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The Best Current TV Shows About Work 

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Updated February 7, 2020 590 votes 113 voters 2k views 18 items

List Rules Only shows currently airing.

Have you ever considered the irony in rushing home from a long day at work, just to watch a TV show about work? Whether we love or hate our jobs, or even get sick of coworkers, the first priority for many of us is turning on the tube after a day at the office, often watching a show that takes place on the job. So, what is it about these workplace TV series we like so much, when they really just take us straight back to work? Perhaps it's simply due to having so many great shows currently airing, many of which deal with work-related situations. 

It's true, of the hundreds of TV shows airing weekly, there's a long list of current shows about work, long hours, coworkers, etc. Whether it's an escape from our own jobs or we truly enjoy putting in the hours, we love these kinds of TV shows. From the popular Silicon Valley to the always-funny Bob's Burgers, dramas, cartoons, and sitcoms based in the workplace account for some of TV's top shows. But just which current shows about work are the best? 

Vote up your favorite workplace TV series currently on air from the list below, and vote any down that you're not a fan of. Feel free to add your own favorites to the list if they're missing.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz, Terry Crews

Premiered: 2013

Number of Seasons: 1

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Sitcom

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox, NBC 2013) is an American police television sitcom created by Dan Goor and Michael Schur. Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), an immature but talented NYPD detective in ...more

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Bob's Burgers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 183

Network: Fox Broadcasting Company

Genres (Tv): Animation, Sitcom, Comedy

Bob's Burgers (FOX, 2011) is an American animated comedy television series created by Loren Bouchard. The series centers on the Belcher family — parents Bob and Linda and their children Tina, ...more

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Blue Bloods is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan, Will Estes

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 2

Number of Episodes: 67

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Crime, Drama, Adventure film, + more

Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States and Canada and on Sky Atlantic in the United Kingdom. The series is filmed on location in New York ...more

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Chicago Fire is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Monica Raymund

Premiered: 2012

Number of Seasons: 8

Number of Episodes: 175

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Drama

Chicago Fire is an American television drama series that airs on NBC and was created by Michael Brandt and Derek Haas with Dick Wolf serving as an executive producer. The series originally ...more

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Chicago P.D. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Jason Beghe, Jon Seda, Sophia Bush

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 2

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama

Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. The show follows the Chicago Police Department uniformed cops who patrol ...more

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Superstore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
America Ferrera, Ben Feldman, Lauren Ash

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 91

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Sitcom

Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series about a group of employees working at Cloud 9, a fictional big-box store in St. Louis, Missouri. The ensemble cast ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 4

Network: AMC

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Drama, Comedy

Better Call Saul (AMC, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of lawyer, Jimmy ...more

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Chicago Med is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto

Premiered: 2015

Number of Seasons: 5

Number of Episodes: 99

Network: NBC

Genres (Tv): Medical drama

Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf and Matt Olmstead. Set in Chicago, the show focuses on the emergency department at Gaffney Chicago ...more

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Archer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Amber Nash

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 3

Number of Episodes: 23

Network: FXX

Genres (Tv): Adult animation, Action, Comedy

Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The adventures and mishaps of secret agent Sterling Archer (H. Jon Benjamin) and his colleagues, who are ...more

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Mythic Quest: Raven’s Ba... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham, Imani Hakim

Premiered: 2020

Network: Apple TV+

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet, (Apple TV+, 2020 is an American comedy television series. The show is set in a video game development studio and explores the intricacies of the human condition ...more

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Grey's Anatomy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson

Premiered: 2005

Number of Seasons: 16

Number of Episodes: 356

Network: ABC

Genres (Tv): Soap opera, Medical drama, Romance TV, Drama, Comedy-drama, + more

Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series. The series focuses on the fictional lives of surgical interns and residents as they gradually evolve into seasoned ...more

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Suits is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Meghan Markle

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 9

Number of Episodes: 134

Network: USA Network

Genres (Tv): Drama, Comedy-drama, Legal drama

Suits (USA, 2011) is an American legal drama created by Aaron Korsh. On the run from a drug deal gone bad, brilliant college dropout Mike Ross, finds himself working with Harvey Specter, one of ...more

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Silicon Valley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Josh Brener

Premiered: 2014

Number of Seasons: 1

Number of Episodes: 8

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Silicon Valley is an American television sitcom created by Mike Judge, John Altschuler and Dave Krinsky. The series focuses on six young men who found a startup company in Silicon Valley. The ...more

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Pearson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Gina Torres, Isabel Arraiza, Eli Goree

Premiered: 2019

Network: USA Network

Genres (Tv): Drama, Legal drama

Pearson (USA Network, 2019) is an American political drama television series created by Aaron Korsh and Daniel Arkin and a spin-off of the show Suits. The show follows powerhouse lawyer Jessica ...more
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Madam Secretary is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Téa Leoni, Tim Daly, Patina Miller

Premiered: 2014

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Drama

Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and executive produced by Lori McCreary and Morgan Freeman. It stars Téa Leoni as Elizabeth ...more

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Hawaii Five-0 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Leonard Freeman, Alex Kurtzman, Peter M. Lenkov

Premiered: 2010

Number of Seasons: 10

Number of Episodes: 238

Network: CBS

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Action/Adventure, Police procedural, Drama, Adventure film, + more

Hawaii Five-0 is an American police procedural drama television series and a remake of the original 1968-1980 television series. The series is produced by K/O Paper Products and 101st Street ...more

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Ballers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry, John David Washington

Network: HBO

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Ballers (HBO, 2015) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Stephen Levinson. Former football superstar Spencer Strasmore (Dwayne Johnson) tries to find success as a financial ...more

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Corporate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current TV Shows About Work
Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman, Anne Dudek

Premiered: 2014

Genres (Tv): Comedy

Corporate (Comedy Central, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Pat Bishop, Matt Ingebretson, and Jake Weisman. At an average, soulless multi-national corporation, Matt ...more