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The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series  

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What shows did David E. Kelley create? The television mogul is the master behind some of the best legal dramas of all time and has served as writer, producer, and director on some amazing, critically acclaimed series. Which David E. Kelley program is the best of the best? With hits like Ally McBeal, Snoops, and Boston Legal, it's hard to decide. Vote up the best David E. Kelley programs below! 

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Boston Legal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
James Spader, William Shatner, Candice Bergen
Boston Legal is an American legal dramedy created by David E. Kelley and produced in association with 20th Century Fox Television for ABC. The series aired from October 3, 2004, to December 8, ...more
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The Practice is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Dylan McDermott, Kelli Williams, Lara Flynn Boyle
The Practice is an American legal drama and comedy-drama created by David E. Kelley centering on the partners and associates at a Boston law firm. Running for eight seasons on ABC from 1997 to ...more
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Picket Fences is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Kathy Baker, Tom Skerritt, Lauren Holly
Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome, Wisconsin, created and produced by David E. Kelley. The show initially ran from September 18, 1992, to June ...more
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Ally McBeal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Calista Flockhart, Greg Germann, Jane Krakowski
Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in ...more
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Chicago Hope is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Carla Gugino, Mark Harmon, Lauren Holly
Chicago Hope is an American medical drama television series, created by David E. Kelley. It ran on CBS from September 18, 1994, to May 4, 2000. The series is set in a fictional private charity ...more
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Harry's Law is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Kathy Bates, Nate Corddry, Christopher McDonald
Harry's Law is an American legal comedy-drama television series created by David E. Kelley, which ran from January 17, 2011, to May 27, 2012. On May 12, 2011, NBC renewed the show for a second ...more
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Boston Public is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Loretta Devine, Anthony Heald, Fyvush Finkel
Boston Public is an American drama television series created by David E. Kelley and broadcast on Fox. Set in Boston, the series centers on Winslow High School, a fictional public high school in ...more
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Doogie Howser, M.D. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Neil Patrick Harris, Max Casella, Belinda Montgomery
Doogie Howser, M.D. is an American comedy-drama television series that ran for four seasons on ABC from September 19, 1989 to July 28, 1993, totaling 97 episodes. Created by Steven Bochco and ...more
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L.A. Law is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Corbin Bernsen, Jill Eikenberry, Alan Rachins
L.A. Law is an American television legal drama series that ran for eight seasons on NBC from September 15, 1986 to May 19, 1994. Created by Steven Bochco and Terry Louise Fisher, it contained ...more
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Big Little Lies is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley
Big Little Lies (HBO, 2017) is an American dramatic miniseries created by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Liane Moriarty. While Madeline (Reese Witherspoon) and Celeste (Nicole Kidman) ...more
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Goliath is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Olivia Thirlby
Goliath (formerly known as Trial) is a 2016 legal drama web television series by Amazon Studios. Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton), a formerly brilliant and personable lawyer, left his ...more
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The Crazy Ones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, James Wolk
The Crazy Ones is an American sitcom created by David E. Kelley that starred Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar. The single-camera series aired on CBS from September 26, 2013 to April 17, ...more
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The Law Firm is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
The Law Firm is an American Reality competition that aired on NBC from July 28, 2005, until August 4, 2005. It features up-and-coming lawyers competing against each other while trying real court ...more
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Mr. Mercedes is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Brendan Gleeson, Harry Treadaway, Justine Lupe
Mr. Mercedes (Audience, 2017) is an American mystery thriller television series developed by David E. Kelley, based on the novel by Stephen King. Still haunted by the unsolved case of "Mr. ...more
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Monday Mornings is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Ving Rhames, Jamie Bamber, Jennifer Finnigan
Monday Mornings is an American medical drama television series that ran on TNT from February 4 to April 8, 2013 and aired Mondays after Dallas. It is based on a novel of the same name by Sanjay ...more
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Snoops is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Emmy Rossum, Gina Gershon, Jessalyn Gilsig
Snoops is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on ABC. The series, which aired from September 26, 1999 to December 19, 1999, was created by David E. Kelley. Snoops came about ...more
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Wonder Woman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Candace Kita, Pedro Pascal, Edward Herrmann
David E. Kelley’s take has incorporated the superhero’s signature lasso, cuffs, and plane in the script, but it is a serious, non-campy take on the DC Comics character. THE SERIES The plot is ...more
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The Brotherhood of Poland, New... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Randy Quaid, Chris Penn, Elizabeth McGovern
The Brotherhood of Poland, New Hampshire is an American drama series created by David E. Kelley that aired on CBS in 2003. The show offers the typical quirkiness and eccentric humor that have ...more
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Girls Club is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Chyler Leigh, Gretchen Mol, Kathleen Robertson
Girls Club is an American television series created by David E. Kelley that was shown on Fox in the United States in October 2002. It is often compared to Ally McBeal, another series created by ...more
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The Wedding Bells is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Sherri Shepherd, Missi Pyle, Teri Polo
The Wedding Bells is an American comedy-drama television series that aired on Fox from March 7 to April 6, 2007. The series was greenlighted after the network became interested in a series ...more
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Eva, ganz mein Fall is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best David E. Kelley Shows and TV Series
Eva, ganz mein Fall Lara-Joy Körner, Siegfried Rauch, Anian Zollner
Eva, ganz mein Fall is a German legal comedy-drama series which aired on the ZDF network from 2002 to 2005. The series was produced by Rita Nasser and directed by Stefan Bartmann. The series ...more