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1.
The L Word (2004 TV Series)
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Follows the lives and loves of a small, close-knit group of lesbians living in Los Angeles as well as the friends and family members that either support or loathe them. (50 mins.)
Director: Tricia Brock
 
2.
Weeds (2005 TV Series)
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is. (28 mins.)
 
3.
Gossip Girl (2007 TV Series)
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Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching. (42 mins.)
 
4.
Prison Break (2005 TV Series)
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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 out. (44 mins.)
 
5.
Oz (1997 TV Series)
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A series chronicling the daily activities of an unusual prison facility and its criminal inhabitants. (55 mins.)
Director: Gregory Dark
 
6.
Pretty Little Liars (2010 TV Series)
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Four friends band together against an anonymous foe who threatens to reveal their darkest secrets, while unraveling the mystery of the murder of their best friend. (60 mins.)
 
7.
The Lying Game (2011 TV Series)
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The Lying Game follows long-lost twins Emma and Sutton. Separated under mysterious circumstances, Sutton was adopted... (44 mins.)
 
8.
Revenge (2011 TV Series)
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An emotionally troubled young woman makes it her mission to exact revenge against the people who wronged her father. (44 mins.)
 
9.
Grey's Anatomy (2005 TV Series)
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A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors. (41 mins.)
 
10.
Californication (2007 TV Series)
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A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions. (28 mins.)
Director: Adam Bernstein
 
11.
My So-Called Life (1994 TV Series)
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A 15-year-old girl and her trials and tribulations of being a teenager and dealing with friends, guys, parents and school. (60 mins.)
 
12.
South of Nowhere (2005 TV Series)
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A family moves from Ohio to Los Angeles, where they find themselves unprepared for the city's fast pace, and the overcrowded public school that their three teenagers will attend.
Director: Paul Hoen
 
13.
Nurse Jackie (2009 TV Series)
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A drug-addicted nurse struggles to find a balance between the demands of her frenetic job at a New York City hospital and an array of personal dramas. (27 mins.)
 
14.
Leverage (2008 TV Series)
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A crew of high-tech crooks attempt to steal from wealthy criminals and corrupt businessmen. (42 mins.)
 
15.
Awkward. (2011 TV Series)
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An unpopular 15 year old gains immediate, yet unwanted, popularity at her high school when the student body mistakes an accident she has for a suicide attempt. (22 mins.)
 
16.
Lost (2004 TV Series)
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island. (44 mins.)
 
17.
Las Vegas (2003 TV Series)
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Welcome to the Montecito Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, where you can do anything you want... but Ed Deline and his crack surveillance team will be watching. Just remember, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas... (60 mins.)
 
18.
Dawson's Creek (1998 TV Series)
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Four friends in a small coastal town help each other cope with adolescence. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Desperate Housewives (2004 TV Series)
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor. (45 mins.)
 
20.
Dollhouse (2009 TV Series)
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A futuristic laboratory assigns different tasks to its various residents, who then have their memories erased upon the completion of their assignments. (44 mins.)
 
21.
The O.C. (2003 TV Series)
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A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California. (44 mins.)
 
22.
Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990 TV Series)
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Follows a group of friends living in Beverly Hills, California, from their school days and into adulthood. (44 mins.)
 
23.
Melrose Place (1992 TV Series)
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The lives and loves of a group of young adults living in "Melrose Place" in California. Each with their own dreams and drives... (60 mins.)
Director: Paul Wales
 
24.
One Tree Hill (2003 TV Series)
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Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina. (60 mins.)
 
25.
90210 (2008 TV Series)
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A Kansas family relocates to Beverly Hills, where their two children adapt to the infamous social drama of West Beverly Hills High. (60 mins.)
 
26.
Mad Men (2007 TV Series)
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper. (47 mins.)
 
27.
Sex and the City (1998 TV Series)
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Four female New Yorkers gossip about their sex lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the '90s. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Army Wives (2007 TV Series)
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Four women and one man share the common bond of loving someone in the U.S. Army. (60 mins.)
 
29.
The Good Wife (2009 TV Series)
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Alicia has been a good wife to her husband, a former state's attorney. After a very humiliating sex and corruption scandal, he is behind bars. She must now provide for her family and returns to work as a litigator in a law firm. (43 mins.)
 
30.
Hawthorne (2009 TV Series)
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As a single mother and the Chief Nursing Officer at Richmond Trinity Hospital in Richmond, Virginia, Christina Hawthorne makes care-taking her life's work. (43 mins.)
 
31.
The Client List (2012 TV Series)
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Riley is a single mother living in a small Texas town and leading a shocking double life. (42 mins.)
 
32.
Dirty Sexy Money (2007 TV Series)
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A lawyer is forced to take care of one of New York City's wealthiest families. (45 mins.)
 
33.
Dirt (2007 TV Series)
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A tabloid editor and her photographer try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism. (60 mins.)
 
34.
Flashforward (2009 TV Series)
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A special task force in the FBI investigates after every person on Earth simultaneously blacks out and awakens with a short vision of their future. (42 mins.)
 
35.
Damages (2007 TV Series)
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A law school graduate becomes the protégée of a successful high-stakes litigator. (60 mins.)
 
36.
Soul Food (2000 TV Series)
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The everyday life and problems of the Josephs, a black family living in Chicago, Illinois. (45 mins.)
 
37.
Party of Five (1994 TV Series)
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Five siblings are left to find their own way in the world when their parents are killed by a drunk driver... (60 mins.)
 
38.
Rizzoli & Isles (2010 TV Series)
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Detective Jane Rizzoli and Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Maura Isles team up to solve crimes in Boston. (60 mins.)
 
39.
Private Practice (2007 TV Series)
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A spin-off of the medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" centering on the life of neonatal surgeon Addison Montgomery. (60 mins.)
 
40.
Kitchen Confidential (2005 TV Series)
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A bad-boy chef runs wild in his New York City eatery. (22 mins.)
 
41.
Scandal (2012 TV Series)
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A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets. (43 mins.)
 
42.
21 Jump Street (1987 TV Series)
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The cases of an undercover police unit composed of young looking officers specializing in youth crime. (60 mins.)
Director: Jonathan Wacks
 
43.
Gilmore Girls (2000 TV Series)
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A drama centering around the relationship between a thirtysomething single mother and her teen daughter living in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. (44 mins.)
 
44.
Queer as Folk (2000 TV Series)
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The lives and loves of a group of gay friends living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (47 mins.)
 
45.
Exes & Ohs (2007 TV Series)
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Michelle Paradise stars as Jennifer, a documentary filmmaker with an active imagination and a shaky career...
 
46.
Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2007 TV Series)
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Based on the popular diary of the anonymous sex worker known only as Belle de Jour. (30 mins.)
 
47.
United States of Tara (2009 TV Series)
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A woman struggles to find a balance between her dissociative identity disorder and raising a dysfunctional family. (30 mins.)
 
48.
Models Inc. (1994 TV Series)
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Spin-off to Melrose Place transplanting Amanda Woodward's mother Hillary Michaels to this show. Set in Los Angeles... (60 mins.)
Director: Jim Stimpson