TV The Best Musical TV Shows  

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Musical TV series.

The very best musical shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest musical shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular musical TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining musical show of all time is. Don't let your favorite musical television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of musical television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

This list has everything from classic children's TV shows like School House Rock to edgy new takes on the genre like the CW's Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best musical show of all time?" and "What are the greatest musical shows?"

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Glee Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015. It focuses on the fictitious William McKinley ...more

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Rachel Bloom, Vincent Rodriguez III, Santino Fontana Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (The CW, 2015) is an American romantic musical comedy-drama television series created by Rachel Bloom and Aline Brosh McKenna. After bumping into her first love, a New York ...more

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Smash is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Smash Debra Messing, Jack Davenport, Katharine McPhee Smash is an American musical drama television series created by playwright Theresa Rebeck and developed by Robert Greenblatt for NBC. Steven Spielberg served as one of the executive producers. ...more

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Victorious is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Victorious Victoria Justice, Leon Thomas III, Matt Bennett Victorious is an American sitcom created by Dan Schneider that originally aired on Nickelodeon from March 27, 2010 through February 2, 2013. The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega, ...more

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Empire is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Empire Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Y. Gray Empire (Fox, 2015) is an American musical drama television series created by Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. The life of hip hop mogul, former drug dealer, and CEO of Empire Entertainment Lucious ...more

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Nashville is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Nashville Connie Britton, Clare Bowen, Hayden Panettiere Nashville is an American musical drama television series. It was created by Academy Award winner Callie Khouri and produced by R.J. Cutler, Khouri, Dee Johnson, Steve Buchanan, and Connie ...more

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Phineas and Ferb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Phineas and Ferb Vincent Martella, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Dan Povenmire Phineas and Ferb is an American animated comedy-musical television series. Originally broadcast as a one-episode preview on August 17, 2007 and again previewed on September 28, 2007, the series ...more

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Big Time Rush is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
SlashLover added Big Time Rush Kendall Schmidt, James Maslow, Carlos PenaVega Big Time Rush is an American television series that originally aired on Nickelodeon from November 28, 2009 until July 25, 2013. It was created by Scott Fellows. and focused on the Hollywood ...more

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Sesame Street is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Sesame Street Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney Sesame Street is a long-running American children's television series created by Joan Ganz Cooney and Lloyd Morrisett. The program is known for its educational content, and images communicated ...more

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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Neil Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion, Felicia Day Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog is a 2008 musical comedy-drama miniseries in three acts, produced exclusively for Internet distribution. Filmed and set in Los Angeles, the show tells the story of ...more

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Hannah Montana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Hannah Montana Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Jason Earles Hannah Montana, also known as Hannah Montana Forever for the fourth season, is an American musical comedy series created by Michael Poryes, Rich Correll, and Barry O'Brien which focused on Miley ...more

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Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Schoolhouse Rock Blossom Dearie, Jack Sheldon, Grady Tate Schoolhouse Rock! is an American interstitial programming series of animated musical educational short films that aired during the Saturday morning children's programming on the U.S. television ...more

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The Monkees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Monkees Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith The Monkees is an American situation comedy that aired on NBC from September 1966 to March 1968. The series follows the adventures of four young men trying to make a name for themselves as rock ...more

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Flight of the Conchords is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Flight of the Conchords Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby Flight of the Conchords is an American/New Zealand television comedy series that was first shown on HBO on June 17, 2007. The show follows the adventures of Flight of the Conchords, a two-man ...more

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J.O.N.A.S! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
J.O.N.A.S! Kevin Jonas, Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas Jonas L.A. is a Disney Channel Original Series created by Michael Curtis and Roger S. H. Schulman, starring the Jonas Brothers. The pilot was filmed in September 2008, the series premiered on ...more

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The Partridge Family is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Partridge Family Shirley Jones, David Cassidy, Susan Dey The Partridge Family is an American musical television sitcom series starring Shirley Jones and featuring David Cassidy. Jones is a widowed mother, and Cassidy plays the oldest of her five ...more

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The Adventures of Mary-Kate & ... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley Mary-Kate Olsen The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley is a series of musical mystery videos starring twin actresses Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. The series was also written as children's books, usually ...more

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The Singing Detective is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Singing Detective Michael Gambon, Imelda Staunton, Joanne Whalley The Singing Detective is a BBC television serial drama, written by Dennis Potter, which stars Michael Gambon and was directed by Jon Amiel. The six episodes were "Skin", ...more

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Shoutout! is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Shoutout! Arron Villaflor, Erich Gonzales Shoutout! is a teen music reality variety show broadcast by ABS-CBN in the Philippines. The show premiered November 29, 2010, and is hosted by the network's leading stars that include Erich ...more

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My Almost Famous Family is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
My Almost Famous Family Alan Ford, Emily Joyce, Rakie Ayola My Almost Famous Family is a British children's television series produced by the BBC and originally aired between 12 September and 21 November 2009 on CBBC on BBC Two. The 11-part series was ...more

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Viva S Club is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Viva S Club Hannah Spearritt Viva S Club was the fourth and final series in the BBC television series starring British pop group S Club. This was the only series that was not filmed in America, instead, it was filmed in ...more

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The Mighty Boosh is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Mighty Boosh Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Michael Fielding The Mighty Boosh is a British comedy troupe featuring comedians Julian Barratt and Noel Fielding. Developed from three stage shows and a six-episode radio series, it has since spawned a total of ...more

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Miami 7 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Miami 7 Rachel Stevens, Hannah Spearritt, Jo O'Meara Miami 7 is a television series starring British pop group S Club 7. Thirteen episodes were produced and aired on CBBC from 8 April 1999 to 1 July 1999 During each episode, the members would ...more

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Eli Stone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Eli Stone Jonny Lee Miller, Natasha Henstridge, Loretta Devine San Francisco lawyer Eli Stone begins to see things, which leads him to discover a brain aneurysm. But his visions lead him to accept cases with little monetary gain but a lot of moral

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Viva Blackpool is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Viva Blackpool David Tennant, David Morrissey, David Bradley Blackpool is a British television musical comedy drama serial, produced in-house by the BBC. It was screened on BBC One as six one-hour episodes on Thursday nights at 9pm from 11 November to 16 ...more

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Rags to Riches is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Rags to Riches Tisha Campbell-Martin, Sarah Buxton, Joseph Bologna Rags to Riches is an American musical comedy drama series that was broadcast on NBC for two seasons from 1987 to 1988. Set in the 1960s, the series tells the story of Nick Foley, a self-made ...more

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L.A. 7 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
L.A. 7 Linda Blair L.A. 7 was the second series in the BBC television series starring British pop group S Club 7. The programme was shown every week on CBBC from 6 April 2000 to 6 July 2000 and starred all seven ...more

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Viva Laughlin is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Viva Laughlin M├Ądchen Amick, Eric Winter, Carter Jenkins Viva Laughlin is an American musical comedy-drama series adapted by Bob Lowry and Peter Bowker from the popular BBC British serial, Blackpool, and taking its name from the latter program's ...more

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Princess Sarah is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Princess Sarah Sharlene San Pedro Princess Sarah is a 2007 Philippine television series based on the 1985 Japanese anime series of the same title, produced by Nippon Animation and based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel A ...more

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Remix is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
Remix Shweta Gulati, Priya Wal, Karan Wahi Remix was an Indian television series produced by Rose Audio Visuals, which used to air on STAR One. It was a hit among teenagers and had reruns on the same channel. The series is a remake of ...more

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The Road to Stardom with Missy... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Musical TV Shows
The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott Missy Elliott, Teena Marie, Dallas Austin The Road to Stardom With Missy Elliott was a competitive reality television show that aired on the UPN Network in 2005. The main judge and host was hip-hop artist Missy Elliott. Other judges ...more