The 50 Best TV Shows Right Now (In Order)

In Order.

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RECENTLY REMOVED SHOWS, DUE TO CANCELLATION/ENDING:

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1. Breaking Bad (1)
2. Community (19)
3. Enlightened (14)
4. Last Resort (20)
5. The Office (45)
6. Southland (8)
7. Happy Endings (26)
8. Spartacus (5)
9. Bunheads (43)
10. Futurama
11. Dexter (22)
12. Treme (11)
13. Nikita (30)
14. Fringe (13)
15. Raising Hope (47)
16. 30 Rock (25)
16. How I Met Your Mother (48)
17. The Bridge (35)
18. Sons of Anarchy (49)
19. Parks and Recreation (23)
20. Wilfred (45)
21. The Legend of Korra (40)
22. The Colbert Report (36)
23. Parenthood (25)
24. Boardwalk Empire (24)
25. Arrested Development (23)
26. Mad Men (3)
27. Justified (5)
28. Continuum (45)
29. Strike Back (36)
30. Hannibal (1)
31. Utopia (15)
32. Community (48)
33. Looking (40)
34. Banshee (3)
35. True Detective (29)
36. Childrens Hospital (44)
37. The Good Wife (34)
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1.
Rectify (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Daniel Holden must put his life back together after serving 19 years on Georgia's Death Row before DNA evidence calls his conviction into question. (60 mins.)
 
2.
The Leftovers (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Three years after the disappearance of 2% of the global population, a group of people from New York struggle to continue their lives, while they cope with the tragedy of the unexplained nature of the event. (60 mins.)
 
3.
Black Mirror (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
A television anthology series that shows the dark side of life and technology. (60 mins.)
 
4.
American Crime Story (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
An anthology series centered around some of history's most famous criminals, including O.J Simpson. (42 mins.)
 
5.
Nathan for You (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Nathan Fielder uses his business degree and life experiences to help real small businesses turn a profit. But because of his unorthodox approach, Nathan's genuine efforts to do good often draw real people into an experience far beyond what they signed up for. (30 mins.)
 
6.
The Americans (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Two Soviet intelligence agents pose as a married couple to spy on the American government. (44 mins.)
 
7.
Person of Interest (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
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. (43 mins.)
 
8.
Horace and Pete (2016 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Horace and Pete is an American comedy-drama web series created by Louis C.K. starring himself and Steve Buscemi as Horace and Pete, co-owners of an Irish bar, Horace and Pete's. (67 mins.)
 
9.
Making a Murderer (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Filmed over a 10-year period, Steven Avery, a DNA exoneree who, while in the midst of exposing corruption in local law enforcement... (60 mins.)
 
10.
BoJack Horseman (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Meet the most beloved sitcom horse of the '90s - 20 years later. BoJack Horseman was the star of the hit TV show "Horsin' Around," but today he's washed up, living in Hollywood, complaining about everything, and wearing colorful sweaters. (25 mins.)
 
11.
You're the Worst (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Centers on two toxic, self-destructive people who fall in love and attempt a relationship. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Review (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A critic takes aim at intense real-life experiences in lieu of food or cinema. Fair game includes divorce, anonymous sex and all manner of criminal activity. (30 mins.)
 
13.
American Crime (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The lives of the participants in a trial with significant racial motives are forever changed during the legal process. (43 mins.)
 
14.
Louie (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
The life of Louis CK, a divorced comedian with two kids living in New York. (22 mins.)
 
15.
The Girlfriend Experience (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
TV series based on Steven Soderbergh's "The Girlfriend Experience", which centered on the life of a New York call girl. (27 mins.)
 
16.
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Four young friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia. (22 mins.)
 
17.
Bloodline (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A family of adult siblings find that their past secrets and scars are revealed when their black sheep of a brother returns home. (60 mins.)
 
18.
Veep (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Former Senator Selina Meyer finds that being Vice President of the United States is nothing like she hoped and everything that everyone ever warned her about. (28 mins.)
 
19.
Mr. Robot (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Follows Elliot, a young programmer working as a cyber-security engineer by day, and a vigilante hacker by night. (49 mins.)
 
20.
Transparent (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
An L.A. family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unravel when a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out. (30 mins.)
 
21.
The Path (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A man who converts to a controversial following suffers from a crisis of faith. (60 mins.)
 
22.
Fargo (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
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. (53 mins.)
 
23.
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  
Former Daily Show host and correspondent John Oliver brings his persona to this new weekly news satire program. (30 mins.)
 
24.
Better Call Saul (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer, Jimmy McGill, in the time leading up to establishing his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (46 mins.)
 
25.
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City. (30 mins.)
 
26.
The Affair (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives. (60 mins.)
 
27.
Daredevil (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Matt Murdock, with his other senses superhumanly enhanced, fights crime as a blind lawyer by day, and vigilante by night. (54 mins.)
 
28.
Penny Dreadful (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Explorer Sir Malcolm Murray, American gunslinger Ethan Chandler, scientist Victor Frankenstein and medium Vanessa Ives unite to combat supernatural threats in Victorian London. (60 mins.)
 
29.
Orphan Black (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A streetwise hustler is pulled into a compelling conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl who looks just like her. (44 mins.)
 
30.
Silicon Valley (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
In the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success... (28 mins.)
 
31.
Sense8 (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world's order. (60 mins.)
 
32.
Outlander (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743... (64 mins.)
 
33.
Rick and Morty (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
An animated series that follows the exploits of a super scientist and his not so bright grandson. (22 mins.)
 
34.
Orange Is the New Black (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money to her drug-dealing girlfriend. (59 mins.)
 
35.
Shameless (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
An alcoholic man lives in a perpetual stupor while his six children with whom he lives cope as best they can. (46 mins.)
 
36.
Game of Thrones (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.5/10 X  
Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros. Meanwhile, a forgotten race hell-bent on destruction returns after being dormant for thousands of years. (56 mins.)
 
37.
Homeland (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil. (55 mins.)
 
38.
Masters of Sex (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Drama about the pioneers of the science of human sexuality whose research touched off the sexual revolution. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Jane the Virgin (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated. (60 mins.)
 
40.
Master of None (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The personal and professional life of Dev, a 30-year-old actor in New York. (30 mins.)
 
41.
Black Sails (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Captain Flint and his pirates, twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island". (56 mins.)
 
42.
Broad City (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time. (22 mins.)
 
43.
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find love in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California. (42 mins.)
 
44.
Lady Dynamite (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Series is based on what Maria has accepted to be "her life." The occasionally surreal episodes, refracted across multiple periods of the actor/comedian's life, tell the story of a woman who loses - and then finds - herself. (30 mins.)
 
45.
Casual (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A new comedy series about a bachelor brother and his newly divorced sister living under one roof again. Together, they coach each other through the crazy world of dating while raising her teenage daughter. (25 mins.)
 
46.
New Girl (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After a bad break-up, Jess, an offbeat young woman, moves into an apartment loft with three single men. Although they find her behavior very unusual, the men support her - most of the time. (22 mins.)
 
47.
Jessica Jones (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A former superhero decides to reboot her life by becoming a private investigator. (56 mins.)
 
48.
The Flash (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
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 mins.)
 
49.
The 100 (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Set 97 years after a nuclear war has destroyed civilization, when a spaceship housing humanity's lone survivors sends 100 juvenile delinquents back to Earth in hopes of possibly re-populating the planet. (43 mins.)
 
50.
The Knick (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A look at the professional and personal lives of the staff at New York's Knickerbocker Hospital during the early part of the twentieth century. (58 mins.)
 
51.
iZombie (2015 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A medical resident finds that being a zombie has its perks, which she uses to assist the police. (42 mins.)
Director: Rob Thomas
 
52.
Archer (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
Covert black ops and espionage take a back seat to zany personalities and relationships between secret agents and drones. (22 mins.)
 
53.
Sherlock (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.2/10 X  
A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London. (88 mins.)
 
54.
Girls (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s. (28 mins.)
 
55.
Doctor Who (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The further adventures of the time traveling alien adventurer and his companions. (45 mins.)
 
56.
The Walking Dead (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes leads a group of survivors in a world overrun by the walking dead. Fighting the dead, fearing the living. (44 mins.)
 
57.
House of Cards (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him. (51 mins.)
 
58.
Billions (2016 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades goes after hedge fund king, Bobby "Axe" Axelrod in a battle between two powerful New York figures. (60 mins.)