring Mark Benton and Robson Green. It is a spin-off of the 2004 Christmas special Christmas Lights. A sequel, City Lights, was ...more

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The Fixer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Fixer The Fixer is a British drama television series, produced by Kudos for ITV. Set in modern Britain, it follows the life of John Mercer, an ex-British Special Forces soldier, arrested by police for ...more

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Heartbeat is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Heartbeat Sophie Ward, Peter Firth, Derek Fowlds Heartbeat is a British police drama series set in 1960s North Riding of Yorkshire and broadcast on ITV in 18 series between 1992 and 2010. It was made by ITV Studios at the Leeds Studios and on ...more

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Night and Day is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Night and Day Lysette Anthony, Bradley Walsh, Glynis Barber Night and Day was a British soap opera which was produced by Granada Television for LWT and ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003. Its theme-song, "Always & Forever", was sung by Kylie

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Crossroads is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Crossroads Elizabeth Berkley, Freema Agyeman, Jane Asher Crossroads was a British television soap opera that ran from 1964-88 on ITV. It was created by Hazel Adair and Peter Ling and produced by ATV and then by ATV's successor, Central until 1988. The ...more

The Best Princess Movies

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Making Waves is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Making Waves Angel Coulby, Joanna Page, Geoff Bell Making Waves is a British television drama series produced by Carlton Television for ITV. It was created by Ted Childs and chronicles the professional and personal lives of the crew of the Royal ...more

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Taggart is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Taggart Blythe Duff, Colin McCredie, John Michie Taggart is a British detective television programme, created by Glenn Chandler, who wrote many of the episodes, and made by STV Productions for the ITV network. The series revolved around a ...more

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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Midsomer Murders Suzi Quatro, John Nettles, Neil Dudgeon Midsomer Murders is a British television detective drama that has aired on ITV since 1997. The show is based on Caroline Graham's Chief Inspector Barnaby book series, as originally adapted by ...more

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Moving Wallpaper is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Moving Wallpaper Martine McCutcheon, Jason Donovan, Alan Dale Moving Wallpaper is a British satirical comedy-drama television series set in a TV production unit. It ran on ITV for two series in 2008–2009. The subject of the first series was the production ...more

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Murder City is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Murder City Amanda Donohoe, Kris Marshall, Tim Woodward Murder City is a British police drama that centres on two mismatched detectives who scour London solving complex cases. The series stars Amanda Donohoe as DI Susan Alembic and Kris Marshall as ...more

TV Shows That Would Have Been Better As Movies

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Ultimate Force is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Ultimate Force Ross Kemp, Miles Anderson, Christopher Fox Ultimate Force is a British television Action series that was shown on ITV, which deals with the activities of the fictional Red Troop of the SAS. The programme started on 16 September 2002 and ...more

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The Sketch Show is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Sketch Show Lee Mack, Tim Vine, Ronni Ancona The Sketch Show is a British television sketch comedy programme, featuring many leading British comedians. It aired on ITV between 2001 and 2004. Despite the first series winning a BAFTA award, ...more

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Fortysomething is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Fortysomething Hugh Laurie, Anna Chancellor, Sheila Hancock Fortysomething is a 2003 British comedy-drama series, starring and directed by Hugh Laurie as Paul Slippery, a doctor facing a mid-life crisis. His wife Estelle is starting a new career as a ...more

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Fallen Angel is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Fallen Angel Charles Dance, Emilia Fox, Mark Benton Fallen Angel is an ITV series broadcast on 11–13 March 2007 based on the Roth Trilogy of novels by Andrew Taylor. It tells the story of Rosie Byfield, a clergyman's daughter, who grows up to be ...more

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Marchlands is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Marchlands Alex Kingston, Dean Andrews, Shelley Conn Marchlands is a five-part supernatural drama first shown on ITV in the United Kingdom on 3 February 2011, telling the story of three different families living in the same house at three ...more

8 TV Actors Who Turned Out Just Like Their Characters

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Above Suspicion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Above Suspicion Kelly Reilly, Ciarán Hinds, Jason Durr Above Suspicion is a British TV series based on Lynda La Plante's novels Above Suspicion, The Red Dahlia, Deadly Intent and Silent Scream. It stars Kelly Reilly and Ciarán Hinds, and ...more

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The Vice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Vice Caroline Catz, David Harewood, Ken Stott The Vice is an ITV police drama about the Metropolitan Police Vice Unit, which ran for five series of varying lengths between 1999 and 2003. The main cast included Ken Stott, Caroline Catz and ...more

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Scott & Bailey is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Scott & Bailey Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp, Amelia Bullmore Scott & Bailey is a British detective drama series that debuted on ITV on 29 May 2011. The programme's main characters are Detective Constable Janet Scott and Detective Constable Rachel ...more

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Married Single Other is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Married Single Other Lucy Davis, Tom Kane, Amanda Abbington Married Single Other is a British television drama created and written by Peter Souter. The series is based on the lives of group of people who are either married, single or "other", ...more

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Headcases is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Headcases Tom Hollander, Omid Djalili, Katy Brand Headcases was an ITV satirical animation show based on current affairs. It employed the same satirical style as Spitting Image, 2DTV and Bo' Selecta! but using 3D animation created by UK Visual ...more

The Best Comedy TV Shows Since 2015

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Mobile is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Mobile Samantha Bond, Keith Allen, Sunetra Sarker Mobile is a 3-part British television drama series with an interweaving plot involving a fictional mobile phone operator and the adverse-effect of mobile phone radiation to health. The series ...more

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The Prisoner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Prisoner Ian McKellen, Hayley Atwell, Jim Caviezel The Prisoner is a 2009 television miniseries based on the 1960s TV series The Prisoner. The series concerned a man who awakens in a mysterious, picturesque, but escape-proof village. It was ...more

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Distant Shores is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Distant Shores Peter Davison, Samantha Bond, Gareth Thomas Distant Shores is a dramedy first shown in the United Kingdom on ITV in January 2005. Like the similar fish out of water dramedies, Northern Exposure and Doc Martin, it focuses on the ...more

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The Palace is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Palace Jane Asher, Sophie Winkleman, David Harewood The Palace was a British drama television series that aired on ITV in 2008. Produced by Company Pictures for the ITV network, it was created by Tom Grieves and follows a fictional British Royal ...more

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Cold Feet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Cold Feet James Nesbitt, Helen Baxendale, Kimberley Joseph Cold Feet is a British comedy-drama television series produced by Granada Television for the ITV network. The series was created and principally written by Mike Bullen as a follow-up to his ...more

You Quit Your Job: What Song Do You Play as You Leave?

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Cracker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Cracker Robbie Coltrane, Geraldine Somerville, Kieran O'Brien Cracker is a British crime drama series produced by Granada Television for ITV and created and principally written by Jimmy McGovern. Set in Manchester, the series is centered on a criminal ...more

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60 Minute Makeover is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
60 Minute Makeover Claire Sweeney, Craig Phillips, Terri Dwyer A web series on home improvement projects.

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2DTV is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
2DTV Dave Lamb, Jan Ravens, Jon Culshaw 2DTV is a British satirical animated television show that was broadcast on ITV in the United Kingdom from October 2001 to December 2004. Lasting a total of five series and thirty-three episodes, ...more

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Agatha Christie's Poirot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Agatha Christie's Poirot David Suchet^! Hugh Fraser^! Philip Jackson Agatha Christie's Poirot is a British television drama that aired on ITV from 8 January 1989 to 13 November 2013. David Suchet stars as the eponymous detective, Agatha Christie's fictional ...more

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Jericho is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Jericho Hans Matheson, Clarke Peters, Jessica Raine Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama series that centers on the residents of the fictionalized post-apocalyptic town of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear ...more

The Best Reality TV Shows Since 2015

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The X Factor is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The X Factor The X Factor is a British television music competition to find new singing talent, contested by aspiring singers drawn from public auditions. Created by Simon Cowell, the show began in 2004 and ...more

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This Is Your Life is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
This Is Your Life Michael Aspel, Eamonn Andrews This is Your Life is a British biographical television documentary, based on the 1952 American show of the same name. It was hosted by Eamonn Andrews from 1955 until 1964, and then from 1969 ...more

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Christmas at the Riviera is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Christmas at the Riviera Warren Clarke, Barbara Flynn, Pam Ferris Christmas at the Riviera is a 2007 British comedy drama starring Reece Shearsmith, Pam Ferris, Barbara Flynn, Warren Clarke, Alexander Armstrong, Anna Chancellor, Sam Kelly and Darren Boyd. It ...more

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The Kylie Show is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
The Kylie Show Dannii Minogue, Joan Collins, Jason Donovan The Kylie Show is a one-off television special from Australian artist Kylie Minogue that aired on ITV on 10 November 2007 and was recorded at The London Studios. The show celebrated her 20 years ...more

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Instinct is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Instinct Tom Ward, Anthony Flanagan, Paul Ritter Instinct is a two-part drama serial which premièred on ITV on 26 February 2007. It was created and written by Lizzie Mickery, and produced by Tightrope Pictures for ITV. The serial ...more

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Torn is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Torn Bradley Walsh, Nicola Walker, Holly Aird Torn was a three-part original television drama series, which was broadcast on ITV from 19 September 2007 to 3 October 2007. The drama was controversial because reportedly based on real events, ...more

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MIT: Murder Investigation Team is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
MIT: Murder Investigation Team Meera Syal, Diane Parish, Will Mellor Murder Investigation Team is a British police procedural drama series produced by the ITV network as a spin-off from the long-running series, The Bill. The series is based around the cases of a ...more

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Hardware is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Hardware Martin Freeman, Peter Serafinowicz, Ryan Cartwright Hardware is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 2003 to 2004. Starring Martin Freeman, it was written and created by Simon Nye, the creator of Men Behaving Badly and directed by Ben Kellett. ...more