Favorite TV Showsby abyssinianrose07 | created - 21 Aug 2011 | updated - 10 months ago | Public
Just a list of some of my favorite Television shows...not in any real order...
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1. NCIS (2003– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Still one of my favorite shows, even after this long I still love everything about it...the cast on the show have such great chemistry together.
2. Supernatural (2005– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters", fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.
Great series....until they decided to do the whole hell thing...I just think it lost perspective after that but I absolutely love Castiel, I think the show wouldn't be the same without him.
3. Glee (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.
Loved the first season, though I thought there was too much focus on Rachel and Finn...the second season was pretty good too. Absolutely hated the third season. Too many characters, too many convoluted plots and focus on guest stars...
4. 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.
An awesome series well at least seasons 1-5 were, love all the characters...so glad that they bought back the characters of JJ and Emily (though she left again sadly), the last season was horrid. Right now the show is so predictable and focusing way too much on the killers and not the main cast...
5. The Magnificent Seven (1998–2000)
60 min | Action, Western
When an Indian village is threatened by ex-Confederate soldiers, several villagers head out to seek help. They recruit seven men, each with unique skills, who return to the village and take... See full summary »
Another great series that didn't deserve to be cancelled...sadly.
6. Firefly (2002–2003)
TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.
One of the most amazing series ever, didn't deserve to be cancelled at all!
7. Dexter (2006–2013)
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
By day, mild-mannered Dexter is a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami police. But at night, he is a serial killer who only targets other murderers.
great.....awesome, dark, gritty...but slowly starting to get a little bit boring...but the whole Dexter/Debra thing...yuck...wtf were they thinking....
8. Scrubs (2001–2010)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Drama
In the unreal world of Sacred Heart Hospital, intern John "J.D." Dorian learns the ways of medicine, friendship, and life.
Probably the only show that has made me happy and sad in the same episode..truly an amazing mix of drama and comedy!
9. NCIS: Los Angeles (2009– )
TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service's Office of Special Projects takes on the undercover work and the hard to crack cases in LA. Key agents are G. Callen and Sam Hanna, streets kids risen through the ranks.
Really enjoying this...l love the difference between both of the series.
10. Psych (2006–2014)
TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
A novice sleuth is hired by the police after he cons them into thinking he has psychic powers which help solve crimes. With the assistance of his reluctant best friend, the duo take on a series of complicated cases.
One of the funniest tv series that I have seen...all the character are great..the bromance between Gus and Shawn is what makes this show amazing. I also love the difference between Juliet and Carlton as partners.
11. Community (2009–2015)
TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy
A suspended lawyer is forced to enroll in a community college with an eclectic staff and student body.
Hilarious series...wish it got more recognition...
12. Suits (2011– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama
On the run from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant college-dropout, finds himself a job working with Harvey Specter, one of New York City's best lawyers.
Great series probably one of my favorites that is on USA at the moment...
13. White Collar (2009–2014)
TV-PG | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A white collar criminal agrees to help the FBI catch other white collar criminals using his expertise as an art and securities thief, counterfeiter, and conman.
An entire cast of amazing characters with great chemistry...watched one episode and loved it instantly.
14. The West Wing (1999–2006)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama
Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.
If only all presidents were like President Bartlet...the world would be a better place...lol.
15. 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.
16. Sherlock (2010– )
TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Amazing series...I wish it was around 20ish episodes like most series because it's so great, I wish there were more episodes!
18. Torchwood (2006–2011)
TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
The members of the Torchwood Institute, a secret organization founded by the British Crown, fight to protect the Earth from extraterrestrial and supernatural threats.
22. The X-Files (1993– )
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
23. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
This show introduces the Special Victims Unit, a specially trained squad of detectives in the NYPD who investigate sexually related crimes.
Great series for a long time but now it's just not the same...
24. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000–2015)
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
An elite team of police forensic evidence investigation experts work their cases in Las Vegas.
Great series...until Grissom and many of the other cast members left....
25. Breakout Kings (2011–2012)
43 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A squad of U.S. marshals team up with cons (former fugitives) to work together on tracking down prison escapees in exchange for getting time off their sentences.
The only reason this show is so good is because of the character Lloyd...
26. House M.D. (2004–2012)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Mystery
An antisocial maverick doctor who specializes in diagnostic medicine does whatever it takes to solve puzzling cases that come his way using his crack team of doctors and his wits.
Love the first three seasons but now this show is just horrible....here's hoping it will better...but I have been hoping for the last few seasons...
27. Brothers & Sisters (2006–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama
The story of the drama surrounding a family's adult siblings.
Sad that this got cancelled absolutely loved this series...well just the first two seasons until it was all messed up...hoping it would become better but guess not.
28. Heroes (II) (2006–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.
Awesome first season also the second was okay....the rest was just blah.
29. 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.
Loved the first season to death but after they escaped from prison I just thought it started to go downhill...
30. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Steve McGarrett returns home to Oahu, in order to find his father's killer. The Governor offers him the chance to run his own task force (Five-0).
Great show love the four main characters. So glad that they finally got rid of Lori...totally ruined the whole casts dynamics.
31. Common Law (2012)
43 min | Comedy, Crime
Centers on cops Wes Mitchell and Travis Marks, who have a problem, each other. So their captain sends them to couples therapy.
Great to see such a unique and fun series that is different from the everyday normal police procedural trope.
32. Grimm (2011–2017)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.
Just watched this show on a whim and absolutely loved it! But the plot lines in the later series are getting on my nerves....
33. Leverage (2008–2012)
TV-PG | 42 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen.
Only watched the first few episodes but really love the series...the cast is great especially Parker, she is adorable.
34. Franklin & Bash (2011–2014)
TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Crime
Lawyers and lifelong friends Jared Franklin and Peter Bash are recruited by a large firm's major partner after winning a high-profile case.
Didn't really want to watch it at first, but saw the first episode thought it was okay...watched the next few episodes and they just started to get better and better.
35. Teen Wolf (2011–2017)
TV-14 | 41 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
A somewhat awkward teen is attacked by a werewolf and inherits the curse himself, as well as the enemies that come with it.
Great show I honestly started watching it one day because I was bored and was expecting to hate it. I was pleasantly surprised and really liked it.
36. Hannibal (2013–2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
This show is awesome one of my favorite television series so far!
37. Almost Human (2013–2014)
TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In a not-so-distant future, a human cop and an android partner up to protect and serve.
so pissed about it being cancelled, damn fox getting rid of everything good....
38. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime
Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.
41. The Flash (2014– )
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.
43. Constantine (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A man struggling with his faith who is haunted by the sins of his past is suddenly thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness.
44. Backstrom (2015)
TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
The Portland Police Bureau's Elite Special Crimes Unit is led by Det. Lt. Everett Backstrom, an alcoholic and smoker who is in failing health, but takes on cases in special circumstances.
46. Battle Creek (2015)
44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two detectives with different views on the world team up and using cynicism, guile and deception, they clean up the streets of Battle Creek.
As someone who lives in Battle Creek this had to be a favorite...even though it was short lived.
47. Sirens (2014–2015)
TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy
A comedy that follows three Chicago EMTs who despite their narcissistic and self-destructive personalities are uniquely qualified to save lives.
Wished this show would have lasted longer, it was so funny.
49. Fargo (2014– )
TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Various chronicles of deception, intrigue and murder in and around frozen Minnesota. Yet all of these tales mysteriously lead back one way or another to Fargo, ND.
57. Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An ex-assassin and a wealthy programmer save lives via a surveillance AI that sends them the identities of civilians involved in impending crimes. However, the details of the crimes--including the civilians' roles--are left a mystery.