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Ryan Murphy is a prolific writer and director and this series list includes any shows that he has co-created, produced, written, or directed.  Some of the most popular and critically acclaimed shows on air - like American Horror Story and Glee - are Ryan Murphy shows. From great drama shows to hilarious comedies, Ryan Murphy has put something on TV for everyone. This list answers the question, "What shows did Ryan Murphy create?" Vote up your favorites below. 

American Horror Story is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ryan Murphy Shows and TV Series
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American Horror Story (FX, 2011) is an American anthology horror television series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a haunting past, an insane asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a possessed farmhouse, and a cult. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Connie Britton, Dylan McDermott, Evan Peters, Taissa Farmiga, Denis O'Hare, + more

Premiered: 2011

Number of Seasons: 2

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#12 on The Best Current Dramatic TV Shows

#39 on The Best TV Shows to Binge Watch

#23 on The Best Teen Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Series

#17 on The Best Shows Currently on the Air

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Glee is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ryan Murphy Shows and TV Series
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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 High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition circuit while its disparate members deal with social issues, especially regarding sexuality and race, relationships, and learning to become an effective team. The initial twelve-member cast included club director and Spanish teacher Will Schuester, cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, guidance counselor Emma Pillsbury, Will's wife Terri, and eight club members played by Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Lea ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison

Premiered: 2009

Number of Seasons: 4

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#39 on The Best Dramedy TV Series

#8 on The Best High School TV Shows

#21 on The Best Feel-Good TV Shows

#92 on The All-Time Greatest TV Pilots

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Popular is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Ryan Murphy Shows and TV Series
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Popular is an American teenage comedy-drama on The WB Television Network in the United States, created by Ryan Murphy and Gina Matthews, starring Leslie Bibb and Carly Pope as two teenage girls who reside on opposite ends of the popularity spectrum at their high school, but who are forced to get along when their single parents meet on a cruise ship and get married. The show was produced by Touchstone Television and ran for two seasons on The WB from 1999 to 2001. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Leslie Bibb, Carly Pope, Tamara Mello

Premiered: 1999

Number of Seasons: 2

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#66 on The Best Single Season Canceled Shows

#79 on The Best Dramedy TV Series

#32 on TV Shows That Actually Deserve A Revival

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Nip/Tuck is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ryan Murphy Shows and TV Series
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Nip/Tuck is an American television drama series created by Ryan Murphy; it aired on FX in the United States from July 18, 2003 to March 3, 2010. The series focuses on "McNamara/Troy", a cutting-edge, controversial plastic surgery center—but, particularly its founders: Drs. Sean McNamara and Christian Troy. Each episode featured graphic, partial-depictions of the plastic surgeries of one or more patients. Much of the series' drama is derived from the tumultuous personal lives of its main characters. The show premiered on July 22, 2003, and concluded on March 3, 2010, with the 100th episode. While the show was initially set in Miami, at the end of the fourth season it was relocated to Los ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Dylan Walsh, Julian McMahon, Joely Richardson

Premiered: 2003

Number of Seasons: 6

Also Ranked

#10 on The Best FX Original Shows

#85 on Canceled Shows We'd Most Like to See as Movies

#21 on The All-Time Best Primetime Soap Operas

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