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The Very The Best ITV Shows

Updated January 26, 2021 4.5k votes 808 voters 57.8k views56 items

List RulesVote up the best original TV shows that have ever debuted on ITV.

This list of the top current and canceled ITV shows of all time includes the date when each show first aired, as well as which actors starred in the show. The best ITV TV shows of all time includes old ITV shows, 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.

Answering the question, “What is the best ITV show of all time?”, this list includes top TV favorites Poldark, Love Island, and Coronation Street. ITV has something for everyone. If you're interested in period dramas then Downton Abbey may be your cup of tea. If British procedurals are your thing, then ITV several great detective series for you such as Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Midsomer Murders, or Inspector Morse.

What are the best ITV TV series ever? Vote up the best ITV shows, or use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.

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    Downton Abbey

    Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan

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    Doc Martin

    Chris O'Dowd, Louise Jameson
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    Endeavour

    Shaun Evans, Roger Allam

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    Sanditon

    Rose Williams, Crystal Clarke

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    Midsomer Murders

    Tamzin Malleson, Jason Hughes

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    Vera

    Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison

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    Agatha Christie's Poirot

    Fenella Woolgar, Deborah Findlay

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    The Chase

    Bradley Walsh
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    Inspector Morse

    Rachel Weisz
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    Sherlock Holmes

    Jeremy Brett, Charles Gray

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    Scott & Bailey

    Suranne Jones, Lesley Sharp

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    Mr. Bean

    Gary Martin, Jon Glover

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    Foyle's War

    Michael Simkins, Anthony Howell

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    Coronation Street

    Ian McKellen, Michelle Keegan

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    Britain's Got Talent

    Anthony McPartlin, Declan Donnelly

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    DCI Banks

    Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam

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    This Morning

    Lorraine Kelly, Anthea Turner
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    Des

    David Tennant, Daniel Mays

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    The Durrells

    Keeley Hawes, Leslie Caron

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    Chasing Shadows

    Reece Shearsmith, Alex Kingston
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    Agatha Christie's Marple

    Geraldine McEwan, Julia McKenzie

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    Mr Selfridge

    Ron Cook, Jeremy Piven

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    Good Morning Britain

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    Rising Damp

    Richard Beckinsale, Don Warrington

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    You've Been Framed

    Harry Hill, Jeremy Beadle