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The Best Current TV Shows About Work

Updated January 21, 2021 749 votes 145 voters 4.0k views22 items

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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-Nine1
    84
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    Brooklyn Nine-Nine

    Andy Samberg, Stephanie Beatriz

    Premiered2013

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom, Police procedural

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  • Bob's Burgers2
    43
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    Bob's Burgers

    H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz

    Premiered2011

    Genres (Tv)Animation, Sitcom, Comedy

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  • Superstore3
    34
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    Superstore

    America Ferrera, Ben Feldman

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Sitcom

    Superstore (NBC, 2015) is an American single-camera sitcom television series created by Justin... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Blue Bloods4
    29
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    Blue Bloods

    Donnie Wahlberg, Bridget Moynahan

    Premiered2010

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

    Blue Bloods is an American police procedural drama series shown on CBS in the United States... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    28
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    Chicago Fire

    Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney

    Premiered2012

    Genres (Tv)Drama

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  • Better Call Saul6
    25
    21

    Better Call Saul

    Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Crime Fiction, Drama, Comedy

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  • Grey's Anatomy7
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    Grey's Anatomy

    Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers

    Premiered2005

    Genres (Tv)Soap opera, Comedy, Medical drama

    Grey's Anatomy (ABC, 2005) is an American medical soap opera television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    27
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    Suits

    Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams

    Premiered2011

    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... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Chicago P.D.9
    22
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    Chicago P.D.

    Jason Beghe, Jon Seda

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Crime, Drama

    Chicago P.D. (NBC, 2014) is an American police procedural drama television series created by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Chicago Med10
    21
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    Chicago Med

    Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Medical drama

    Chicago Med (NBC, 2015) is an American medical drama television series created by Dick Wolf... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Archer11
    24
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    Archer

    H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer

    Premiered2009

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Action, Comedy

    Archer (FXX, 2009) is an American adult animated black spy sitcom created by Adam Reed. The... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Star Trek: Lower Decks12
    1
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    Star Trek: Lower Decks

    Tawny Newsome, Jack Quaid

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Adult animation, Comedy

    Star Trek: Lower Decks (CBS All Access, 2020) is an American adult animated web television... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Madam Secretary13
    17
    16

    Madam Secretary

    Téa Leoni, Tim Daly

    Premiered2014

    Genres (Tv)Drama

    Madam Secretary is an American political drama television series created by Barbara Hall and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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  • Call My Agent!14
    0
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    Call My Agent!

    Camille Cottin, Liliane Rovère

    Premiered2015

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • Brews Brothers15
    1
    2

    Brews Brothers

    Alan Aisenberg, Mike Castle

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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    1
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    Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

    Rob McElhenney, F. Murray Abraham

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • Agua Donkeys17
    1
    4

    Agua Donkeys

    MP Cunningham, Baby Darrington

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • Intelligence18
    0
    1

    Intelligence

    David Schwimmer, Nick Mohammed

    Premiered2020

    Genres (Tv)Comedy, Sitcom

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  • Ballers19
    13
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    Ballers

    Dwayne Johnson, Rob Corddry

    PremieredHBO

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • Tacoma FD20
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    Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

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  • Corporate21
    9
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    Corporate

    Matt Ingebretson, Jake Weisman

    Premiered2018

    Genres (Tv)Comedy

    Corporate (Comedy Central, 2018) is an American comedy television series created by Pat... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    1
    6

    Pearson

    Gina Torres, Isabel Arraiza

    Premiered2019

    Genres (Tv)Drama, Legal drama

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