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TV Networks with the Best Shows

Updated April 13, 2020 36.0k votes 5.5k voters 154.2k views59 items

List of the TV networks with the best programming, ranked by content consumers. Is modern television better than film? Movie stars are stepping down from the silver screen to star in award-winning TV shows. Which channels have the best of the bunch? As competition increases, cable companies, and premium networks are producing some of the best series the world has ever seen, working to compete with streaming services and video on demand channels.

What channels have the best shows? This list discusses the best programming from popular North American networks, including the names of the original series they air. No matter what genre you’re craving, one of these top networks will have the right shows for you.

This list features the best U.S. networks with best programming, including: HBO, NBC, Showtime, TBS, AMC, Fox, FX, and more.

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    HBO

    • Westworld
    • Succession
    • Euphoria
    • His Dark Materials
    • Curb Your Enthusiasm
    • True Detective
  • 2
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    600
    • Sex Education
    • You
    • The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
    • The Witcher
    • Stranger Things
    • Narcos: Mexico
       
  • 3
    1,282
    555
    • Better Call Saul
    • The Walking Dead
    • Fear The Walking Dead
    • The Terror
    • Lodge 49
    • NOS4A2
  • 4
    920
    516
    • Fargo
    • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    • Pose
    • Mayans M.C.
    • Snowfall
    • American Horror Story
  • 5
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    458
    • Saturday Night Live
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    • This Is Us
    • Chicago Med
    • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
    • The Blacklist
  • 6
    588
    344
    • The Simpsons
    • Bob's Burgers
    • Empire
    • 9-1-1
    • The Resident
    • Family Guy
  • 7
    624
    406
    • Vikings
    • Knightfall
    • Project Blue Book
    • American Pickers
    • Ancient Aliens
    • Pawn Stars
  • 8
    815
    557
    • Grey's Anatomy
    • Emergence
    • Modern Family
    • Black-ish
    • The Goldbergs
    • Bless This Mess
  • 9
    605
    406
    • Blue Bloods
    • NCIS
    • Criminal Minds
    • Hawaii Five-0
    • Mom
    • Young Sheldon
  • 10
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    670
    • Supernatural
    • The Flash
    • Riverdale
    • Supergirl
    • Charmed
    • Roswell, New Mexico

     

  • 11
    • Drugs, Inc.
    • Genius
    • Wicked Tuna
    • Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
    • Running Wild with Bear Grylls
  • 12
    670
    606
    • Shameless
    • Homeland
    • Billions
    • Black Monday
    • The Chi
    • Kidding
  • 13
    322
    262
    • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    • Archer
    • Cake
  • 14
    228
    95
    • Marvel's Runaways
    • Ramy
    • Shrill
    • The Handmaid's Tale
    • PEN15
  • 15
    • Spongebob Squarepants
    • The Loud House
    • Henry Danger
    • It's Pony
    • Knight Squad
    • ​​​​​​​All That
  • 16
    • The Daily Show
    • Tosh.0
    • Drunk History
    • Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens
    • South Park
    • Crank Yankers
  • 17
    282
    196
    • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    • The Boys
    • Fleabag
    • Good Omens
    • Jack Ryan
  • 18
    • Vikings
    • American Pickers
    • Ancient Aliens
    • Pawn Stars
    • Knightfall
  • 19
    368
    336

    Outlander
    Power
    American Gods
    Counterpart
    Black Sails

  • 20
    • The Mandalorian
    • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
    • Diary of a Future President
    • Marvel's Hero Project
    • The World According to Jeff Goldblum
  • 21
    • The Venture Brothers
    • Robot Chicken
    • Rick and Morty
    • The Eric Andre Show
    • Squidbillies
    • Joe Pera Talks with You
       
  • 22
    388
    379
    • Queen of the South
    • Miz & Mrs.
    • The Purge
    • Dare Me
    • Temptation Island
    • The Biggest Loser
  • 23
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    341
    • America's Test Kitchen
    • This Old House
    • Masterpiece
    • The Woodwright's Shop
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Austin City Limits
  • 24
    • Doctor Who
    • Blue Planet Now
    • Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
    • Killing Eve
    • Top Gear America
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    340
    333
    • Hoarders
    • Storage Wars
    • The Frankenstein Chronicles
    • The First 48
    • Live PD
    • Undercover High