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The Best UTV TV Shows  

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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
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
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
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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Law & Order: UK is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Downton Abbey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Wild at Heart is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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At Home with the Braithwaites is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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) 9 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Echo Beach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Island at War is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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The Fixer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Northern Lights is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Britain's Got Talent is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly, Amanda Holden
Britain's Got Talent (ITV, 2007), often abbreviated to BGT, is a televised British talent show competition, and part of the global Got Talent franchise created by Simon Cowell. Contestants ...more
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Ultimate Force is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Night and Day is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Making Waves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Crossroads is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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
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Heartbeat is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Midsomer Murders is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
Suzi Quatro, John Nettles, Neil Dudgeon
This 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 Anthony ...more
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Taggart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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
22
The Sketch Show is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Fallen Angel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Fortysomething is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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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Above Suspicion is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best UTV TV Shows
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