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TV Networks with the Best Shows

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

    1,889
    639
    • Westworld
    • Succession
    • Euphoria
    • His Dark Materials
    • Curb Your Enthusiasm
    • True Detective
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    Netflix

    1,725
    588
    • Sex Education
    • You
    • The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
    • The Witcher
    • Stranger Things
    • Narcos: Mexico
       

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    1,259
    550
    • Better Call Saul
    • The Walking Dead
    • Fear The Walking Dead
    • The Terror
    • Lodge 49
    • NOS4A2
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    FX

    912
    504
    • Fargo
    • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    • Pose
    • Mayans M.C.
    • Snowfall
    • American Horror Story
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    NBC

    811
    475
    • Saturday Night Live
    • Brooklyn Nine-Nine
    • This Is Us
    • Chicago Med
    • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
    • The Blacklist
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    Fox

    591
    348
    • The Simpsons
    • Bob's Burgers
    • Empire
    • 9-1-1
    • The Resident
    • Family Guy
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    ABC

    789
    564
    • Grey's Anatomy
    • Emergence
    • Modern Family
    • Black-ish
    • The Goldbergs
    • Bless This Mess
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    History

    618
    417
    • Vikings
    • Knightfall
    • Project Blue Book
    • American Pickers
    • Ancient Aliens
    • Pawn Stars
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    595
    415
    • Blue Bloods
    • NCIS
    • Criminal Minds
    • Hawaii Five-0
    • Mom
    • Young Sheldon
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    The CW

    826
    672
    • Supernatural
    • The Flash
    • Riverdale
    • Supergirl
    • Charmed
    • Roswell, New Mexico

     

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    Showtime

    661
    596
    • Shameless
    • Homeland
    • Billions
    • Black Monday
    • The Chi
    • Kidding
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    National Geographic Channel

    392
    245
    • Drugs, Inc.
    • Genius
    • Wicked Tuna
    • Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted
    • Running Wild with Bear Grylls
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    Hulu

    236
    107
    • Marvel's Runaways
    • Ramy
    • Shrill
    • The Handmaid's Tale
    • PEN15
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    Nickelodeon

    347
    298
    • Spongebob Squarepants
    • The Loud House
    • Henry Danger
    • It's Pony
    • Knight Squad
    • ​​​​​​​All That
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    305
    198
    • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
    • The Boys
    • Fleabag
    • Good Omens
    • Jack Ryan
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    FXX

    316
    269
    • It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
    • Archer
    • Cake
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    Disney+

    123
    38
    • The Mandalorian
    • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series
    • Diary of a Future President
    • Marvel's Hero Project
    • The World According to Jeff Goldblum
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    • The Daily Show
    • Tosh.0
    • Drunk History
    • Awkwafina Is Nora from Queens
    • South Park
    • Crank Yankers
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    The History Channel

    201
    95
    • Vikings
    • American Pickers
    • Ancient Aliens
    • Pawn Stars
    • Knightfall
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    PBS

    365
    342
    • America's Test Kitchen
    • This Old House
    • Masterpiece
    • The Woodwright's Shop
    • Antiques Roadshow
    • Austin City Limits
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    Starz

    361
    340

    Outlander
    Power
    American Gods
    Counterpart
    Black Sails

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    318
    301
    • The Venture Brothers
    • Robot Chicken
    • Rick and Morty
    • The Eric Andre Show
    • Squidbillies
    • Joe Pera Talks with You
       
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    USA

    383
    380
    • Queen of the South
    • Miz & Mrs.
    • The Purge
    • Dare Me
    • Temptation Island
    • The Biggest Loser
  • 24
    • Doctor Who
    • Blue Planet Now
    • Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
    • Killing Eve
    • Top Gear America
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    337
    336
    • Hoarders
    • Storage Wars
    • The Frankenstein Chronicles
    • The First 48
    • Live PD
    • Undercover High