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The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series 

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Updated November 22, 2018 2.7k votes 996 voters 39.4k views
J.J. Abrams shows list, ranked best to worst, including images of the shows when available. These TV series made by TV creator J.J. Abrams are listed by popularity, so only the best shows will be at the top of the list. This series list includes any shows that J.J. Abrams co-created and maybe served as an executive producer on. This list of television shows features programs produced, written, adapted by and helmed primarily by J.J. Abrams. This list answers the question, "What shows did J.J. Abrams create?"
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Fringe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble

Premiered: 2008

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Supernatural drama

Fringe (Fox, 2008) is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. An F.B.I. agent (Anna Torv) is forced to work with an ...more

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Lost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Naveen Andrews, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

Premiered: 2004

Genres (Tv): Supernatural drama, Action/Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, + more

Lost is an American television drama series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 ...more

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Person of Interest is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
ZacharyGolus added Jim Caviezel, Taraji P. Henson, Kevin Chapman

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Crime drama, Action, Sci-fi

Person of Interest (CBS, 2011) is an American science fiction drama television series created by Jonathan Nolan. An ex-CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) and a wealthy programmer (Michael Emerson) save ...more

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Alias is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Jennifer Garner, Ron Rifkin, Michael Vartan

Premiered: 2001

Genres (Tv): Action, Thriller, Espionage, Drama

Alias (ABC, 2001) is an American action thriller television series created by J. J. Abrams. CIA double agent Sydney Bristow (Jennifer Garner) poses as an operative for a worldwide criminal and ...more

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Revolution is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
clarkeck added Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Adventure film, Action, + more

Actor(s): Billy Burke, Tracy Spiridakos, Giancarlo Esposito
Creator: J.J. Abrams
First aired: 2012 -
Network: NBC
Genre: Action/Adventure, Drama
# of Seasons: 1 
Country: United States of America

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Westworld is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Evan Rachel Wood, Thandie Newton, Jeffrey Wright

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Sci-fi, Drama, Western

Westworld (HBO, 2016) is an American science fiction western thriller television series created by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the 1973 film. In a technologically advanced Wild ...more

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11.22.63 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added 11.22.63 James Franco, Cris Cooper, Josh Duhamel

Premiered: 2016

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Almost Human is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Karl Urban, Michael Ealy, Minka Kelly

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Science Fiction

Almost Human is an American science fiction drama that aired from November 17, 2013, through March 3, 2014, on Fox. The series was created by J. H. Wyman for Frequency Films, Bad Robot ...more

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Felicity is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Keri Russell, Scott Speedman, Scott Foley

Premiered: 1998

Genres (Tv): Drama

Felicity is an American prime time television drama series that was created by J. J. Abrams and Matt Reeves and produced by Touchstone Television and Imagine Television for The WB Television ...more

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Alcatraz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne

Premiered: 2012

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Adventure film, Action, + more

Alcatraz is an American television series created by Elizabeth Sarnoff, Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt, and produced by J. J. Abrams and Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on Fox on ...more

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Castle Rock is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Melanie Lynskey, Andre Holland, Jane Levy

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Anthology, Mystery, Psychological horror, Sci-fi, Supernatural, + more

Castle Rock (Hulu, 2018) is an American psychological horror web television series created by J. J. Abrams. Based on the stories of Stephen King, the series intertwines characters and themes ...more

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Roadies is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Luke Wilson, Carla Gugino, Imogen Poots

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Drama

Roadies is an American comedy-drama television series created by Cameron Crowe. It is about a road crew helps with a rock band's major multi-city tour.
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Believe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Jake McLaughlin, Johnny Sequoyah, Jamie Chung

Genres (Tv): Drama, Adventure film, Science Fiction, Fantasy

Believe is an American fantasy drama television series that broadcast as part of the 2013–14 United States network television schedule on NBC as a mid-season entry. Originally 13 episodes were ...more

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Six Degrees is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Bridget Moynahan, Erika Christensen, Shiri Appleby

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Drama

Six Degrees is an American dramatic television series about six residents of New York City and their respective relationships and connections with one another, based on the idea of six degrees ...more
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Undercovers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Jessica Parker Kennedy, Boris Kodjoe

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Action/Adventure, Drama, Adventure film, Action

Undercovers is an American action spy television series created by J. J. Abrams and Josh Reims that aired NBC from September 22 to December 29, 2010. They were executive producers of the pilot ...more
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The Catch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Greg Grunberg, Michelle Arthur

Premiered: 2005

Genres (Tv): Comedy, Action

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Dead People is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Dead People

Genres (Tv): Drama, Mystery

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Odd Jobs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
Odd Jobs Michael Emerson, Terry O'Quinn

Genres (Tv): Drama, Comedy

Odd Jobs is the working title of the upcoming TV comedic drama series to air on the NBC network. It will star Terry O'Quinn and Michael Emerson, who worked together on the ABC series Lost. It ...more
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What About Brian is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best J.J. Abrams Shows and TV Series
johnny-mike added Barry Watson, Matthew Davis, Rick Gomez

Premiered: 2006

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

What About Brian is an American comedy-drama television series created by Dana Stevens and co-produced by J. J. Abrams' company Bad Robot Productions. The series premiered on April 16, 2006, on ...more