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List of popular Channel 4 shows, ranked from best to worst. This list of the top current and cancelled Channel 4 TV series includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best Channel 4 TV programs of all time include the most viewed shows on Channel 4, 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 shows include Happy Days, Saved by the Bell and more.

Although television fans in different locations grew up with Channel 4 on different channels, most of us got the same shows, so don't let your favorite Channel 4 TV shows sink to the bottom of the list! The list of top Channel 4 television shown below includes cast, creator, and premiere date when available. This list contains only TV series on the Channel 4 network, even ones that are no longer on the air.

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Utopia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
bigcraig added Utopia Fiona O'Shaughnessy, Alexandra Roach

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Black Mirror is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Black Mirror Daniel Kaluuya, Toby Kebbell, Rory Kinnear

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Father Ted is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Father Ted Ardal O'Hanlon, Dermot Morgan, Pauline McLynn

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Peep Show is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Peep Show David Mitchell, Robert Webb, Matt King

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The Inbetweeners is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
The Inbetweeners Belinda Stewart-Wilson, Greg Davies, Blake Harrison

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The IT Crowd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
The IT Crowd Chris O'Dowd, Richard Ayoade, Katherine Parkinson

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Black Books is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Black Books Dylan Moran, Bill Bailey, Tamsin Greig

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Humans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
bigcraig added Humans Gemma Chan, Katherine Parkinson, Lucy Carless

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Skins is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Skins Kaya Scodelario, Nicholas Hoult, Joe Dempsie

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Green Wing is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Green Wing Sally Bretton, Oliver Chris, Olivia Colman

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Spaced is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Spaced Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin

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Fresh Meat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Fresh Meat Kimberley Nixon, Robert Webb, Joe Thomas

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This Is England '86 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
This Is England '86 Joe Dempsie, Stephen Graham, Joe Gilgun

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The Big Fat Quiz of the Year is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
The Big Fat Quiz of the Year Russell Brand, Lily Allen, Sharon Osbourne

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The Ricky Gervais Show is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
The Ricky Gervais Show Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Karl Pilkington

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Top Boy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Top Boy Ashley Walters, Kane Robinson, Shone Romulus

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Drop the Dead Donkey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Drop the Dead Donkey Sarah Alexander, Sara Stewart, Susannah Doyle

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8 Out of 10 Cats Uncut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
8 Out of 10 Cats Uncut Jimmy Carr

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Queer as Folk is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Queer as Folk Charlie Hunnam, Aidan Gillen, Antony Cotton

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Whose Line Is It Anyway? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Whose Line Is It Anyway? Drew Carey, Colin Mochrie, Ryan Stiles

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Ultraviolet is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Ultraviolet Jack Davenport^! Susannah Harker^! Idris Elba

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Shackleton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Shackleton Kenneth Branagh, Embeth Davidtz, Kevin McNally

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Teachers is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Teachers Andrew Lincoln, Mathew Horne, Lee Williams

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Vic Reeves Big Night Out is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Vic Reeves Big Night Out Vic Reeves, Bob Mortimer

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Desmond's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Desmond's Norman Beaton^! Carmen Munroe^! Ram John Holder

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Sugar Rush is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Sugar Rush Lenora Crichlow, Sara Stewart, Sarah-Jane Potts

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PhoneShop is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
PhoneShop Emma Fryer^! Tom Bennett^! Andrew Brooke

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Facejacker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Facejacker Kayvan Novak

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Max and Paddy's Road to Nowher... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Max and Paddy's Road to Nowhere Peter Kay^! Paddy McGuinness^! Lisa Hammond

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Channel 4 News is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Channel 4 News

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Bo' Selecta! is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Bo' Selecta! Patsy Kensit, Leigh Francis, Craig Phillips

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Da Ali G Show is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Da Ali G Show Sacha Baron Cohen, Buzz Aldrin, Arthur Danto

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So Graham Norton is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
So Graham Norton Graham Norton

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Countdown is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Countdown Rachel Riley, Des O'Connor, Des Lynam

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Garth Marenghi's Darkplace is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Garth Marenghi's Darkplace Richard Ayoade, Matt Berry, Matthew Holness

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Phoenix Nights is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Phoenix Nights Peter Kay, Dave Spikey, Justin Moorhouse

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Smack the Pony is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Smack the Pony Fiona Allen, Doon Mackichan, Sally Phillips

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Bob and Margaret is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Bob and Margaret Alison Snowden, Jamie Watson, Andy Hamilton

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How Clean Is Your House? is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
How Clean Is Your House? Kim Woodburn, Aggie MacKenzie, Paul Copley

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Dispatches is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows

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Sirens is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Sirens Bill Nunn, Josh Segarra, Kevin Daniels

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Equinox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows

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Codex is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Codex Tony Robinson

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The Awful Truth is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
The Awful Truth Michael Moore, Karen Duffy

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Time Team is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Time Team Tony Robinson^! Phil Harding^! John Gater

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Scrapheap Challenge is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Scrapheap Challenge Lisa Rogers, Robert Llewellyn, Dick Strawbridge

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Eurotrash is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Eurotrash Victoria Silvstedt, Graham Norton, Melinda Messenger

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G.B.H. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
G.B.H. Julie Walters, Anna Friel, Michael Palin

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Hollyoaks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
Hollyoaks Gemma Atkinson, Roxanne McKee, Emma Rigby

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This Is England '90 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Channel 4 TV Shows
This Is England '90 Joe Gilgun, Thomas Turgoose