Greatest TV Shows Ever Madeby scottjm007 | created - 03 Jan 2015 | updated - 08 Oct 2016 | Public
In my opinion the best TV shows ever made
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1. The Sopranos (1999–2007)
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama
New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life that affect his mental state, leading him to seek professional psychiatric counseling.
The Bees Neez had everything I love about TV and even a disappointing end to the show couldn't sully my opinion
2. The X-Files (1993–2018)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Two F.B.I. Agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
When it came out it was so different from anything previous and even 20 years on I still watch it on a regular basis
3. Lost (2004–2010)
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.
Had to watch some of these episodes a couple of times as there were so many twists and turns always kept me guessing
4. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A biker struggles to balance being a father and being involved in an outlaw motorcycle club.
This show got better and better and finished superbly
5. The Walking Dead (2010– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.
Zombie apocalypse never looked so good
6. The Shield (2002–2008)
TV-MA | 47 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Follows the lives and cases of a dirty Los Angeles Police Department cop and the unit under his command.
Michael Chiklis was brilliant as a dirty cop in this show
7. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The continuing misadventures of neurotic New York City stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld and his equally neurotic New York City friends.
Whenever I need a laugh there is only 1 show I need to watch even 15 years later still cracks me up
8. Fringe (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.
Kind of a updated version of the X-files but with its on spin
9. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
This show was so good I could have had it anywhere from number 1-10 Bryan Cranston what an actor!
10. Deadwood (2004–2006)
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History
A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.
Shattered when this show couldn't go past the third season it was just peaking
11. The Simpsons (1989– )
TV-PG | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
The satiric adventures of a working-class family in the misfit city of Springfield.
Classic animation show but after watching the last 5-6 seasons they should have pulled the plug at season 20 still though funny as hell at its best
12. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History
An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law by conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.
Another jewel in Steve Buscemi's crown what a legend
13. Doctor Who (1963–1989)
TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The adventures in time and space of the Doctor, a Time Lord who changes appearance and personality by regenerating when near death, and is joined by companions in battles against aliens and other megalomaniacs.
Been watching this show for 35 years and will still be in another 35 years this timeless this show
14. Prison Break (2005–2017)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Due to a political conspiracy, an innocent man is sent to death row and his only hope is his brother, who makes it his mission to deliberately get himself sent to the same prison in order to break the both of them out, from the inside.
15. The Middle (2009–2018)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the town of Orson, Indiana.
Watch a couple of episodes of this show every night with my son before bed Patricia Heaton is so funny in this show
16. Nikita (2010–2013)
60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A rogue assassin returns to take down the secret organization that trained her.
Never has a government covert agency been so hot!
17. Bates Motel (2013–2017)
TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A contemporary prequel to Psycho, giving a portrayal of how Norman Bates' psyche unravels through his teenage years, and how deeply intricate his relationship with his mother, Norma, truly is.
Norman brings a new meaning to the word Psycho
18. The Avengers (1961–1969)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A quirky spy show of the adventures of eccentrically suave British Agent John Steed (Patrick Macnee) and his predominately female partners.
this was way ahead of its time cutting edge at the time
19. Stargate: Atlantis (2004–2009)
TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An international team of scientists and military personnel discover a Stargate network in the Pegasus Galaxy and come face-to-face with a new, powerful enemy, The Wraith.
Always loved science fiction and this show fed my appetite nicely
20. The Equalizer (1985–1989)
48 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A retired Intelligence Agent turned private detective helps various threatened clients to equalize the odds.
This show was "Against The Odds" but like the ads Edward placed in the New York papers it was popular
21. The Professionals (1977–1983)
50 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Bodie and Doyle, top agents for Britain's CI5 (Criminal Intelligence 5), and their controller, George Cowley fight terrorism and similar high-profile crimes. Cowley, a hard ex-MI5 operative... See full summary »
Classic old English sort of cop show although they were MI5 but as a teen this and the Equalizer started my love affair with TV shows with a police type theme
22. Fear the Walking Dead (2015– )
TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.
The start of the walking dead apocolypse bit slow to wind up but does the job
23. Z Nation (2014–2018)
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Three years after the zombie virus has gutted the United States of America a team of everyday heroes must transport the only known survivor of the plague from New York to California, where the last functioning viral lab waits for his blood.
Poor mans Walking Dead strong season 1 season 2 went awol but still enjoyable
24. Zoo (2015–2017)
TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A young scientist searches to find out what's causing a rash of violent animal attacks.
Animals trying to take over the planet unique concept
25. Criminal Minds (2005– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
FBI BAU My second fav FBI show