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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. 
 
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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
HBO

Game of Thrones
The Sopranos
True Detective
Silicon Valley
True Blood
Girls
The Wire

The Best Anime Series of All Time The Best Movies Based on TV Shows

2
581 122
Netflix is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Allan Hviid Jensen added Netflix

House of Cards
Stranger Things
Narcos
Orange Is the New Black
Bloodline
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Master of None
 

3
684 188
AMC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
AMC

Breaking Bad
Mad Men
The Walking Dead
The Killing

4
425 178
FX is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
FX

Justified
Sons of Anarchy
Archer
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

5
338 224
Showtime is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Showtime

Homeland
Dexter
Weeds
Californication
Episodes

6
338 273
The CW is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
The CW

The Vampire Diaries
Supernatural
Arrow
Beauty and the Beast
Hart of Dixie

7
314 226
ABC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
ABC

Grey's Anatomy
Once Upon a Time
Scandal
Modern Family
Castle

8
233 205
BBC America is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
BBC America

Doctor Who
Orphan Black
Top Gear

9
293 185
NBC is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
NBC

Seinfeld
Saturday Night Live
Parks and Recreation
Friends
This Is Us
Law & Order

10
248 124
History is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

11
208 202
Comedy Central is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Comedy Central

The Daily Show
Broad City
Workaholics
South Park 

12
209 155
CBS is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
CBS

13
190 160
USA Network is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
USA Suits, White Collar, Royal Pains, Monday Night Raw

14
172 156
Syfy Universal is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Syfy Universal

Warehouse 13

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97 89
Fox Television Stations is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
crsone1 added Fox Television Stations

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157 135
A&E Television Networks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
A&E Duck Dynasty, The Glades, Longmire, Criminal Minds, CSI: Miami

17
165 172
PBS is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
PBS

18
163 146
Starz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Starz

19
140 162
TNT is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TNT Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies, Major Crimes, Franklin & Bash, Dallas

20
87 89
FXX is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
RalphBob added FXX

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113 113
Adult Swim is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Redevil added Adult Swim

22
155 123
National Geographic Channel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
National Geographic Channel Taboo, Break It Down, World's Toughest Fixes, Hooked, Man Made

23
112 156
TBS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TBS Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Meet the Browns

24
119 148
Animal Planet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Animal Planet The Crocodile Hunter, Meerkat Manor, The Most Extreme, River Monsters

25
102 144
Turner Classic Movies is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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45 61
Nickelodeon (New Zealand) is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
BillyMcKenna added Nickelodeon

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95 143
Hgtv is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hgtv

28
87 108
Spike is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Redevil added Spike

29
89 147
TV Land is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TV Land Andy Griffith Show, Mork & Mindy, Hot in Cleveland, Everybody Loves Raymond

The Best AMC Original Shows 23 People Who Had Plastic Surgery to Look Like a Celebrity

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34 21
FX Movie Channel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added FX Movie Channel

31
89 120
Travel Channel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Travel Channel The Dead Files, Man vs. Food, Hotel Impossible

32
64 144
SundanceTV is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Sundance Rectify, The Returned, The Red Road

33
45 92
Fox News Channel is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added Fox News Channel

34
41 85
CNN is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
IsooRon added CNN

35
81 124
truTV is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows

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35 43
Amazon.com is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Amazon.com

37
86 160
TLC is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
TLC Say Yes to the Dress, The Little Couple, What Not to Wear, Cake Boss, A Baby Story

38
75 144
Disney Channel is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Disney Channel Good Luck Charlie, Shake it Up, Jessie, Hannah Montana

39
28 45
Science is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Science

40
24 53
IFC is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Ryan Guy added IFC Comedy Bang! Bang!, Portlandia

41
31 78
Disney XD is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Tyler Carter added Disney XD

42
71 158
Hallmark is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Hallmark Accidentally in Love, Before You Say 'I Do', Falling in Love with the Girl Next Door

43
16 44
Discovery Communications is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Brody Hillstock added Discovery Communications

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41 91
Bravo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Tom Derr added Bravo Top Chef, Flipping Out, The Millionaire Matchmaker, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills

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17 25
The Weather Channel is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Cathy Hagen added The Weather Channel

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4 15
BBC One is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC One

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3 13
BBC Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC Entertainment

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36 160
Oxygen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
Oxygen Absolutely Fabulous, The Glee Project, Nighty Night, I've Got a Secret, Bad Girls Club

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2 14
BBC Two is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC Two

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2 14
BBC Three is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list TV Networks with the Best Shows
julian-matthias added BBC Three