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1. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: Kill Me, Kill Me, Kill Me (2014)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

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The flash forward finally syncs with the present, and the events that transpired on the night of Sam's death are revealed, which has severe consequences for all involved.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Director: Stephen Williams | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

2. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (1996– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show | Active

8.9
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America's top fake news show.

Creators: Lizz Winstead, Madeleine Smithberg | Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

3. Black Girls Rock (2010 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

8.8
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Director: Alex Coletti | Stars: Nia Long, Raven-Symoné, Missy Elliott, Ruby Dee

4. 30 Days in Atlanta (2014)

Comedy

8.7
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Akpos wins a 30-day holiday for two to Atlanta, Georgia. He takes his cousin (Richard), an IT specialist on the all- expense paid trip. Akpos flung his unique personality, showing-off his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Peters | Stars: Ayodeji Richard Makun, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ramsey Nouah, Joel Rogers

5. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )
Episode: He Has a Wife (2014)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.7
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The revelation about Lila's pregnancy prompts several different reactions, Michaela meets Aiden's domineering mother, and the case of a real estate agent accused of murdering her children's nanny proves difficult for the team.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

6. The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (1990–1992)
Episode: Domestic Silence (1991)

Drama

8.6
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Creators: Beth Sullivan, Joe Cacaci, Barney Rosenzweig | Director: Sharron Miller | Stars: Sharon Gless, Dorian Harewood, Ron Rifkin, Georgann Johnson

7. Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993–2009)

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

8.5
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Conan O'Brien, a Harvard Lampoon alumnus, hosts this late-night comedy/talk-show which is often silly and whimsical.

Stars: Conan O'Brien, Andy Richter, Joel Godard, Max Weinberg

8. Behind the Scenes with 'Jaws: The Revenge' (1987 TV Movie)

22 min | Documentary

8.5
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Writer: William Rus | Director: William Rus | Stars: Mitchell Anderson, Michael Caine, Lorraine Gary, Lance Guest

9. Heartbeat (1988–1989)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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Inspired by true events, follows the hardships and professional challenges of female doctors who decided to open a new medical center, Women's Medical Arts, in response to health care system not addressing many problems of female patients.

Creator: Sara Davidson | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Laura Johnson, Darrell Larson, Ben Masters

10. How to Get Away with Murder (2014– )

43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery | Active

8.2
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A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.

Creator: Peter Nowalk | Stars: Viola Davis, Billy Brown, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee

11. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)

60 min | Drama

8.2
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The lives and work of the staff of an inner city police precinct.

Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz, James Sikking

12. Lonely Boy (I) (2013)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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The romantic misadventures of a schizophrenic bachelor.

Writer: Alev Aydin | Director: Dale Fabrigar | Stars: Alev Aydin, Natalie Distler, Melora Walters, Richard Riehle

13. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Suspect (2002)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Andy Deaver, a student at the Spaulding Academy boarding school, goes missing after telling his mother he wanted to leave the school for good. Suspiscion instantly falls on head teacher ... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

14. Miami Vice (1984–1990)
Episode: Bought and Paid For (1985)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Gina's cleaning woman was raped in her home. Investigation leads to the spoiled son of a wealthy man, who thinks he's above the law. And despite evidence being circumstantial, Gina wants to have the man arrested.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Director: John Nicolella | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Michael Talbott

15. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Fallout: Part 2 (2003)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In part two of a two-part season finale, Jack's squad must determine the best course of action when Samantha is shot and possibly critically injured in a hostage situation. After the ransom... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Paul Holahan | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

16. Biography (1987– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.0
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The life stories of various historical figures and celebrities are told.

Creator: Agnes Nixon | Stars: Jack Perkins, Peter Graves, Harry Smith, Roddy McDowall

17. The Trials of Rosie O'Neill (1990–1992)

60 min | Drama

8.0
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Creators: Joe Cacaci, Beth Sullivan | Stars: Sharon Gless, Ron Rifkin, Georgann Johnson, Lisa Banes

18. Heartbeat (1988–1989)
Episode: Pilot (1988)

Drama

8.0
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Two female doctors, disappointed by hospitals' lack of care for the individual, especially female, start their own clinic for women, where everyone care. This enterprise, however, puts a tremendous pressure on them and their families.

Creator: Sara Davidson | Director: Harry Winer | Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Laura Johnson, Ray Baker, Katherine Cannon

19. FlashForward (2009–2010)
Episode: White to Play (2009)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.0
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The FBI begin to acquire vital clues about the blackout. The web site they've established leads them to Utah and eventually to the conclusion that there were at at least two people awake ... See full summary »

Creators: David S. Goyer, Brannon Braga | Director: David S. Goyer | Stars: Joseph Fiennes, John Cho, Jack Davenport, Zachary Knighton

20. St. Elsewhere (1982–1988)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama

7.9
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The lives and work of the staff of St. Eligius Hospital, an old and disrespected Boston teaching hospital.

Stars: Ed Begley Jr., William Daniels, Howie Mandel, David Morse

21. Touched by an Angel (1994–2003)
Episode: Amazing Grace: Part 1 (1997)

TV-G | Drama, Family, Fantasy

7.9
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Tess revisits the Green's. She tells them God says they need to stay in one place for a while, but Josh needs to go with Tess. Josh has to help Monica see, since she is temporarily blinded. Josh is involved in a drive-by shooting.

Creator: John Masius | Stars: Roma Downey, Della Reese, John Dye, Kieu Chinh

22. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Can World War III Be an Attitude? (1981)

60 min | Drama

7.9
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Hill Street finds the precinct under siege when the gangs react to the president canceling his walking tour. Hill and Renko arrest a car thief who has a knack for fixing things around the station. Frank asks Joyce to represent LaRue who is facing bribery charges.

Creators: Michael Kozoll, Steven Bochco | Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

23. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Fallout: Part 1 (2003)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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In part one of a two-part season finale, Jack and his team search for an office worker, Sydney Harrison (recurring guest star MARSHA DIETLEIN BENNET), who disappeared from her building. ... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

24. American Playhouse (1981– )
Episode: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf (1982)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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A unique award-winning tale of the African-American woman's journey in America.

Writer: Ntozake Shange | Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Sarita Allen, Trazana Beverley, Laurie Carlos, Gregory T. Daniel

25. Shark (2006–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.9
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An arrogant big-shot defense attorney is guilt-ridden after the client he just helped get off commits another murder, so he decides to become a prosecutor.

Creator: Ian Biederman | Director: Spike Lee | Stars: James Woods, Danielle Panabaker, Sophina Brown, Sarah Carter

26. The Book of Daniel (2006– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Rev. Daniel Webster (Quinn) turns to a modern incarnation of Jesus to help him deal with his personal and professional problems.

Creator: Jack Kenny | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Susanna Thompson, Christian Campbell, Ivan Shaw

27. Sophie & the Moonhanger (1996 TV Movie)

Drama

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A woman pits herself against her husband and his Ku Klux Klan member friends when she learns that they are planning an attack against her black maid and her husband.

Writers: Sara Flanigan, Judi Ann Mason | Director: David Hugh Jones | Stars: David Andrews, Barry Bell, Jason Bernard, Mary Lucy Bivins

28. Celebrity Close Calls (2010)

60 min

7.8
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For many, fame is a dream-critical acclaim, privilege, wealth and a world of adoring fans. But in a split second everything can disappear. In this series celebrities' exclusive firsthand ... See full summary »

Stars: Branden Wellington, Alice Bahlke, Nick T.D. Bell, Michael Galizia

29. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Are You Now or Have You Ever Been (2003)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Jack finds himself at the center of an investigation into how missing persons cases have been handled, including such controversial cases as that of Graham Spaulding (recurring guest star ... See full summary »

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Peter Markle | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

30. Somebody's Child (2012 TV Movie)

Drama

7.7
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SOMEBODY'S CHILD is a story about a son losing hope, a mother gaining faith, and God's divine and perfect plan.

Writer: Siddeeqah Powell | Director: Gary Wheeler | Stars: Elizabeth Becka, Addison Black, Tavia Brightwell, Lunden De'Leon

31. Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.7
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Magazine show based on the two African-American magazines "Ebony" and "Jet".

Stars: Debra Crable, Darryl Dennard, Elliott Francis, Greg Gumbel

32. 30th NAACP Image Awards (1999 TV Special)

120 min | Family

7.7
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Writers: Vicangelo Bulluck, J.M. Morris | Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Blair Underwood, Tatyana Ali, Maya Angelou, Roseanne Barr

33. Boston Public (2000–2004)
Episode: Chapter Twenty-Nine (2001)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Mike Listo | Stars: Chi McBride, Anthony Heald, Loretta Devine, Jeri Ryan

34. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Chipped Beef (1981)

60 min | Drama

7.7
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Frank decides to attend a dinner for Fay's new love interest. Renko stands up for a guy who has a warrant out for his arrest after the guy saves his life. Belker goes undercover to catch ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Kozoll, Steven Bochco | Director: Georg Stanford Brown | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

35. FlashForward (2009–2010)

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.6
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A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blackouts and awakens with a short vision of their future.

Creators: Brannon Braga, David S. Goyer | Stars: John Cho, Joseph Fiennes, Jack Davenport, Courtney B. Vance

36. The Women of Brewster Place (1989 TV Movie)

200 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three ... See full summary »

Writers: Gloria Naylor, Karen Hall | Director: Donna Deitch | Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Mary Alice, Olivia Cole, Robin Givens

37. Hill Street Blues (1981–1987)
Episode: Fecund Hand Rose (1981)

49 min | Drama

7.6
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Furillo angrily agrees to use his men to protect corrupt cop turned informant Ralph Macafee from a possible assassination attempt. Esterhaus has second thoughts about his upcoming marriage ... See full summary »

Creators: Michael Kozoll, Steven Bochco | Director: Gregory Hoblit | Stars: Daniel J. Travanti, Michael Conrad, Michael Warren, Bruce Weitz

38. Without a Trace (2002–2009)
Episode: Lost and Found (2004)

TV-14 | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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An adopted young girl comes to the FBI claiming to have been kidnapped as an infant. The team must start from scratch to find out the truth about who the girl is and what happened to her.

Creator: Hank Steinberg | Director: Hank Steinberg | Stars: Anthony LaPaglia, Poppy Montgomery, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Enrique Murciano

39. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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The adventures of the vice squad detectives of the Miami Police Department.

Creator: Anthony Yerkovich | Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

40. American Playhouse (1981– )

Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Stars: Robert Minkoff, Deanna Dunagan, Sada Thompson, Elizabeth Franz

41. Boston Public (2000–2004)
Episode: Chapter Twenty-Six (2001)

60 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Creator: David E. Kelley | Director: Duane Clark | Stars: Chi McBride, Anthony Heald, Loretta Devine, Jeri Ryan

42. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Josephine Baker (1999)

Documentary, Biography

7.5
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Director: Mark Israel | Stars: Debbie Allen, Jean-Claude Baker, Josephine Baker, Donald Bogle

43. A Triumph of the Heart: The Ricky Bell Story (1991 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.4
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A poignant story in the mode of "Brian's Song" and "Something for Joey". This is the tale of Ricky Bell, an all-pro running back with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who died of a rare muscle ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeff Andrus | Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Susan Ruttan, Lane R. Davis, Lynn Whitfield

44. Stompin' at the Savoy (1992 TV Movie)

95 min | Drama

7.4
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Four young black women are trying to achieve their dreams of success in the 1930s Harlem.

Writer: Beverly M. Sawyer | Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Lynn Whitfield, Vanessa Williams, Jasmine Guy, Mario Van Peebles

45. This Is the Life (1952–1988)
Episode: How Shall We Then Live? (1985)

Drama, Family

7.4
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Director: Sharron Miller | Stars: Richard Gates, Leslie Wing, Lynn Whitfield, Brock Peters

46. Intimate Portrait (1993– )
Episode: Patti LaBelle (1998)

Documentary, Biography

7.4
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Writer: Gary Tellalian | Director: Gary Tellalian | Stars: Cindy Birdsong, Patti LaBelle, Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler

47. The Book of Daniel (2006– )
Episode: Withdrawal (2006)

Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Bishop Beatrice Congreve meanly tells Daniel and Roger Paxton they are responsible for delivering 'her' school and dealing with the Vaporelli brothers. Peter finally gets a really 'gay' ... See full summary »

Creator: Jack Kenny | Stars: Aidan Quinn, Susanna Thompson, Christian Campbell, Ivan Shaw

48. Martin (1992–1997)

30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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The random misadventures of Martin Payne, an abrasive, loud-mouthed (though somewhat insecure) Detroit talk show host and his assortment of friends and enemies.

Creators: John Bowman, Topper Carew, Martin Lawrence | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Thomas Mikal Ford, Carl Anthony Payne II

49. Eve's Bayou (1997)

R | 109 min | Drama

7.3
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The story is set in 1962 Louisiana. The Batiste family is headed by charming doctor Louis. Though he is married to beautiful Roz, he has a weakness for attractive female patients. One night... See full summary »

Writer: Kasi Lemmons | Director: Kasi Lemmons | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Meagan Good, Lynn Whitfield

50. Intimate Portrait (1993– )

60 min | Documentary, Biography

7.3
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Find out more about the women you love and admire who have made their mark in movies, music, politics, sports and more in these "Intimate Portraits."

Stars: Linda Emond, Lisa Friedman, Meredith Vieira, Robert Wagner